Small Business Advisor

Small Business Advisor

In order to be found online, your business has to be online. Verisign can help you make the best choices for your business among the many options to build and grow your online presence.


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Getting online is easier than you think and more valuable than you can imagine. Our Small Business Centre is full of information that will help you put your business’ best foot forward with a strong domain name, a professional approach, and a path to grow and extend your business online. While people usually think of an “online presence” as a website, there are many other flexible options to being online in a professional way. Whether you have an established local business or are just getting started in business today—the Small Business Advisor’s resources will guide you to a successful online presence.


State of United Kingdom small businesses online…

  • 83% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence use a company website as their primary online presence.

  • 61% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence created a company website because it makes them look more credible.

  • 47% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence prefer .com for their company website.

  • 83% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence would recommend investment in a website to other small companies in their industry.

  • 93% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence using branded email say it makes them look more credible.

  • 48% of U.K. small businesses with an online presence knew they could point a domain name to an online presence hosted by another service, like a social media site.


Why It Is Time to Be Online

Today, being professional means being online – no matter how small your business. There are many choices for your online presence and we will help you develop a plan to get started today and lay the groundwork for the future.

How To Get Online

There are many stages of online activity – from a simple page on a social network to a fully functional e-commerce site. We outline the most effective online strategies so current and potential customers can easily find you and interact.

Where To Go From Here

After you dip your toe in the online waters, you may be ready to swim. There are many opportunities for driving online traffic and increasing your online footprint with search engines, advertising, video and many other marketing options.

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