टॉप-डाउन गाइड – अपने ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) स्टोर में बाहरी यातायात (external traffic) ड्राइव करे।

अवलोकन

अपने ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) स्टोर या उत्पाद पृष्ठों पर महत्वपूर्ण वेब यातायात ड्राइविंग आपके विचार से कहीं अधिक महत्वपूर्ण है। चाहे आप जो भी बेचते हैं, बाएं, केंद्र और दाएं से बाहरी ट्रैफिक को खींचना महत्वपूर्ण है, खासकर यदि आपका स्टोर ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) पर अत्यधिक रैंकिंग नहीं कर रहा है। ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) के बाहर से बढ़ी हुई यातायात न केवल आपकी रैंकिंग को बढ़ाएगा और आपकी बिक्री वेग को बढ़ावा देगा, बल्कि यह आपकी स्टोर दृश्यता को भी बढ़ाएगा, और प्रतिस्पर्धा के समुद्र में आपके उत्पादों को खड़ा कर देगा।

सबसे महत्वपूर्ण बात यह है कि यदि आप एक ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) स्टोर लॉन्च कर रहे हैं या मंच पर नए उत्पादों को पेश कर रहे हैं, तो एक आकर्षक इनबाउंड (inbound) मार्केटिंग रणनीति विकसित करना सर्वोपरि है। बहोत बार इसका मतलब होता है कि फेसबुक, ट्विटर, इंस्टाग्राम, Pinterest, स्नैपचैट, यूट्यूब और Google+ जैसे सोशल मीडिया प्लेटफार्मों से ट्रैफिक खींचना (pulling)। इसके अलावा, आप Google, Bing और Yahoo जैसे खोज इंजन (search engines) से आगंतुकों को आकर्षित करना चाहते हैं। यह न भूलें कि आपकी वेबसाइट और ब्लॉग भी इसमें एक महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभा सकते हैं।

आश्चर्य है कि कैसे अपने ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) उत्पाद स्टोर में बाहरी यातायात (external traffic) चलाने की कला को सफल करे? यदि हां, तो हमने आपको कवर किया है। इस 6-भाग वाली ब्लॉग सीरीज़ में, हम आपको अपने स्टोर के लिए अधिक ट्रैफ़िक बढाणे के प्रयास करने के लिए कोशिश की जाने वाली सच्ची युक्तियाँ (tips), विपणन चालें (marketing tricks) और बदलावं (tweaks) के माध्यम से लेके जा रहे हैं, और आपकी बिक्री अगले स्तर पर।

भाग I: आपको अपने ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) स्टोर में बाहरी यातायात (external traffic) क्यों ड्राइव करने की आवश्यकता है।

इस के अतिरिक्त, आपके ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) उत्पाद पृष्ठों पर यातायात चलाने के लिए बाहरी स्रोत जैसे ब्लॉग, सोशल मीडिया, सर्च इंजन आदि आपके स्टोर के लिए एक से अधिक तरीकों से चमत्कार कर सकते हैं। ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) पर आपके स्टोर में अधिक बाहरी ट्रैफ़िक को आकर्षित करने के कुछ सबसे आकर्षक लाभ यहां दिए गए हैं:

आपके उत्पाद लॉन्च के लिए अधिक Buzz बनाता है।

अगर आपने अभी एक ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) स्टोर लॉन्च किया है, तो संभावना है कि आप पहले कुछ महीनों में बिक्री के साथ संघर्ष करेंगे। यही वह जगह है जहां बाहरी यातायात ड्राइविंग विशेष रूप से आसान हो सकता है। यह आपको अपने ब्रँड, अपने उत्पादों और स्टोर के लिए आकर्षक बना देता है। यही कारण है कि उत्पाद लॉन्च के लिए यह दृष्टिकोण अविश्वसनीय रूप से महत्वपूर्ण है।

