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Learn how to wheel and deal on eBay and other sites with the tips in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- E-commerce site
- Site map
- Target customers
- Target market
- Product photos and descriptions
- Background information
- Meta tags
Set up site
Set up an e-commerce site with free hosting, domain name, web design tools, and e-mail accounts.
Have a site map with navigation bars, drop-down menus, and query customers to help guide them easily through your website.
Know your customers
Know who your target customers are, this will help you connect with them to sell more items tailored to their likes and needs.
Display your products with quality photos and descriptions. Include easy-to-understand instructions on how to purchase and, if necessary, return, products.
Have a detailed page describing the background of the company and make it easy for customers to get in contact with you.
Have meta tags
Set up your website with meta tags, which are in the site's HTML code, to get customers to your site. The meta tags are usually keywords that customers use when they search for your product online.
Continually update your website to keep customers interested in coming back. Reward returning customers with a discount.