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How to start an online store, open an ecommerce store / website

How to start an online store – open an ecommerce store / website

Everyone seems to be getting into ecommerce and opening online stores. Success stories abound. Maybe you are also doing a good bit of buying online now. You may have some good ideas about products you can sell. You have a good supplier that you know or some products you can craft. But how do you open an online store, what are the mechanics, who will build it for you, how much will it cost? These are all legitimate questions that every entrepreneur seeks an answer to. The following will help you get educated on How to start an online store and join the world of ecommerce.

Life's teaching moments - stuck in the mud.

Being stuck in the mud can be a good thing

It was a cold rainy December afternoon and I was scrambling to reach the masjid for Friday prayers with my boys. We were a little late and the paved parking lot was full so we had to park in the grassy lot. When we came out of the masjid, it was raining cats and dogs. We ran as fast as we could to our car and jumped in. Got the car started and the heat cranking and put the car in gear. It refused to budge. We tried to reverse. Nothing doing. Changed to lower gears, deactivated traction control and tried again. No luck. The tires were getting no traction. We were officially stuck in the mud on a cold and rainy day.

What to do now?

Optimize Your Press Release for search engines

Optimize Your Press Release for search engines

Savvy professional marketers have always known the impact of press releases and have been using them to the advantage of their employers and clients. We have been using them in our business for over 20 years now. Here are a few tips to help you optimize your press release for search engines.

A Beginner’s Guide to Ecommerce Drop Shipping

If you do not have an online business, chances are you may not have ever heard of the term drop shipping. In this article, we will try to explain what it is and how it can make your life and running your business easier. We encourage you to read on, especially if you are about to start your own business or are looking into expanding online…

Category Descriptions gives you better SEO value - Ecommerce SEO Tip

Write Category Descriptions to Outsmart the Big Guys

Competing with the big guys in the industry isn’t easy, especially when it comes to ecommerce as they have bigger budgets to spend on promotion and marketing. However, this doesn’t mean that the world of online marketing is closed to smaller players. There are plenty of ways to stay one step ahead of big businesses. This article focuses on category descriptions for ecommerce websites

How can I outsource content development

How can I outsource content development?

We all now understand that content is king and has longevity in drawing traffic to your website. But how do we develop content? In-house or Outsource? If Outsource, how do we find qualified freelancers or company who can develop content for us? Read More …

How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business with Email Lead Capture

How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business with Email Lead Capture

Email marketing is still a major driving force in ecommerce sales. Even though Social Media gets all the hype, email is what delivers in ways that can be better measured. It’s a direct and personal way to interact with customers. But in order to use its potential, you must have a list of emails and constantly grow your list.

Tips for blog post SEO

SEO Tips for blogs

People will come to read your content only if they know about it. You need to get the word out. The SEO optimization of your content will be of huge help. Giving your content an SEO boost will improve your search engine ranking, more people will be able to find your blog, they in turn may share your posts, cross pollination happens and that’s when traffic starts coming.

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How to improve your Linkedin Engagement

Your profile on Linkedin and your company pages on Linkedin can be put to good use to help people understand what you do and if there is common ground for both of you to further explore. Once you understand this, your strategy changes from generating traffic to your website to generating more profile views and more people requesting to connect with you and joining your group(s).

This video will help you improve your Linkedin engagement, generate more profile views, and grow your Group.

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