आपकी बिक्री बढाए

भौतिक स्टोर में पैदल यातायात की तरह, आपके ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) उत्पाद पृष्ठ पर बाहरी ट्रैफ़िक बढ़ने से आप अपनी बिक्री बढा सकते हैं।

आपको अपने ग्राहक तक पहुंचने और अधिक लचीला ब्रँड बनाने में सहायता करें

यहां तक ​​कि यदि आप ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) पर अत्यधिक रैंक करते हैं, तो आपके उत्पाद लैंडिंग पृष्ठों (landing pages) पर बाहरी ट्रैफ़िक में बढानेसे से आप अधिक वफादार ग्राहकों को प्राप्त कर सकते हैं। इस तरह, आप अपनी बिक्री को और भी आगे बढ़ा सकते हैं और साथ ही साथ एक अधिक लचीला ब्रँड भी बना सकते हैं जो ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) पर कम निर्भर करता है।

स्थिरता के लिए यह महत्वपूर्ण है

आखिरी चीज जो आप अपने ब्रँड के लिए चाहते हैं वह पूरी तरह से ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) की इच्छा पर निर्भर है। इस प्रकार, बाहर यातायात से आप चार्ज ले सकते हैं, और एक अधिक लचीला ब्रँड बना सकते हैं जो लंबे समय तक आसपास रहेगा।

ऍमेझॉन (Amazon) के साथ-साथ अलीएक्सप्रेस (AliExpress), शॉपिफ़ी (Shopify) और अन्य ई-कॉमर्स प्लेटफ़ॉर्म पर अपने स्टोर पर बाहरी ट्रैफ़िक ड्राइविंग करने से आप बिक्री बढ़ा सकते हैं, अधिक वफादार ग्राहक आधार बना सकते हैं, कार्यकारी सफल उत्पाद लॉन्च कर सकते हैं और एक अधिक लचीला ब्रँड बना सकते हैं। अंत में आपकी प्रतिस्पर्धा पर बढ़त हासिल करना है।

Part VI: How to use Email Lists to Drive Traffic to your Amazon Store

Even in the age of social media and instant text, you never underestimate the power of a good email list to help drive traffic to your amazon store.

It is a fabulous marketing tool that can help you alert existing customer of new product launches or that their favorite products are back in stock, both of which can do wonders for your sales. But, often ignored, you can also leverage your email lists to drive traffic to your Amazon stores.

It’s pretty simple and straightforward. Rather than direct your email clickers to your website, you can encourage your customers to go directly to your Amazon store. Besides, you can up the ante by including an in-email exclusive offer to entice clicks and spruce up external traffic as well as boost sales.

Sounds all good and dandy, right? Turns out, turning your email lists into Amazon inbound traffic is easier said than done. Perhaps the biggest challenge is a building a sizeable email list. Consider the following tips to drive more traffic to your Amazon store using email marketing.

#1. Use promotions to encourage subscriptions

Again, building robust email lists is no easy joke. To collect as many credible and viable email addresses as possible, use the following tricks to encourage subscriptions to your promotional emails and newsletters:

Use forums and blogs: the key to creating high readership blogs or forum posts is to generate great content, something that offers value to the customer. Think about tips, tutorials, discounts, and how-to articles. Kick it up a notch by offering freemiums like ebooks in exchange for email subscriptions.

Use social media: you can encourage your fans to subscribe to your promotional newsletters via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Create explainer or promo videos: funny video clips will get subscribers clicking.

#2. Set Up Mobile-Friendly Promotional Emails

You want emails that are easy to read and take action across all devices, from smartphones to PC. Native email apps should be able to display it without losing its visual appeal.

#3. Include Videos in your Email

Video email marketing is all the rage right now, especially in the age where people don’t want to read through long, boring blocks of email texts. Video emails will get more eyeballs and engagement. However, the video should be lightweight and include a call-to-action that leads the viewer to your Amazon store.

#4. Send Personalized Emails

People are more likely to open and read through a personalized email that’s tailored to their needs. Oftentimes that means you should segment your email lists. Although personalized emails take more time, they deliver 25 pc more click-through-rates and traffic.

