Web Presenceof a business
Web Presenceof a business
The pros and cons of a business using internet
To identify the extent unto which a business has web presence.
In modern world being present in the world is extremely important.
Web Presence(email and advertisements ) by business and individuals
1. People love web because ithas transformed their lives
2. There are alsodisadvantages about web presence.
B. I thinkthey are useful
1. Ithink people in the businessworld needs webpresencedue to its importance.
shoppers use the internet to buy and research on products
B. many people use theinternet
C. Up to 306 products persecond were being sold
(Transition:The document analyzes internet use and the resultant pros and cons}
Iwill have interview with
1.High School teacher, name-Moose
2. Businesscould use online services to market their products.
A. aids organizations to getpresented worldwide.
B.presence help businesses to market their products
II. Web presence alsopossesses the advantage of allowing a better customer service
A. purchase and payments canget made online and hence the customer will get his or her requestwithout leaving his or her house
B. Reduction of overheadcosts.
III. Disadvantagesof web presence
There is a risk of vandalism.
B.Theissue of privacy is also another menace associated with the internet
Web Presence(email and advertisements) is essential for business
Web Presenceof a business
Useof internet in the recent days has become a common phenomenon. Itsuse has brought above major transformations of how individuals live,play, learn and work. The internet revolution has brought togetherindividuals with information and knowledge in virtue communities.Internet use has also promoted globalization at an unbelievable pace.It has extended its transformations in schools up to businesses. E-Learning has slowly crept in schools, and it has got commended bymany of its efficiency and effectiveness in the academics. Inbusinesses, web use has done a commendable job, and it has a toolthat its absence will lead to the breakdown of many activities in abusiness environment. In simple terms, many people across the globehave learnt the importance of web use in their activities. It hashence led to its great adoption. The document analyzes internet useand the resultant pros and cons (Comer,2006).
Aninterview conducted to an interviewer’s friend revealed that hisname was Kun. He also stated in a conversation that he worked as ahuman resource manager in his company. In an interview, he statedthat he constantly makes use of the web on a daily basis. He alsorevealed that in his line of duty email is a paramount aspect that hemakes use the most time of the day. It is through checking any sentinformation on behalf of the company. He also revealed that thecompany possessed a company website that he found very useful inmarketing the company. The interviewee indicated that after theinstallation of the website, the company has greatly developed. In aninterview, Kun also revealed that they made use of directoryprofiles. Kun also gave a positive response on the question ofwhether they incorporated use of social media positively (Boudah,2011).He claimed that the company has a facebook page as well as twitterhandle that are effective.
Faceto face interview. Image retrieved fromhttp://careers.roche.com/en/blog/2011/04.html
Theother interview conducted involved a middle aged man. He revealed tothe interviewer that he was called Mr. Moose, and he worked as a highschool teacher. He answered to the question of how often he makes useof internet that most days of the week even it is not on a dailybasis. He gave an approximate value of four days per week. Herevealed that since the introduction of e- learning program inschools work had become more interactive and interesting than everbefore. Email is his frequent web tool that he makes use. He howeverrevealed that he hardly used social media since he believed it wasnot healthy for peers (Friesen,2013).
Severaladvantages can get cited from the web presence in people’s day today activities. Among the benefits is that it aids organizations toget presented worldwide. Every firm engaged in e-business has both anationwide as well as worldwide presence. It also develops a costeffective promotions and marketing. Web presence help businesses tomarket their products not only nationally but also internationally.It also helps in the development of an excellent competitivestrategy. All firms require an effective competitive strategy for itto have a competitive advantage. Without an efficient strategy, firmswill find it difficult to maintain the advantage and also to earnprofits (Bakardjieva,2005).
Webpresence also possesses the advantage of allowing a better customerservice. The website visiting customers usually get the availablecustomer service that usually helps him or her on all the questionsthat he or she may require to know about the company. Moreover,purchase and payments can get made online and hence the customer willget his or her request without leaving his or her house. Anotheradvantage towards the use of internet is the reduction of overheadcosts. Physical entities in the business are eliminated by the use ofinternet. It becomes possible to manage utility bills together withother expenses. The number of personnel working in the company getsreduced (Friesen,2013).
However,there also exist several disadvantages towards the use of internet inorganizations. Among the disadvantages is the limitation in somesectors, as a result, growth get hindered. An example to the sectorsthat have got hindered is the food sector. Some of the food productsare perishable thus consumers do not use the internet to look for theproducts. Another disadvantage is the aspect of safety. Some of thepayments are made online, and there is a risk of vandalism. Thesecurity of the data updated by the company is also at risk. Hackingis a common phenomenon at the present time, and the data may getaltered by unauthorized persons with ill motives. The issue ofprivacy is also another menace associated with the internet. Peopledo not achieve privacy when their personal information is availableonline. Precaution measures are thus advisable to any person ororganization that uses the internet (Bakardjieva,2005).
DigitalPortfolios can result to major improvements in the classroom. The useof digital portfolios’ in teaching enables the students to expandon their techniques as well as the techniques of the teachers inlearning demonstrations. The use of pictures, audio recording andvideos is possible, and they assist the students in learning. Anotherbenefit towards the use of digital portfolios is to help learners whohave difficulty in reading and writing. The portfolios allocate theman alternative method of expressing themselves. As a result, theirself-confidence is increased, and they as well achieve in class. Theissue of accessibility is also another aspect. Parents and teachersare able to monitor students’ progress in the classroom (McKenna,2000).
Anotheradvantage towards the use of digital portfolios is the development oforal as well as written communication. The digital portfolio offersthe best method of ensuring that students are conversant with thesurvival skills. The students are also able to demonstrate theirdevelopment over a period. The paperwork gets stored or lost over aperiod but on the case of a digital portfolio the information cannever get lost. The information is available for the students andparents to refer to in the future (Baron,2010).
Theuse of internet has resulted to many changes on people`s lives aroundthe globe. Most of the tasks that were considered difficult orexpensive have got simplified with the advancement in technology.Internet has got adopted in all fields of the society in efforts ofachieving efficiency in operations. However, there are disadvantagesthat get associated with the use of internet. It is thus importantfor internet users to get aware of them and take the necessarymeasures to avoid them. With the improvement in technology peoplewill be able to use the internet without any worries towardsadvancement on their field.
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