Money in Tweets? 80 Percent Use Twitter For Online Businesses

There was a survey recently that highlights something that may be a little surprising: the real reason people use Twitter is for business, rather than social purposes. For some time now, many online marketers have been pushing the use of Twitter for business. More than eight in 10 people tweet for business. If 80 percent of people are using Twitter to increase brand awareness and their bottom line, then businesses that have yet to embrace tweeting are falling behind their competition, and potentially losing out on possible revenue as well.

Twitter lets you write and read messages of up to 140 characters. Twitter messages are usually public, and Twitter is a recipient-driven information network, so you decide what sort of messages you want to receive. You can also receive Twitter messages, or tweets, equally well from your desktop or your mobile phone.

So why is everyone all a-twitter about Twitter? What exactly does Twitter offer online businesses? … (more…)

Key SEO Methods – An Overview

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the term given to the strategic development of a website in order to make it “appealing” to Google and other search engines such as Yahoo and MSN (now Bing).

On the World Wide Web, nothing is more important to business sites than SEO. It doesn’t matter if you have the best products or services in the world if no one visits your site. Organic SEO optimization is crucial. There are several SEO components such as keyword research and usage, good appropriate content, link building, and more.

Continue reading as we go over 3 key SEO methods… (more…)

Online Marketing – Great Advantages Waiting for You

Do you want to increase traffic to your website?
Draw potential customers directly to your product?

Online marketing makes this possible.

The spread and reach of traditional media such as television, newspapers and magazines has decreased somewhat but Internet companies still need to use marketing as a tool to spread information about their products and services to potential customers. The exciting news is that there are numerous advantages to being online.

What are they? Read on… (more…)

How To Make Your Online Stores More Attractive

Driving lots of traffic to your site is important, but what’s even more important is designing a website that makes visitors stay once they’re at your site.

So you’ve invested a lot of time, money, and effort into creating a remarkable product. Your store ranks in the top 10 in search engines. You’ve spent a huge amount in advertising to get there. All of this will have gone to waste if visitors don’t stay at your site once they arrive.

Here are 5 important website design tips to make your site more alluring. You will definitely want your website to attract as many visitors as possible and at the same time motivate them to stay for a while so that they get the chance to know what you are offering and convert them into paying customers.

Read on to learn about our website design tips… (more…)

Do We Need Human Assisted Shopping In Our Ecommerce Store?

Have you ever wondered why your potential customers abandon your store’s shopping cart? Is it because your products are too price or perhaps they can’t find the item they are looking to purchase. Or could it be because your store isn’t attractive enough. It’s important that you take action to remove all these reasons since you want to attract as many visitors as possible and convert them into paying customers.

The easiest way to help visitors find their product more easily is by adding a search functionality to your site. By adding this function, visitors can search for the products they want conveniently. If you already offer users this function, you might want to explore utilizing a human assisted shopping tool or perhaps an automated virtual sales agent.

What else? Read on to find out… (more…)