Is Your Company Trustworthy Enough? Probably Not

In order to become a successful trading company, you need to be sure that your company is as trustworthy as possible. You may know that you’re a legitimate company, but you need to show others that you are with your actions and not just your words. You must be consistent; it takes time and plenty of effort for people to figure out whether they can trust you or not. Here are some pointers you should take into account if you want to be viewed as a trustworthy business.

Having A Secure Website

Having a secure website is absolutely crucial to letting everybody know that you are a trustworthy business. If you fail to secure your website you not only put your business at risk, but your clients at risk too. You need to make sure you keep your site updated and that no bugs are crawling your site and sabotaging your work.

You also need to make sure your website looks more trustworthy, and that can be done a number of ways. You should have your contact info on every page, so that people know how to contact you if needs be. The ‘about us’ section is the most popular page on any site, so spend a little time here telling people about your company. Don’t just have one sentence. Have pictures and plenty of relevant information – they want to know about you!

You should also have links to any other company pages you might have. This allows them to follow you and see that you are consistent across the internet. Content sharing is also important. If you’re writing content, you should be sharing it and making it easy for others to share.

Display badges of awards and things you’ve won/achieved on your website too. This will make you look far more attractive. Don’t forget to include testimonials either, although you must remember that they need to be genuine. People will know if they’re fake.

Being Transparent About Your Company

Being transparent about your company is the best way to let people know you are trustworthy. You could take a leaf out of this precision machining company’s book and let people see inside of you premises, so that they know you are who you say you are. Whatever sort of business you run, it’s so important to be honest.

Put Guarantees On Your Service/Product

Putting a guarantee on your service or product instills confidence in people. It shows you are confident in your product and that you will rectify the situation should anything go wrong.

Put A Dress Code In Place

Finally, having dress codes at your place of work will seem more uniformed and professional. This may not be necessary depending on what you do, but if you interact with clients, then it’s always a good idea.

So, is your company trustworthy enough? If not, make sure you use the tips here to make it so and you’ll experience far more success. Leave your own thoughts and tips below!

About Will Chatham

Will Chatham is an Information Security Analyst, OSCP, Ethical Hacker, and Penetration Tester at a federal data center in Asheville, NC. Since Netscape 2.0, he has worked in a wide array of environments including non-profit, corporate, small business, and government. His varied background, from developer to search engine optimizer to security professional, has helped him build a wide range of skills that help those with whom he works and teaches.

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