Posted on July 2, 2019
Day-to-day jobs, whether loved or hated by an employee, are the new hindrance of the modern working world. Why, you ask? Because your revenue can only be made during the day while on-foot! Time is money, and there are reasonably twelve hours or less in a workday with five days a week, on average. For every stressed college student, housewife, or full-time employee, there emerges the tired saying “twenty-four hours in a day just isn’t enough”. Working, eating, sleeping, taking care of schoolwork or children: when does it end, and where’s the money to take care of it all? It seems that there’s never enough. Running a company or working for one entails paying people for how many hours they work, but energy output that corresponds with the average business day doesn’t seem to suffice. Instead of putting in overtime or coming up with fruitless business gimmicks, the modern key to success actually lies in sitting down at the computer.
Many tycoons have taken ownership of the world of online business, but there’s still plenty of room for you on the playing field! Innovations such as PayPal, Google Wallet, and other outlets have put the Internet spending power into the hands of consumers who love the relaxing relief of being able to find what they need online, whether their destination lie in an important asset or a pair of jeans. It’s your job to take advantage of that-save time, money, and effort by establishing your own startup online business. Online businesses are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days per year: no amount of exhausting overtime can top that kind of success! Tired customers will find comfort and utilize little effort to make use of your offerings while in their own home, on their own time to make smart investments. No more of those gimmicks or pulling together difficult charts to display what’s what: online marketing is cheap and traffic/sales demographics are easily calculated and displayed so that you know which ventures are most successful. Accessibility of communication between you and a customer are greatly improved as well, particularly in a flexible online setting. As a matter of fact, not starting an online business is a time-sensitive risk, as consumers are increasingly dependent on finding what they need online. It’s easy, it’s fast, and it’s environment-friendly: your company or startup business idea can become a buzzing, contemporary hit after following a few easy steps.
Seem overwhelming, complicated and expensive? It doesn’t have to be! Starting an online business, with careful attentiveness and time, can become the best investment you’ve ever made. Having access to customers around the world at any given time and being aware of their preferences is an invaluable resource of both better business knowledge and your personal income. Many resources, videos, free e-books, and guides are online to help you on your journey toward success while you sleep.
Posted on July 1, 2019
According to officially released statistics from the British Retail Consortium, the 2013 holiday period saw a fantastic increase in sales for online retailers, with the same occurring in the New Year however, unfortunately as expected in today’s online world; the high street brick and mortar stores struggled to match these figures.
Thanks to the increasing developments in mobile marketing and as a society, our constant need to connect to the internet; online shopping is now very much second nature. Yet despite this natural shift, an increasing number of small businesses have yet to take a step into the online market.
Despite the increasing power of the internet, many business owners struggle to embrace the notion of online marketing but with the figures speaking for themselves; neglecting this could potentially be disastrous.
For those new to the online platform and unsure where to begin, below are the top steps to consider which, whatever you business, size and budget; are sure to help you make a much-needed marketing bang…
- Website- The first point of call for your online customers will be your website so it is important that you get this right. Whether you wish to have a standard website advertising promoting your brand and services or a e-commerce website allowing customers to make direct purchases, there are several options available to you. From free WordPress templates to bespoke websites from professional design agencies, a well structured website can be a great way to drive interest for your business.
- Social Media- Whether we want to admit it or not, we live in a socially dependent society where Twitter and Facebook have become the twenty-first century call centres and prime links between a business and their customers. Getting socially active is incredibly important and as subsequently free platforms; you can build your brand without so much as touching your budget.
- Offsite Advertising- Advertising, particularly pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, is considered one of the most beneficial and promising ways for any business to promote itself. Often a foolproof way to drive quality traffic to your website, PPC advertising is an ideal way to speedily increase your customer base and sales however it is a tricky business so you made need some advice from a dedicated professional to ensure your budget does not dwindle.
- Email Newsletters- As a typical girl I love nothing more than shopping which is why I get quite excited when my favourite retail stores email me with the latest offers and some special discounts. Email marketing is a fantastic way to further increase your brand and is a great way to support all of the other areas of online marketing you may have been undertaking. With great email platforms like Mail Chimp, you can also track the success rate of every email you send so you can ensure you spend the right time and effort on the right areas.
Whether you are stuck in your ways or fearful of the budget you may have to spend; getting online couldn’t be easier and more beneficial, so whatever your budget may actually be; there is great potential.
We are an online world so get your business online too or risk falling behind.