You can also offer cash rebates on your products in the same way.
Some shopping cart systems, such as the one I use, Kick Start Cart ( http://www.KickStartCart.com ), have a coupon module that generates coupon and discount links...
One of the best ways to capture and use customer credit card information is with a merchant account (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) that is tied to your electronic shopping system. It used to be hard to get such a merchant account but no longer. It seems like every company out there is ready to give (well, not give but sell) you a merchant account, but beware...
REVEAL YOURSELF Some people have trouble implementing this idea because
they like to remain aloof and private. This will hurt their chances of
making a good connection with people in the audience...
If you read this article and can honestly say that your Web
designer doesn't engage in these practices, by all means keep
them around! There are, Heaven knows, precious few such designers
around. But if you're like most of us, at least a few of these
behaviors are likely to sound all too familiar. In that case,
it's your duty to turn off your Web designer's money spigot and
find someone else (or learn to do this stuff yourself; it's not
Sigmund Freud wrote: "The most favorable condition for comic pleasure is a generally happy disposition in which one is in the mood for laughter."
This concept is called "in fun." If you want your audience to laugh, they must be in fun. You, the speaker, must be in fun. The emcee or program coordinator must be in fun. The whole program should be designed in fun. Do anything you can to be sure your audience knows that it's OK to laugh...
You can use traditional methods to sell products such as direct mail, catalogs and advertising. However, if you have a great online presence, the entire world is your marketplace at a fraction of the cost of most traditional methods. To easily sell to this worldwide marketplace, you need a great shopping cart system.
Choosing a shopping cart system is perhaps the most important single decision you'll make in your online marketing career...
People like to get good deals on the things they buy. Using electronic coupons and rebates is one good way of doing this. And, as a bonus, some people shop specifically for discounted products, so if you are known as a merchant who gives coupons from time to time, you'll be on the "watch list" of these bargain shoppers...
Personally, I don't really like coupons. I rarely use the things. In fact, I come close to going berserk in the check-out line at my local grocery store when I see a thick stack of coupons being pulled from the purse of the lady ahead of me...
Congratulations! You created an impulse in a customer to buy your product, but there's one small catch--without some way to process their credit card information, your sale is gone...
RESEARCH YOUR AUDIENCE It amazes me how some speakers will go to
a speaking engagement and really not know anything about the audience
they are speaking to. Many speakers just get lazy and feel that their
message is so important that anyone would want to hear it. They
couldn't be more wrong.
Don't Be Held Hostage! Kill Your Web Designer by Tom Antion
No, I'm not suggesting that you yank out an AK-47 and blow your
Web designer's life away.
Delivering humorous speeches involves a lot more than simply having good material. Take some time to incorporate these tips into your presentations and watch the fun and laughter factors rise.
You can use traditional methods to sell products such as direct mail, catalogs and advertising. However, if you have a great online presence, the entire world is your marketplace at a fraction of the cost of most traditional methods. To easily sell to this worldwide marketplace, you need a great shopping cart system...
But, even if you are like me, many people like coupons and coupons are definitely an effective sales tool. So are rebates. And unlike the grocery store check-out line, there's no waiting in electronic check-out lines...
One of the benefits of using coupons to promote your products and services is that you can place printable coupons right on your website. You can also offer cash rebates on your products in the same way.,,