Business Info and Services
More business info and services will be needed as your home based
The internet is ever changing, and new technologies or new ways of using existing technologies
and services are evolving on a constant basis.
Each of our home based businesses have their own specific needs depending on what we are
marketing on the internet. Being aware of what other marketers are doing online and assessing this business info
and the services they use to see if they could apply and be helpful in our own businesses should be a part of our
As the internet grows up services change, become less powerful in our efforts to market and are
replaced by new services or newer more powerful versions of services we are already using and it is important to
keep abreast of new info and test to see if this new information and services could be as asset in our own
The internet market changes as well, as the internet grows up. Estimates of Christmas sales for
the year 2006 show a 50% increase in business. It is also estimated that 44% of adult internet users in America,
bank online, a vote for business confidence in the internet.
The baby boomer generation did not grow up with computers, but through business and work
contacts, have been forced to become familiar with computers and find a degree of comfort in their use. More and
more boomers are buying and doing business online.
Business services is a segment of marketing online that is predicted to bloom in
Websites that promote services should add some personal touches to their sites, and help
visitors to know who they are doing business with and the value of the service product. Consumers are accustomed to
touching, feeling or seeing before they buy.
A service business online should offer examples of their service when possible, depending on the
industry. Visual examples in the form of photos or documentation can prompt the visitor to decide if this business
offers the service for their needs. Of course, testimonials are always good for promoting a service business.
If a service business relies on personal skills being offered, it is good to offer photos of the
person performing the skill, and a biography of their background in the particular service business being