Three Simple Ways to Make Your Website Sticky

There is a simple cardinal rule to increasing conversions online: the longer the people are on your website, the more likely they will convert. Don’t forget, however, that this is separate from the more fundamental rule of your online presence: if you’re going to survive and flourish in this crazy online world we inescapably live in today, you need to have fresh and relevant information on your site at all times. So the big question remains: how do you get them to stay on your website? That’s what I’m going to break down for you in this...

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Google +1 vs. Facebook Like

With the rise of Google +1 and the growing presence of Facebook Likes, its important to understand the fundamental differences between the two features. As stated on the Google website, "the +1 button is shorthand for this is pretty cool' or' you should check this out.' Click +1 to publicly give something your stamp of approval. Your +1's can help friends, contacts, and others on the web find the best stuff when they search." According to Facebook, 'the Like button lets a user share your content with friends on Facebook. When the user clicks...

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Be Warned of the Cons of Social Media Marketing

In our last post we put a compiled list of the pros of SMM to enable you to reach your objective for online marketing. In this post we cover the cons. We believe (and hope you do too) that knowing the cons will reduce the number of mistakes you are going to make!

Cons:

  • Information on the social web moves fast, but often at the expense of deeper personal relationships. Marketers, while they can reach customers in new...

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The Power of On-Site Push Marketing

Visitors who has arrived at your site, like what they see, and go to your shopping cart to make a purchase are much like patrons at a restaurant who have perused the menu and have decided on what they want to order for dinner. While the order is being placed the restaurant's waiter or waitress usually plays one of two roles; that of an order taker or that of someone who is trying to enhance the experience of the diner by suggesting appetizers, side dishes, and/or a bottle of wine to complement the main dish. This activity...

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