Small businesses are the heart and soul of their local communities. They play a vital role in stimulating the local economies they are embedded within. Many of these great businesses solely operate locally. However, is branching out beyond the confines of your locality a worthwhile decision? Many Consumers Prefer Online Shopping More and more consumers are opting to have goods delivered to their … [Read more...] about Why Local Retailers Should Sell Online Too
If you're relying on customers to come flocking to your online products without ever telling anyone they're online to buy, you're definitely missing out on potential orders. We've seen first hand the power of good SEO (Search Engine Optimization -adding text and keywords to products to help customers discover them through a search engine like Google). However, SEO takes time and may not result … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Online Sales and What to Do About It
Use these badges to let your customers know that you're selling online with Shop Where I Live! Post to social media or your website and pair with the link to your shop. If you'd like a Countertop Stand to promote your shop to customers, you can order one here: If you'd like business cards that you can hand out to customers, you can order them here: … [Read more...] about I Sell On Shop Where I Live Badges, Signs & Resources
With so many online shopping options out there, it can be difficult to not only attract customers to your website but also to keep them on the page long enough to make a purchase. The key to turning potential customers into actual customers is understanding the psychology of consumers and how they make decisions. Here are three things that customers are thinking about when they order a product or … [Read more...] about What Potential Customers Are Thinking When They Order Online
Here at Shop Where I Live we pride ourselves on being flexible for each business, and helping you sell online through our website in whichever way is comfortable for your business. Some businesses utilize our platform as their own website and sell their items directly from our site. Other businesses utilize the platform to help them get leads or custom orders with our lead generation tool that … [Read more...] about E-Commerce or Lead Only Shop- Which one should I choose?
Small businesses are thriving in Denver like nowhere else in the country, and it is changing the city and the entire state of Colorado. The surge of small and independent businesses in recent years in Denver has had an impact in a number of ways, and these are just some of them. Economy The economy, one of the most important factors in the health of a city, in Denver has been greatly aided by … [Read more...] about The Impact of Small Businesses in Denver