You have a great product and now you are thinking of selling online. So why haven’t you?
Many people make the mistake of waiting far too long before they feel ready to start selling. The reality is - there will be no magic moment that you become ready to start selling online. So start today and begin growing a following around you.
Here are some important reasons why you should stop waiting and start selling:
Someone Could Beat You to it
If you wait for too long, you are inviting competitors to enter your space and take away customers that should have been yours. Don’t give someone else the opportunity to steal potential customers, start selling as soon as you have a product you think people will like.
The Market Could Change
If you keep your idea locked up for too long, what was once an amazing solution could become obsolete. The market is always changing and evolving, if you have identified a need right now, help solve it before that need might shift. By getting your product out there faster you can grow and change with the market. You will be able to better adapt to changes that might occur.
You Can Still Change Your Product After You Launch
A big concern people have is that their product might not be exactly perfect. The best way to see if your product will be popular is to offer it out to the market and watch for feedback. You might discover a few small changes you could make that will help drive up user satisfaction and help you sell more.
If You Aren’t Making Money, You Are Losing Money
The more time you spend working on your product the more time you are spending not making money. If you have something you think people will buy, sell it to them and start making money!
Many people tend to think that selling online looks something like this:
The idea of having to create an online presence and attract fans can be a scary thought and deter many people from wanting to start selling. Luckily, it gets easier when you look at things the other way around:
If you have a product, get it out to market. If people like it they will talk about it and your fan base will grow. Now, instead of having to spend time trying to figure out how to attract fans, your product do the introduction for you and you can build from there.
How do you start selling?
There are a couple solutions out there to help you start selling professionally, without the hassles of creating a storefront. One solution, that lets you get started in minutes, is ShopLocket. With ShopLocket you can upload pictures, set a price and choose a well-designed layout to display your product. You can then embed your product into any website, or share a link on Facebook or Twitter.
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So stop waiting and start selling today!
About The Author
ShopLocket is a Toronto based startup looking to change the world of e-commerce by making it easy for anyone to sell anything from anywhere, in minutes. We want to help decentralize online sales. Storefronts are a thing of the past and Marketplaces drive users away from a sellers personal site. Most creative people find themselves with something they want to sell at some time or the other. But often the time, money, or energy required to start selling online makes them keep pushing it to the bottom of their to-do list. Not anymore. ShopLocket makes selling anything online as easy as embedding a Youtube video. Now anyone can “Create. Share. Sell." www.shoplocket.com
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