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
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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?
In an economy increasingly dominated by box stores that provide goods and services nationwide or even internationally, it can be difficult to establish or grow your small business. Nevertheless, you can help your company thrive by following these three rules to keep it competitive. Engage in Effective Marketing Odds are you already understand the importance of reaching new customers and … [Read more...] about 3 Things Local Businesses Must Do to Remain Competitive in Today’s Economy
Chambers of commerce have been supporting local businesses for more than 100 years. While each chamber of commerce has its own mission statement, the overall goal of this organization is to help support local businesses and to improve the community. Millions of companies across the globe are members of their local chapters and for good reasons. Chambers of commerce offer small businesses many … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Chambers of Commerce Can Facilitate the Growth of Local Businesses