The eventual success of your online store will depend on many factors. But perhaps your cheapest and most profitable sales will come from ranking in the search engines.
Unlike social media and referral traffic, search engine traffic is consistent and predictable. And if you optimize your site correctly, you will receive a steady stream of targeted traffic that you can depend on for sales. And best of all, it’s free!
Unfortunately, doing SEO is a long term process and you won’t see results overnight. In fact, you often won’t see changes for months but...
This post is a comprehensive tutorial that will teach you how to start an online store in 6 simple steps.
If you’re tired of devoting the majority of your time to your day job and you’d rather set your own hours and be your own boss, the best way to escape from the rat race is to start your own business online.
Years ago when my wife became pregnant with our first child, she decided that she wanted to spend more time at home. So she quit her job and together we started an online shop over at Bumblebee Linens....
For the past several years, I’ve implemented Facebook Messenger bots on both my blog and my ecommerce store and my results have been nothing short of incredible.
And to this day, my Facebook Messenger marketing numbers continue to blow my email marketing numbers out of the water.
For example…My open rates are 5X better than email
My click through rates are 8X better than email
My revenue per subscriber is about 3.5X better than emailPretty amazing right? These insane results remind me of how email marketing used to be 10 years ago before EVERYONE started sending emails and saturating...
Every now and then, you’ll source a product that simply does not sell. And when this happens, you’ll need an economical way to recoup the cost of your Amazon FBA merchandise or use an Amazon liquidation company.
Getting rid of your unsold inventory and closing your Amazon listing is a tough decision to make especially if you invested a lot of money upfront to purchase your goods.
But here are some compelling reasons to liquidate your slow selling Amazon products.Storage Fees Are Killing You – Amazon’s storage fees are quite high to begin with and they raise their prices...
When it comes to starting a successful ecommerce business, you have to know how to get reviews on Amazon.
Not only do reviews provide social proof for your listing, but there’s a strong correlation between the number of positive reviews and your conversion rate on Amazon.
As you can see from the graph above, the conversion rate doubles once you reach 50 reviews. As a result, getting more reviews should be an integral part of your overall Amazon strategy.
Today’s post will teach you white, grey and black hat techniques for how to get reviews on Amazon. Some...
This post will teach you how to start a Shopify blog and answer the age old debate on whether you should use Shopify’s native blogging platform versus a WordPress blog on a subdomain.
Most people do things backwards when it comes to selling and making money online.
For example, the other day a reader emailed me to complain that he’d spent 3 months designing a beautiful website on Shopify but wasn’t making any sales because of a lack of traffic.
Here’s the thing.
Most people throw up an ecommerce store on Shopify or Big Commerce and pray that the customers will...
Print on demand companies (POD) are a valuable platform for entrepreneurs looking to sell customized products without worrying about order fulfillment and without spending any money.
In fact, POD is the cheapest and easiest way to create products to sell online with zero upfront cost.
With a print on demand company, you can instantly offer hundreds of personally customized products at the push of a button. If you’re on a tight budget or looking to test out a business idea, print on demand is also a great way to dip your toes in the ecommerce waters.
For example, my...
As part of my weekly ecommerce research routine, I like to read and participate in various small business forums and one of my favorites is the Etsy forum.
For all of you who have never heard of Etsy, Etsy is a marketplace for do it yourself and handmade goods. Similar to Ebay, Etsy provides an easy way for talented crafters and artists to sell the fruits of their labor with an Etsy store.
The reason I like reading the Etsy forums is because most if not all Etsy users are casual shopowners who have a strong...
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