Website not selling? Twelve questions you should ask yourself

Written by David Bell

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8)Do you take a credit cards?

I shouldn't really have to ask this now should I? It's a plain fact that you are going to lose a huge amount of customers if you don't accept them.

9)Are you absolutely sure there's a market for it?

Does anyone else sell anything similar -if so, there should be a market for it. If it's a highly unique product, did you do a survey or market research to see if anyone wanted to buy it? If not, canvass opinion from forums and newsgroups.

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11)Do you offer a guarantee?

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12)Can you compete with your competitors?

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Once you can honestly answer "yes" to allrepparttar 135625 above questions, it's just a matter of constant fine-tuning until you get a decent level of sales. You're never going to sell to everyone who visits your site, but you can do lots to increaserepparttar 135626 odds in your favor. I hope this helps in your future marketing decisions.

David Bell is Manager, Online Marketing, at , a leading Search Engine Optimization services firm and Advertising Agency.

How To Rebuild Your Credit with A Prepaid Debit Card.

Written by R. Sharp

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