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Fed Up Not Making Money with Your Online Store or Selling on Amazon?

Fed Up Not Making Money with Your Online Store or Selling on Amazon?

Fed Up Not Making Money with Your Online Store or Selling on Amazon Newsletter Issue #2 - Some Quick Answers from EpochBG - Online Store -Shopify, SquareSpace, Big Commerce, GoDaddy, Wix -- No Traffic Coming to Your Online Store? --This is a Marketing Issue: Not Reaching Your Customers Not Presenting a Compelling Reason to Come to the Online Store Social Media Drivers Are Not Effectively Being Executed -- No Sales on Your Online Store? --This is a Customer Experience Issue: Poor Store Setup / Presentation Poor Product Presentation Uncompetitive Price Offering (Price+Tax+Shipping) Poor Customer Trust / Store Credibility Development -...

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I Just Reviewed 373 Shopify Stores

I Just Reviewed 373 Shopify Stores

So I just reviewed 373 Shopify stores over 3 days and here are the common problems I encountered during this informal survey. 

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3 Quick Possible Answers Why You Have No Sales or Traffic

3 Quick Possible Answers Why You Have No Sales or Traffic

There are many reasons why you're not making real money with your online store. Read here for 3 common reasons (they are easy to fix):If your website has less than 2,000 real visits per day, a bounce rate of 50% or higher, or a conversion rate less than 2%, face it: you own a hobby not a business. And that's okay if that's your goal. There's absolutely nothing wrong with running a hobby as a pastime.But if your aim is to develop your store into a profitable business, read on.Let's start simple:If you have poor traffic (less than 2,000 visits...

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Is Your Amazon Storefront or Shopify Store Underperforming?

Is Your Amazon Storefront or Shopify Store Underperforming?

Because of evolving technologies, a significant number of small companies simply do not understand how to manage their E-commerce operations. Economic realities prevent small companies having professional, experienced IT personnel on staff. Epochbg has developed a program to improve your E-commerce results and is performance-fee based so if you're not making money neither are we!Today 55% of online shoppers in the US start their online shopping by directly going to Amazon. And before making an online purchase 84% of US shoppers will eventually search Amazon. Therefore to be successful online you must be successful on Amazon. Another current statistic is...

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Weekly Venting Recap

Weekly Venting Recap

Just a little bit of venting since it seems this week I took many calls all revolving around similar issues:1.  No Traffic / No sales... ok. No Traffic is an indication of your marketing and not your website. So don't waste your time tinkering with your website and fix your marketing. No Sales could be a variety of things... you have a crappy product, it's over priced, your website is confusing or unpleasing, and there is, of course, the fact if you have no traffic you will have no sales...2.  Total lack of understanding of how to run an online...

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