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How Much Should I Charge? — Pricing Part 2: Making More eCommerce Profit

Upendo Ventures: How Much Should I Charge? — Pricing Part 2: Making More eCommerce Profit

This is the second in a 2-part series on pricing products to sell effectively online.

  • Pricing Part 1: Selling Physical Products Online
  • Pricing Part 2: Making More eCommerce Profit

eCommerce is a mega-trend and competition is fierce. Selecting the right price for your products is a critical part of your success. In part 1 of this series, we talked about how to find the right price to charge for your products online from a business analysis point of view. In this article, we will focus on the tips and techniques that can help an eCommerce business increase profitability within a competitive landscape.

How Much Should I Charge? — Pricing Part 1: Selling Physical Products Online

Upendo Ventures: How Much Should I Charge? — Pricing Part 1: Selling Physical Products Online

This is the first in a 2-part series on pricing products to sell effectively online.

  • Pricing Part 1: Selling Physical Products Online
  • Pricing Part 2: Making More eCommerce Profit

eCommerce is a mega-trend and competition is fierce. Selecting the right price for your products is a critical part of your success. In this article, we will talk about how to find the right price to charge for your products online.

Should I Build and Maintain My Own Business Website?

Upendo Ventures: The Power of an Agency

The answer is probably no.

The phenomena is actually rather unique. A retailer may work with an architect or interior designer, but the actual work of designing and building a physical store is done by professionals. A chef has a lot to say about how to lay out a kitchen work-space. But you will rarely find the chef installing the flat-tops and burners. But there seems to be a perception that online business and eCommerce websites are somehow different.

There are many reasons why you shouldn’t build your own business website. Let’s review a few of them together.

Optimize Images on Your Website Like a Pro

Upendo Ventures: Optimize Images on Your Website Like a Pro

If you're someone who manages a website and especially if you manage the content on that website, this article is for you. Images are way too easy to come by these days. Whether you're taking them yourself or pulling them from a stock photo site. As a result, some websites suffer from slower page load times than are necessary. Here are some pro-tips to help you avoid these issues.

2 Critical Updates for Your Website Before December 2020

Upendo Ventures: Update Your Website Before December 2020

There are always updates throughout the internet that impact your website.  Keeping up with them can seem downright impossible for most - even if you're in the industry.  There are two major updates this year that you need to be highly aware of though.  If you don't adjust accordingly, the availability and discovery of your website could be drastically impacted.