Wednesday 3 February 2016

The significance of E-Commerce for Entrepreneurs in current era

To sustain longevity you have to Evolve. If you refuse to evolve or fail to see the change, then eventually you will dissolve. In today’s era businesses are evolving with rapidly emerging E-commerce.

The market is gradually changing. Technology and internet have become a daily necessity for people. Networking, researching, learning, gaining information and even shopping happens on the net. With this new growing technologies and easy access, Entrepreneurs are shifting towards online stores for tapping more market and enlarging their business.

A recent visit to Bandra Flea market left me amazed to find that even the home grown businesses, and smallest of startups have realised the potential of online market and have build their presence there through their Ecommerce stores. The Lil flea market had the most innovative pop up stores, consisting of bags, accessories, clothing, footwear, plants and experimental food. All these creative, out-of-the-ordinary stores were well equipped, with creative marketing on social media with high followers and a good Ecommerce website to attract and engage their customers to fulfill their  buying requirements through easy option.

To any visitor on the store asking for more options, all that they did was redirected them to their websites asking to buy that stuff online. This ensures us that how the market and buying behaviour of consumers have changed over the period of time.

Ecommerce have become so accessible that it is loved by consumers as well as the entrepreneurs. It brings them together and provides an open market. Online buying offers 24*7 consumer engagement through websites, emails, social media etc. leaving no opportunities/prospects unturned. Studies have shown that buying online have exponentially increased within last few years. In this hectic life, people find it comfortable to accomplish their task like shopping during night, or while travelling or just when they are bored. However, there are various reasons to buy online and the online shopping and motive differs from shoppers to shoppers.

According to Nielsen reports,

28 % of people shop online to stay informed and know the trends
27% of people shop online to find better deals for their products through variety of options
16% of people shop online only after going through online reviews
7 % of people compare on price shaving websites before making a purchase.
Understanding your users can immensely helps improve your customer relationship. Through various available online options for customer servicing and painless processes, entrepreneurs can easy identify the market demand and gap to satisfy their needs and thereby attain a satisfied customers. Shoppers prefer Ecommerce for various convenient reasons like avoiding physical trip to the store, carrying home heavy goods, anytime accessibility, availability of larger range of products, finding rare products and lastly to avail online competitive pricing benefits. This has definitely increased the online users and competition between Ecommerce portals.

As also for the entrepreneurs opening an Ecommerce store provides immense benefits. It has become easy for small and large business to buy a space on the web then the physical space. It is easy to handle and can work completely on demand basis. Storage cost reduces, effortlessly showcase the updates and communicate to your customers, economical for the start and certainly more effective than traditional business for small upscaling businesses.

These were some of the profound reasons why all those pop stores at lil flea market promoted their Ecommerce websites and emphasised on their online presents.

The market has changed greatly. Have you? Before your competitors eats your market share, take the next step and go online. First mover always have better opportunities. Realise your potentials and the power technology

Wednesday 6 January 2016

5 Steps to improve your ranking on Google

Have you been pondering on why your website is not getting enough traffic? Why don’t you have any impressions on your website? or Why is it not leading to any conversions? If this is troubling you than it has a simple answer to it that your website is not being shown on google search results on the first page or even within first five pages of Google search result.  
But, all it requires is some efforts to create back links and good relevant content to feed Google. This can be effectively done through SEO (Search Engine Optimization) along with Google Ad words to see instant results leading to some business.
Follow these simple steps to rank your website on first page of Google. Experience the Power of relevant search results through SEO.

Quality of the content
For google what stands of high value is originality and relevance. More accurate the content more the chances of Google to rank you faster and better.  Your website content should consist of those keywords on which you want to rank high when searched on Google or any search engine. Updated your content regularly to get noticed by Google easily.  Include primary keywords in the page title, heading and the URL.
SEO is all about the content and words, so having a better quality content would help in long term acknowledgment and would lead to better results of your efforts.

Selecting Keywords
Keyword selection should be based on the kind of website and its content. It should be properly related to the content present on the website. Selecting a keyword based on its relevance is more necessary than looking for its searches over Google monthly/weekly.
When starting new it is advisable that we select long tailed keywords as per the industry, geography and the target market. This would help you fetch results faster, leading to more lead generation, conversion and website traffic in a specific time. This will make it more specific and and accurate for your company, you will end up getting the most interested client/customers than the irrelevant or experimental inquires.

Use Social Media to its Optimum
Social media platforms are a great way to spread back links among a large number of viewers. Through sharing they will provide you a chance to drive huge traffic to your website, if they find your content relevant and interesting. This will lead your website to rank better with lesser efforts.  Google considers sites with good amount of traffic over those with lesser traffic or higher bounce rates.
So sharing your messages creatively with including links to your website, that viewers can share along will help you create a higher place and position on the search engines.

Optimize Your Pages
Once you have created a quality content and published it, it is important to tell Google about it so that it makes easy for the user to find. So for this you require to create meta titles and descriptions that consist of your primary keywords. It is also important to write short paragraphs for Google search returns that describe your content the best, including the keywords on which you apply SEO.

Creating a Responsive Site/Mobile Friendly
Slowly but steadily everything is moving to smartphones. Phones are taking over the market due to its convenience and feasibility. It becomes helpful for users to view content and link easily in mobile while travelling and working on different things. If your site is not mobile friendly you will probably lose half of your market audience. This will lead to decrease in website traffic thereby affecting on your Google ranking. Effective back links will be created the most through mobile audience, visiting through various social media platforms.

Now, that you know how important is SEO and how does it work, go start boosting your website giving it a leverage to get more visitors.

Contact us if you need any help in this regards or would like to know more. We would be glad to help you.