Website development companies work with a number of businesses, including franchises, to help increase their online marketing. The truth is, franchises tend to stay in business longer. In fact, studies have shown that around 97 percent of franchises are still open after the first five years, with only 38 percent of independent businesses remaining open after six.
Franchise opportunities help create jobs with more than 8 million people working in some sort of franchise, and a new franchise opening every 8 minutes not counting weekends. Each franchise typically has its own franchise websites that are specific to that area. In order to maintain what is on each website, the main department of a franchise typically hires a website development company to design and maintain the sites.
Some website development companies utilize a website content management system which allows an update on one, main website, to simultaneously update all websites within that system, whether it is 10 or 1000, while still allowing each individual franchise operate under the direction of the owner. Being able to maintain the website assists in the company being patronized. Website development companies are hired to make sure each business has a fully functioning, user friendly website that can help market the business and bring in as many new and regular customers as possible.
Website development companies use content management systems to build, add content to and maintain websites with as little code as necessary, in order to make the process quicker and more efficient. Website development companies work with each business to make sure they get the most out of their website and that it represents the company in the best way possible. Website development companies may even host the websites they create in order to better help the business keep the website running and fully functional, as well as supply any assistance when it is needed.