- May 7, 2019
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- Posted by: Katherine Hoffman
I have worked with countless clients that ask me to create a good e-commerce website for them. I have learned a lot of things doing just that and today, I want to provide you with some ways you can make your own ecommerce website development company stand out from the rest.
Tell a Story
One of the best ways for you to spark interest in your e-commerce website is to tell a story behind the creation of your brand.
For instance, if you are trying to sell handmade goodies, tell them that your mother used to teach you how to make them and so that you want to do give the world what your mother has taught you.
Telling a unique story is a sure way for you to entice your customers. People want intrigue and people want things that pique their interest and telling a unique story about your brand is one way you can do that.
Make Instructional Content
Many people who use search engines use the platform as a means to find solutions to their questions. Create instructional how-to guides so that it will help drive more traffic to your e-commerce website.
For example, in the cosmetics industry, you will find that e-commerce stores create how-to style guides that highlight some tips and tricks of the trade.
Remember, these instructional pieces should be in line with the products that you sell. You do not want to create an instructional content piece about cosmetics if you sell shoes and sports apparel.
Take Advantage of Social Media
Although not a lot of entrepreneurs use social media, you have to use the platform if you want your e-commerce business to succeed. First, you need to create social media accounts where your target audience usually resides. A safe bet would be Facebook since it is arguably the largest social media platform today, but you can also try other social media sites as well.
Second, you want to create amazing content pieces and use the platform to share the links to them. Not only will this spark interest on your site, but it will also help you gain more customers in the process.
Use Vivid Imagery to Showcase Your Products
I’ve had many clients tell me that all they want to have is a base website and they will take care of the rest. So, after a while, I would check their websites to see if there is any progress, but the reality of it is that many people do not upload high-quality images on their site.
This is a huge mistake!
The use of professional photography to highlight your products is a great way for you to entice customers to buy. Remember that people do not have the ability to look at your products other than through the use of photography.
You may want to hire professionals to do this so that you will always use high-quality imagery on your website.