As consumers, many of us are all-too familiar with companies who don’t meet our basic needs. How many times have you been at the rough end of a sales assistant who wouldn’t deliver any service, much less with a smile? Or bought from a company that under delivered or failed…
There’s not much more demotivating than having poor or no sales when you start a new business. All the dreams you had conjured up if stick flying off your shelves (or out of the garden shed) suddenly start to look like it’s going to turn into a nightmare. But the truth is, if you’re planning to build your own business, you have to be ready for the challenges. If you give up at the first hurdle, you really aren’t giving your business the chance to succeed.
If I had a pound for each person who has told me about spending unnecessary money getting their website built, and then more on the products, posters and other promotional activity without testing the waters first I’d be on a beach somewhere adding more tan to my tan!
All jokes aside, though, an online business needs as much research as any traditional business.
If I had a pound for online stores with the perfect products but the poorest website structures that I’ve come across I’d be sipping ice tea on a beach somewhere…all year round.
If you have an online business, you have to come up with strategies to help you generate more sales than your competitors…and what better way to do that than by making those customers who are already on your website spend more.
A website without any visitors can be very demotivating. The main goal for most businesses with an online presence would be to try and get as many visitors as possible. This can be very easy for some while it can be an impossible task for others.
If you’re feeling a website visitor drought, the problem really lies in your strategy and the things that you write about. Is it worth reading? Is it something that people will click on if they see a mention on Facebook? Will they be happy that they read that article?
Here are three things to consider when trying to get more website visitors:
On the back of the success of our sister set, www.babyonboardbadge.co.uk, we know that selling online is a lucrative way for anyone to make money. And for mums, it can give the earning potential and flexibility that many crave.
Is this your dream, too? Or maybe you already have an online store but aren’t making the money you know you can and should be making…
Once you’re successful enough to establish your own business online, you should move on to coming up with ways on how to increase your sales overnight. Here are two quick and effective tips to help you seeing a change in your fortunes: