You want more sales, right?
Don't we all?
Countless articles have been written about the topic, and even more, tactics are implemented on a daily basis in order to improve sales for online stores. From Instagram to Amazon and email marketing to the holiday push, boosting your sales comes in many different forms. But have you ever tried more alternative routes like Quora or Reddit?
These might sound intimidating at first, but many online stores are putting their expertise to work, writing Quora and Reddit answers that help out communities and drive customers to their websites.
You might initially think that spamming people on these forums is frowned upon, and you're correct. The trick is to provide value with your responses instead of posting spammy links that are bound to get ridiculed or pulled down from Reddit and Quora.
So, if you're interested in learning some interesting new ways to improve profits, here are some tried and tested tips for boosting sales with Quora and Reddit.
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Experienced ecommerce pros know the deal.
There's no magic formula when it comes to marketing to customers.
It takes testing, making mistakes and learning what your specific customers want.
One of the best ways to find new customers and bring back the old ones is by retargeting. And the same idea of testing and making mistakes rings true for that.
Continue reading Here Are 5 Big Problems With Your Retargeting Efforts
Marketing tactics for ecommerce stores come in many forms, but none of them compare to the power of a quality referral program. We've done the research and spent several weeks testing out the best solutions. After testing, checking with users and establishing the best value, we've come to the decision that Ambassador is currently the best referral software for ecommerce. With its omnichannel capabilities, beautiful ecommerce integrations and numerous forms of referral programs, the Ambassador referral software beats out the rest of the competition with a strong lead. If you're interested in learning more about why Ambassador is so impressive, along with the other solutions you might be interested in, keep reading to learn more.
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Landing pages and ecommerce go hand in hand. At some point, your ecommerce store needs advertisements to drive traffic. Well, those ads need to send potential customers to a landing page. The same goes for inbound links from blogs and publications. If your visitors don't land on a relevant landing page, they're going to be rather confused. So the big question is which landing page software should you choose. We're keen on recommending Instapage because of its beautiful templates, collaboration tools and heatmapping. This Instapage review outlines all of that.
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The time has come.
You've done the product development, built your ecommerce site, worked on marketing and acquired your first customer.
Now it's the moment of truth: Fulfilling the order.
Order fulfillment doesn't come into play during the sales process, but it's arguably one of the most important aspects of maintaining loyal customers. Because if an order ships late or you don't communicate well with the customer, they're probably not coming back.
Continue reading Choosing Between Self-fulfillment, 3rd-party Logistics and Dropshipping
If you currently run an online shop, take a moment to check your analytics. Where do most of your customers come from? The majority of your customers probably hail from the country you do business in, but chances are you get some decent numbers for other random countries. Chances are those people also speak your language, allowing them to navigate through your website and buy an item they find appealing.
But what about people in those same countries who aren't familiar with your language? They can't understand your website. Now that's a problem because it's clear that this hypothetical foreign country shows potential.
Continue reading Weglot Review: The Best Website Translator to Go International With Ecommerce
If you've ever watched Shark Tank, you know how much backlash an entrepreneur can get for spending too much money on promotions and marketing on a young product or company. Simply put, consistently throwing money at an idea is no way to replace clever, quality marketing tactics, many of which are cheap or completely free. So how do you inexpensively market your ecommerce products?
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When I think about opensource ecommerce, WooCommerce and Magento come to mind. That said, quite a few other opensource solutions exist, and they don't always get their due. Take nopCommerce for example. It's a free, intuitive, clean option with less confusing elements as Magento. This nopCommerce review takes a look at the intricacies of the whole program, including the standout features and whatever unique attributes it has for ecommerce professionals.
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