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Q9 How Long Should it Take to Make An Online Business Profitable?

Hi, my name is Matt Edmundson and today I am answering the question ‘how long should it take to make an online business profitable?’

This is a really important question especially if you are just starting out in eCommerce.

For an eCommerce business, my preference is 3-6 months. You should be making money quickly, but I do understand that you may first need to buy stock and also...

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eCommerce Website Review: How to Generate Traffic for a Niche, Small Business

In this video, eCommerce coach and entrepreneur, Matt Edmundson gives feedback for an online store selling customised signs, www.3signs.co.uk.

The biggest issue that the owner of www.3signs.co.uk is facing is getting traffic to his website. He has tried Ad-words, PPC and SEO but is still struggling with their niche.  

A quick google search reveals that however niche, there is a market for...

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Q8 What Industries Do You See Benefit Most From Social Media Marketing?

 Hi, I’m Matt Edmundson - today, I am answering the question ‘what industries do you see benefit most from social media marketing?’ Great question! However I think it is the wrong question. The reason is, I am not convinced that social media marketing is industry dependant but rather dependant on how well you know your customer.

Those that are profiting from social media...

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eCommerce Website Review: How to Create an Easy and Pleasant Shopping Experience

In this video I review www.essexlashes.co.uk, an ecommerce site that sells lashes.

Homepage

The homepage is super critical for an eCommerce site because the majority of the people will come to your homepage unless they have been directed to a specific landing page from Google. The layout of the home page then is very important.

Great hero image but what you are missing straight away in this...

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Q7 How Can I Get More Traffic For My Site?

 Hi, I’m Matt Edmundson and today I am answering the question ‘how do I get more traffic for my site?”

When people ask this question, I often find they are looking for fast short term traffic. I won’t go into organic SEO or PR strategies because that is more for medium and long term traffic. Instead, I am going to give you three ways to gain traffic to your...

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Q6 Is AliExpress the Best Place to Get Products For Drop shipping?

Hi I’m Matt Edmundson and in today’s video we are answering the question ‘is AliExpress the best place to get products for dropshipping?’ It’s not a straight yes or no answer.

AliExpress is an eCommerce website based in China. It allows international shoppers to purchase items from wholesale retailers. It buys direct from manufacturers and sells a variety of...

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Q5 What should my return and refund policy be as a print-on-demand dropshipper?

There are 3 points to think about in response to today’s question.

1. Local Laws

Your return and refund policy as a print-on-demand drop shipper will depend on your local laws. In the UK we have Consumer Contracts Regulations which replaced the Distance Selling Laws in 2014. The regulations state that you must clearly explain details of who will pay the cost of returning items, the...

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eCommerce Website Review: Creating Engaging Content for Your Website

 In this video I review a fitness training site (www.strentor.com) to help customers better engage with the site in order to create sales.

Within three seconds I was able to understand this site is offering the services of a fitness coach, Aditya Mandan. This is awesome because it’s exactly what we want to do in the first few seconds so as not to lose our customers.

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eCommerce Website Review: "I’ve Paid for Traffic, But Got No Sales!"

 In this video, I am going to review www.affordablecartridges.com - an eCommerce website that sells printer cartridges.

This eCommerce site has experimented with paid traffic - in fact, the owner behind affordable Cartridges has run Facebook advertisements to his website and are currently considering paying for Google Shopping results. Nevertheless, Affordable Cartridges have not...

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eCommerce Website Review: How Can I Get My Target Audience to Buy From My Online Store?

In this video, eCommerce coach and entrepreneur, Matt Edmundson gives feedback for an online store selling one beauty product: www.armcloud.com.au

The owner of www.armcloud.com.au  wants to make sure their site appears fully to their entire target market - they want to get individuals to purchase, as well as beauty salons and potential suppliers to stock the product.

If you are an...

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