In the technological and social environment of this decade, a website of some kind is as important as a telephone number. Would you consider running a business without a telephone number? Can you imagine how much business you would loose if your telephone number was disconnected for just one week? Can you really afford to run a business without a website?
Have you recently Googled your full business name. Try it in an advanced Google search. What was the results?
Hopefully your website should come up first, unless you have a very generic business name. But what else? Social Networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Reviews of your business. Entries in Online Directories. Forums to which you have contributed. Suppliers and distributors websites. The possibilities are endless, but heaven forbid if there are no results. How would your prospective client find you?