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Low-budget branding for small businesses

2 December 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 13 Comments

Over the last year, we’ve written quite a bit about branding. Branding is often associated with investing lots of money in marketing and promotion. Branding is about getting people to relate to your company and products. Branding is about trying to make your brand synonym for a certain product or service. This can be a lengthy and …

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Grow your business with ratings and reviews

10 November 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 4 Comments

Reviews or testimonials are mostly said to work on the basis of social proof. Social proof is a psychological process in which people copy the behavior of others, in an attempt to reflect correct behavior. Increase chances of Google showing rich snippets of your site in the search results: learn how to add structured data …

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Enhance online shopping with eCommerce filters

3 November 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 7 Comments

Online shops rarely sell just a few products. If your shop has a few hundred or a thousand articles, it might help if you offered your customers a filtering option. You must do whatever you can to help your customer get to the desired product as soon as possible. Ecommerce filters can help you solve …

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New plugin: Local SEO for WooCommerce

13 October 2016 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

Ranking locally should be a top priority for all small businesses. Customers increasingly depend on local search to find a relevant business near their current location. In view of that fact, you must make sure Google knows everything about your business so it can index your data and promote it in the search results. It …

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Optimize product images for your online shop

25 August 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 16 Comments

Product images can make or break your online shop’s success. You can hire the best designer in the world to create a killer design, but when images are bad, sales will be bad. It’s the first thing a customer will look at. Even studies show that people that shop online value product images. The most important …

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Keyword research for your online shop

When you start an online shop, keyword strategy might seem less important. You’re selling products, right? So the product names are your keywords. While that might be true in a few cases, in most cases you need to focus on the keywords that describe the problem you/your products are solving for your customer. Selling sun …

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