How To Better Understand Your Customers Using Web Analytics

On May 29th, 2013, wrote:

Part of the key to running a successful business in any industry is understanding your customers. Sales levels and marketing trends change depending on the demands of the market, and it is only by tuning into those demands that you can successfully bring your business up to its full potential. Web analytics play an important role in this equation. By making use of web analytics data you can learn more about your customers, understand what they want from your business, and more effectively cater to their needs. Google offers a wonderful free tool set that businesses everywhere can use to better understand their customers. If your business is not already using Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics, be sure to get started using these utilities right away. They put a multitude of valuable tools at your disposal, including alerts, traffic measurements and a wide variety of key statistics. Incorporate Google’s robust webmaster tools into your web analytics plan to make – Read the full article

3 Steps To Turning Readers Into Buyers

On February 18th, 2013, wrote:

A blog can be a powerful tool for your business and could assist you in moving your products or services. The key is a subtle marketing strategy that engages readers, potential customers or clients in a way that they don’t feel as though they’re being strictly advertised to. Balance out your content to make the bigger picture matters and take a few pieces of advice to help you fast track your blog to a marketing success. 1 – Start A Mailing List A mailing list is a great way to keep your readers updated and to keep them posted. The problem you’ll often encounter with mailing lists is that most people regard the send outs as spam or nuisance mail. You need to incentivize the mailing list, as most people won’t have any desire to subscribe. There are a few ways you can do this, but the most popular is raffling off a free product or service. Even if it’s – Read the full article

5 Fantastic Tips for Improving Your Website’s Conversion Rate

On June 5th, 2012, wrote:

The E-commerce industry continues to grow, with more and more businesses and companies setting up websites through which they can sell and offer their products and services. The big challenge remains, though: how do you drive traffic to your site and ultimately generate revenue? Measuring the success and effectiveness of a website in bringing sales can be done by determining one’s conversion rate, which is the ratio of visitors who convert content views or website visits into desired actions: like making a purchase, subscribing to a newsletter, or downloading some sort of software. Web analytics tools – such as Google Analytics, among many others – can usually measure conversion rates, going beyond tracking pageviews and visitor counts. So what are the ways in which you – as a business owner, Internet marketer, online retailer, or E-commerce professional – can improve your website’s conversion rate? Read on and find out. Creative, effective Web design Take time to review the design of – Read the full article

5 Quick Changes You Can Make On Your Website To Boost Conversions

On May 2nd, 2012, wrote:

Have conversions on your site dwindled off lately? Or is it that you don’t see any remarkable growth in conversions since the past few weeks? You need quick results to recover your ROI. Here are some quick changes you can make on your website to make life easy for you! 1. Powerful Landing Page Improving the content on your landing page is bound to make a difference because this is one section which can ‘make or break’ a conversion. If you feel you already have a great landing page, then try adding some more relevant information on it. What are the ‘top of the mind’ questions that the consumer might have about your product or service? Try answering this question and provide this information on your landing page. There are greater chances of winning your buyer over with something like this. 2. Make Special Offers If the conversions aren’t coming through anyway, try to see what you can afford to – Read the full article

Checkout by Amazon: How it Can Improve Your Site’s Conversion Rate

On August 5th, 2011, wrote:

Every website owner engaged in e-commerce knows how critical it is to get more visitors to become customers. Getting the visitors to come to the site is one thing, but persuading them to convert to customers is another. E-commerce is a rapidly growing sector of the business world, projected to overtake traditional retail outlets sooner rather than later. Running a business website is a lot like running a store, with several obvious differences, one being that visitors arrive virtually instead of in person. An e-commerce website has to monitor and track its visitors very carefully to generate key statistics. One of these key statistics is the conversion rate, which is generated by dividing the number of customers by the number of visitors. It tells the website owner how many visitors are being persuaded to become customers. The conversion rate spells the difference between success and failure for a website. Websites can take advantage of several tools to improve the conversion – Read the full article

53 Essential Terms: Internet Marketing and SEO Glossary

On January 7th, 2011, wrote:

In my experience with Internet Marketing and SEO, I have come across a multitude of Internet marketing  and SEO terms.  A lot of these terms usually have very vague or technical definitions that leave you confused and frustrated.  I know how you feel, trust me, I have been there. Fear not, I have compiled a list of internet marketing and SEO keywords in layman’s terms for you people that are new to SEO and internet marketing. 1. Anchor text , anchor link – When you are reading content, and a word is clickable and contains a link. 2. Backlink, back-link – a link from an outside website (outside source) that points back to a website.  (i.e. all the links that connect back to your blog) 3. Broken link – a link that fails to connect to it’s intended destination 4. Cloaking – When a website presents one version of itself to the user and another version to the search engine. – Read the full article