In most cases, yes. A website is your digital storefront. There are four general reasons to have a website: to sell products and services. to provide information, to increase visibility. and to provide additional customer service. To sell products and services on the Internet, success involves: having a great product or service attracting a targeted market. E-Commerce (selling through a website) is a five-step process: 1) Host the content on the Internet. 2) Market the website and content. 3) Collect and record customer orders 4) Process payments 5) Fill and ship customer orders.