New website not getting search engine traffic and not selling

by cenii
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Hi there,

I'm hoping you can give me some advice!

I launched a website around 24days ago and unfortunately it's not getting any traffic from Google.
My website is retail store i opened 24days ago and still i had doesnt sell anything im hosted on hostgator, SSL is installed,payment method PayPal , and i had used 50$ Facebook coupon but still i doesnt sell anything from my website on website are more than 200 products and are free shipping worldwide , so what i need to do to sell ???

P.S my website link https://evthm.com
#engine #search #selling #traffic #website
  • Profile picture of the author SEO Power
    There's no way you can sell anything without traffic. Although there are many factors that affect sales, traffic is the biggest. You have to do some SEO to start receiving traffic and the type of SEO you need is ecommerce SEO. I'm sure you'll find threads containing good information about optimising ecommerce sites if you use the search button.
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  • Profile picture of the author edpudol1973
    SEO is not overnight process, it takes time. But there are some shortcuts, create videos then submit to youtube using longtail keywords, and then point a link into your site. Videos using long talil keyword and have keyword rich description is rank faster than new websites.

    But still you need to put some effort here.
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  • Profile picture of the author jezter6
    Why would Google rank you for anything? What do you have that deserves ranking for anything?

    Why do people just expect that because they bought a domain that suddenly they deserve thousands of hits every day just because there's a page up?
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  • Profile picture of the author allenmartin
    What are you willing to invest in your business?

    SEO needs time as explained in a post before, Paid Traffic comes almost instantly.

    What kind of Traffic Methods have you tried? Only using a Facebook coupon won't guarantee you some sales.

    Here is my advice for you:

    Drive Traffic to your shop through pinterest

    Here is the step by step plan for you:
    1. Create a pinterest account on pinterest.com
    2. Add a good short biography, an image of you or your shop and verify your shop url
    3. Upgrade your private Account to a Business Account to find out what posts get the most views
    4. Create Boards with Eyecatching Names - You need at least 10 boards.
    5. I would recommend you to search some boards on pinterest which are popular and create some similar ones (the board has to be similar with your shop content)
    6. Then follow all those popular boards and repin their pins to your board (which you've created before)
    7. I would install a pinterest plugin that gives visitors the opportunity to pin your item on their board
    8. Follow Each day the minimum people pinterest allow you to do (i would open the popular board and follow their followers too)
    9. Repin each day minimum 100 popular pins in your niche
    10. Add a description with call to action "Click the link to find out more about XXXX (your product)"
    11. Create a Tumblr Blog, a Twitter Account and Facebook Account.
    12. Synchronize your twitter and Facebook account with your tumblr blog
    13. Now every tumblr post you share will be shared on your twitter and Facebook account too
    14. For your tumblr posts use the same image as you used on pinterest for this particular product
    15. Add the same description on it as you used on pinterest
    16. Post at least 50 pieces per day on tumblr
    17. Follow every day a minimum of 100 People in your niche
    18. The Same with Facebook groups
    19. Take Action!

    That should build huge traffic to your site...

    For further questions, just send me a pm and i will help you.


    Allen
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  • Profile picture of the author Intrepreneur
    Setup many social profiles for your brand.

    Crunchbase, twitter, crowdfunding things etc.

    With a link back to your site. You need some authority and links for Google to consider you.

    Maybe it's just authority you don't have.

    Plus your site is very slow. Invest in better hosting.
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    • Profile picture of the author cenii
      Originally Posted by Intrepreneur View Post

      Setup many social profiles for your brand.

      Crunchbase, twitter, crowdfunding things etc.

      With a link back to your site. You need some authority and links for Google to consider you.

      Maybe it's just authority you don't have.

      Plus your site is very slow. Invest in better hosting.
      can you suggest me any better hosting ?
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  • Profile picture of the author allenmartin
    I would stick with hostgator.com

    Fast server and professional support
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    • Profile picture of the author cagliostro
      Originally Posted by allenmartin View Post

      I would stick with hostgator.com

      Fast server and professional support
      I hope you are joking. Hostgator is EIG group. Total crap.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEO-Dave
    Build it and they will come hey :-)

    SEO takes a lot of effort, go do some research about aged backlinks and you might understand why no traffic and sales.

    David
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOexpertSEO
    You website takes way too long to load. It took 60 seconds when I tested your domain.

    Here is what you need to do: Leverage browser caching

    Serve static content from a cookieless domain

    Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header

    Minimize redirects

    Specify a cache validator

    Remove query strings from static resources

    See: Website speed test
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    • Profile picture of the author cenii
      Originally Posted by SEOexpertSEO View Post

      You website takes way too long to load. It took 60 seconds when I tested your domain.