There you are — how to use email lists to pull in more traffic to your Amazon store. It is important that you properly optimize your landing pages and leverage the power of social media posts to build robust email lists.

Part V: How to Use Google to Drive Traffic to your Amazon Stores

It’s estimated that 41 pc of shoppers start their hunt on Amazon, but what about the other 59 pc or so? We’ve already covered how to create traffic-generating landing pages and drive external traffic from Facebook and YouTube.

In this post, we are going to walk you a step-by-step guide on how to leverage Google Adwords to pull in traffic to your Amazon product pages.

What’s Google Adwords?

It’s an ad channel that allows you to display ads to users searching for a specific keyword in Google. If you sell herbal tea on Amazon, for instance; you can target people who search keywords like best herbal tea, quality tea, healthy tea, etc in Google. Currently, the search giant shows ads on the bottom and top of the organic search results. It’s a formidable way to relay traffic to your Amazon store because these ads are unmissable.

Step #1: Make your Landing Pages Google Compliant

Google has been known to disfavor pages that flout their rules. For your landing pages to be compliant with Google search terms and condition, it should include an explicit link to your privacy page and navigation menu or elements that link away from pages.

Step #2: Create a Google Adwords Account

If you haven’t already, created a Google Adwords account. It should be pretty straightforward, just like setting up a social media page or email account. Even better, you may be eligible for a $75 coupon if you haven’t used it before.

Step #3: Research Keywords

What’s a keyword? It’s a phrase or string of words a person searches in Google. Picking the right keywords is a crucial aspect of running a successful Adwords campaign. Low-quality keywords are a pain to optimize for and deliver paltry traffic.

Thankfully, there are several keyword research tools and resources out there, include Keyword Planner by Google. Start off by pasting your landing pages URLs and click “get ideas.” Google will output a list of keywords you can focus on your campaign.

Step #4: Create an Ad Campaign

Google Adwords interface makes it easy to create ad campaigns. Choose “get website visits” and paste your landing page URL to use ads to drive traffic to your Amazon store. If you are targeting US consumers, choose USA and English as the language preference.

Step #5: Create a Compelling Ad

While there’s no magic bullet to creating compelling Google ads, it all boils down to copywriting. Here are some tips you might want to follow to whip ads that’ll generate buzz, get more eyeballs, and drive traffic:

  • Use top keywords in your ad copy
  • Include a clear call-to-action
  • Include time-sensitive offers to encourage action
  • Capitalize all words

Part IV: How to Drive Traffic to Your Amazon Stores From YouTube

If you thought YouTube is for beliebers and watching funny cat videos, think again. With over 3 billion daily views, YouTube traffic is touted as one of the highest quality traffic on the world wide web. What’s more — the video streaming platform is also the second-largest search engine, only trailing its cousin Google.

As a store owner, YouTube can do wonders when it comes to driving external traffic to your Amazon product pages. Of course, you have to ramp up viewership and subscriptions on your YouTube channel and videos first.

Why YouTube for External Traffic?

Heavy web traffic

YouTube is a haven for top-grade traffic that you need to drive to your Amazon store. The video-sharing platform is so much traffic that it is considered the 3rd most-visited website. That means there’s a remarkable potential of raking in traffic with YouTube if you use the proper strategy.

Improved SEO

If you optimize your content well, there’s a potential for your brand, products or Amazon store being indexed inside the SERP of Google. That means more traffic both for your website and Amazon store.

Quality Visitor

The good news about YouTube is that you don’t have to worry about getting millions of views. It’s all about the quality of the traffic. Besides, there’s a good chance that those who watch your videos are also interested in your products. In fact, YouTube drives more post-click engagement than Facebook or Instagram.

Brand Visibility

Your YouTube content will help your brand build rapport with viewers. As such, by the time they end up on your Amazon store, they are excited, primed, and ready to make a purchase. It’s a great conversion grinder.

