How to Make Your Business Look Legitimate to Your Customers

How to Make Your Business Look Legitimate to Your Customers

Marketing Strategy
When starting out, the humble nature of your business can sometimes raise eyebrows. You might be selling an interesting product online, but how do people know they can trust you with their card information? You might be the mascot of your firm, but without good marketing around that, how are they to know? What registrations and security processes do you have? What are your plans for the future? And how might you settle those initial fears to prove that you are who you say you are? How to Make Your Business Look Legitimate to Your Customers No time to read the full post? Listen to it on the podcast: Well, there are many methods of demonstrating legitimacy to your prospects and customers, depending on the format of your business. For…
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8 Web Design Tips To Improve Customer Dwell Time On Your Website

8 Web Design Tips To Improve Customer Dwell Time On Your Website

Website Design
Dwell time, otherwise known as the length of time a user spends on your website before going back again on the search results to look for something else ‒ is a crucial user experience metric. It gives you an idea of whether or not users find your content useful, and if it meets their needs. According to a study by Search Engine Land, the average dwell time for sites that rank on the top 10 of Google search is as high as 3 minutes and 10 seconds.   8 Web Design Tips To Improve Customer Dwell Time On Your Website But the question is, how do you retain users once they visit your site? Use these eight design tips to encourage visitors to stay on your site longer.   1.…
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How to Brand Yourself As A Problem Solver In Your Industry

How to Brand Yourself As A Problem Solver In Your Industry

Branding
What's the number one reason people seek help and hire a professional? They believe said professional can solve their problem. We hire people to solve problems. We buy products we believe can solve our problem. With this in mind, what do you want to be known for? I dunno about you, but I want to be known as a problem solver. A problem solver can have many names, particularly in this era of overused marketing terms. Guru. Expert. Thought Leader. All of these monikers relate to the same purpose: we're in the business of solving people's problems. There a number of effective ways to brand yourself as a problem solver in your niche without spending a fortune on marketing. No time to read the full post? Listen here on the…
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5 Quick SEO Tips To Drive Website Traffic Fast

5 Quick SEO Tips To Drive Website Traffic Fast

Blogging, SEO
One of the most significant keys to online success is getting website traffic. The more visitors you have, the better your chances for sales and profits. Presumably you have a niche and you know your keywords, and regularly conduct keyword research to stay on top of what’s popular. Based on those assumptions here are five quick and easy SEO tips to get website traffic fast! 5 Quick SEO Tips To Drive Website Traffic Fast Tip #1 Make sure you’re actually tagging your keywords. Do you spend a lot of time optimizing your content and then neglect to tag them on your web page? So what's a tag? Tags are where search engines look, and if there are no tags they’ll pass right by your web pages. Here’s a quick brief on tags.…
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Ten Do’s and Don’ts of Website Copywriting

Ten Do’s and Don’ts of Website Copywriting

Website Design
There are a lot of things to know about effective copywriting. I am by no means and English teacher, nor is copywriting my forte. However, if you're a decent writer, you can learn how to become an even more effective writer by following a few copywriting rules, particularly as they pertain to selling online. Ten Do's and Don'ts of Website Copywriting  If you put this list near your desk before you write any copy, you'll improve your copy exponentially.   First, the Do's of Copywriting 1. Know Your Audience Are you sick to death of hearing this yet? I know I am! But alas, it's just the facts and it bears repeating. You must know your audience so well that you can create audience personas and write your copy directly to…
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