Loyalty is a buzz word nowadays and seems to be a constant battle between retailers, airlines, and credit card companies competing for the same customers with similar offers. But what’s missing is actual loyalty and you’ll discover through this article there is a fundamental difference between loyalty and rewards programs.
Most offline and online businesses understand that to be successful you need to create long term, meaningful relationships with customers. But how? Well, you can offer a rewards program which will drive some repeat sales and increase your bottom line but that doesn’t create long-term customer relationships. The key to long-term sustainability is through loyalty programs that make your business indispensable to your followers.
If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur you might be starting to consider building an e-commerce site. However, before you do you need to consider all the ‘hidden’ costs that you will mostly likely encounter. At first glance, opening an e-commerce site seems like an easy solution that will bring in mounds of cash to your business. However, hidden costs can quickly add up, leaving you wondering if it was all worth it. Here we are going to discuss the costs that most commonly creep up on unsuspecting e-commerce owners so you can go forth with your business plans without unwelcome surprises.
In terms of mass media, video is king to consumers. While not all video receives the same amount of attention from consumers, as a whole, Americans spend a combined total of over A BILLION hours a day watching videos. Needless to say, video can be of great use to your business for advertising and marketing efforts. What about a live feed though? Seeing that social media sites don’t seem to be a passing fad, it may be time to consider using live streaming tools for your business.
In the social media ruled world we live in today, the use of quality imagery has become a necessity for any business with hopes of being successful. Some of the most popular sites that offer a means to spread information about your business operate mostly if not totally with the use of images. Platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and Facebook offer users the ability to add images to posts. Looking at how successful these companies have been and are currently, there must be something to incorporating this feature.
Over the years Facebook has become a staple in the daily lives of most Americans. In that time, Facebook has made a wide variety of updates and changes to meet the needs of its users. With such a large portion of the population using Facebook, it has become a must to use this tool to reach more potential customers for your business. For a long time, users were creating “pages” for their businesses that were actually Personal Accounts, and using them to gain traction in the online market. As more users created these sorts of pages, Facebook took notice and began to guide them towards the use of a tool that better catered to a business’ specific needs rather than the workarounds that they had been using. While some businesses try to hold on to the idea that using a personal page for business is better, Facebook has taken a more aggressive stance against this, saying “It’s against the Facebook Terms to use your personal account to represent something other than yourself (example: your business), and you could permanently lose access to your account if you don’t convert it to a Page.” (Facebook.com/help). Keeping this in mind, we will go over some of the other differences between the two types of accounts and show why you should choose to create a Business Page for your online marketing needs. […]
Bradd and Hall has been one of the top suppliers of RV furniture, products and renovations for over 34 years, so it was only fitting that they have a custom website of equal quality. Recently, the designers at NetSource Technologies helped Bradd and Hall launch www.bradandhall.com, a custom e-commerce website that is mobile-friendly and designed with their customers in mind. […]
The NetSource Technologies expert design team strikes again! Recently, our team launched Brick City Furniture’s new E-Commerce website. Brick City Furniture manufactures top quality furniture for residential and commercial spaces, including their popular coastal furniture.
Brick City Furniture offers a wide selection of furniture including sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans in any type of fabric. Their new easy to use website allows them to display all of their furniture to customers in a convenient, yet compelling atmosphere.
The design team at NetSource Technologies is excited to launch a new website www.turbobid.net for TurboBid Construction Estimating Software. This custom-built website redesign project helped create a mobile-friendly E-Commerce website that will give TurboBid a bold online presence in their industry.
Using ProductCart 5.0 technology, this custom website is full of unique features that will allow TurboBid to provide their customers with a better user experience. The website presents information about the company, pricing, features, and much more, all in a visually-appealing and mobile responsive design.
The NetSource design team is excited to announce the launch of www.honeybeecollection.com, a new E-Commerce website for the Honeybee Collection, an online boutique for affordable fine jewelry.
Honeybee Collection carries classic women’s jewelry with a modern twist. Their newly upgraded website gives users the ability to search for all their favorite pieces including bracelets, diamond bands, earrings, necklaces and more.
Even with all our new technology, smartphones, social media, etc., email is still one of the greatest marketing tools around. It’s inexpensive, flexible, targeted, and very effective if done correctly. […]
There are many reasons why customer service is important to your success as a company. The main reason is customer service can cost you repeat and future business if it is bad. No matter how niche your business may be, with the whole world online, competition is fierce. It only takes one bad experience, no matter how trivial, for a customer to look elsewhere. Fortunately, there are many preventative measures you can implement online to help your customers resolve issues and improve the level of service you offer.