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12 Predictions for the Online Selling Business in 2015

12 Predictions for the Online Selling Business in 2015

Keeping ahead of the pack is a full-time business, and that's true now more than ever in the online selling business. The competition is fierce, mainly because it's so easy to start an online store. It also doesn't hurt that technological innovations are making it easier for consumers to buy online and keeping online sellers on their toes to keep updated. You really can't afford to rest on your laurels. If you've been struggling, then it's time to make a change. Here are 12 predictions...

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12 Predictions for the Online Selling Business in 2015

How to Employ Pricing Psychology to Make More Sales

We have discussed the psychology behind pricing before. Such conversations help us understand why some retailers have it in the bag while others are left fumbling in the dark. We've learned that it isn't about how much an item is, but how much value a customer perceives said item to have. In this article, we will discuss how to make use of this knowledge to increase sales. Continue reading

How to Repair the Online Reputation of E-Commerce Sites

E-commerce is all about reputation. Because your customers have no opportunity to handle the merchandise, they have to take what your website says about the products on faith. This is why reviews from other customers are so important to buyers. It's their only way to confirm the legitimacy and overall reliability of an online seller. Nearly 90 percent of buyers check reviews before making a purchase. If your online store has a lot of negative reviews, you can be sure your sales will... Continue reading

The Shift to Mobile-Friendly E-Commerce Websites

It's undeniable that Google is an e-commerce site's main concern regarding SEO strategies. There are contenders, to be sure, but Google continues to be the most-used search engine in the world. So when the Big G announced it would be adapting its algorithms starting April 21, 2015, to favor sites that are mobile friendly, everybody stood up and took notice. Nice of Google to give us some notice to take, isn't it? Continue reading

19 of the Best Ecommerce Strategies for Today and Tomorrow

We've often expressed the importance of having an e-commerce strategy here on the SaleHoo blog. It's an absolute if you want to survive the online marketplace in the long term. However, a good strategy has many facets. You have to consider each and every aspect of your plan, down to the finest detail, for it to do the job correctly. A good e-commerce marketing strategy can be derailed by poor planning on any front. Be proactive and learn more about the most effective tactics to use in any... Continue reading

The Importance of Online Reputation for E-Commerce Sites

We've always emphasized the importance of keeping your customers happy, because this will not only mean they're more likely to show loyalty and refer their friends and family to you, but it also means you get brownie points from eBay or Amazon, if you are selling in those marketplaces. Good reviews also helps you rank better in Google, and of course, most people who buy will check out the reviews first. It all boils down to having a good online reputation. But what if you get... Continue reading

How to Create a Brand for Your E-Commerce Store

If you are reading this article, chances are you've moved on from selling stuff piecemeal on eBay, Amazon, Etsy, or any of the other major ecommerce marketplaces where you're more or less anonymous, and now you've built your own store. More power to you. Now it's time to think about branding. Having an ecommerce store is like being a puppy in the pound full of cuteness. You're all equally adorable, so you need to do something to make you stand above the rest, like pressing against the... Continue reading

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