It has been exciting to see how Las Cruces, New Mexico has been growing in the past few years. Businesses are coming to town, new buildings are being built, and we have an exciting emerging creative scene. There are plenty of opportunities for businesses to grow and with the right marketing tactics and staying ahead of fast-changing technology, they can bring in greater revenues. One way Sinuate Media highly recommends to gain a competitive advantage is by jumping head on into the world of e-commerce.
E-commerce is short for electronic commerce and refers to purchasing and selling items and services on the Internet via a website. Otherwise called an online store, an E-Commerce website has features that make it easy for customers to browse for items to purchase and expands the digital footprint of a business beyond a city’s boundaries. You can reach customers around the globe in just a click.
Another reason to consider E-commerce
Many people are moving from physical stores to purchasing merchandise and services on the Internet. Today, 60% of shoppers use the Internet to purchase products and services. This method of shopping has been adopted because it is convenient. People can shop from the comfort of their home. Unlike a regular physical store, an E-Commerce store remains up and running day in and day out. Customers can go online and purchase items at any time of the day.
Why is E-Commerce such an important part of today’s world?
Simply put, because the world is moving more and more into the digital realm each and every day. E-Commerce is growing immensely, which is bringing in even more revenue to businesses than a retail store alone. Market-savvy companies who jump on the E-Commerce bandwagon will not only retain a competitive edge, but will add new revenue streams.
When customers are deciding on a purchase, they start by looking online. A website is a showroom where customers can research a product and see all the reasons it is right for them. Now imagine that same product was just a couple of clicks away from being theirs. A well-designed E-Commerce site can influence purchase decisions by showcasing a product at its best, making it easy to take action on making a purchase. E-commerce offers businesses a vital opportunity to offer their customers round-the-clock convenience.
If you or anyone you know is interesting in learning the E-Commerce landscape, as well as, how to effectively run an online store, then join us at our 2- part E-Commerce workshop in Las Cruces, NM on October 14th 2017. Tickets are available at www.sinuatemedia.com/shop/.
We look forward to seeing you and discussing all things E-Commerce!