How to get traffic to my E-commerce website?

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Hi to all wariors,
I've created my new ecommerce website and i don't know how to get traffic?
Any suggestions guys!!
#ecommerce #traffic #website
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  • Profile picture of the author frontplug
    Depends on what you are selling!

    What products/services do you sell?
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    • Profile picture of the author Flores Alberto
      Hi frontplug,
      I'm selling women'c clothes (dresses, coats, pants, ...)
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      • Profile picture of the author frontplug
        The quickest way is through Google Ads.

        Promote one product that is trending on Google.

        Ensure your site loads quickly or do it through an app.
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        • Profile picture of the author Flores Alberto
          Can you check my website and give me your opinion please
          https://takeitcheaper.com
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          • Profile picture of the author frontplug
            Really like the website but a couple if things to consider:

            1) The logo needs changing
            2) Have products on Instagram
            3) Utilise Google for Business

            If you help setting up the above let me know.
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          • Profile picture of the author tritrain
            Don't forget Pinterest too. Use all the major social media platforms. You can share coupons, sales info, etc. If you have a really good picture, you could post it to Pinterest, then use Stumbleupon and give it a thumbs up. Your picture will get traffic, then when they click on it the link will take them to your site.

            Yeah, the logo needs serious work. You could probably pay a small amount on Fiverr and get a really professional logo, or those fixed at least.
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          • Profile picture of the author ParamSingh
            Flores I checked your site, like it but there is a need to changing. Firstly try to resolve your loading speed. You can use woorank, to analyze your site.
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      • Profile picture of the author seoserviceusa
        You can do advertisement on Facebook or Google.
        Thanks
        Jacky @ Expert_Clipping
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  • Profile picture of the author TMacD
    Create something of value, e.g. a PDF about your niche, and offer it for free on your website when people subscribe with their email. Then blast it out in a FB ad for $5 per day for 5 days. You'll should start building a solid emailing list, which you can then retarget.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Guest posting is one idea Flores.

    If you are selling women's clothes, build friendships with bloggers in the fashion niche. Promote them. Comment on their blogs. All while you practice writing in a Word document daily.

    Guest post invites will come your way, then publish helpful, content-rich guest posts on these blogs to grow your niche and to drive traffic to your blog.

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  • Profile picture of the author AndhikaWijaya
    The fast-way to get huge traffic for your e-commerce is:
    1. Using Google Adwords to get traffic base-on beauty & fashion keywords.
    2. Using Facebook Ads to get awareness, so make it 2 or 3 adset: 1 for impression, 1 again for click and 1 again for instagram promote. Don't make it become one ads, it is for your ads measure.
    3. Do the Search Engine Optimization for long-terms traffic, even you're already using Google Ads or Facebook Ads.
    4. Reach out to Beauty & Fashion Blogger, so they can help you to promote your e-commerce.
    5. Consistent write a blog post with relevan content about Fashion & Beauty.

    But before you do 5 point, you need to do one thing: Change the logo become more good looking as Fashion Ecommerce.

    Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author 111ideas
    SEO is the best way to get traffic.
    You can also try PPC, but it's expensive.
    Alternatively, you can try bulk mailing if you have the data of online shoppers.
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  • Profile picture of the author koolphoto
    Google Ads, Pinterest, Instagram. But for Instagram, you will need better photos. YouTube videos too. Again, for YouTube, the visual content has to really be on point and storytelling is a must. Facebook could be utilized, but to sell to that traffic you need more impulse type products.

    Design a much better logo. Yours sucks.
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  • Profile picture of the author koolphoto
    What no one touched upon and I didn't in my last post is that your site, like thousands of other sites, is just a generic website with pictures trying to sell products. You have to get yourself noticed from the pack. I guess you can say you have to think outside the box.

    I think for anyone to sell, they need to get the consumer to know and trust them. Basically, they have to give someone a reason to shop at their site. I think the only type of selling where this is not really needed is impulse products. Then, I think the customer buys on emotion.

    Maybe, create and promote a brand. That is what you can do with social media. You must introduce yourself and present your wares in such a way that people feel comfortable buying from you and especially noticing you. You have to rise up and out of the noise.

    In all honesty, your site is no different from many of the generic clothing Shopify sites I see. Who are you? What makes your site special? Why would a customer come and buy from you without knowing you and your store? What are you offering that is different from everyone else? Why should they not just go to Amazon or a similar big site. I don't think people only buy on price, especially if they don't know you. I don't. If you were a customer, would you buy from your site?

