How to make Google index my website? Seriously, I wish I'd be switched on enough to ask myself this question years ago, like YEARS ago. Because it doesn't matter whether your online store is hosted on Shopify, BigCommerce, Wordpress or some weird and wonderful combination of platforms, if Google can't find it with it's little spiders and bots, then to all intents and purposes, your website doesn't exist. … [Read more...] about How To Make Google Index My Website: The Ecommerce Store Owner’s Mega Guide
[UPDATE] Wholesale Inventory buying guide for new store owners added July 2017. So you've decided to finally start that online boutique you've been talking about for years. But as you get deeper into the process of starting your online business, you realise that there's so much more to figure out than just opening a Shopify account. You need to learn: … [Read more...] about How To Online Boutique: The New Ecommerce Store Owner’s HandBook
Deciding on a profitable, scalable online business model from the outset can be one the smartest tasks any new entrepreneur can undertake. Sadly, far too few take the time to get better informed about the different (profitable) online business models available to them, before diving in blind with no idea of what it takes to be successful or the potential pitfalls. In today's post we’re going to look at three types of online business model- … [Read more...] about Which Online Business Model Is Right For You: Blog, Ecommerce, Or Affiliate?
I want you to close your eyes for a second and imagine this scenario. You got to bed (too late) as usual. But when you wake up in the morning instead of rushing to see what meagre results your meagre Facebook marketing budget has produced while you slept, (if any) ... ... Instead, you wake to an email informing you that you're now ranking #4th for (insert the keywords/s you want to rank for here). And... wait for it... ...that sweet … [Read more...] about How To Create An Ecommerce Content Strategy That Converts
Before we go any further let me start by saying, it just makes good business sense to validate your business idea - before you start throwing money at it. But, it's funny... ...when it comes to software or digital products, founders of tech start-ups and creators of info product (if they're smart ones) place a large emphasis on validating their business idea BEFORE they make and try to sell it. … [Read more...] about How To Validate Your Business Idea: 4 Q’s To Ask Yourself (+ a killer hack)