How to Drive Traffic from YouTube?

#1. Go Social

Just like any other post, it is crucial that your YouTube content also gets social signals. Submit, upload or share your videos on major bookmarking and social media sites, such as Google+, Twitter, Digg, Facebook, etc. If you’ve significant traffic on your fan pages or blog, ask your fans to like or comment on your videos.

#2. Include Explicit Call-to-Action

One of the best ways to drive traffic with YouTube is to create a compelling CTA. Don’t beat about the bush — tell your viewers to check out your Amazon store, buy your products or take advantage of your latest offers. With call-to-action overlay feature, the whole process is easy peasy.

#3. Leverage Video Description

Turn your video description box into a traffic-generator. Instead of inserting a single call-to-action, add 5-6. Use a compelling copy to encourage the viewers to take action. Don’t forget to add the URL to your Amazon store in the video description box.

Part III: How to Drive Traffic from Facebook to Your Amazon Stores

Facebook is the undisputed superstar of social media. And with over 1.09 billion active monthly users, who spend an average of 20 minutes every day, it’s no wonder Facebook traffic is regarded as the most valuable traffic across the board. That’s right; Facebook drives more than 20 pc of loyal visitors to Amazon, outperforming Digg (16.5 pc), Yahoo!(15 pc), Google (12 pc), Bing (12 pc), and Twitter (10.5 pc), according to a recent study published by Mashable.

Moreover, a recent survey confirms that 41 pc of millennials and 86 pc of women turn to Facebook and its sister platform, Instagram, to seek advice before deciding to make a purchase on Amazon. What a huge wake-up call, right? No matter how you look at it, Facebook should be your go-to social media platform when it comes to driving external traffic to your Amazon store and your product landing pages.

5 Insider Secrets to Using Facebook to Drive External Traffic to Product Landing Pages

#1. Know Your Target Audience

It’s no big secret that just about anyone is on Facebook, but who’s your typical product buyer? So, before you promote your products, buy Facebook ads or run the next social media contest, it is best to understand your target audience. What are their interests, likes, dislike, and whatnot? What makes them tick, comment, engage or share on Facebook? It is these target market insights that’ll help you reach and build better rapport with your potential customers.

#2. Generate a Facebook Fan Page

The goal of creating a fan page is to drive traffic to it and create buzz for your Amazon products/store. If you sell rice cookers, for instance, you can create a “delicious rice recipes” page. The idea is that you don’t want to create a fan page for your product, but a general page that fits into your niche.

The page will help you become an authority in your niche. This way, you’ll get more likes and more engagement. If your page has over 2 million fans, for example, you will have 2 million+ potential customers to market to using Facebook advertising.

#3. Share Valuable Content

Content can be just about anything that resonates well with your target audience. It could be a funny video, meme, photos, blog posts, news, and relevant articles, just to mention a few. More importantly, don’t forget to add a deliberate call-to-action asking the users to visit your Amazon store.

#4. Offer Discounts, Promo Codes, and Freebies

Facebook users love freebies. You can offer discount codes, giveaways and other irresistible offers to build traffic to your landing pages or build your fan-page following.

#5. Drive Traffic Directly: Buy Facebook Ads

While it might be costly, Facebook ads can drive incredible traffic to your product pages and generate pizzazz for your Amazon store. Besides, you can retarget your existing customers on Facebook or your landing pages visitors. Either way, Facebook is a great tool for retargeting and building traffic.

Part II: How to Create Amazon Landing Pages that Pull External Traffic

If you want your brand to take off wildly and realise up to 10x more sales, you cannot depend 100% on Amazon for selling and marketing success. That’s why you need to make an effort on creating compelling product landing pages.

How to create an Amazon product landing page that’s a sales and external traffic magnet? Consider the following 5 proven tricks.

