Online Selling

Selling stuff online is not just for stay-at-home moms.  It can also be done by part-time students or even regular employees.  You just need to keep a balance between your work, business, and other aspects of your life.

Here are ways to be a successful seller online:

Pick a design suited for you

Always remember that the design you choose will be the identity of your shop.  Things always need to be consistent in order for customers to easily recognize your shop.  Choose templates carefully.

Be consistent

If you tell your customers that you will be posting photos of items every week, make sure your really do it.  Also, there should be schedule for getting orders and delivery of items.  Customers do not like delays, so if that’s going to happen, inform them right away.

Make your customers happy

False expectations ruin reputation.  Don’t post pictures that are way more different than the actual item.  You may be able to sell the item, but your customer will think twice about repurchasing.  Also, announce a sale of items from time to time so that transactions will keep on going.

Build your reputation

Fulfilling your duties as an online seller is a big factor when it comes to online selling.  When you receive the payment for the item, make sure it will be delivered.

Manage your contacts

It is very essential for you to manage your contacts in case something goes wrong.  Don’t assume that your customers will always check online through Facebook.  Make sure you have their contact info in your mobile phone.  Customers should always be able to reach you and vice versa.

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Be a Blogger

Blogs are often informal diary-style text.  They provide commentary on a particular topic that ranges from politics to sports.  They are not just limited to texts.  Photos and videos can also be embedded in the blog for the readers to better visualize what it is being explained in the blog.

Types of Blogs

Personal blogs

Written commentary by an individual. It is more of an online diary

Collaborative blogs or group blogs

Written and published by more than one author

Microblogging

Posting small pieces of digital content that could be text, pictures, links, or short videos that is more popularly done in Facebook.

Corporate and organizational blogs

A blog that can be private. Usually used by companies as internal corporate blog to enhance communication and employee engagement in a corporation.

Aggregated blogs

Indiviuals or organization may select feeds on specific topic, product or services that allow readers to concentrate on reading instead of searching for quality.

Conclusion

Blogging is more of giving information to people without the hassle of being too formal since it is more of like a diary writing available online.  It is more about telling your audience what you experienced in trying something out.  It is very significant especially for people who wants to try something but wants to know more about it.  It’s basically like a sneak preview.

Being a reliable blogger is very crucial in gaining readers. If you want to get serious about your blogging career, you must practice on getting better each day, especially in terms of improving your content.