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My site's transactions is also down since 2 weeks ago. For me it's very worrying because i use to close 6-8 deals a day. Now, I only close 1-2 for the past 2 weeks.
Traffic hasn't been down. I'm wondering what's wrong. (I'm selling toys)
Use to collect more than $100 per day. Now, only $20-$30. Quite demoralized. Anyone know's if this is normal?
Still, I'm relaunching the website mid april, with lots of new products and a nice new database backend, so it's given me plenty of time to get that up and running properly.
Do you have new competitors? Do you get orders via pay-per-click ads or natural results?
Most of my traffic is from Pay per click.
On the competitor front, there is one new guy who appears to be droppshipping with ridiculously low margins. SInce my main supplier offered dropshipping, I've seen a few new, obviously rushed and unprofessional looking, sites pop up, offer low prices and then disappear.
However this guy has put a lot of effort into the site, and is losing money on many products. He looks very Pro. It's a bit worrying, but I don't know how long they cn keep operating with such tiny margins.
Sales were very good yesterday and when I relaunch the site in a couple of weeks, there is goning to be a huge marketing push, so hopefully things will definately be on the turn around.
What is B2B?
March has been our biggest month yet, but in our sector here its normal for sales to be high in the first and beginning of the second quarter.
People are getting their tax refunds here in the states so hopefully they'll spend it in April!
I was in the process of funding a 'jump' to a dedicated e-com site, from my ebay store revenues. I was on a steady 10% sales to listings ratio-not anymore!
March and April have been dire. Visitor volumes through the floor, sales down 80%.
I was so spooked at seeing '0 bids', that I got on to ebay to ask them if they have any kind of control over 'visibility' of my listings-strangely I had a small spurt of sales within 24hrs, then it dropped away again.
Does anyone know how ebay servers work? I have consistantly seen 'clusters' of sales from the same geographical area within defined time periods, over the 18 months I've been at it.
If all my listings are 'visible' to the whole world at all times, what are the odds on receiving two orders from the same town on the same rotation, let alone several?