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How to Gain Your Visitor's Trust
If you are serious about selling on the world wide web and being successful, your number one priority must be gaining your visitor's trust. Without trust you won't sale much and that's really being optimistic. How do visitors know that they can trust a web site enough to buy? In this article I'll show how to gain the trust of your visitors.
8 Benefits Of Helping An Online Business Newbie
Copyright 2005 Richard Meredith Do your remember when you first ventured out in the online business world? You probably had questions and problems along the way. Wouldn't it have been easier if you had help? When a newbie asks for your advice, educate them; answer their questions and help them solve their online business problems. If you do not have the knowledge to help them out, point them in the right direction. You'll get many benefits from helping online business newbies. Below ...
Business Online – Blind Hunt
Do you sell something online? Do you have a business in the Internet? Have you read the "How to generate more traffic and convert it to sales" articles? Have you played the "Be #1 in SEO" game?
Press Release + PRWeb = Top Google Rank... True or False?
Copyright 2005 Alexis Dawes I've always been a big time press release aficionado. And up until recently I've steadfastly taken the low tech route by sending them out via snail-mail. Yeah, I'm a little old-fashioned when it comes to certain things. But long-time habits are hard to break when they produce great results. Anyway, I was in the midst of launching a new piece of software August 2005. As I prepared to begin my press release prepatory ritual of labeling and stamping ...
Creating Your Own Product: Compiling Your Product
Copyright 2005 Ronald Gibson Now that you have your information all typed up, it's time to 'package' it. There are a few key things involved with this step, so I will go through each one separately below to make it as easy as possible to understand. CHOOSING A FORMAT This is a particularly important step. And the reason is because you want to make your new niche product available to as many people as humanly possible. Statistically, most internet users are running on a Windows ...
How to Know If Your Business Website is Working: A Checklist
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by Heather Reimer © 2005
Do you know if your website is working as hard as it could
be? Do you know where to look to find out? You could check
your web traffic logs but that just gives you raw numbers,
it doesn't tell you how to fix the problems.
This checklist will show you how to troubleshoot ...
TEN answers that turn Your visitor in to Your Customer.
TEN answers that turn Your visitor in to Your Customer.
By Radhika Venkata(c)
You know... Before purchasing your product a person comes to your
order page minimum of 7 times? Nodody buys a product or service in
their first visit. People search, compare, estimate, test...
They look for affordable and good product that fulfil their needs.
Before buying they get so many questions in their mind.
If you answer these questions, sure they will become ...
Network Monitoring for Serious eCommerce
In the real world, businesses come in every size, from self-employed entrepreneurs like me to mega malls like Wal-Mart.
On the Internet, companies come in every size, too, from a stand-alone ebook sales page with webmaster and owner all in one, to 300 pound gorilla like Amazon, with over a million pages, who requires the entire population of a small country to serve as webmaster.
If your site is a single page, it is its own network. But if your ...
10 Killer Ways To Make Your Online Testimonials More Believable
10 Killer Ways To Make Your Online Testimonials More Believable Copyright 2005 Keith Gloster
Can you answer this question? What separates a good, well-crafted sales letter that sells products like crazy from one which doesn't?
Most inexperienced marketers would argue that it's the
headline that separates a good sales letter from one which couldn't sell water to a dihydrated plant!
And while the ...
What Distinguishes You From Your Competitors
U.S.P., in marketing, is the acronym for unique selling
proposition. This is asking, "What distinguishes you from
similar products or services, even businesses as a whole.?"
Even after going through the regular method of finding out
what was unique about several of my products and services, I
still found it difficult to name them. Because of this I
developed a list of 50 questions to help me in easy to
Always compare apples to ...
Fatten Your Profits With Drop Shipping..
FATTEN YOUR ONLINE PROFITS WITH DROP SHIPPING...>
© Copyright 2003-05 Thom Reece All rights reserved.
Drop shipping, for those who are
unfamiliar with it, is a system whereby you promote the
products of a particular manufacturer, take orders directly,
and the manufacturer/source handles all the inventory and
fulfillment functions for you.
Beating The Competition
Unless your product or service is one-of-a-kind, you've got competition. To beat them, you have to make sure you're the key company, the one your customers turn to above all others. How do you do that if you're new and small?
Try these strategies:
Use your size. You're new, small and aggressive. Be more flexible than your competitors. Be willing to break self-imposed rules. ("We need 24 hours to fill large orders.") Promise ...
Three Alternative Ways To Getting Quality Testimonials With Bonus
By: Catherine Franz
Here are three alternatives to increase your testimonial numbers or their quality.
Create an online diary or blog, use an auto responder method, set up a form on your web site or set up a survey.
1 -- Set up an Online Diary
Usually an online diary is a fun way to keep friends and family up to date on what is going on in your life. Online diaries can also be used for ...
Unique Selling Propositions | USP's
Got one? Two? Three?
If you have competitors, then you should have at least one
Unique Selling Proposition (USP). The more REAL ones you
have, the better - for your Branding, your business recognition, and your sales!
