If you have an ecommerce company, then your objective would be to build greater reach (and profitability) over the internet. And perhaps this is where the best ideas that come from some of the most well reputed companies should be used to achieve maximum results.
So here is a list of ideas that will help your ecommerce business to flourish, ranging from accepted practices to even relatively unknown ones:
Idea #1: Free Press
Get some free press from your local television station by suggesting that they do a story on your company, while providing them with a unique story angle. With the reach that they have, you’ll no doubt benefit from such an approach.
Idea #2: Simplicity in Website Design
In making the website simpler, not only do you make your customers lives’ easier but you also increase the chances of having them buying a product or service from you. Always see what other successful websites are doing well, and add your own touch to it.
Idea #3: Respond to Customers within 24 hours
One of the biggest no-no’s is not responding to your customers as soon as possible, where the after effects will the loss of sales if you fail to do so. Try and respond within 24 hours.
Idea #4: Live Chat for New Leads
Whenever an interested customer visits your site, in providing them with a person to chat with about the product, you will increase your chances of having them buying your products. And this comes from the ability of being able to engage with potential customers right off the bat.