|Everyone at SurfYourName hopes you had a great holiday season and are prepared for the beginning of the New Year. We all have the hopes that 2010 will exceed our expectations! We have been quite busy over the past couple months with a few new client projects,||
but have spent the majority of our time working with our existing clients on website remodels and preparations for the holiday sales. We have helped our clients add new products and increase advertising to gain more customer traffic to their businesses. The clients we polled experienced anywhere from a 4% to a 160% increase in traffic and sales this holiday season.
According to the US Census Bureau Department of Commerce reports, the 3rd quarter of 2009 showed an increase in total online sales of almost 2%, while brick and mortar stores experienced a decline of sales amounting to 7.5%. Even more impressive were Black Friday sales figures. Online sales on Black Friday were up almost 11% while most brick and mortar stores did not see an increase.
Overall, online stores and websites captured more business this year than malls and typical storefronts. Retail giants like Best Buy, Wal-Mart, and Target raked in Online sales increases from 20% to 30% not counting their storefront sales. These Fortune 500 companies have come to the realization that their website sales play a very significant role in the success of their company.
SurfYourName.com specializes in small business web design and marketing and was able to help our clients get the sales increases this holiday season as well. Many of our clients did not know the potential their business was missing until this holiday season. Just having a website for your business isn’t always enough. If you aren’t making money with your website, you are missing a piece of the pie. Your website should be making you money, not costing you money. If you want to make online sales a beneficial part of your business, let SurfYourName guide you in the right direction. Schedule a no obligation evaluation of your website today to ensure you aren’t missing potential clients in the future.
We can guide you in the right direction to ensure your success. Web design doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. You just need the desire to build your business and SurfYourName.com can help with the rest. Visit our website today or send us an email at info@SurfYourName.com for more information on how we can help your business build a new website or remodel your current website to make your business money!
Did your website have a sales increase this year? Share your stories with us by leaving comments below! Look forward to more updates in 2010! We wish all of our subscribers and clients a Happy and Prosperous New Year!