MAKE MONEY SELLING ONLINE
In this article, we are going to cover how to sell online using your website you just created — laying out the groundwork to prepare your product for its first sale. And providing the information on how you can position your merchandise to make the deal. Also, how to sell anything online for free as an affiliate marketer.
YOUR FIRST STEP
Your first step is to find a product or service that you are comfortable promoting. Maybe, you already have a product or service that you are the owner of and want to encourage.
Or you are thinking about affiliating yourself with VigLink, Amazon, eBay or Shopify promoting one of the hundreds of products they offer.
No matter what product or service you choose, you have to get your finger on the pulse of the consumer.
You need to start testing your business and find out how the customer will respond with feedback. This way you can make adjustments to improve your product.
Starting here is where you will begin to build your brand, making connections with your potential customers and narrowing down your audience you want to zero in. Moreover, how they are embracing your product offering insights on how you can improve your business.
The information you gather from this information will help you get well-established as how your way of doing business is unique to the others in that field. It is going to show you how you can help people find the answers to their problem(s) they want to solve.
So don’t spend a lot of time telling people about the features and benefits of your products or service. Find a great problem people are having and show them by how using your product or service will end their worry.
You want to show them precisely how your features and benefits of what your business offers set you apart from the rest. Moreover, why a consumer should undoubtedly want to purchase from you.
LANDING PAGE | YOUR FIRST IMPRESSION
When you begin to architect your website you need to take into consideration the design of your site so prospective customers can educate themselves about the value you provide.
You do this by creating a landing page. The landing page should be crystal clear and short and sweet summary of your business as well as easy to navigate.
When your visitor visits your landing page for the first time is where you make your first impression(s). Visitors who come to your site come there because they are looking for the answer(s) to their issues.
Your website is where and how you supply the answer(s) to the problems to move them to purchase from you. Or the term is called “Call To Action.”
NOTE: It is imperative to optimize your website for mobile. Today most people do the majority of browsing using their smartphones, leaving desktops because of the convenience
Taking the time now to figure these first steps are the key to promoting your business. Also, you might be thinking shouldn’t these be the last order of business to do. The first step on your journey of selling online.
YOUR WEBSITE IS READY
You are ready to start displaying ads. There are several ways you can do this,
- Advertising w/ Search displays (free or paid)
- Social Media (free or paid)
- Paid advertisement(s).
- Numerous Free advertising you can do.
Most people and businesses use personal and professional networks. When you use a Social Media Platform take into consideration the audience that is connecting to that platform and make sure your business brand is targeting those people.
Here is where you can monitor the successes and shortcomings of similar businesses and learn from their work. You are taking advantage of your social media presence.
MORE FREE STRATEGIES
You don’t have to use Social Media to generate sales. Google has a Featured product comparison shopper you can sign your product up.
It is called Google Shopping and NexTag; these two features are a way you can have Google target your ad displays to audiences for products and services they are looking for the best deal.
Or you can let a business display them on prominent websites or magazines in your field. Giving them one of your products for free and allowing them to have the opportunity to test, leave a review(s) on your website.
You can join an applicable industry online forum(s), attend trade shows relevant to your industry.
To make sure you are successful in selling anything online you have to describe clearly your product(s) or service value to your audience.
Build a landing page that is clear and easy to navigate. Do your homework finding out how to reach your target audience and how they behave on social media.
Important to have your website optimized for mobile smart devices. Network with popular sites, and people in your field of business. Also, participate in online forums in your industry.
Moreover, learning all you can from the successes and failures and utilizing that information to tweak your business to acquire more visitors as well as sales
If you have any questions or any comments about this post, please leave them below. I would love to hear them or help you out.