Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
If you want to attract gaggles of gift-givers to your site, remember these three words: Offer free shipping.
Online holiday-gift shoppers overwhelmingly consider free shipping an important enticement in making purchases, with discounts and free return policies also key considerations, according to a survey released by Yahoo! Small Business and Harris Interactive.
Ninety percent of participants in the survey said free shipping would draw them to a site, followed by online discounts (69 percent), free or “no-hassle” return policies, (64 percent), free gift wrapping (27 percent) and finally gift certificates (24 percent).
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