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9 Ways Small Businesses Can Turn Their Website into a Powerful Sales Tool

PR Newswire contributing author, Penny Sansevieri, offers actionable tactics to help make a small business website a profitable lead generation tool

Oct 19, 2012, 11:06 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Developing a small business website requires months of crucial preparation — from creating an effective design and layout to countless hours of development and production of compelling and relevant content with the goal to ultimately attract site visitors and convert them into paying customers.

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According to best-selling author Penny C. Sansevieri, there are a number of critical elements that should be incorporated into any small business website that will not only make it a valuable resource, but also an effective sales tool.  In the latest article on PR Newswire's PR Toolkit, "How to Turn Your Website into a Selling Machine," Sansevieri provides pointers about implementing strong calls to action to best practices for presenting product pricing.  She believes that your prospects don't just want to be sold something, but they want to be engaged, enlightened and entertained.

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