Gone are the days when your business was only accessible between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or maybe a few more hours depending on the company you have. With the internet, your online store is not just your company’s global face. It also tells customers that you are open for business 24/7. This makes it possible to make a sale even while you sleep.
Distributed Denial of Service – DDoS – statistics show there is no decline in the number of attacks being launched or in the scope and impact of these attacks. In fact, DDoS data from Link11 for the second quarter of 2019 shows that there was a 97 percent year-on-year increase in average attack bandwidth for the period. It says the average attack bandwidth, for the same period in 2018, jumped from 3.3 Gbps to 6.6 Gbps in 2019, making it extremely easy to simultaneously overload the broadband connections for many companies.
The impact of a website on a business can be significant. In fact, one of the best ways a business owner can increase sales, increase discovery rates and improve their reputations is to invest in website hosting from a reliable hosting provider to run their site. According to recent studies a whopping 92% of Americans Shopped Online in 2018. So there is much method in madness. Websites come highly recommended. Without a website a business can miss out on hundreds of even thousands of potential sales.