Category for "Building & Growing Websites"

New Year, New Website: What You Need to Help Your Business Grow

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In 2019, every business is an online business. Today’s customers are researchers, who spend significant amount of time exploring their options before committing to even minor purchases. If this process brings them to your website, you have a limited opportunity to convince them that you’re what they’re looking for. This is true even if you’re… Continue Reading »

The Customer Journey Isn’t a Straight Line

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“Forget everything you knew about the customer funnel!”  This sounds like very bold marketing advice – the type you might want to disregard because it sounds too over the top – but when you realize the source, you may want to reconsider. Your job is to provide the customer with a satisfying experience no matter… Continue Reading »

If You Sell Online, You Need to Know About this Supreme Court Decision

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For nearly 20 years, online retailers haven’t had to collect sales tax from all of their customers. That may be changing as a result of South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc. The Supreme Court ruled that Wayfair was responsible for collecting sales tax from South Dakota residents, even though Wayfair doesn’t have a physical presence in… Continue Reading »

One Thing You Can Do Now to Get Ready for the 2018 Holiday Season

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Every year, in the immediate aftermath of a holiday season that wasn’t necessarily all it could have been, retailers and small business owners resolve that next year will be better. Well, here we are, with the first quarter of the new year behind us and the holiday shopping season starting in earnest in less than… Continue Reading »