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Building an online business has its challenges.
In this episode, Sean Jackson and Jessica Frick give you the advice needed to overcome them.
They take a deep dive into the two types of challenges that affect us all; running the business and growing it.
In general, operational issues tend to revolve around processes and people. For marketing, the challenges tend to center on positioning and experience.
Take a listen as Sean and Jessica address the most common problems you may face in running a business. Plus, the two share the secret to great customer service.
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Now here are nine more resources to help you create, sell, and grow — curated by me and members of Digital Commerce Academy.
1. Why Your Business Can’t Be Casual With Social Media Anymore
Social media used to be cheap and easy. Now, it’s time to get serious. [Submitted by Jarmar Dupas]
2. Unleash the Power of Facebook Ads
The secret is out — Facebook Ads are one of the most powerful online advertising tools out there. In fact, it’s becoming more and more essential to utilize this platform to market your business to those at every stage of the funnel.
3. Don’t Sleep on Twitter
Even though Twitter is in Facebook’s shadow, especially in terms of advertising, there are some statistics that show Twitter is still a contender in the game. See if Twitter Ads is right for your online business.
4. Have You Heard of Google’s RankBrain?
RankBrain was designed to better analyze the language of websites in Google’s index in order to apply that analysis to a particular search query. It’s going to have an impact on SEO. Learn up! It’s best to stay ahead of the curve.
5. Use Data to Persuade those on the Fence
Some buyers are reluctant. They are unsure if your product will actually help them. Nurturing those who are hesitant takes a strategic effort, and perhaps you can utilize data to influence them to make a purchase.
6. Utilize this Relationship to the Fullest
Are you creating killer content, but are finding yourself frustrated with a lack of traffic to your site? The issue could be too much attention content creation and not enough on its distribution.
7. Improve Your Landing Pages
Creating a landing page that converts is not an easy task. It takes time, patience, and determination to get it right. These 11 tips will help you enhance your landing pages (and boost sales).
8. We All Need Goals
Goals can be a great way to instill motivation in not just ourselves, but our team as well. In this article, you will learn about some best practices that will help you create and reach your sales goals.
9. Learn from the Mistakes of Others
No entrepreneur wants their startup to fail. Even if you think you know all you need to succeed — think again. Be proactive and take these lessons to heart.
I hope you find these resources to be useful, and that at least one of them helps you take a meaningful step forward during the course of the next week.
Thanks for your attention, and have a great weekend.
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