How To Make Your Visitors Stay

Written by Wanda Loskot

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If you don't design pages yourself, make sure you closely WATCH your web developer -- professional graphic designers are notorious for producing bloated sites (which in turn fail to produce sales). Ask him (or her) to optimize every image to keeprepparttar loading time of your key pages below 20 seconds, even on those slower modems. Yahoo loads up in 6 second -- believe it or not, that's your competition!

The bottom line? Keep in mind that only when your visitors stay, your sales can grow!

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Five Pieces of Information You Must Include on Your Website to Generate Sales

Written by Micah Cranman

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4. Assurance they'll be satisfied withrepparttar product

Becauserepparttar 134659 Internet is so fast-paced and anything that's on it could easily by a lie, potential customers are terribly wary of being over-hyped about a product and being let down when they finally buy it.

That beingrepparttar 134660 case, if you can offerrepparttar 134661 customer a guarantee that they'll be satisfied or they'll get their money back, then you can close more sales because you've assured them of their satisfaction. Additionally, a free trial if possible is a good idea here.

5. Appearance of a good foundation and reputation

The customer has absolutely no idea who you are and how you'll treat them. So, at all times make it clear how they can contact you and that you'd love to hear from them. You can do so by creating two pages on your site: an "About Us" page and a "Contact Us" page.

I'd also like to note that depending on what type of product you're selling, it may be appropriate to give as much information you can onrepparttar 134662 product. (Technical details, documents, layouts, lists of features, etc.) A good rule of thumb is thatrepparttar 134663 more information,repparttar 134664 better.

However, keep in mind thatrepparttar 134665 last thing you'll want to do is drown your visitor in information. The key here is catering to your target audience. So, use your good judgment to determine what needs to be onrepparttar 134666 site, but if in doubt, putrepparttar 134667 information onrepparttar 134668 site.

(Also, it should be noted that it's relatively easy to determine ifrepparttar 134669 addition was a good one - through some simple testing, determine if your site's effectiveness increased, and if it did, you maderepparttar 134670 right decision.)

Addrepparttar 134671 five key pieces above to your site and you'll see an increase in response rate andrepparttar 134672 overall effectiveness of your site. I guarantee it!

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