online presence Tag Archive
By PhilWebServices, Mar. 11, 2010 in Web Development | 0 Comment
As you start building your online presence, you need to have a good website that will represent you in the world wide web. This is one significant aspect that must not be taken for granted. The way you design your website gives a huge impact in alluring more customers to visit your website, which will further develop to an increase of revenue as well as return on investment.
The thing in achieving a good website is simply avoiding the common mistakes in creating your web design. Once you recognize these mistakes and avoid them, your website will absolutely be steps ahead of your competitors.
Broken Links. When a customer uses a search engine in looking for your website, ensure that the link of your website is functioning properly. You would not want to lose a lot of potential clients just because the link of your website is broken or would inform the customer, “Page Not Found”. To avoid broken links, you really have to double check on your site statistics.
By PhilWebServices, Mar. 2, 2010 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
As the ecommerce industry is rapidly growing and with a lot of people getting attracted into it, surely ecommerce has become to be a very competitive business. That is why as you jump into this industry, you need to be equipped with some methods that will help your online business go along with the competition. How do you actually do that? Below are some methods that you can try for your online business.
Although this one is not really a strategy, but you need to develop a reliable website. Your website is the foundation of your online store. You have to invest on it and maintain it just like maintaining your own establishment. Your success also depends on how you nurture your website. Potential customers will be visiting your site and if they find something interesting, they might purchase your product online which means, revenue to your part.
The way you present you products must be pleasing and alluring. You can come up with a virtual catalog with high quality to help you in persuading customers to visit your website. This is one form of product advertising as well as ensures an effective exposure for your product.
By PhilWebServices, Feb. 25, 2010 in Web Hosting/Domain Registration | 7 Comments
Free web hosting can only be useful to personal usage, but if you have a small business and wanted to establish an online presence but does not have enough budget for it, for some reasons free hosting brings no good to your business. As a start, it will be a lot better to rather go on a web host that offers reasonable rates.
These free web hosting services make money from online advertisements. This can be through banners, text links or pop ups. Since this is out of your control, your website will have a variety of advertisements that can be distracting and nuisance to the visitors. There are also instances that your competitors will advertise in your own website, which is a bit scary.
Free web hosting only provide limited customer support which is very important in any website. If there will be problems in your website that can’t be avoided, no one can accommodate you since free web host does not leave numbers to call or make ticket support systems that will be available 24/7. This circumstances can really destroy everything.
By PhilWebServices, Feb. 24, 2010 in SEO | 0 Comment
After putting up your business in the world wide web, it requires marketing strategies for it to gain online prominence and to reach its target customers as well. Yes, marketing campaign can be costly, however there some ways on how you can actually market your website effectively and reasonably.
As you build your website, always go for making it a user-friendly one. Web users come to your website to look for information or to purchase some interesting products and services. Make sure that your site is simple and most especially easy to access. It irritates the users when the site lets them wait for a couple of hours just to load a certain page or get the information they want. If the user is satisfied and happy with his stay in your site, he will definitely be visiting your site all over again.
By PhilWebServices, Feb. 24, 2010 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
As you begin your venture in online business, you must be aware of all the necessary issues with regards to your business transactions. This includes the tools that you are going to apply and maintain for your online store. One important tool for your store is shopping cart.
Most customers abandoned the purchasing process because of the hassle it gives to them. No matter how interested a customer is, if he encounters difficulty in the checkout process, especially when it lets him wait for quite some time. So to avoid this problem, here are some guidelines that will help you when you install your shopping cart, specifically in the check out process.
By Von Rod Limpot, Feb. 19, 2010 in SEO | 0 Comment
Everyday, millions of people use the internet to check their emails, to do social networking, to keep in touch with loved ones, to conduct business and to search for information that they want to know. Most of these people use search engines in finding the information that they need. That is why search engine optimization or SEO is very important in your website.
SEO helps website reach its target audience, attract audience to visit your site, gain more sales and build an online reputation. If you are into online business, then it will be better to take advantage of SEO benefits that will help promote your products and services.
SEO can widen your customer base. With proper application of SEO strategies to your website, it will also be properly indexed by search engines. Once your website ranks and viewed by an internet user because they find your website useful, the user will automatically be added to your customer base. Also it maximizes the visibility of your website.