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How do i get my e commerce site to sell more?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by tom14cat14, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. tom14cat14

    tom14cat14 Junior Member

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    I have been selling on ebay and amazon for about 1.5 years.(THIS PRODUCT LINE) I also started a Yahoo store at the same time. We sell about 25-30 items day between ebay and amazon but we only sell on our store about 1 item a week. I am not very good at internet marketing i have been a member here for a long time but never really got into the marketing. We have done adwords but it is too expensive. I have done some posting on blogs with our website address in the signature. I have also paid a few people here to build back links but quit that after a few months because i did not want to get sand-boxed. Any advice would be appreciated. All the time i see people say use ebay to start and then transfer to your own site but i am stuck right now and cant figure out how to get my own site self sustaining.
     
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    shankshera Junior Member

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    You have to learn how to invest your money in SEO.
    Yes it's like spending money but after you get high rank it will be your best investment.
     
  3. TheCommander

    TheCommander Registered Member

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    That depends on how much traffic you're really getting and how you're currently converting it. If you get a considerable amount of traffic, look into A/B Testing. If you're not getting that much traffic, increase your traffic through Social Media, posting on relevant forums and such.

    The Commander
     
  4. tom14cat14

    tom14cat14 Junior Member

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    we seam to get about 30 visits a day and convert around once every 100 visits. We sell items that range 35 to 300 dollars.
     
  5. Moto801

    Moto801 Senior Member

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    You need 10 times more traffic at least.

    Figure out what keywords you want to rank for
    or what you are already ranking for and get yourself in the top 3 spots for each keyword.

    Then focus on other ways to build traffic like youtube, facebook, twitter, articles, ppc,
    media buys, anything else traffic related.

    It seems to me like you put up a site, paid someone for some back links then stopped and you
    expected your site to just start getting traffic on it's own.
     
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  6. tom14cat14

    tom14cat14 Junior Member

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    Do you know of any good service for marketing. We have a low budget. Thanks
     
  7. macdonjo3

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    SEO for sure, but to provide a bit more specific details, what niche are you? Phone Cases? Electronics?
     
  8. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Learn the SEO yourself. It's pretty easy to learn when you've already found BHW. Just read around some of the threads and you'll find some very solid guides. Doesn't take a lot of money to get started, once you know what to invest in. You just have to pick out intelligent keywords and outsource your linkbuilding.
     
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    Approach relevant websites and see if you can set up a sponsorship, try to target markets that would buy from you that aren't already targeted by your competitors.
     
  10. tom14cat14

    tom14cat14 Junior Member

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    We sell trail camera products. I will keep looking around. I have been a member here for a few years but it was for other black hat stuff and now i need all white hat stuff for this website. Thanks for the advice