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Success in 2015: New Year’s resolutions for your online business

Vector calendar app icon. 1 JanuaryNew Year’s resolutions have become second nature in our society: Another year, another set of goals. These goals, more often than not, tend to be personal resolutions: Lose weight. Get organized. Spend less, and save more. Even Mark Zuckerburg resolved to read a new book every other week.

What about resolutions for your business?

Statistics show that people who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals.

Wouldn’t you like to be ten times more likely to achieve success in 2015? Here are a few ideas to help you get started.

Go mobile
We’ve said it once (or twice), and we’ll say it again. Mobile is no longer a “nice to have” and has turned into a necessity. About 90% of consumers owning smartphones, and this number grows every day.

So, how do you get your site mobile-ready and set for success in 2015? With Yola, the answer is simple. Silver and Gold users have access to mobile-ready websites with just a click of the button.

While in Sitebuilder, hover over the “Publish” button and select “Configure” next to Mobile Phone Publishing.

Enabling your mobile website with Yola

From there, select your background color, your font color, click “Enable” and “Save.”

Enabling your mobile website with Yola

Get an Online Store
With ecommerce sales anticipated to reach $500 billion by 2018, small businesses need to start selling online.And this runs true for all small businesses, as ecommerce is not limited to tangible products.

Whether you’re a personal trainer selling fitness classes online or a real estate guru offering sales tips by eBook, you have the ability to get creative and think outside the box when selling online.

Intrigued? Get the details on getting your Yola Online Store up and running here or check our free website templates for real estate agents here.

Reach out to your audience
The Small Business Association suggests small businesses have a goal of investing more money in marketing. And a great way to start is through email marketing.

Statistics show that for every $1 spent on email marketing, the average return is $44.25. Not a bad return on advancement!

With companies like Constant Contact or Mail Chimp sending email marketing campaigns (and beautiful ones at that) have been made easy. Check out this post on setting up your first email marketing campaign, and be sure to add an enticing subject line!

As you can see, whether you’re setting up a Yola Online Store or spending less money, creating New Year’s resolutions can be beneficial to both your personal and professional life. What goals have you set to achieve success in 2015?

2 thoughts on “Success in 2015: New Year’s resolutions for your online business”

  1. I Started Working Over Internet, doing various simple jobs that only required desktop or laptop computer and access to internet and it is a life saver for me… It’s been six months since i started this And I Got paid total of $36,000… Basicly I earn about 80 dollars Each hour and work for three to four hrs daily.And the best part about this job is that you can work when it’s convenient to you and you get a Paycheck at the end Of each Week.

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