The Importance of E-Commerce for Your Business

In this day and age, consumers are looking for convenience and efficiency when it comes to shopping experiences.

This article from summarizes consumer preferences and the value of having an online shop for your business:

“Selling direct online increases your reach. With an online store, your profits are no longer limited by the number of customers that can physically visit your brick and mortar location. You can sell across towns, states, and even across borders, removing all geographical limitations. Your online store also allows you to cater to shoppers who find it more convenient to browse and buy at times when retail locations are not traditionally open.”

The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the importance of e-commerce for the future of our local business community as well which is why the Chamber’s e-commerce platform – – is available as an exclusive benefit that is included in all Chamber members’ annual membership investment. offers an online presence that can help your business increase sales, attract new customers, increase your exposure and collaboratively promote a “buy local” mentality.

Learn how you can get started with and contact the Chamber office with any questions.

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