A perfect example of internet is the Truck insurance market place. In the past, if you wanted to get the most competitive quotation for your Truck insurance, you had to “shop around” by trudging from one insurance broker or company’s office to another, or by getting on the telephone to do the same thing. The problem with this was that it was often difficult, if not impossible to know whether you were truly comparing like with like...
The internet is all about information, and, more critically, the ability to compare facts, data and information from several different sources quickly and efficiently.
Arguably, as a direct result of this simple fact, nobody has felt the effects of a potential customer’s ability to find, check and compare such data than companies trying to sell services (as opposed to products) online.
Unlike a physical product, a service is not tangible, you cannot pick it up, feel it, or touch it. Thus, a service provider needs to supply the maximum amount of information, because the more information the potential customer has, the more confident he is likely to be when making the buying decision.
What better way to do this than via the worldwide web?
In other words in the old days, it was absolutely necessary to “read the small print”, to avoid ending up with a Truck insurance policy that really did not meet your requirements, although it appeared at first as if it did.
Coming right back up to the present day, whilst the small print is still extremely important, the internet has effectively ensured that it is no longer so small! It is now possible to make meaningful and accurate comparisons of exactly what two companies are offering with their Truck insurance policy at the touch of a button.
You are still “shopping around” but you are doing it at our own speed, from the comfort of your own home or business
In this way, the internet has made finding the best Truck insurance a far less stressful business than it was in the past, and has also guaranteed that the policy you buy is absolutely the most suitable for your own circumstances.
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