First Impressions - What Your Site Is Saying About You

Written by Jenean Matthews

First Impressions - What Your Site Says About You. By Jenean Matthews

I'm sure you've heardrepparttar saying "First Impressions, are lasting impressions". This saying is very true. Every time you meet someone forrepparttar 117825 first time an impression is made. Things are no different onrepparttar 117826 internet. Even though you, as a person, can't be seen, your site says a lot about you once it is visited forrepparttar 117827 first time. What type of impression are you leaving?

In our online experience we've clicked on many sites. We have developed first impressions on numerous occasions. Here are a few impressions a site may leave:

The Immediate Sales Site How would you like it if you went to purchase a new computer and upon walking intorepparttar 117828 storerepparttar 117829 salesperson met you atrepparttar 117830 door with a computer in hand and escorted you torepparttar 117831 cash register? You would turn around and walk out wouldn't you.

Well some sites are like that. As soon as you click onrepparttar 117832 URL you are immediately hit with a sales pitch. You don't know whorepparttar 117833 site owner is and you're not familiar withrepparttar 117834 brand of products being offered. They may be offeringrepparttar 117835 type of product you're looking for, which is why you're at repparttar 117836 site but you need more information before you make a decision and it's just not offered. Likerepparttar 117837 computer example, you'll probably leave that site.

A good salespeople introduce themselves, ask you what you are looking for, allow you to browse around if you want, give you directions to specific areas ofrepparttar 117838 store that may interest you and are there for you when they're needed. A site that doesn't have an immediate hard sales pitch, is user-friendly and introducesrepparttar 117839 owner ofrepparttar 117840 site leaves a good impression.

Flea Market Site This site occurs as a result ofrepparttar 117841 associate programs wave. I'm all for associate programs. I have signed up for a few also. The problem withrepparttar 117842 flea market site is everything is being offered onrepparttar 117843 same page. It's to cluttered.

When you first walk into a flea market you're presented with everything you can possibly think of. People are selling used items, collectibles, some new items, and everything else. Nothing is neat or orderly, it's a flea market. You’re there to find bargains and no more.

Is that what you really want said about your site? You have a lot of good quality products to offer butrepparttar 117844 site needs some order. Ebay is an excellent example of a flea market site that's set up correctly. Even though they are offering a wide variety of items through their sellers,repparttar 117845 site is set up with specific categories and everything is easy to find. They don't try to offer allrepparttar 117846 products onrepparttar 117847 first page. That would be overwhelming and confusing.

Patience, The Missing Ingredient To Success

Written by Jenean Matthews

Patience, The Missing Ingredient To Success By Jenean Matthews

Somewhere online someone gave outrepparttar impression that because we can click on a link and be transported to a site in an instant, that starting an online business would berepparttar 117824 same way. Unfortunately, starting an online business, or any business, does not move as fast as DSL. It takes time.

If you were to bake a cake from scratch, you wouldn't expect to mix allrepparttar 117825 ingredients together, putrepparttar 117826 cake inrepparttar 117827 oven and 30 seconds later take it out and presto, it is done. It takes time.

NEWSFLASH: Time is not a four-letter word.

Most things that you have accomplished in life have taken time. It took time for you to learn how to walk, talk, and eat by yourself. It took time to get through school and get a J.O.B. It's going to take some time to get your business going. If you haven't arrived at success yet, it's ok.

I've read a lot ofrepparttar 117828 articles, books and tips on starting an online business. I've put most of them to use in my business. Those strategies make up most ofrepparttar 117829 ingredients to your online success. You submitted your site torepparttar 117830 search engines, submitted to FFAs for link popularity, placed free and paid classified ads, used banner ads and other suggestions offered. These ingredients to your success should be used on a consistent and persistent basis. But if you leave out patience your success is liable to come out flat.

What does patient really mean. One ofrepparttar 117831 definitions of patient inrepparttar 117832 dictionary is one who is capable of bearing delay and waiting forrepparttar 117833 right moment. Noticerepparttar 117834 definition says there is a delay. Success will happen it's just delayed. Why is it delayed, it's waiting forrepparttar 117835 right moment.

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