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10 Ways to win this Holiday Season As A Seller

It's that time of the year again when everyone is getting ready to buy everything or plan to buy everything they can before it gets crazy. I personally prefer the craziness that comes along with the holiday seasons. I love watching people going back and forth shopping throughout the malls talking about shopping online too to save time, so they don’t have to visit every store or sit outside for days. This year is not going to be different from last – I am shopping online and I am sure many of you do too. Why? Well for obvious reasons it’s the fastest and most comforting of shopping methods, but because you can easily compare prices across sites and go with what you think is the best method for you.
 
This year why you are getting your shops ready we wanted to bring back the Top ways to get more sales this holiday. But before we start we thought we would begin with some new statistics for this year.

  • Did you know that Thanksgiving will be a record day for online sales? According to Fortune Magazine, “sales will rise 27% in 2014 to hit $1.5B.” I know a lot of this is in brick-n-mortar stores, but people are shopping online more than ever. Let’s get that share of the pie.
     
  • “Thanksgiving will also be the most mobile shopping day of the year in 2014 with the best online deals happening on Thanksgiving.” Crazy huh? What does that tell you?
     
  • But even bigger than all of this is the day after on Black Friday, so be prepared for those 2 days and the weekend following. It’s happening this year my friends.
We know it has been some time since our last post. We aren't going to make any excuses, so without further ado here you go:

  1. Get ready to roll: I am not talking about having products here or your store up and running, I am talking about you. Make sure you are mentally and physically ready for this holiday season. Get extra rest right now. Remember this is the most important time of the year. Got your game face? If not, go find it! This has not changed from years past.
  2. Make sure you order in more stock of your most popular items: Don't get caught with low stock and find yourself ordering in items while people are in the process of shopping on your store. You should be focused on marketing and selling during this time. Be prepared!
  3. Have a Holiday Discount coupon code or specials with deadlines: Everybody loves discounts and when you impose a deadline you create urgency, which is great for you.
  4. Be competitively priced, but don't drop your pants: There is no reason to give away all of your profits this year. People will buy and you will make money. Just trust it! You can make money selling online.
  5. Market to your existing client base: Get previous buyers to buy again! Utilize email marketing tools to send out holiday emails to your previous clients letting them know about holiday specials you are running this year.
  6. Ask for referrals from previous buyers: Marketing! Marketing! Marketing! Referrals are often your best friend. What's better then someone vouching for you who already had an experience with you?
  7. After reading this post make sure you start preparing if you haven't already. The time is NOW! If you have prepared, then double and triple check everything.
  8. Utilize your blog: Create a new post about the holiday shopping season and get active during this time. Maybe one post a week or if you don't have time at least 1-2 posts each month. It's all about content and you want your shoppers to know you are actively online especially right now. Make sure you have engaging titles too. Example: If you sell jewelry, try something like "Make sure she's happy this year! Rings she will surely love!"
  9. Respond faster to questions and comments: Shoppers are real quick to make decisions this year, so you have to be available to answer them sooner then you have before. The holiday season increases impatience levels.
  10. Have fun: Just like anything else you do in life make sure you have fun. It really isn't all that worth it if it's not.
 
We wish each of you all the luck and blessings this holiday season. Share with us some of your experiences after the holidays are over. We would love to hear about them.
 



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Broom Hilda | November 10th 2014 at 1415686309

Happy belated Halloween
Monty
Monty | November 11th 2014 at 1415733641

We have to agree with this holiday blog!

Infact, we're already prepared with our own PROMO SPECIAL now available for our Addoway Shoppers looking to Buy Now by offering these (4) type of promotions UNLESS SOLD OUT sooner:

Hey Addoway Window-Shoppers:
You can now Choose 4, 6, 10, 15 Ways to SAVE this Holiday Season As A Buyer

* For $35 Choose any (4) Items Of Your Choice with FREE USA Shipping
* For $50 Choose any (6) Items Of Your Choice with FREE USA Shipping
* For $75 Choose any (10) Items Of Your Choice with FREE USA Shipping
* For $100 Choose any (15) Items Of Your Choice with FREE USA Shipping

Come see us NOW before this Pre-holiday Promotion ends.
Thank You,
The Staff Crew @> http://www.addoway.com/Paparazzi

Happy Holidays to everyone on Addoway, Inc.

May the Spirit of the Season(s) bring you Peace and Joy into 2015
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Curi George | January 18th 2015 at 1421566973

Merry Christmas!
(sorry I'm late :)
Curi
Monty
Monty | June 4th 2015 at 1433421551

Hi,

Has/is anyone else had major problems trying to contact Addoway Support these past few months with no success too?

Thank you,
PRO Seller @> http://www.addoway.com/Paparazzi
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Miss Naugatuck | September 28th 2015 at 1443462900

Hello,
Knock knock...anyone here yet?
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Mr. Keeper | October 24th 2015 at 1445688798

TO clickmind:

(and anyone else reading this)

...do NOT click on the link provided above by clickmind because my system popped out a big WARNING Virus Detected notice...

I better follow instructions from my own software to avoid and risks involved on this site where free "click links" are provided and (perhaps) unprotected and so on.

