Lately I feel like a broken record. It seems the more people I talk with, the more times I hear, “I didn’t know that” when it comes to keyword-related facts about Amazon product listings. Most people are making this way harder than it has to be. In fact, many are seriously wasting space by not […]
Did you know… • 81% of U.S. online consumers say they trust information & advice on Pinterest (BlogHer.com) • The average order placed by Pinterest shoppers is $169, almost double that of Facebook and almost 2.5 times higher than Twitter (RichRelevance) • 69% of online consumers who visit Pinterest have purchased an item they found […]
There I was – stuck, staring at my computer screen and gritting my teeth. “All these calculators are virtually the same. All calculators add, subtract, divide and multiply.” I huffed, “How am I supposed to write different copy for 25 calculators that are all pretty much identical?” Ever been there? Ever had several catalog or […]
Even if you’ve only been paying attention halfway, you’ve probably noticed a huge surge in talk about selling on Amazon or a program called Amazon FBA recently. That’s because Amazon gives individuals and companies a massive, global marketplace to sell to with very low entry fees. There’s little wonder that droves of people are rushing […]
Depending on who you ask, the top 10 list of the nation’s highest converting ecommerce websites changes. What doesn’t change, however, is what all these sites have in common that make them so successful. Let’s take a look. As we do, make yourself a list and compare it to your own ecomm site. The sites […]
Aiming strictly for the highest search-count terms will lead you astray almost every time. When you give due consideration to all the pieces of the puzzle, you stand a better chance of creating a final list of keywords for each web page that work to bring in qualified traffic at the right point in the buying process.
Karon Thackston answers questions about using keywords in ALT tags, which pictures work best with copy/content and whether the keyword META tag is actually as dead as people say.
Think a lack of sales immediately means you have bad copy? Nah! Low conversions can be caused by all sorts of things (besides copywriting). Here are 3 of the worst offenders…