The recession is a great time to expand your brick and mortar presence to the web. Looking for more sales and more traffic? Many people look exclusively online for local businesses and if you are not present on the web, you may be missing out on a younger demographic. It will probably cost you about one months worth of newspaper advertising and that will get you a website for an entire year! You can sell items online which expands your market place globally. Don't let the world marketplace pass you by, if you are a local business and want to expand your presence contact me for a free consultation. Remember, a professional looking website is key to gaining trust from potential customers and if you are a local business, web savvy visitors will have made a decision based on how your website looks. If you are in that situation, consider a web makeover. It costs much less than you think.