A Simple Tweak To Improve Email Deliverability And Open Rates 50%

Email marketing generates a substantial portion of my revenue for both my blog and my online store. As a result, I dedicate a significant amount of time building upon these 3 pillars of email success. I make sure that my emails convert into sales. I maximize the rate of email signups. I make sure that my email campaigns don’t end up in spam. (The topic of this post) Now up until this point, I’ve mainly blogged about increasing email conversions and boosting email signups. So today, I’m going to focus on email deliverability. After all, if your emails aren’t making it...

How I Increased Email Signups 131% With A Wheel Of Fortune Popup For My Shop

When it comes to email marketing, your revenue potential is directly proportional to the number of people on your list. Size matters! And for my online store, the more emails I collect, the more money I make. It’s that simple and email accounts for over 20% of my sales. Email is also one of those mediums that can be tapped over and over again to attract repeat customers, establish your brand, and humanize your business. Anyway because email is so important, I spent some time last month optimizing my email capture forms for BumblebeeLinens.com and drastically improved...

How To Sell On Amazon In The UK, Canada, Europe, Japan And The Right Time To Expand

When it comes to growing your ecommerce business, very few people choose to expand beyond their own country. After all, selling in a foreign country is intimidating. Not only do you have to worry about a different set of tax laws but you also have to deal with overseas shipping and complicated logistics. Here’s the thing. By only selling in your home country, you could be greatly limiting your sales. And thanks to Amazon and FBA, it is now easier than ever to expand your business worldwide. In this post, I invited my friend Bernie Thompson to give us some...

How To Get Lucky – 3 Ways To Improve Your Luck In Business And Life

Every business requires a little bit of luck in order to succeed. And often times, success depends on timing and being at the right place at the right time. But do you ever wonder how some people keep getting lucky over and over again? Is it just a coincidence that some entrepreneurs always seem to find a way to steer luck in their direction? Personally, I don’t believe in coincidences but I know many of you are skeptical. For example, below is an excerpt of an email that I recently received from a reader after she listened to my...

Starting A Business: Convincing Yourself To Take Action And The Key To Behavioral Change

I’ve been helping would be entrepreneurs for nearly eight years now and one thing I’ve discovered is that you can’t really push someone to take the entrepreneurial plunge. Either you have the desire to start your own business or you don’t and most people can’t get over the uncertainty that’s involved with being your own boss. A while back, I went through several months worth of email for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com and came to the conclusion that most people get stuck on 2 main things when starting their business. One, they can’t come up with a good business idea and two,...

7 Tweaks We Made To Our Online Store That Drastically Improved Sales

Sometimes a seemingly insignificant change to your website or online strategy can pay huge dividends. And in many cases, the answer to improving sales requires very little effort to implement. In this article, I’m going to discuss some simple tweaks that we made to our website that had a dramatic impact on our business. Before I get into the guts of what we did, I just want to stress the importance of obtaining quality metrics for your website. It is especially vital that you accurately track the way a customer navigates through your online store. Do...

My Exact Abandoned Cart Email Sequence And How To Recover Lost Sales From Your Shop

Whenever I shop online, I like to comparison shop before I buy most things. In fact, I often browse multiple online stores before finally choosing where to make my purchase. Sometimes in the middle of shopping, I get sidetracked by my kids. Sometimes, my wife forces me to do some chores or run a quick errand. Sometimes, I get last minute jitters and abandon my shopping cart even after I’ve entered in all of my information. One time, I was shopping for my wife’s anniversary gift online when I was rudely interrupted by screams from my kids...

5 Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs That I’ve Witnessed Personally

As someone who writes about entrepreneurship and teaches others how to sell physical products online, I make a habit of following as many entrepreneurs as I can. It doesn’t matter if you’re famous or just starting out, I’ll at least check out your website to see what you have to say. But even though I love reading posts about entrepreneurship, I’ve become increasingly jaded with the cliches that I’ve been seeing. “Learn to fail” “Learn from your mistakes” “Understand your weaknesses” “Hustle hard” “Fail fast and often” Don’t get me wrong. These articles all offer great advice but it is difficult...
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