7 Unique SEO Tips for Online Businesses

The world of SEO is one of the more frustrating parts of running an online business. You can read up on the common SEO tips, and those are more than likely going to give you a competitive advantage over other companies in the market.

You'll also find all sorts of cool SEO tools that do everything from SEO evaluation to image alt tag creation.

Your first step with an online store should be to focus on the basics of SEO. That includes image alt tags, keyword use, blogging and complete product page optimization.

This way you can at least get on the same playing field as the competition.

But what about going above and beyond? Are there some more unique SEO tips you can follow to strengthen your online business?

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Selling Services Online Using Easy Digital Downloads

For some reason companies selling services feel like they must send out a invoice after the job is done. Sure, sometimes this can bring in more new customers, but what about being able to charge those who don't need to see the work first. Or what about past clients who know you already do good work?

Service industries get stuck with invoicing, making it more probable their clients forget, or refuse, to pay them. Most of the time this isn't fair at all, considering the average web design company or contractor is not out to scam every one of their clients.

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Shopify Apps: The Best 40+ Free and Paid Apps

If you've worked with Shopify in the past, you've asked the question, “Which Shopify apps are the best?” The question generally comes from beginners trying to scale up their stores, but eventually, you'll start hearing similar thoughts ringing in your head. Although this time, it'll be more focused, like apps for accounting, email marketing or social media. You're also bound to hear yourself thinking about budgetary restraints, meaning the free and affordable apps are generally on your radar first.

Although this time, it'll be more focused, like apps for accounting, email marketing or social media. You're also bound to hear yourself thinking about budgetary restraints, meaning the free and affordable apps are generally on your radar first.

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Shopify Themes “Sections” – All You Need to Know

One of the main complaints that people have with Shopify is that you don't get any sort of drag and drop editor. Although this functionality still hasn't made its way to the system, they have released a new tool called Shopify Sections. The whole point is to quickly move around homepage content, somewhat similar to a drag and drop interface.

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Free Privacy Policy, Return Policy and Terms of Service for eCommerce

Let's face it. Even thinking about a privacy policy, return policy or terms of service page sounds dull. However, it's required for you to protect yourself, your customers and the overall environment on your ecommerce store. These policies take a long time to write up, and they are far from cheap if you go to a lawyer. However, we don't recommend writing these up alone. Otherwise, you could end with some loopholes in your return policy or privacy policy, making a sticky situation for you and your customer. Luckily, quite a few options are available online for finding a free privacy policy, along with various templates for things like return policies and terms of service.

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Shopify Reviews (December 2019): Is Shopify the Best Ecommerce Platform?

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Lots of people ask us which ecommerce platform is the best suited for a company just getting started with an online store. The short answer is that Shopify offers all the functionality you need, but stay tuned for the detailed reviews below.

Shopify is filled with tools for launching a site within minutes, and you don't have to worry about self-hosting or buying a domain name from a third party.

In that respect, one could call it the perfect out of the box solution, built with pricing plans that cater to small starter stores as well as shops that are bringing in millions of dollars in sales.

You'll find my full review below. For more Shopify reviews from our readers check out the comments area.

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What is Enterprise Resource Planning and How is it Useful for Ecommerce?

Have you ever heard of the acronym ERP? If not, it's time we take a look into it, because ERP could turn your business into a more effective and efficient organization. To start, the acronym ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning. Sounds somewhat generic, right? Well, let's take a look at what it means and how ERP helps you out in the ecommerce world.

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Black Friday vs Cyber Monday: Essential Marketing Guide

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Black Friday has quickly turned into one of the busiest shopping days of the entire year, while Cyber Monday has even surpassed Black Friday in sales. In this article we have cover some amazing marketing tips that pit Black Friday vs Cyber Monday ecommerce marketing against each other. It may seem like you should take the same approach with both, but that couldn't be further from the truth.

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