You have decided to start an online business. You have a website ready to go but now you have no idea what to do next. Businesses do not become successful overnight, even on the internet. You may be disappointed if you expect sales to start pouring in by the end of the week you launched your website! It takes time, work, commitment, perseverance, dedication and belief in … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Grow Your Online Business
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The whole point to article marketing and guest blog posting is to put your business on autopilot. You want to get your articles published on top websites, newsletter ezines and quality blogs that direct traffic to your website. You want to be able to capture prospect’s names and email addresses so you can promote to them over and over again without lifting a finger. Now, the … [Read more...] about How to Increase Sales Conversions with Article Marketing
A question that gets asked all the time is how important branding is to online business success. Is branding really even all that important? Can you build a successful online business without branding yourself? Well, everybody has their own opinion on this topic, and I certainly think that branding yourself doesn't hurt. Think about it, if prospects have a way of … [Read more...] about Branding Yourself for Online Business Success
The Internet has opened new venues and strategies to market your products and services across a wide audience. Here are simple guidelines on what works (and what bombs) in online marketing. What Works in Online Marketing? Focus on building a brand. One of the mistakes of small businesses is to think that branding is the exclusive domains of big businesses. Branding is all … [Read more...] about What Works in Online Marketing?
Success online starts by understanding this new business medium and what customers want on the Web. It is the first step to creating the right strategy and determining the best goals and objectives. Your customers can also point you as to when you should start looking to change direction. Here are 5 e-marketing ideas for building customers online: Understand what the Web … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Building Customers Online
Most web sites are more like stage sets than real buildings; they make a good impression and they look substantial at first, but when you open a door, you end up back stage in the dark. They don't generate large numbers of leads, help build relationships with prospects or generate the desired volume of sales. Is your web site helping you get attention for your … [Read more...] about 4 Steps to Selling More With Your Web Site
If you thought that customer service was simply answering your customer’s email, you’re dead wrong! Conducting an eCommerce business takes more attention to detail than a normal brick-n-motor company. With email being the most used Internet application you have a real opportunity to keep in touch with your customers and provide excellent customer service. Great customer … [Read more...] about Provide Great Customer Service and Gain Instant Customer Loyalty
A decade ago, e-mail marketing was hailed as the elixir of online marketing, as email campaigns were getting as much as 30 percent response rate. Not anymore, though. The story has changed and many marketers are finding that that the response rates of their email campaigns have decreased to about 5 percent or less. While open rates hover anywhere from 20-45% depending on the … [Read more...] about How Effective are Your Email Campaigns?
Many small business owners operating in Main Street are finding that they can no longer ignore the Web. The Web has proven to be an important business medium in the last few years as online businesses continues to expand. It has become essential for an existing business to go online as well. According to the Bureau of Census, U.S. total e-commerce sales for 2012 is … [Read more...] about How to Bring an Existing Business to the Web
When it comes to shopping online teenagers are always taken as a challenge. However, they don't have credit cards but still they love to shop online. This shows that they have access to their parent's card. It has been observed that there is a huge ratio of teenagers who shop online. It is for sure that teenagers are more comfortable with technology than adults and they don't … [Read more...] about Selling to Teenagers Online