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Published On: November 6, 2020
Author: Eric Oliver

How Your Business Can Expand Its Online Presence

Businesses need a strong online presence in order to have a shot at reaching their potential. Take a look at our tips on how to do it.

If your business didn’t have an online presence before 2020, you probably became painfully aware of how important it is to have one. Even if you had one already; if it wasn’t robust enough you were still probably suffering as a result. A strong online presence takes a lot of work. Fortunately, there are things you can do to expand it.

Join the Right Social Media Channels

Social media can be a powerful tool when leveraged correctly. One of the first things you need to do in order to do that is to identify what social media channels you should be on. There are an awful lot of them, so if you want to make the best use of your time and money, be selective about the ones you join. Focus on the platforms that your ideal customer is most likely to be on. This will require you to analyze your target market in order to gain the understanding you’ll need to make the right selections.


Make Sure You Can Be Found

Visibility is a crucial component of building a strong online presence. In order to achieve success with your online presence, consumers need to be able to find you on search engines, since that’s likely where they’ll be looking for you first. If nothing shows up when a potential customer searches your name on Google, they may doubt you’re a real business. Improve your chances of being found by focusing a portion of your efforts on SEO best practices and by claiming business listings. This will help improve your search engine rankings and make your business appear more legitimate.


Create Great Content

Content has a huge role to play in building your online presence. Content helps search engines decide how relevant your website is to search queries and where it should rank on search results. Blogging is a great way to build content, but it’s far from your only option. You can add content to various pages on your site by including infographics, high-quality photographs, and videos. You could also offer specialized content such as webinars, workshops, and online courses. As an added bonus, this type of content can be great to use as a lead magnet to help generate quality leads for your business.


Your business needs to build a strong online presence in order to have a shot at reaching its potential. You can expand your online presence by joining the right social media channels, making sure you can be found, and creating great content. You should find that your business is more visible and attracts consumers who are more likely to convert into paying customers.

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Eric Oliver, Chief Executive Officer

About the Author

Eric Oliver

Chief Executive Officer

With over a decade of experience designing and developing websites, Eric has worked in every position of the agency ladder. He is fluent in multiple backend and front end programming languages and has written multiple international best selling plugins for WordPress. He has been part of or is still part of many startups. He is the Director of Website Development for Future Design Group and one of it's founding partners.