Over the years we have done a few ecommerce shopping cart related websites. As a matter of fact before I started Brandwise, I worked for a large corporation that did nothing but ecommerce websites. Anyhow, although we have experience doing these sites, they seem to be peppered over the years. Recently though there has been a shopping frenzy on shopping carts and ecommerce websites.
Branding Tips to Increase Sales
There are a lot of profound business statements out there like:
- Go Big or Go Home
- Failure is Not an Option
- Good is the Enemy of Great
- etc, etc,
There are several times I run into business owners to look to cut costs by trying their hand at design, marketing, web programming and many other projects related to sales and marketing. These DIYers (Do It Yourselfers) are saving a bundle up front, but in the long run it is costing then more than they know or understand.
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Could it be that marketing and sales biggest problem is that it really doesn't take anything to become a marketer or sales person. Granted many marketers can go to school for marketing and get and MBA, but there are also many people who are not trained. Just a self-proclaimed "Marketing Expert" or a self-proclaimed "Sales Expert", that's all it takes. In sales case, there really isn't a college or university offering sales training or diplomas.
Today I was checking out linkedin and I connected with someone who requested a connection. Linkedin dropped me into the people you might know section so I started looking for any quick connections I should have. I saw a designer I used to run into about 9 years ago when I was new to Fort Worth and networking like crazy to drum up new business.