This Web Site is run and operated by www.cotswolds.info in the aim of taking any mysteries out of the use of the Internet for those that may not have the knowledge or experience and for clearing any misconceptions that others may have. We have tried to use a simple approach to make life easier for the viewer and also to be as independent as we can with the advice given.
www.cotswolds.info is the world's largest Internet resource for the Cotswolds currently achieving circa 4000 unique visitors per day with over 3.76 million hits per month.
We do hope that through this site we do get enquiries from Cotswolds businesses wanting to take advantage of the massive marketing power of www.cotswolds.info as an important Business Partner and vehicle for dramatically improving your business - thank you.
The Internet has revolutionised the way many businesses are operated and certainly marketed. No longer is a business such as a shop, hotel or B&B restricted to selling to passers-by in the same street or even to people in the same county, now, using the Internet, you can sell to the World with a potential customer base of
Frequently Asked Questions
WHY SHOULD I BOTHER WITH THE INTERNET
The World Wide Web provides a shop window for your products to the potential customer base of the world for 24 hours 7 days a week 52 weeks of the year. The use of the Internet is now achieving great popularity eg. 65% of users are booking holidays and accommodation on-line.
DO I NEED MY OWN WEB SITE
No - You can pay another company to display your businesses details including photographs.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST
Regard it to like buying a car - economical runabout or luxury - lease or buy - say from as little as £100 to £1500.
DO I NEED A COMPUTER
No - but it is recommended you are able to accept E-mail - people using the internet expect to be able to have instant communication.
If you don't want to get a computer then buy yourself an E-mail telephone eg. as manufactured by Amstrad.
IS IT COST EFFECTIVE
You will generally find the costs associated with having an Internet presence a fraction of those associated with the more traditional forms of advertising.
IF I HAVE MY OWN WEBSITE OR WEBPAGE WHY DO I NEED TO ADVERTISE ON OTHER PEOPLES WEBSITES
Unless you have your Web Site professionally tailored to each search engine and regularly 'tweaked' then it is unlikely you will ever get the number of visitors a large site can offer you. It's really like having a shop window on say the high street of Burford compared to Oxford Street in London. Having your own Web Site gives you the ability to show off your business but link it to a professional web site and you will get many more times the visitors.
WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE
Read on - we can help you!
After you have familiarized yourself a little with the content of this web site then either drop us an E-mail or ring us up and talk to us without any obligation whatsoever - SIMPLE ISN'T IT!