 Tip #1: Use an Eye-Catching Headline

When it comes to sales and inbound marketing, the first impression is king. To capture the attention of the user within 5 seconds, you need to come up with a catchy headline. If your customers notice that your headline is boring, they’ll leave quickly.

It should be short, concise, and attention-grasping to convince the user to read on. Don’t forget to include the single most important benefit of your product in your headline.

 Tip #2: Avoid Information Overload

Don’t include way too much unnecessary info on your landing pages. Information overload is a big no-no as it clutters the pages, and no one wants to read through lots of literature. Your company’s mission, philosophy, and whatnot should be left for your website. Strip your landing pages of extraneous info, photos, links, and data points that might not serve a direct purpose for the customer — you can tuck them away in the footer.

 Tip #3: Tailor your Pages to your Target Audience

Who is your ideal product buyer? Your landing pages should be tailor-made for this target audience on Amazon. Use AMZ Insight to research further about your target market. This way, you can list your product/store on Amazon websites where they are popular. The more focused your landing page, the more likely you’ll earn a sale.

 Tip #4: Use a Clear-Cut Call-to-Action (CTA)

All your Amazon landing pages should distinct and clear CTAs. Use visually appealing CTA button to draw more attention to your offers.

Tip #5: Include Compelling Offers

Spice up your landing pages with irresistible offers. Be it a discount, free sample, ebook or any other gift, your offer should have a deadline so that visitors can see the urgency of taking advantage of it.

 Tip #6: Optimize your on-page product content:

AMZ Promoter pulls in your Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (ASIN) information directly from Amazon. Having thin, or poorly written, content could impact negatively on your landing page’s performance, therefore it is highly recommended to make an impression with effective content writing.

 

A Top-Down Guide to Driving External Traffic to your Amazon Store

Overview

Driving significant web traffic to your Amazon store or product pages is more crucial than you think. Regardless of what you sell, it’s important to pull in external traffic from left, center, and right especially if your store isn’t ranking highly on Amazon. Increased traffic from outside Amazon will not only elevate your rankings and boost your sales velocity, but it’ll also enhance your store visibility, and make your products stand out in a sea of competition.

More importantly, if you’re launching an Amazon store or introducing new products on the platform, developing a compelling inbound marketing strategy is paramount. Oftentimes that means pulling in traffic from social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, and Google+, just to name a few. Besides, you want to attract visitors from search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Don’t forget that your website and blog can also play a key role in this.

Wondering how to nail the art of driving external traffic to your Amazon product store? If yes, we have got you covered. In this 6-part blog series, we are going to walk you through tried-and-true tips, marketing tricks, and tweaks that you need to make to snag more traffic for your store, and take your sales to the next level.

Part I: Why You need to Drive External Traffic to your Amazon Stores

Again, driving traffic to your Amazon product pages from outside sources such as blogs, social media, search engines, and more can do wonders for your store in more than one way. Here are some of the most compelling benefits of attracting more outside traffic to your store on Amazon:

Creates More Buzz for your Product Launches

If you have just launched an Amazon store, the chances are that you will struggle with sales in the first few months. That’s where driving external traffic can come especially handy. It lets you build pizzazz for your brand, your products, and your store. That’s why this approach is incredibly important for product launches.

Grows your Sales

Just like foot traffic to a physical store, increased external traffic to your Amazon product page allows you to grow your sales.

Help you Grow your Customer Reach and Build a More Resilient Brand

Even if you rank highly on Amazon, pulling in outside traffic to your product landing pages lets you garner more loyal customers. This way, you can boost your sales even further as well as build a more resilient brand that relies less on Amazon.

It’s Important for Sustainability

The last thing you want for your brand is to be entirely dependent on Amazon’s will. As such, outside traffic allows you take charge, and build a more resilient brand that’ll be around in the long run.

Wrapping up: Driving external traffic to your stores on Amazon as well as AliExpress, Shopify, and other e-commerce platforms enable you to grows sales, build a more loyal customer base, executive successful product launches, and create a more resilient brand. The end game is to gain an edge over your competition.