News & Articles
INDEPENDENT RETAILER magazine is now the official news outlet for Wholesale Central visitors.
Each monthly issue is packed with new product ideas, supplier profiles, retailing news, and
business strategies to help you succeed.
See new articles daily online at IndependentRetailer.com.
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05/01/2008 - Vertical Search Effectiveness
Vertical search engines are continuing to grow in popularity because they only show the results that are relevant to a marketer's product needs.
05/01/2008 - Going Organic: Optimizing for Search to Increase Website Sales
Gaining exposure about your web business and its products or services is critical. As I stated in my last column, if a potential customer does not know you exist during their buying process, then you have no chance to make a sale.
03/01/2008 - Building Relevance And Sales Momentum
Relevance occurs when an input (a sight, sound, a display, words) connects with an individual's background to yield conclusions that matter to them, like answering a question
03/01/2008 - Best Web Sourcing
When sourcing wholesale merchandise, where do emarketers find the best products and prices for items being made in the U.S.A, China and other manufacturing markets?
02/01/2008 - Golden Compass Increases Web Sales
I have noticed a recurring problem among merchants who have contacted me to help them increase their website sales.
01/01/2008 - Web Buying Habits
Easy search tools were seen as the most useful and desired characteristic of retail websites in a recent survey from The E-tailing Group Inc.
01/01/2008 - Shoppers Need Visuals
"People don't shop by reading text, they shop by visuals, like color and style," said Joe Chung, CEO and co founder of Allurent Inc., a web technology firm.
01/01/2008 - CloseoutCentral.com: The Ultimate Source
For over ten years, CloseoutCentral.com has been the leading online marketplace for buying and selling closeout merchandise, and it just keeps getting better.
11/01/2007 - Five Steps To Successful Pay Per Click
There are three ways to grow a business.
10/01/2007 - Strategies to Skyrocket Web Sales
In the last issue of Web Wholesaler, I explained how to overcome a high bounce rate of visitors arriving on your website, only to immediately leave without taking one step deeper into your site.
10/01/2007 - CloseoutCentral.com Adds Google Search
CloseoutCentral.com, the web's leading online b2b closeout merchandise exchange, has added a new search feature on its website.
09/01/2007 - Web Profits: Proven How-To Strategies to Skyrocket Web Sales
Last month I presented the importance of knowing your website performance numbers. Knowing these numbers enables you to decide where to focus your efforts, including time and money to increase your website sales.
09/01/2007 - Vertical Search Engines
Vertical search engines are not new. Websites that help users find people, shop, and get business information have existed for years. But the number of these search engines being introduced has greatly increased in recent years.
09/01/2007 - Shopping By GPS
Mobile phone providers Sprint, Nextel, and GPShopper have teamed up to launch a service that uses the web and global positioning technology to guide shoppers to products they want and the local stores that carry them.
09/01/2007 - Buyers Network Streamlined Wholesale Buying
Wholesalecentral.com has a unique and revolutionary service for resellers called Buyers Network.
07/01/2007 - Web Profits: Strategies to Skyrocket Sales
Increasing website sales is a process involving three, primary components.
07/01/2007 - Surplus Success At Via Trading
Jacques Stambouli was brainstorming one day in the library, while working on his master's thesis. His professor had assigned him to come up with a business plan that pertained to retail or wholesale.
07/01/2007 - News Archive Offers Insight For Retailers
All of the articles you read in Web Wholesaler Magazine can now be found conveniently online in the "Wholesale News and Article Archive," on Wholesalecentral.com.
04/01/2007 - Keeping Shopping Carts Safe
A wholesaler's online shopping cart is the backbone of the business, so taking care of it is essential.
03/01/2007 - Long Tail SEO
Most retailers with an online presence are keenly aware of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), a series of tools and techniques designed to drive up your rankings on popular search engines like Google and Yahoo.
03/01/2007 - Finding Items with Product Locator
Each month, the Tech Tips column takes you on an in-depth tour of a different power feature that you can use on Wholesalecentral.com to help grow your business.
03/01/2007 - CloseoutCentral.Com: Web Buying & Selling Made Easy
Buyers searching for the best deals on the latest closeout merchandise should look no further than Closeoutcentral.com, the nation's leading directory of closeout suppliers and products.
01/01/2007 - 10 Tips To Build Sales
Believe it or not, many retailers fail to respond to inquiries that could lead to additional business. Salespeople often dismiss phone calls, email queries, web page click throughs and web impressions as, "window shoppers."