How to Sell More Products During the Holiday Season – Offer Free Shipping

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Hitwise did research on the use of the term "free shipping" in search engine rankings.  You can see from the graph below that the term "free shipping" spikes during the holiday season. Online shopping is becoming more and more how people shop for Christmas and other holidays.  Take advantage of this by offering 'free shipping" for your online store You can also see from the graph that more people are searching "free shipping" over the years which is more proof that more people are using the internet to do their holiday shopping. … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Promote Free Shipping

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If you search online for a particular product you probably find lots of people who are selling what you want or what you are selling.  How does a person choose who to buy from?  You may think that price is important though you may be surprised it isn't the only factor.  Plus, many websites have similar prices that don't make significant differences, so it is how you differentiate what makes your business special that makes a difference. For promotions like "Free Shipping" to work you need to make it obvious for online shoppers For the tips listed below you can substitute what ever promotion your website has including flat rate shipping, free returns, gift with … [Read more...]