E-commerce is expanding at a time when our nation has slipped into an economic recession.
Like any business, it is about getting goods and services delivered so that you have a satisfied customer who will hopefully come back for more.
It is more expensive than ever to find and acquire new customers for your online business. But did you know you could lose yours to a problem that can be dealt with effectively and inexpensively?
What if your new customer can't find your web site or you are off-line just when you have launched an expensive ad campaign?
What if your web site goes down in middle of night without your knowledge?
It is a critical moment every time someone surfs to your web site. If your web site is down, then all your goodwill, hard work, investment, buzz, and brand name recognition won't do you one bit of good.
A web site down scenario can cost your business web site a lot of business. And that means money out of your pocket.
Even very best of web servers will be down an average of 7 to 10 days per year.
How many of your web site's visitors have been frustrated by a "Page Not Found" or "Server is Busy" message and turned away to go to your competitor while your web site is down?
Even if it is just one customer, then it is one customer too many!
You can not monitor your web site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Yet, that is exactly what you need to do.
What is solution?
Making use of one of many "FREE Web Site Monitoring Services"(FWSMS) that are available online. Let someone help you by letting them monitor your web site for you.
Although there are many such services that operate for a fee ranging from $20.00 monthly upwards to over $ 700.00 for a yearly plan, there are still a few that do it for free.