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Jun
8
2016

10 Ways to Validate Your Ecommerce Niche Site

After you’ve overcome the hurdles of picking a profitable niche, designing your store with a turnkey ecommerce platform , and making smart product selections, you’re finally ready to validate your site. Validating your site is a way of announcing yourself as a quality contender in your market, and creating customer chatter before you even open the doors to make that first sale. Here are ways to gain your customers trust and get people talking about your niche e-commerce...

Jun
7
2016

eCommerce Customer Acquisition

By this point in the series, you’ve figured out that selecting a profitable niche is more than just picking a few products on a whim and crossing your fingers that there is a demand. It's a calculated decision, and many factors need to be taken into consideration. Attract and Impress New Ecommerce Customers The content on your e-commerce site is going to play a significant role in your success and is just one of those variable that you need to spend some time focusing on. Here...

Jun
6
2016

8 Site Search and Niche Navigation Strategies

You can spend countless hours doing research on a profitable ecommerce niche like auto and pay meticulous attention to the products that you fill your e-commerce store with, but if you don’t make it easy to navigate, then customers might find your store, but not the product they are looking for. And if it’s difficult to navigate around your site and your product placements don’t make sense, then it’s time to use these strategies for site search and navigation....

Jun
2
2016

Your eCommerce Store will Cost Money

When choosing a profitable niche for your ecommerce website , you’re primarily focused on the money that will be coming in. However, you need to be aware and prepared for the money that will be going out on your end – especially in the beginning. Here are a few places that you’ll need to spend some time and money, and a few factors to consider when choosing your products on the turnkey ecommerce site to make up those initial costs. #1: SEO and web design...

May
31
2016

Ecommerce Sub-niches to Sell More Products

As you research niche markets, you’ll soon discover that many of them are actually quite broad. And while this can be a good thing for your e-commerce store over time, at first it gets pretty overwhelming, and you might want to consider focusing on a sub-niche to get started. Here we’ll look at what a sub-niche is, the benefits of them, and how to find the one for you. What is a sub-niche? A sub-niche is going to be a much more refined and specific topic within a larger...

May
27
2016

Balance Profit and Passion

There’s a lot of debate going on as to whether you should follow your passion or profit when starting an ecommerce business . Some experts say that following your passion is essential for your happiness and longevity in the business. The counter argument says that if you want to succeed, you have to go where the money is – plain and simple. At Web Shop Manager we teach to find a balance between the two. As a good friend used to say, whether you're following your passion or...

May
26
2016

Profitability Index Formula for eCommerce

There are many profitable niches out there just waiting to be uncovered. However, once you find a niche that looks promising, there are a few questions you need to explore to ensure that the products in the niche are going to excite your customers enough to make a profit. Take the time to check the ecommerce calculator and determine a site's potential profitability index. Here are ten questions for you to delve into before you make the final decision on your products. Be sure to select...

May
24
2016

How to Identify Challenges Within Your Niche

Fixing Challenges, Problems and Issues with e-Commerce Sites Once you’ve narrowed down your niche selection to a few of the most promising themes, you can begin to dig a little deeper. And that’s what this article is all about – getting into the nitty-gritty of the challenges you’ll be facing. Often, when we start doing research for profitable niches, they all seem shiny and exciting like top automotive websites . We tend to put blinders on about the obstacles...

May
23
2016

Are You Targeting the Right Customers?

As we’ve discussed before, how profitable the niche you choose is will be crucial to your success. But what's even more important than the niche you pick is the person that's going to be pulling out their wallet and buying what you're selling. And you might not realize it, but people shop in many different ways. As you're researching the different niche markets, pay close attention to who your audience is going to be. By doing this, you'll have a better understanding of what their...

May
20
2016

eCommerce Mistakes and Solutions

In the e-commerce business, you’re going to make mistakes – it’s just a fact of life. However, if you make those mistakes when choosing a niche, it can send you right back to square one (which can be very disheartening). 10 Mistakes People Make When Choosing a Profitable Niche Here we've listed the top ten mistakes people make when choosing a profitable niche. Before you make the final decision on where you want to focus your attention, be sure you read through...

May
19
2016

3 Logical Steps For Selecting a Profitable Niche

When you take the time to build a quality e-commerce store , you have the opportunity to make a very decent living. And once people figure this out, they get stoked to start building that online shop and watch their bank account grow. Suddenly, you've got ideas flowing out of your ears, and everything looks appealing and fresh. You have so many industries to choose from and your research proves that it can be done. But then your world comes to a screeching halt. Why? Probably because...

May
17
2016

Niche eCommerce Site Ideas

Finding a niche market for your ecommerce business ideas requires a dash of creativity as well as grinding keyword research, a bit of luck, and the right platform. Web Shop Manager can help with the platform. The elbow grease is on you. It might surprise you that one of the primary obstacles e-commerce owners face when starting out is choosing a niche. What sounds like such a simple box to check off can actually be overwhelming, and is easily shuffled to the bottom of that ever-growing...

 


 

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