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What does it take to be successful with a eCommerce Website?

August 3rd, 2011

This is a good question that comes up a lot, so we’ve decided to put our thoughts down as to what you need to be successful with a eCommerce website.

The Right Mindset

If you’re starting out as a complete newbie in online sales, at some point you might become frustrated, so to compensate you need to have a positive attitude. It’s so important to believe in yourself and have faith that you too can learn the skills necessary to do this. It’s key, that you need to be in the learning mindset to succeed. Even though you might be using a turnkey eCommerce website there will still be things to learn. Do not listen to those who try and put you down or tell you that what your trying to do won’t work or there is too much competition.
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How do you increase sales in your shop?

May 11th, 2010

Start with the copy.

Persuasive and interesting copy (the text on the page) is a key component to making your website stand out. Clear and compelling product descriptions, special offers and romantic stories about how products will positively impact your customers lives are what turn visitors into customers.

If you’re at all interested in search engine traffic, you have to start with generating content for your website, and written content is the fastest and easiest to spread option.

Copy writing can be intimidating at first, but rest assured that anyone can become an effective copywriter with the right information and lots of practice. Below, we’ve assembled some of our favorite resources that are sure to give you a head start over competitors who don’t understand the power of copy.
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Why build a TurnkeyShop?

April 14th, 2010

Online shopping has exploded in the last few years and a recent forecast by Forrester Research points double-digit growth for online retail sales. “US online retail will grow at a 10 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years to reach nearly $249 billion by 2014. Online retail within the largest European Union nations in Western Europe will grow at an 11 percent CAGR over the same period, hitting €114 billion by 2014.”

Are you a small to medium sized business that needs your own eCommerce website? Do you need to get up and running quickly? Do you want Web 2.0 features?

This is where a TurnkeyShop comes into play. A TurnkeyShop is a complete, ready-to-run eCommerce website. This means you can setup an online e-tail business instantly from day one. TurnkeyShop makes this possible by reducing your time and effort to start your own online store down to minutes.
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What is a TurnkeyShop?

April 12th, 2010

A TurnkeyShop is a turnkey eCommerce website that you can start in minutes for a very low cost. With TurnkeyShop’s ShopBuilder, you can build a complete, ready-to-run eCommerce website with all the latest Web 2.0 features.  No need to worry about patches or upgrades to the core software of your shop either, it’s all included in the service. The ShopManager is designed to be easy and powerful. If you can check email online, you can run a TurnkeyShop. We have a few different levels of shops to cover someone just starting out or a business that is already running.

Here are few TurnkeyShop features:

  • Easy to use admin interface
  • Optimized for search engines
  • Customizable
  • Low maintenance
  • Low cost

The instant setup makes it easy to try it out. Or visit our Product Tour for more details.