      Here is what you need to do: Leverage browser caching

      Serve static content from a cookieless domain

      Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header

      Minimize redirects

      Specify a cache validator

      Remove query strings from static resources

      See: Website speed test
      how to do that ??
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      • Profile picture of the author SEO-Dave
        Originally Posted by cenii View Post

        how to do that ??
        Just ran your site through the Google PageSpeed Insights Tool (checks speed) and it timed out, that's really bad.

        PageSpeed Insights

        Go to the URL above and when it eventually analyses your site try to fix the issues, there's lots of info provided by Google.

        There is something seriously wrong with your site, it's taking forever to load.

        Took a quick look at the home page code and you have 36 CSS files and 37 js files required to generate your site.

        73 files have to be loaded before your users gets to see the content, the fact it eventually loads would make me happy! I doubt any potential customers stick around to order, it's way too slow.

        This is an example of how NOT to setup a web site for speed, your probably having to download over 1MB of content just to load a page!

        You'd need a really high powered host to load this website relatively fast, if you are using low cost hosting it would probably result in an awful server response time (maybe several seconds). You need a site redesign, strip out most of the CSS files and js files (remove some of the flashy features = less CSS and js needed), setup the server for speed, using GZIP compression etc... add caching (that would help a lot).

        David
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        • Profile picture of the author cenii
          Originally Posted by SEO-Dave View Post

          Just ran your site through the Google PageSpeed Insights Tool (checks speed) and it timed out, that's really bad.

          PageSpeed Insights

          Go to the URL above and when it eventually analyses your site try to fix the issues, there's lots of info provided by Google.

          There is something seriously wrong with your site, it's taking forever to load.

          Took a quick look at the home page code and you have 36 CSS files and 37 js files required to generate your site.

          73 files have to be loaded before your users gets to see the content, the fact it eventually loads would make me happy! I doubt any potential customers stick around to order, it's way too slow.

          This is an example of how NOT to setup a web site for speed, your probably having to download over 1MB of content just to load a page!

          You'd need a really high powered host to load this website relatively fast, if you are using low cost hosting it would probably result in an awful server response time (maybe several seconds). You need a site redesign, strip out most of the CSS files and js files (remove some of the flashy features = less CSS and js needed), setup the server for speed, using GZIP compression etc... add caching (that would help a lot).

          David
          i had enabled gzip mode but when i add new product users that visited 1 time need to clear cookies to show new products.
          how can i fix css and js files
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  • Profile picture of the author Scorpion2
    I just tried to click on your website and it didnt go up in 30 seconds so i closed it down. Your website is extremely slow you need to look into improving the speed of it. Its extremely important that you website loads fast.

    Also like others have mentioned it will take time for google to start puting your site on first page.
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  • Profile picture of the author edpudol1973
    Your site load very slow, google will not love it. Even your visitor will leave without seeing what your products are.

    I am not sure if the problem is cause by poor coding of the cms you are using or your hosting. You need to find out the cause of this problem.
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    • Profile picture of the author cenii
      Originally Posted by edpudol1973 View Post

      Your site load very slow, google will not love it. Even your visitor will leave without seeing what your products are.

      I am not sure if the problem is cause by poor coding of the cms you are using or your hosting. You need to find out the cause of this problem.
      i think hosting because im exchange traffic and are about 35 users online , when are about 2- 3 users online site load more fast but maybe i will switch to VPS server 4gb ram
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  • Profile picture of the author wAvision
    The load time of your site, which was EXTREMELY long, is going to have a huge negative impact on your traffic.

    I doubt many people will stick around, if any at all.

    That long load time also has a negative impact when it comes to ranking your site.

    I would highly suggest you have someone with experience in site speed optimization take a look at it and see if you can fix it.
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    Your host isn't the problem.

    I have sites hosted on Hostgator that load 100 times faster (without trying) than the OP site.

    Looks like you have 38 CSS files & 48 javascript files loading on each internal page.

    Why?

    That's horrible for loading a webpage. Transferring the site to another host is still transferring the bottleneck (crappy theme).

    Start over.

    BTW, make it a point to load javascript in the HTML footer whenever possible. Still, you need a theme that isn't bloated with junk (CSS/Javascript).
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    • Profile picture of the author cenii
      Originally Posted by yukon View Post

      Your host isn't the problem.

      I have sites hosted on Hostgator that load 100 times faster (without trying) than the OP site.

      Looks like you have 38 CSS files & 48 javascript files loading on each internal page.

      Why?

      That's horrible for loading a webpage.

      Start over.

      BTW, make it a point to load javascript in the HTML footer whenever possible. Still, you need a theme that isn't bloated with junk (CSS/Javascript).
      how can i fix those ??
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      • Profile picture of the author yukon
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        Originally Posted by cenii View Post

        how can i fix those ??
        Get another theme (seriously).

