All posts tagged "online business"

  • 3 Key things to consider when launching an online business

    So you’ve got a great idea for an online business but no experience with website development.  Where do you start? Here are the three key things you should consider if you want the business to be...

  • 11 tips to leapfrog your competition

    An online business is one of the most competitive businesses in the contemporary market today. Every company is looking forward to staying on par with the current competition online. Various search engines, such as Google...

  • Ways to Build your Brand’s Influence Online

    Ways to Build your Brand’s Influence Online

    Every entrepreneur has a vision for her business. Still, what matters the most is how she takes action when building the road to success. Growth is not just possible, but predictable when you take the...

  • Online is a great place for business: Know the basics

    Online is a great place for business: Know the basics

    The internet is a great place for budding entrepreneurs. An online business has the potential to reach millions of customers with minimal resources. In fact, all you really need is a laptop, a wifi connection...

  • 7 tips for women starting an online business from scratch

    7 tips for women starting an online business from scratch

    If you’re passionate about something and now you finally have the time to pursue it, you will get a lot of questions and you will be very confused at the start. People with no experience...

  • You don't need special skills to earn money online

    You don’t need special skills to earn money online

    There are so many ways to earn money online that you do not always need any special skills to be able to earn yourself some extra cash. With some online jobs you will learn as...

  • What I’ve learned from 5 years of freelancing

    What I’ve learned from 5 years of freelancing

    This year is my 5-year anniversary of leaving a great full-time job to become my own boss and set up my own consultancy: Refresh Marketing. I never imagined that I would run my own company,...

  • Why some women see gaming as a viable business

    Why some women see gaming as a viable business

    With all the mompreneurs on our site searching for extra ways to bring in cash while also raising a family, one option to consider is turning online gaming into a business. Now, you may be...

  • These days, there is very little we do not do online. From our grocery shopping to updating our gas and electricity meter information, modern societies use the internet for an increasingly greater variety of things. If you have spotted a gap in the market, you might be thinking of ways to launch your very own e-commerce venture, or you might have already begun the process of setting up your business on the world wide web. Whatever the stage you are in, advice is always something that is welcomed, and as a result, on the lines below we have listed a number of tips you might want to read about in order to start work on your e-commerce venture. Have an interesting website in place In order to be able to trade online, you will need to have a great website in place which is equipped with a shopping cart in order to allow your customers to shop at ease on your platform. Creating a site these days is an easy thing to do, and you hopefully won’t need the help of a website designer to do so. With site-creation portals you can access and make use of in order to personalise yours, it will be easy for you to have a page that will be unique and attractive to your potential customers. Know the portals where you can trade your goods If you do the research and the work that will follow, your website will be a place where your customers return to for purchase orders. This means that you will need to have a system by which you are able to capture your shoppers’ details and email addresses and keep reminding them of your products from time to time. With the internet being the massive platform that it is, however, it is wise to be knowledgeable about other websites on which you can post your products for these to be bought by different audience segments. Imagine it like a scenario whereby your product is not only being sold by your store in the physical world, but also by various retailers that would like to not only showcase your goods but maximise their profits by selling these. Learn where to sell products online. Don’t forget to offer promotions that will entice buyers from time to time The current market is an aggressive trading place, and as a result, you will need to ensure your customers keep returning to you when they need a product that does what yours offers. As competition in most markets is fierce, you will need to make sure you have a great pricing strategy in place as well as an attractive promotion every now and then. Even the biggest brands have offers in place from time to time. Make sure your customers not only remember you for the sturdiness of your products and the excellence of your customer service, but also for the fact that you are able to lower those prices at times.

    How to build your own e-commerce venture

    These days, there is very little we do not do online. From our grocery shopping to updating our gas and electricity meter information, modern societies use the internet for an increasingly greater variety of things....