Do I need a website if I’ve already got a Facebook page?

Is a website an essential tool for small business?

That was the question asked last week by Beth Murrison on a Facebook small business networking group that I belong to.

(In fact, you’re welcome to join the group! It’s hosted by PR Emma Collins and you can join here facebook.com/groups/EmmaCollinsPR/)

The responses to Beth’s question fell somewhere between ‘YES!’ and ‘it’s not absolutely essential, but you really ought to seriously think about it’.

Beth creates artwork for children on name plaques and canvases, plus other items like cushions and cotton bags. Up until last week she’d been selling from her Facebook page, but hadn’t found Facebook as effective for sales as she’d hoped. Continue reading “Do I need a website if I’ve already got a Facebook page?”