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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th November 2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By serpyre
Re: How to migrate Prestashop to Magento?

Summary, you need an automated tool as the Magento datasets can be difficult, Conclusion, use Cart2Cart as it's the easiest and cheapest method.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th November 2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By serpyre
Re: Enterprise Software

Then we suggest you skip enterprise software, it all works very differently to mass market small business software.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th November 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,023
Posted By serpyre
Re: How to rank a site?

Ridiculous, service providers again with their slow growth chargeable time strategies.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By serpyre
Re: What are your ranking methods these days?

Sure, it is actually to do with automation efficiency - now for reference you cannot extrapolate upwards - it doesn't work - almost everyone tries and they lose the point completely along the way....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By serpyre
Re: What are your ranking methods these days?

Look, it is really simple how it all works. Google run at 2,000% efficiency, small business <200% - there are two types of seo business and technical. Most use business - corporates use tech - have...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th October 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By serpyre
Re: How to increase business sales?

Yes, that is normal, it simply comes down to efficiency.

You have different sizes of business categorisation as defined by various government bodies and companies such as Gartner & Forrester....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th October 2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By serpyre
Re: How to increase business sales?

Simple you need to have the same efficiency as corporates such as Amazon at 1,100% rather than small business which is 0-200%. The main problem is that there is no small business technology that is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By serpyre
Re: SEO traffic vs Other Traffic

There is no dicusssion, most of this is frequented by service providers that see 2% of the overall business revenue stream, then you have the retailer view that needs to see 98%. This covers it all -...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 3rd October 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,890
Posted By serpyre
Re: PPC or SEO ???

Out of interest, did you read our post.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd October 2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By serpyre
Re: Lost with ecommerce startup

Sure, but we have a very different perspective. Yes, most of these guides are to generate writer income not actually income for the other side - otherwise they would be just running a business...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By serpyre
Re: The best SEO for our clients is not stricly SEO

Of which Google generate 70% of their revenue via Adwords and when revenue flattened updates such as Penguin and Panda were released. Seems like we are the only ones who see a conflict of interest!
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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th September 2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By serpyre
Re: About Ebay Selling

A doing business as still makes you personally responsible for the entity as a whole in most jurisdictions. If you want abstraction between personal and private you need an llc or a ltd (limited...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By serpyre
Re: Big Websites Pagerank ?

Always good, just shows that 99% only see what they want to see and work from bottom-up - interesting that Google switched to top-down a few years ago and that is now feeding in to the mainstream....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By serpyre
Re: Big Websites Pagerank ?

That's the problem with small business, they are clouded by the details and can't see the overall picture - it doesn't mean you can't be successful - it is just much more difficult due to the lack of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By serpyre
Re: Big Websites Pagerank ?

Right - so you will receive 100s of opinions - we have the facts - but they almost always go over everyones heads. It comes down to one very simple point - number of visitors generated per $1 of...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 25th September 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By serpyre
Re: I've been receiving fraudulent transactions and I can't tell them apart!

The simplest is when there appears to be a problem ask questions - normally they will not respond or provide conflicting information. The best is if you are unsure reject and refund - it takes 10...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th September 2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By serpyre
Re: People in UK with an ecommerce site

Register as a limited, always try and keep business and personal separate. There are some cheap accountants available (can give you a name of a group of them which are economical) and also can give...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th September 2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By serpyre
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th September 2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By serpyre
Re: how to set a price for a product?

You go to Google, find the product or equivalent - then go to the competitors from the largest to the smallest - see their offerings - and compare. If you are looking for an automated method - no -...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 11th September 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By serpyre
Re: Custom Site or Shopping Cart Platform? Confused non-techie!

And therein lies your problem - you can have a read of this but in the end is makes no difference so need to follow linear progression - how lovely they deleted the thread -...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 10th September 2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By serpyre
Re: Custom Site or Shopping Cart Platform? Confused non-techie!

For you, WooCommerce and a top sales theme from Themeforest (WP is business based) on WPEngine or Shopify (also business friendly). That's all there is to say really - you'll figure out the rest with...
Forum: Social Media 25th August 2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By serpyre
Re: Going Viral on Reddit - Massive Traffic

Very nice, how are you going to monatise it!
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 17th August 2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By serpyre
Re: Best platform for eCommerce with complex custom products?

Why does everyone make it so complex, you don't need any custom code, you can do it with custom options or bundles in Magento, and if you want something a little more user friendly there are some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By serpyre
Re: Question about SEO versus Adwords

That makes sense, stick with what you know. Going back to the growth - yes but you will hit a saturation point and given your products are not mass-market it is an open question where that is....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th August 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By serpyre
Re: The Key To Converting

Trust - that is all it comes down to in the end. Google will not rank you and visitors will not part with their hard earned money if they don't trust you - that usually takes quite some time - it is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th August 2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By serpyre
Re: Does social media good for SEO?

As a sales channel social media generates 1-2% of the traffic and is more or less useless, organic - ppc - email control ~60. As for traffic, social media just tells bots there is something...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th August 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,832
Posted By serpyre
Re: Why is my eCommercial site not converting well?

It looks pretty good, and trying to not be too much of a downer, but still like an OpenCart or WooCommerce or BigCommerce style site. Customers, especially those that are paying, feel it instantly....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By serpyre
Re: Inventory Management Vs Accounting

In the end it is all the same, just the scale of how you do it and how much revenue you make for the amount of effort you put in. You are referring to multichannel - selling the same products across...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 25th July 2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By serpyre
Re: How many visits can I expect from my new Wordpress site?

It all balances out to the same eventually, niche usually means higher conversion rates but much lower visitor numbers. As we said, we would expect the lower end of the scale but there is where all...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 25th July 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,846
Posted By serpyre
Re: Is eCommerce for an 18 year old?

Have been thinking about this a bit more, basically a WooCommerce/Prestashop/ZenCart site averages out at $50,000 revenue per year, Magento CE around $120,000 revenue per year. If you are happy at...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 24th July 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,846
Posted By serpyre
Re: Is eCommerce for an 18 year old?

Our pleasure. One thing we forgot to mention was fraud, it is now many times easier to take than to make. We just had some plugins bought but something didn't add up so rejected the payments via...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 23rd July 2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,846
Posted By serpyre
Re: Is eCommerce for an 18 year old?

The problem you have is a very simple one, the cost of entry now is much higher than a couple of year ago. The situation is very simple, everything is progressively being squeezed to the fat tails of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By serpyre
Re: Need your help deciding whether it'll be worth it

Isn't that the truth, nice one. Depends if it is long tail or very niche - not clear from the comments - for that details are needed, if so you will have more success, short tail and you are in with...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd July 2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,168
Posted By serpyre
Re: Low conversion, little traffic, few sales, Help!

Unfortunately you are incorrect but that would make sense. The article is one perspective, but as we have already said (you must have missed it) some multi-national consultants who work on...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd July 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,168
Posted By serpyre
Re: Low conversion, little traffic, few sales, Help!

PPC doesn't work anymore for SMES Google AdWords (http://concept5.com/google-adwords-destroyer-of-small-business/) - Bing is least worst compared to Google, but it doesn't have the traffic. We can...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 21st July 2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,168
Posted By serpyre
Re: Low conversion, little traffic, few sales, Help!

Around 2-2.5% is about average, you can read our comments here http://www.warriorforum.com/ecommerce-sites-wholesaling-drop-shipping/934284-traffic-website.html and here...
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