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10 Best Practices to Improve Your E-Commerce Website

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IT’S PROJECTED THAT U.S. SHOPPERS WILL SPEND $252 BILLION DOLLARS ONLINE BY THE END OF 2013. HAS YOUR COMPANY TAKEN THE LEAP INTO BECOMING AN ONLINE RETAILER? Everyday a consumer’s experience with the marketplace becomes more mobile, social and visual, which helps to improve the process for customers and complicate the process for business owners trying to keep up with latest developments in e-commerce as they grow their business. There are many features that should be incorporated in your e-commerce website, but it is important to focus your efforts in the beginning to ensure you can scale your business online [...]

10 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to Improve Your Online Business or Blog

No huge intro needed for this post. Here are 10 actionable items that you can do right now to improve your online business or blog: 1. RE-EVALUATE YOUR GOALS On a piece of paper (yes – paper), write down where you want your business or blog to be a year from now. Think about the following when doing so: Number specific items, such as: earnings traffic sales subscribers / followers etc. Non-number specific items, such as: authority design happiness lifestyle So often, we get stuck in the routine of just doing things, that we forget exactly why we’re do what [...]

21 Reasons..Why You Need a Website

Steve Jobs also asked ‘why’. He challenged every single operation within his company. Everyone, from the engineers to the accounting staff, did things differently, because Jobs would ask them why they did things in a certain way. And answering, “Well, that’s what everybody else is going” simply wasn’t good enough. When I started my first business several years ago, the first thing I thought was “I need to get a website”. Why did I think that? Why do I need a website? I decided to get with the program and copy Steve Jobs to answer the fundamental questions about why [...]

10 Reasons Why You Must Own a WordPress Blog

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Almost everyday, thousands and thousands of bloggers busy creating, writing and publishing their own set of creative juices over the Net. It is now becoming a fad to the web industry. Blogging, or having your own WordPress blog, can be all about fun and freedom; it has become a helpful tool and served many purposes. It helps an individual inspire to live a good life. It helps an individual create a sense of branding or identity. It helps an individual understand the little spice about the day-to-day ups and downs. It promotes business. It is changing the face of public [...]

Strategies to Boost Local Business Website Traffic

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Boosting website traffic is essential for local businesses: all the visitors to your website are potential customers. However, actually driving traffic and increasing visitors to your site is a challenge – especially for businesses with new websites. Many businesses are hesitant to invest in advanced traffic strategies until they see a correlation between in-store sales and website visitors. However, without website traffic, a business’ local online marketing strategy will suffer (a perfect example of the chicken and the egg cycle caused by inaction). To get out of the chicken/egg rut, you should learn and master a few local business website traffic [...]

8 reasons why your business NEEDS a professional website!

Like many small business owners, you may believe your business cannot benefit from having a website or that a website is not within your budget. Or maybe you think because you don’t use a computer, neither do your potential customers. These are misconceptions. These 8 reasons show why your company NEEDS a professional website, no matter what size your business.  1. YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WILL GAIN CREDIBILITY Today, more and more consumers use the internet to search for the products or services they need. Your small business will gain credibility by having a website. Without one, potential customers will go [...]