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Simple Strategies That Will Increase Your Sales

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Want more sales for your business? Well, they aren’t just going to flock to you. In fact, you will have to work hard for them. The good news, however, is that the strategies that will get you more sales are pretty simple to grasp. Just read on to find out what they are. 

Make sure your customers can find you

You have spent years developing and refining the perfect product. One that will revolutionise the lives of those that use it. However, if the people it was designed to help do not know of its existence, you won’t be able to sell enough to succeed. 

In fact, making sure that your customers can find your business and product is absolutely critical to getting enough sales. Happily, there are several tactics you can use to make sure your product and brand stand out one line. 

The first of these is to use a specialist like Hesk.com.au to employ a customised SEO and Paid search strategy, one that will do two things. The first is to ensure you are not only at the top of the organic search results for terms related to your product. While the second is that your business will appear in the paid adverts for more comprehensive coverage as well. 

Additionally, embracing newer trends such as voice search can help here. In fact, such searches tend to be phrased in the form of questions. Therefore making sure you offer a clear answer to likely queries can help your business gain pole position in the searches. Thus driving more traffic and presenting an increased opportunity to convert sales. 

Focus on existing as well as new customers 

Many businesses spend all their time and money on finding and converting completely new customers. However, they forget that they already have a wealth of leads likely to convert. That is their existing customers. After all, they have made a purchase before and already have experience of working with that company. 

To that end, be sure not to overlook your existing customers as a potential source of increased sales. Of course, as the article at cmo.com.au suggests you will have to connect with them, outlining the benefits of your products, and perhaps offering discounts or deals to close the deal. 

This being something that can do effectively with email marketing and mailshots. While many businesses even use text or messenger marketing. In fact, the more customized and personalised you can get with your marketing, the better. The reason being that individualized marketing is much more likely to engage the reader and so have the desired effect. This being something else that can help you in your quest to increase sales. 

Listen to what your customers have to say 

On the subject of customers, they really are the most critical factor to address here. In fact, if you want to close more sales, you need to listen to what they have to say. 

The good news is that there are many places from which you can draw information on this subject. Such as independent review sites, and comments on your own social media. You may even wish to send out surveys or include them on your website to gain further insight. 

Some businesses go as far as to integrate them into their actual sales funnels too. Something that can help them tailor each customer experience more specifically and thus increases the chance of closing the deal. 

Improve your conversion techniques 

Finally, if you want more sales, as the post at donna-stone.com.au suggests, you need to refine your business’s ability to close and convert. After all, there is a big difference between a visitor and someone that actually spends their money with you. 

One way to do this is to include a guarantee with your purchases. That is, you will give your customers their money back after a certain number of days if they are not happy with their product. In fact, this is a strategy that helps to inspire confidence, therefore making it easier for a patron to make the decision to buy. 

Alternatively, you may choose to offer deals that are just too good to be passed up. Of course, for these to be as effective as possible, you must make them timed as well. That is, your customers can have 30% off if they buy now and don’t leave the store or navigate away from the site. A tactic that can really help to convince them to go through with their purchase and so ensure you get as many sales as possible.

 

About the author /


Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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