Why Consumers Prefer Niche Shopify Stores Over Amazon, eBay, Wayfair, and Houzz…
QUESTION: If a consumer can purchase a high ticket drop item on Amazon. Why would they buy from a new online startup?
ANSWER: Amazon is the best ecommerce which for sure they are good at ecommerce. You have to compete with Amazon with high ticket items. The way you can fight is by offering more value and also being available for direct communication with the customer. Amazon frequently provides a lot of value because people trust Amazon. Amazon has been around for a long time. They Have a tremendous easygoing return policy. The consumer knows they can take advantage of Amazon sometimes. They know that they try to undercut people and lower their prices even more. However, Amazon won’t ever do they won’t be able to take a phone call from the customer before the sale.
People love small businesses because they want someone who knows more about the product they are selling. They are specialists. That means you are going to be a specialist in your niche. You will have to learn the product you are selling, but it is an advantage to choose a niche that you have a prior skill set.
Most of the time, Amazon doesn’t offer tips, free shipping, free consultation before the purchase, free calls after the purchase, free buying guides, and lifetime technical support. These are the things that Amazon won’t offer while the small business can offer.
I hope this article helps you realize that you can do ecommerce. It is possible to do it without selling through Amazon. You can do it on Shopify using Google Ads and have your brand built. Keep your list of customers. Market to those customers over and over again. Your customer list is your asset. Talking to your customers and building brand recognition with them over the phone or an email. The stores are an asset. You can sell them for multiple six figures, or you can keep it for cash flow.
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