We all have competitors, and the more you have, the more
important it is that you have a Unique Selling Proposition
(at least one).
Allow me to explain. Let's use a recent example of a company
that sells laser ...
Uncle Sam Cracks Down Online!
(c) Jim Edwards - All Rights reserved
In a move that rocked the online world and left many
Internet marketers shaking in their boots, the Federal
Trade Commission (FTC) initiated a sweeping crackdown on
what they termed "Internet Scammers" and "Deceptive
The FTC, along with state and federal officials, filed
numerous criminal and civil law enforcement actions and
froze the corporate and ...
Long Sales Letters on the Web: Hype or Not?
I have written before about long sales copy on the web. But I have more to say on the subject. First, let me be clear about what I’m saying here. I’m not talking about long content pages within dozens of other pages on a site. I’m talking about stand-alone pages...a long, direct response sales letter online, often with its own domain name.
Should You Be Selling Information Products?
Copyright 2005 Benjamin Scott Do you know that selling information products is one of the best ways to earn money on the net? And information products don’t just refer to internet marketing strategies, or website design secrets. The surface has just been scratched! Here are just a few of the excellent benefits one will attain from selling information products on the net. The best benefit you’ll get from selling information products is you’ll be your own boss. You won’t answer to ...
Selecting The Right Shopping Cart For Your Website
Shopping Cart Installation And Setup Shopping cart technology has evolved to be a must-have feature for the internet seller. Most e-merchants are aware that shopping carts function to facilitate the purchasing process. They provide the means to catalog sale items; calculate price and shipping costs; and process real-time payments. What business owners may not know is that shopping carts services can, as a result of their data-collecting functions, provide valuable ...
How To Create An Instant Information Product
Copyright 2005 John Jantsch You’ve probably heard me state time and again the importance of producing valuable content for your marketing efforts and then offering that content, free of charge, in your advertising. This type of 2 step lead generation strategy is a powerful way to stand out in a crowded field and allow prospects to sell themselves. But, and this is always the rub, creating good content is time consuming. Well, today I’m going to let you in a little powerhouse tactic that ...
The Power of Membership Programs
Copyright 2005 Peter Dobler Membership programs are the best way to create residual income. You know the kind of income that is coming in month after month for years to come or at least as long as the referral remains a member of the service you sold. There is no difference in how you advertise for this programs compared to how you advertise for one time sales like ebooks or software. There are membership programs available for almost every thing you can imagine. It would take weeks for you ...
4 Ways of Increasing Your Profits Using Images
Copyright 2005 Barrett Phillips Images not only can create an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere for users, but they can also (and more importantly) help you gain credibility, and ultimately sales if done correctly. Here are some great ways to increase your credibility: 1. Self Portraits/Customer photos Having a photo of yourself on your sales page will help your customers feel more at home, and that they're dealing with a real person, and not just a machine. This increases your ...
E Currency Exchange: The First Bonanza of the 21st Century?
The 21st century has introduced the world to a new way of doing business. It’s now a foregone conclusion that global commerce will be as revolutionized by it as Henry Ford’s mass-production techniques were a defining characteristic of the 1900s.
Cost Effective Ecommerce Solutions.
Ecommerce use to be about spending thousands of dollars on setting up your shop and hundreds of dollars on getting a merchant. My, how things have changed over the years. Now anyone with a few hundred of dollars in their pocket(or less if you have the time to learn it yourself) can have a great working ecommerce system up and running in the matter of days. This also includes the full ability to accept payments from Credit Cards, manage customers, create invoices and more.
The 2 Most Common Web Site Mistakes
When we review the sites of potential clients, there are 2 mistakes we see over and over. If you are having problems with your site, make sure these 2 problems aren’t killing you.
Accepting Credit Card Payments Online
Being able to accept credit cards and other online payments is crucial to the success of your business and profits. Your customers are more likely to buy from you if you offer them a secure and convenient way to order goods and services online at your site.
Effective Management Of Your Customer Services
With a third party merchant account you will have a dedicated 24/7 support team to handle your credit card payment on your behalf as part of your package.
You will also need to provide your own support for issues relating directly to your product.
ECommerce Scenario in Pakistan
Pakistan with highest growth rates in 1960s and bad politics in 1980s and 90s but, the stage is totally changed in 2000s as the economy is managed by those who once run the most successful Global Financial Houses. Today Pakistan has achieved 8.3% growth rates with highest percentage earning share zone in the whole world. Welcome to Pakistan 2005
How To Prevent Your 3rd Party Merchant Account From Suspension
What would you do if you were sent an email from your online credit card processor telling you that your account has been suspended or frozen?
How are you going to pay the bills in the meantime?
It is extremely important for you to familiarize yourself with the terms of your contract with your credit card processor.
As long as you comply with their set regulation and guidelines to maintain your account in good standing you should have no problems.
The Five Steps of E Commerce
You set up a retail business, you advertise in your local newspaper, you get customers coming into your store, and you receive payment at the cash register. Create an online store, and...how do you get customers? How do you receive payment?