6 Ways to Make More Money Online

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Everyone with an online store, would like to make more money. If you have a hub or lens, chances are your are selling through Ebay, Amazon or some other affiliate. The trick to making more money, is to make it easier for people to buy from you, a professional looking site, self-promotion and traffic. Here are some things that may help your internet sales.

If you want to increase profits on your online store you will need traffic and lots of it. Use the usual social marketing sites to promote your site, like Digg, Xomba, MySpace, Delicious, Reddit. Here are some further tips to help you make more money with your online store.or affiliate.

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What does your Site Look Like?

It is also important that your site is appropriate for your niche. Do you have a pictorial site with out of focus images? That needs to be fixed. Readers love pictures and if that is what your are advertising, make sure your pictures are clear and relate to the topic of your site.

If you have a business site, make sure it looks professional. Have a clean, uncluttered look, that that is easy to navigate. A professional looking site, tells promotes confidence in what you are selling. If you have to pay someone do create a business site, it will be well worth the money.

Make your site easy and safe for people to shop. Be sure your sales page secure encrypted. A money back guarantee is also something that invokes confidence in your products.

How to Create a Website

Self-Promotion

If you are starting out with a new blog or website, offer a weekly or monthly newsletter, where you can talk about your site and the products, you will be offering. Get visitors excited about what you are offering.

A press release is another great way of self-promotion. Write a compelling press release that will create curiosity and excitement when people read it.

A press release should be written a lot like a movie preview… Coming in a theater near you! Products you cannot live without! I guarantee your life will never be the same when your try…..Be careful to over sell, as you want to be able to deliver on your promises.

Use Youtube, as a way to get the word out about your site, gain an audience and get new subscribers. Youtube now allows you to monetize your videos, so you can also make a little money here.

Easy Purchasing System

To help increase online sales, avoid complicate forms, that confuse buyers. Be sure order forms are clean and in a location easily visible. Give clear, easy to understand directions so that purchases can be made without confusion.

If things are too confusing, I will look for the product on another site. This is what you want to avoid. So, KISS – Keep it Simple Silly! Set up an account with the affiliate program, Clickbank and offer products that pertain to your niche and that sell well.

Word of Mouth

Word of mouth is another great way to increase sales with your online store. Set up a page where comments and feedback can be left.

You will be surprised how other people’s opinions will affect a person’s decision to make a purchase on your website.

This is also another way for you to determine , if people enjoy you site, and if they are satisfied with your products. Happy selling!

Stick to your Niche

If you want to make more money with your site, stick to the niche of your site. People are coming to your site because they are looking for something in particular, like how to improve SEO or, Bass Fishing, or How to Become a Millionaire!

Do not disappoint them by promoting something that has nothing to do with you site. Offer products that are proven good sellers and specific your you niche. If people do not find want they are looking for, they will shop elsewhere.

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Purchasing Alternatives

It is important to give your shoppers alternative ways to purchase. Offer different means of purchasing like credit card, debit card or PayPal. Make it easy to shop on your online site, and give people several ways to pay. Use safe venders to make sure your readers have a good experience with shopping your site.

You would be surprised at how many extra sales you will get, simply by added the alternative for buyers to purchase. So increase your profits by adding PayPal as a means to purchase. It is very simple, go to PayPay and set up a free merchant's account.

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chamilj 5 years ago from Sri Lanka

Excellent tips and advices. Thanks 2besure. Very helpful.


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prairieprincess 5 years ago from Canada

Thank you ... very good advice. I like your commment that the store must be easy to understand, and navigate. Makes sense!


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2besure 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina Author

Thanks for your comments almasi!


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almasi 5 years ago

Thanks for the reminding us to KISS


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katiem2 6 years ago from I'm outta here

Thank you for the tips on how to generate some serious income with my online store.


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joaniemb 6 years ago from New York

thanks for all the pointers for online stores. very helpful


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

Thanks for the tips and ideas!

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