Ten years ago, I couldn’t have cared less if the new burger place downtown had a website. Now, I don’t trust one that doesn’t. If your business is online, you’re a part of the digital transformation. But it’s not enough these days to just “be online.” Businesses that will thrive in 2021 that are operating online — and the COVID-19 pandemic has proved this.
Today’s consumers have a lot of power. They can research your product or service and make purchase decisions entirely on their own.
Moreover, rather than talking to one of your sales reps, they’re more likely to ask for referrals from members of their networks or read online reviews.