E-mail’s place in the emerging entrepreneurial economy
What is an email? Answer to this basic question will be a perfect way to begin our discussion on the role that email plays in the growth of a business. Email or electronic mail is a very popular method of communication now-a-days and almost every other person utilizes it for many different purposes. An email plays a vital role when it comes to growth of a business and particularly a business that is operated mostly from the internet. Email is a very important tool that we use both for our personal and professional uses and today we literally cannot imagine a life sans email.
Emails play a lot of roles in our lives but we will only focus on the role they play in the development of a business enterprise. With the help of an email the business can reach a lot many people in just a matter of few clicks. Other mediums of communication such as mobile phones have limited reach but emails on the other hand can reach at any point around the world in just one click. Email is also a free mode of communication and this makes emails very cost effective for any business.
It is very difficult to store your conversation on the mobile but it is very simple to keep a log of email conversations with a client or an employee. This history of email conversations can be very helpful if you need any detail of the past in the future. A business always requires new clients and customers in order to grow and develop and with the help of emails it becomes an easy job for the business to gather more customers. Other than gaining new prospective customers and clients a business can also utilize emails to launch and promote their new services and products on the internet.
There are times when you wish to manage your business operations while you are traveling and with the help of emails you can do that with complete convenience. Emails can also function as a contact book for the business as you can store many important contact numbers and addresses in your email accounts. The emails also extend a facility to set an auto responder which automatically sends a reply to the employee or a prospective client even when you are not able to be online. It is perfectly clear from the above discussion that emails are wonderful medium to gain new customers and to maintain healthy relationships with the existing ones.