Why should an SME have a website?

This is a very simple note on why we should have a website, and some basic considerations regarding the same.

Many of us embark onto the journey of building a website, without deliberating on why we need to have a website. This results in us having a website, which does not fulfill our need for having one. So, to me, the most important consideration before building a website, is to spend time on considering the reasons for having a website.