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Nov
19
How to Use Referral Marketing to Boost Your Sales & Sharing
Posted by Davis Porter on 19 November 2019 11:00 AM

Referral marketing is huge. No question about it.

The trick is to turn the happiest buyers into convincing cheerleaders of your business. And if a research report by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is anything to go by, the resultant referrals are not only easier to convert, but they’ll also proceed to spend more than regular customers leads.

In the end, referred customers outshine their non-referred counterparts by 16% when it comes to the average lifetime value. Plus, the former group is 18% more likely to stay around for long, and possibly turn into loyal customers.





Nov
18
4 Ways to Generate Passive Income Online
Posted by [email protected] (Guest Author) on 18 November 2019 11:00 AM

If you’re tired of being an employee and doing work based on someone else’s decisions, then don’t worry – you’re not alone. It seems everyone wants to be their own boss. Or, we at least want to bring in a little more money on the side. However, it isn't always practical to quit your job and dedicate all your time to building a viable business just so you can be in charge of everything that you do. So, what's the solution?

Consider generating a passive income online. Requiring little active attention, setting up a form of passive income can be a great way to generate extra revenue while you still work a full-time job. Sometimes, a passive income venture can even turn into your full-time job if you build something sustainable. But what exactly is passive income, and what are the best ways to accomplish it? Keep reading to learn more.





Nov
15
Complete Guide to Holiday Shipping, Including Shipping Deadlines
Posted by [email protected] (Christianna Cannon) on 15 November 2019 11:00 AM

The holiday season is the most lucrative time of the year for eCommerce, and online retailers everywhere will soon be hit with a massive influx of orders. This is a vast opportunity for any business, but it's easy to become overwhelmed if you're not prepared. Fortunately there are several measures you can take to ensure you're ready for the large number of orders you may be shipping out during the holidays.

One crucial factor to be aware of is the deadline for shipping an order for it to arrive on or before December 25, Christmas Day. This deadline varies per carrier and service, location, and destination. A list of 2019 shipping deadlines is useful for shoppers and retailers alike. We'll list US, Canada, UK, and Australia shipping deadlines shortly, but first we want to share our best shipping tips so you don't get buried under the blizzard.





Nov
14
9 Worst Business Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make
Posted by Jitendra Vaswani on 14 November 2019 11:00 AM

The business world is cold, harsh and, if you’re not careful enough, can cause your dreams to be crushed into pieces before you know it. However, it’s not doom and gloom all the time; there are also many successful businesses that have made their way from the ground up.

In this article, we will discuss the nine worst mistakes that new entrepreneurs make most often. Read through and you can save yourself and your business from making the same mistakes.





Nov
12
6 Biggest Differences Between B2B and B2C eCommerce
Posted by Ryan Gould on 12 November 2019 11:00 AM

While eCommerce may be seen as one universal market, there can be some stark differences between the world of B2B & B2C eCommerce. Whether you’re an established business owner or an aspiring one, it’s important to know how both forms of eCommerce differs when it comes to decision making, pricing, marketing, and other business practices.





Nov
11
10 Best Scheduling Apps & Booking Software to Increase Productivity
Posted by Jessica Grioua on 11 November 2019 11:00 AM

Whether you’re dealing with booking clients for your spa service, or you’re scheduling meetings with your employees, you’re going to need a way to set that up. Of course, you can enter everything in manually – but, that method is bound to leave you with endless mistakes that lead to lapses in productivity and loss of sales. By utilizing a scheduling app or booking software to automate your processes and make them more convenient and accessible for both employees and clients, you’ll see a boost in sales and productivity in no time. But, there’s a lot of options to choose from, so we’re going to go through our 10 favorite picks for booking and scheduling software.





Nov
8
How Google’s Nofollow Changes Will Impact Your Link Building Strategy
Posted by [email protected] (Jimmy Rodriguez) on 08 November 2019 11:00 AM

15 years ago, Google introduced the “nofollow” link attribute to help tackle unreliable links from user-generated content and comment spam. However, it quickly evolved to become Google’s recommended method for flagging sponsored or advertising-related links. Recently, the search giant has introduced some changes with regard to how publishers should mark nofollow links, bringing in additional attributes that will help Google understand the nature of those links. But, is this relevant to you? Should you be using any of these attributes? While answers are still unclear, here’s a few things that you should keep in mind when optimizing your nofollow links in 2020 and beyond.





Nov
7
SEO vs. SEM: Which is Best for Your Online Business?
Posted by Jimmy Rodela on 07 November 2019 11:00 AM

The marketing method you choose can easily make or break your eCommerce business.
It can spell the difference between you getting billions of sales, or you are getting very little to no sales at all.

In this guide, we’re going to talk about which marketing method is better for your eCommerce business. Is it SEO? Or is it SEM?

Advocates of either side say that one is better than the other — leaving marketers and business owners in the middle of an SEO vs. SEM “tug-of-war.”

Is there really a difference between the two (aside from their last letters)? Would you benefit more from SEO over SEM? Or is it the other way around? In this post, I’m going to answer these questions.

But before we get into the whole SEO vs. SEM debate, it's important to first understand a bit more about the two. So, let’s start with SEM.





Nov
5
5 Sure-Fire Ways to Build A Strong Ecommerce Brand
Posted by [email protected] (Guest Author) on 05 November 2019 11:00 AM

Do you know what Rolex and Starbucks have in common? Or Mercedes Benz and Apple?

Ingenious products aside, these are some of the most renowned and globally recognized brands in the world that most people want to engage with. 

Not businesses, but brands.

These brands invoke a sense of strong emotion and passion in their engagements and interactions that drives people to want to be associated with them.

This is branding – a strong intangible force that moves people. Being a brand is what has enabled these businesses to become leaders in their space and achieve immeasurable success on a global scale. You need to do the same for your eCommerce business. The key to successful sustenance and massive growth lies in being able to transform your humble eCommerce business into a powerhouse brand.





Nov
4
Top 4 Chinese Dropshipping Suppliers You Need to Know
Posted by Karen Li on 04 November 2019 11:00 AM

Working with reliable suppliers that can provide high-quality service is a critical step to the success of your dropshipping business. It can be frustrating to find a product that you like and think will sell well, only to find that suppliers aren’t able to work with you. Because of this, you feel you might lose the chance to your success that may never come back. To solve this problem, I’ve gathered a list of the top Chinese dropshipping suppliers for you to consider.






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