    Now, be honest and then solve these questions. Then, maybe you can find and keep the customers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dealhopp1
    You Can Use The SEO Methods or you can also use the Google algorithms for SEO
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  • Profile picture of the author herlonso
    I think SEO strategy would be cool to get traffic. Please try to change your logo by designing a simple but effective logo for your website. I will recommend this gig I used once and the experience was excellent... goo.gl/Uefvxm
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  • Hi all I have a Ecommerce website Rissachi- Buy Online Shopping India | Mobiles | Electronics | Women Apparel | Books in India i m selling refurbished mobile tablets laptops mobile accessories Women Handbags and Sunglasses in India my prices are best to other sites. please guide me how to get the genuine traffic in india.
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  • Profile picture of the author DWaters
    For promoting women's clothing you may want to use Pinterest as the majority of Pinterest users are women.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
    I would suggest that you run a few polls surveys so that you can gather feedback.

    Do you have a content strategy in place as yet to attract prospects ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jefay
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    Thanks a lot for the replies here! Do you have any specific tips for an opencart eCommerce website? I would appreciate any input from you here.
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    • Profile picture of the author AndhikaWijaya
      Originally Posted by Jefay View Post

      Thanks a lot for the replies here! Do you have any specific tips for an opencart eCommerce website? I would appreciate any input from you here.
      @Jefay my humble suggest for you is, better you learn much about SEO & SEM. Its enough for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author farhan0101
    You must post about your website, product on social media like facebook, Twitter , Google + etc are best way to get good traffic on website
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  • Profile picture of the author seoserviceusa
    You can do advertisement on Facebook or Google.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Gramm
    It's just a matter of time. You need comprehensive approach:
    - SEO (content, technical issues, URLs, innerlinking etc.);
    - marketing (service, selling points, prices, offers, content);
    - social networks (you need accurate set goals, because resources are limited, content).
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  • Profile picture of the author Bosslife007
    Hi Alberto there's only 2 ways to drive traffic it's free traffic coming from social media sites like joining facebook groups in your niche,craigslist,forums,blogs making a YouTube video about your ecomm store or you can just get paid traffic like google ads,bing ads or facebook ads...I use one site that gets me targeted visitors all the time..
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  • Profile picture of the author drillthedeal
    Attract customers with good discount , collect email addresses when they visit your site , mail them regularly with good offers to keep them . post your offers to Facebook Instagram ,google plus to get traffic on your site

    online deals and offers
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  • Profile picture of the author MValmont
    For this market, Facebook and Instagram Ads for sure.
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  • Profile picture of the author raihan2saiful
    I think Fb ads is the best traffic source for E-commerce.
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  • Profile picture of the author excellencecode
    Do social media marketing. It can drive traffic to your website.
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    • Profile picture of the author Alex Gramm
      But social channel gives less conversion rate than organic search in majority cases.
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  • Profile picture of the author anthonee
    Six types of traffic sources, this is what "channels" are in Google analytics. If you know this already, skip to below.

    Organic Search - This is what generally comes from a search engine such as Google or Bing against a specific search term query. In order to get these clicks your page must rank high for said keyword, this is all interconnected with keywords, i.e., the search term. In other words, organic traffic is very highly connected with SEO.

    Referral Traffic - also organic (non-paid) in nature, comes via articles or linkages, in other words your site was found by way of a referall from another site, not a search engine.

    Paid Search - Pay per click (PPC), not organic, you have paid for this click somewhere, Adwords, Bing, shopping sites, through an affiliate, somewhere. You only get this if you can afford to pay for keywords that you think make sense to drive traffic to your site. Keyword research and good copywriting help.

    Direct Traffic - Organic, word-of-mouth / off-line referral. Visitors who come to your website via this method, have either bookmarked your site, or perhaps are repeat visitors or simply know your who you are.

    Social - This is really referral traffic that comes in from social link, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit, etc, etc.

    Email - This is traffic that comes into your site that linked into your site from a email, or an email campaign.

    You can see that Items 1-4 are really the basic traffic channels, Organic, Paid, Dircect and Referral, while Social and Email, are really additonal referral channels.
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  • Profile picture of the author supriya verma
    if wants to have organic traffic on your e commerce website you need to have a dynamic and magnetic offers of your product and the content of your website must be attractive to viewer.
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  • Profile picture of the author strollerslab
    You can use google ads to get more traffic, but it is expensive. You can create a Google My Business page to get more traffics and must be created a Pinterest account to get a unique traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Daijon Moss
    I think Facebook Ads would be an ideal choice for you to get traffic to your website. Facebook allows brands, celebrities to engage with their customers, fans, and people interested in their products, services. It is a casual way of reaching people as compared to traditional marketing or advertising. You can reach people, listen to them, improve your product/services as per feedback from consumers and turn them into brand loyal or brand advocates. If you advertise on Facebook, you can target audience on many criteria such as geography, age, gender, job, school, status (single, married, parent etc.)

    I have an also e-commerce website and I'm selling more than 50 products daily with the help of Facebook.
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