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Gerry Harvey’s name is in danger of becoming synonymous with anti-internet ravings, but Harvey Norman does have an online retail presence in the form of its Harvey Norman Big Buys daily deal and general retail site. That operation provides some useful lessons for anyone thinking of moving into online selling.
Making sure you include contact details on a business site is a basic lesson everyone should know. But there’s another important detail service professionals should include but often don’t — how far they are willing to travel to do work.
Everyone and their dog has an opinion on how to perform “search-engine optimisation” (SEO) and make your online business more visible in major search engines; how do you distinguish the potentially useful tactics from the snake oil salesmen? The simple answer: put your energy into building a quality site rather than worrying about the search impact of what you have done.
Having an online presence is essential for a business these days, but setting one up and maintaining it can seem both time-consuming and expensive. Here’s five simple strategies you can use to enhance your online business presence for little or no cost, whether you’re a part-time start-up or a rapidly growing organisation.