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Why photos matter for your ecommerce site

Written by Jeff Allen on July 24, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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You’ve come up with a great name for your company, you’ve made the perfect website, you’ve found the ideal niche, and you’ve picked the product you’re going to sell. Everything is how it should be. Your ecommerce website is going to move ahead flawlessly, and you’re bound to start making money. So you whip out your iPhone, snap a few pictures of your product, and upload them to your site.

And nothing happens.

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Your brand, your way

Written by Jeff Allen on July 21, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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In January of this year there was a remarkable 861,379,000 registered host names on the web. That’s a lot. And while only 180,000,000 of them were listed as being active, that’s 179,999,999 websites (assuming you have your own) competing against you in the Brand Game.

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Content: being king ain't easy

Written by Jeff Allen on July 17, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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We’ve all heard that “Content is King,” and having the right content is a fool-proof way to increase traffic to your website. On paper this is pretty straightforward. “Just have content that everybody loves, and everybody will love you.” In reality, great content isn’t so cut-and-dried.

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How to get more business with a better website

Written by Jeff Allen on July 14, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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Ever been to a website and immediately left because your brain emitted a giant “Nope”? Many websites simply aren’t successful because we don’t like the way they look. Others fail to keep visitors because things just get too complicated. People even leave e-tail websites because the item they’re looking to buy isn’t described well enough.

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Selling what sells

Written by Jeff Allen on July 8, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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What's the perfect product?

Finding the right product to sell can always be a daunting endeavor.  Picking the wrong product, while not necessarily detrimental to your business, always comes as a bit of a downer, and can affect the future of how you run your business.

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Why Mobile Marketing Matters

Written by Jeff Allen on July 7, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

The next time you’re in line at the grocery store, take a look around and see how many people are using their smartphones. You’d be surprised. From 2009 to 2013 there was an explosion of global smartphone penetration(5%-22%, almost 1.3 billion smartphones). One in five people now owns a smartphone. Tablet use is growing even faster.

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Using Smart Shipping to Boost Your Business

Written by Jeff Allen on June 30, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

In the online marketplace transactions are constantly occurring, and an often overlooked aspect of business is shipping. It’s always been there. We know it’s coming. Put your item in your cart and head to checkout. It’s almost an instinctive part of ecommerce.

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Dropshipping on eBay - tips and tricks for marketplace sellers, part 2

Written by Jeff Allen on June 26, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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Dropshipping on eBay - tips and tricks for marketplace sellers, part 1

Written by Jeff Allen on June 24, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

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How To Be Active On Social Media Without Wasting All Your Time

Written by Russell Cragun on June 17, 2014 in How to Sell Products Online

As many of you know, running a social media campaign can be difficult and time consuming. There are days you forget to post things on Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms. There are other moments when you don’t see anyone’s comment about your business that needs immediate attention.

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