Ecommerce continues to grow across the world, and there’s no sign that it will slow down anytime soon. It can be very tempting to start to move your sales process online, especially in an era of social distancing and increased online browsing.
But it’s not as simple as you might think. Your website needs to be built correctly for it. There are offline processes that you have to create. And you need to understand tax laws (and I can’t really help you out there).
These posts will walk you through those steps for your website. So that by the end you’ll have the confidence to get your store online.
What you need to know before creating an ecommerce website
It might seem easy to create an ecommerce store. After all, the ads you see say it is. But like an iceberg in the sea, there's more to it than what initially meets the eye.Read This Post About What you need to know before creating an ecommerce website
Hooking up your ecommerce store to Google Analytics
Getting Google Analytics set up for your website is great. But if you run an ecommerce website, did you know that you can also track your ecommerce stats? Here's how you can do it and why you should set it up today.Read This Post About Hooking up your ecommerce store to Google Analytics
Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress
You've decided you want to add an e-commerce section to your website this year. But there are so many options out there. Here are the plugins I suggest for online selling.Read This Post About Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress
What is the store page?
The online store is where you begin to turn lookers into paying customers. So how do you make a good store page for your website?Read This Post About What is the store page?
Making sure you have a strong backend for your ecommerce website
A good ecommerce website does more than just look good. It also has a strong back end to make sure it's always running and protected from security risks. Here's how to make sure your ecommerce website has a strong back end.Read This Post About Making sure you have a strong backend for your ecommerce website
Why cheap web hosting isn’t going to help your online store
It can be very tempting to want to sign up for that cheap, $5 a month web hosting service. But you get what you pay for. And if you’re running an online store or a website where you receive the majority of you leads, you really should consider paying for premium hosting.Read This Post About Why cheap web hosting isn’t going to help your online store
Requirements for a solid ecommerce store
So you want to build an ecommerce store for your small business, but you don't quite know where to begin. That's perfectly fine. Here are some requirements for online selling that will set you down the right path.Read This Post About Requirements for a solid ecommerce store
Deciding if an online store is good for your business
An online store might look attractive for your business. But there are potential pitfalls that can sink your business. So think through whether or not selling online is right for your business.Read This Post About Deciding if an online store is good for your business
To build an ecommerce website … or not to
E-commerce is increasingly becoming a part of what we do these days. But it's not for everyone. So you have a decision to make.Read This Post About To build an ecommerce website … or not to
A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes
It's been almost a year since the Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. And there are a number of themes that are designed and built with it in mind. So let's take a look at some of the top ones.Read This Post About A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes
Best ecommerce themes on ThemeForest
ThemeForest is one of the biggest places to buy a theme for your website. I'm not the biggest fan of the themes there just because of code quality, but there are some really good ecommerce themes there. Here's a look at a few of them.Read This Post About Best ecommerce themes on ThemeForest