There are ten proven
ways to increase your online
sales. These ideas may be bit old but still works. Try it to increase your
1. When you make your first sale, follow-up with the
customer. You could follow-up with a "thank you" email and include an
advertisement for other products you sell. You could follow-up every few
months. Make sure that your customers are stick on you. You can offer a
discount for his next purchase.
2. You could up sell to your customers. When they''re
at your order page, tell them about a few extra related products you have for
sale. They could just add it to their original order. For example if you have
sold mobile phones then
try to sell the data cable also.
3. Tell your customers if they refer four customers to
your web site, they will receive a full rebate of their purchase price. This
will turn one sale into three sales. Make your network grow with every sale.
4. When you sell a product, give your customers the
option of joining an affiliate
program so they can make commissions selling your product. This will
multiply the sale you just made. This is again an innovative method of building
up your network.
5. Sell the reprint/reproduction rights to your
products. You could include an ad on or with the product for other products you
sell. You could make sales for the reproduction rights and sales on the back
end product. Increase the sales of back end products with all out campaigns.
Remember these products may carry higher profit margin.
You could cross promote your product with other
businesses'' products in a package deal. You can include an ad or flyer for
other products you sell and have other businesses selling for you. If you sell Digital Cameras, collect
customers for tripods showroom and ask him to direct his customers to you.
7. When you ship out or deliver your product, include
a coupon for other related products you sell in the package. This will attract
them to buy more products from you. Don’t stop your ads campaign as long as
your customer is alive.
8. Send your customers a catalog of add-on products
for the original product they purchased. This could be upgrades, special
services, attachments, etc. If they enjoy your product they will buy the extra
9. Sell gift certificates for your products. You''ll
make sales from the purchase of the gift certificate, when the recipient cashes
it in. They could also buy other items from your web site.
10. Send your customers free products with their
product package. The freebies should have your ad printed on them. It could be
bumper stickers, ball caps, t-shirts etc. This will allow other people to see
your ad and order. The most attractive thing anybody expects from you is a freebee.