Starting a Yahoo! Business for Dummies

Starting a Yahoo! Business for Dummies

by Rob Snell, S. Hayes


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Turn browsers into buyers, boost traffic, and more

Build your store from scratch, or make the one you have more profitable

His online business has been paying his mortgage for years. Now Rob Snell is sharing his Yahoo! Store secrets for planning, building, and managing an online store that delivers the goods! Here's how to profit from keywords, handle credit-card payments, find out what's hot in other stores, maximize your marketing efforts, and much more.

Discover how to

  • Use the Yahoo! Store Editor and Manager
  • Plan effective store navigation
  • Use better images to sell more products
  • Build successful advertising strategies
  • Generate more traffic from search engines

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764588730
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/10/2006
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Rob Snell began by moving his parents' pet store online and tripling its business. Now he has an online consulting service as well as a popular blog at

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Table of Contents


Part I: Finding Out about Yahoo! Store.

Chapter 1: The Nickel Tour of Yahoo! Store.

Chapter 2: Planning Your Online Small Business .

Chapter 3: Jump-Starting Your Store .

Chapter 4: Anatomy of a Yahoo! Store Order.

Part II: Planning What’s in Store.

Chapter 5: Preparing to Build Your Yahoo! Store.

Chapter 6: Designing Your Store to Turn Shoppers into Buyers.

Chapter 7: Exploring Store Navigation.

Chapter 8: Selling with Pictures.

Part III: Building and Managing Your Store.

Chapter 9: Store Building with the Store Editor.

Chapter 10: Pushing All the Right Buttons.

Chapter 11: Designing All Kinds of Pages.

Chapter 12: Creating Product Pages with the Store Editor.

Chapter 13: Merchandising to Sell More.

Chapter 14: Checking Out the New Shopping Cart.

Chapter 15: Mastering the Store Manager.

Part IV: Profiting from Internet Marketing.

Chapter 16: Searching for the Right Words.

Chapter 17: Driving Traffic That Converts.

Chapter 18: Buying Your Way to the Top.

Chapter 19: Discovering Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Part V: Making More Money with Your Yahoo! Store.

Chapter 20: Running Your Business by the Numbers.

Chapter 21: Converting Browsers into Buyers.

Chapter 22: E-Mailing Your Customers for Fun and Profit.

Chapter 23: Getting Down with Product Uploads.

Chapter 24: Mastering Domains.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 25: Ten or So Tools of the Trade.

Chapter 26: Ten or So RTML Resources and Recommendations.


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