Clicking "out" now!
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Addoway, Inc | October 24th 2015 at 1445696734

It has been removed :)
Farfanentertainment
Farfanentertainment | June 2nd 2016 at 1464925601

I contacted Addoway, several days ago, never replied... they no longer exist.
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Addoway   | June 2nd 2016 at 1464928694 - in reply to Farfanentertainment

Hi there, we actually do exist. Tis true!!! :)
Did you contact us via our support system? We just checked and didn't see a note from you, so I hope it didn't get caught in our spam filter for example. Please send a note to supoort@addoway.com and we would love to help. Thank you.
whatsitsgalore
whatsitsgalore | July 4th 2016 at 1467640272

Since I got no response with your "Contact Us," I'll try here.

I am trying for the third time to import my Bonanza inventory to Addoway. Each time, I get the same error: Your unique string was not found. I checked, and the string is certainly there in the description of one of my items. How can I make this work? Looking forward to getting a response this time (I hope).
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Donald | July 24th 2016 at 1469371986

looks like this could be a dead site.
I see nothing showing on its home page.
Addoway, Inc
Addoway, Inc | July 24th 2016 at 1469377426

Thanks for stopping by and commenting Donald, but Addoway is a live site. We had an error with our feed, but the homepage is now showing live items. Thank you
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Donald T | November 10th 2016 at 1478827037

My goodness,
According to this blog date,
its been exactly 2 years (today) since Addoway has made any statement or well-being of the site.
Why?

Is this now a joke } https://youtu.be/nHsNhuk_wtU
Ravoris
Ravoris | April 12th 2017 at 1491983541

Very informative article, i like it.
He helped me understand what is most important here.
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Ivanky | May 5th 2017 at 1494037959

Traffic Updates have been sitting on your homepage for 47 hours without movement.
I see sellers main gallery images missing a photo to their ad.
Is this really a true operating selling site?
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Mr. Silverman | May 6th 2017 at 1494082750

Hey, what's wrong with your site?
Have you even bothered to look at your homepage?
Cannot even shop since ads appear frozen or weird with missing pictures.
whatsitsgalore
whatsitsgalore | May 6th 2017 at 1494116293

I've tried every possible method to contact you. Thumbnails are not working on the site. I can't create an ad or edit without the thumbnails disappearing. Which means potential customers can't see the items. I do wish someone would answer, either here, or on Twitter, or Facebook, or via email (I've tried them all).
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Guest Buyer | May 6th 2017 at 1494129011 - in reply to whatsitsgalore

To} whatsitsgalore:
I tried to buy your item but site failed at checkout, etc.
Will go to Amazon instead.
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whatsitsgalore
whatsitsgalore | May 9th 2017 at 1494361067

See what Guest Buyer says? If I'm losing sales, you're losing sales, Addoway. And mine aren't the only ads without thumbnails. And now the search is malfunctioning (not the site-wide search, but searching my own ads). I search and nothing happens. I have to click through a link, then back out of it, and my search results are visible. Somebody needs to pay attention to this site again and keep it in working order. Thank you.
whatsitsgalore
whatsitsgalore | May 9th 2017 at 1494361254

To top it all off, we can't use the contact page any more, as the Captcha requires a thumbnail. Which, like all other thumbnails created in the last month, is not visible.
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Buyer or Site error? | May 9th 2017 at 1494382968 - in reply to whatsitsgalore

I attempted to purchase within your shop, but checkout stopped and will not complete with an "Error 505" ???
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Can Anyone Help Me Buy Emeralds? | May 18th 2017 at 1495116945

I've been trying to buy emeralds since May 01st but your from your homepage is stuck and has not moved since such date 5/1/17 and still showing

On Display | Emeralds Galore
Traffic Updates
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T. Tucker | May 19th 2017 at 1495242769

what is wrong with the site homepage? none of the twitter /ongoing homepage traffic is working?

did this site get hacked with member's collected information?
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lATY   | May 24th 2017 at 1495627961

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Sharyn | May 24th 2017 at 1495673671

Readers BEWARE....my server flags that (code) link as a Malicious Virus warning DO NOT CLICK on from (above) @IATY....
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2013yardsllr4 | May 26th 2017 at 1495844081

I clicked on that link above by IATY
and had to run virus scans all day.
Is this a fake site or storing infected ware?
Who can HELP US PLEASE????
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Online Shopper | May 28th 2017 at 1495973704

I found the two fellas that can be contacted direct:

1. Fredrick Nijm (ceo) appears his login Last activity: 5/25/17, 6:50 pm
at https://www.addoway.com/Fredrick_Nijm


2. Anthony Saia (gopher assistant) appears his login Last activity: 5/14/17, 4:07 pm
at https://www.addoway.com/Anthony

I would suggest that anyone bookmark to save these (2) contact accounts for BBB or other, etc
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Rose | June 19th 2017 at 1497941360

I am wondering if everyone's credit card and privacy was compromised on this site since it appears there is no running traffic from the homepage. Online Identity theft frightens me.
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James Cameron   | June 20th 2017 at 1497955486

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