        Pay attention to the new theme demo when shopping around, look at the theme demo HTML source code, search the source code for .js (javascript code). The javascript on your current theme is a major bottleneck.
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        • Profile picture of the author cenii
          Originally Posted by yukon View Post

          Get another theme (seriously).

          Pay attention to the new theme demo when shopping around, look at the theme demo HTML source code, search the source code for .js (javascript code). The javascript on your current theme is a major bottleneck.
          i had bought this theme on themeforest for 69$ i cant found other good themes and hmm im thinking to switch to opencart but prestashop look more good than opencart
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          • Profile picture of the author yukon
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            Originally Posted by cenii View Post

            i had bought this theme on themeforest for 69$ i cant found other good themes and hmm im thinking to switch to opencart but prestashop look more good than opencart
            Sorry to say but Themeforest is notorious for bloated slow loading javascript themes. Themeforest only goal is visual (does it look pretty).

            The cart isn't the problem. The problem is the theme.
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            • Profile picture of the author cenii
              Originally Posted by yukon View Post

              Sorry to say but Themeforest is notorious for bloated slow loading javascript themes.

              The cart isn't the problem. The problem is the theme.
              can you suggest me where i can buy prestashop theme
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              • Profile picture of the author yukon
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                Originally Posted by cenii View Post

                can you suggest me where i can buy prestashop theme
                All I can suggest is test each theme before buying.

                Shop around for fast loading theme demo pages. If you have a question on a specific theme that you like, post a URL here on the forum for feedback.

                Watch out for bloated .js (javascript) in the HTML, you can check that on your own.

                Most themes have a little javascript but your current theme has way to much javascript (48 files) trying to load at the same time.
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                • Profile picture of the author cenii
                  Originally Posted by yukon View Post

                  All I can suggest is test each theme before buying.

                  Shop around for fast loading theme demo pages. If you have a question on a specific theme that you like, post a URL here on the forum for feedback.

                  Watch out for bloated .js (javascript) in the HTML, you can check that on your own.

                  Most themes have a little javascript but your current theme has way to much javascript (48 files) trying to load at the same time.
                  what about this Presthemes TitanShop Prestashop Themes
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                  • Profile picture of the author SEO-Dave
                    Originally Posted by cenii View Post

                    Check them yourself:

                    View source (in the Firefox browser Right Click on your webpage, click View Page Source) and count the number of instances of .js and .css in the HTML code, will tell you how many JS and CSS files are loaded.

                    I develop a WordPress SEO theme, by default uses 3 CSS files which I recommended are combined and minified using a plugin (so one minified CSS file) and no JS files.

                    I consider page speed important enough to have no flashy features that require javascript. Unfortunately most theme developers don't think this way, they go for flashy features over page speed. Slow site loading costs customers, a reasonable loading time is essential and Google agrees, page speed is part of the ranking algo (appears to be a small part right now, but looks like that might change soon).

                    Don't suggest you look for the same in a theme for the cart you use, but the number of CSS and JS files required to run your site was ridiculously high. Should be a handful of JS and CSS files at worst, not 70 plus!!!

                    The theme might not be the only reason why it runs very slow. If a cleaner theme doesn't run faster look to other issues.

                    I'm not familiar with Prestashop cart software, look at solutions for caching if it's possible to cache at all (no idea with that software).

                    David
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                    • Profile picture of the author cenii
                      Originally Posted by SEO-Dave View Post

                      Check them yourself:

                      View source (in the Firefox browser Right Click on your webpage, click View Page Source) and count the number of instances of .js and .css in the HTML code, will tell you how many JS and CSS files are loaded.

                      I develop a WordPress SEO theme, by default uses 3 CSS files which I recommended are combined and minified using a plugin (so one minified CSS file) and no JS files.

                      I consider page speed important enough to have no flashy features that require javascript. Unfortunately most theme developers don't think this way, they go for flashy features over page speed. Slow site loading costs customers, a reasonable loading time is essential and Google agrees, page speed is part of the ranking algo (appears to be a small part right now, but looks like that might change soon).

                      Don't suggest you look for the same in a theme for the cart you use, but the number of CSS and JS files required to run your site was ridiculously high. Should be a handful of JS and CSS files at worst, not 70 plus!!!

                      The theme might not be the only reason why it runs very slow. If a cleaner theme doesn't run faster look to other issues.

                      I'm not familiar with Prestashop cart software, look at solutions for caching if it's possible to cache at all (no idea with that software).

                      David
                      i just
                      Smart cache for CSS Yes

                      Smart cache for JavaScript Yes No

                      Minify HTML Yes No

                      Compress inline JavaScript in HTML Yes No

                      Move JavaScript to the end Yes No

                      Apache optimization Yes

                      but still loading time same


                      i think hosting is not good
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    Try out clickbump theme. it is very fast and responsive. It has an excellent support by the author.
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