Google Adwords - Where else can I place ads?

Full Member
retailer73
Posts: 43
Joined: 10 May 12
Karma: 
31 Jul 12 02:14:47 pm
I opened google adword account, no business yet but costs mounting. I find my limited budget doesn't mean much, but they sure charge for all clicks.

Any suggestions on where to place ads that work?

Very frustrated, no business on my Salehoo Store & my Addoway Store in over a month.




neil chaikin
Site Admin
fudjj
Posts: 5913
Joined: 27 Jul 07
Karma: 
31 Jul 12 10:05:45 pm
Are you also using eBay in association with your other platforms?


Mark (fudjj)

Community Manager
SaleHoo.com

Link hidden: Login to view
Full Member
retailer73
Posts: 43
Joined: 10 May 12
Karma: 
31 Jul 12 10:40:41 pm
No, Adwords is my first attempt at advertising.

Do you reccomend E-Bay?

how about Amazon?




neil chaikin
Site Admin
fudjj
Posts: 5913
Joined: 27 Jul 07
Karma: 
31 Jul 12 11:30:06 pm
certainly would, not so much as a sale source, but as a marketing resource. In fact not just eBay, I would consider using any free listing platform to use like that. Listing things at cost to get some page views, of course factoring in my shipping and sales fees into the mix as well. You don't want to be loosing money listing, but right now with your own sites, it's important to start getting traffic.

Sites like eBay can be an excellent source of customer contact, create special offers, two for one or bundled offers for those who subscribe to your news letter. Once you have the subscriptions, you can then direct them to your site where you have far more stock listed and of course you have better margins.

That's one way to build up traffic effectively, however if you are getting the clicks, but no sales, may well be worth while taking a closer look at how you stack up in the market place. Just because you are getting traffic to your site doesn't mean an automatic sale, in fact if you aren't competitive on price, don't have a good feel to your site, come off as a new seller and countless other things, customers will leave your site as soon as they get there.

Definitely look at opening your marketing channels up wider, but take a good look at your site/s, make sure everything there is as finely tuned to converting a customer into a sale as possible or any marketing efforts in getting customers there could well just be a waste of time.


Mark (fudjj)

Community Manager
SaleHoo.com

Link hidden: Login to view
Site Admin
richelle_salehoo
Posts: 5226
Joined: 20 Oct 08
Karma: 
1 Aug 12 01:14:55 am
Hi retailer73,

Marc's given you a great way to advertise your listings and store, and many seasoned sellers are doing this!

You can also try using social media such as Facebook and Twitter or joing other 3rd party forums to help expand your online presence (just be sure to add y our store links to your signatures).

For more ways to advertise your SaleHoo Store and Addoway Store, I recommend reading through this post/thread - Link hidden: Login to view

You'll find that not all ways will need out-of-pocket investment :) So this should really help especially for those who are trying to work or stay within their budget.

All the best!


Richelle

Customer Support Manager
SaleHoo Group Limited
Sell more with your own professionally designed and search optimized e-commerce website. Check out Link hidden: Login to view now!

Wait! Want Some FREE Supplier Details?

Discover four of the most profitable niches on eBay and get details for the best suppliers for these niches. Enter your details below and we will send them instantly.

Thanks! Please check your email inbox.

Your list of profitable markets and supplier details are on their way to your email inbox.
Be sure to add support@salehoo.com to your safelist to ensure we can deliver the free suppliers details to you.

If you haven't received an email from us in 5 minutes, please check your spam folder or email us at support@salehoo.com.