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.
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
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?
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
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
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
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
My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses
If you're looking to start an ecommerce website for your business, but aren't ready for a completely custom theme, StudioPress offers great themes that you can customize. Here are a few of my favorites.Read This Post About My favorite ecommerce StudioPress themes for small businesses
Get your website ready for the holiday season
There are over 100 days until Black Friday. But if you sell online or want to sell online, you need to start planning for that today.Read This Post About Get your website ready for the holiday season
Top payment gateways to use for your small business website in 2020
There's one crucial step about selling products online that you might not think about when developing your online store: payment gateways. So here are some of the top gateways for you to use.Read This Post About Top payment gateways to use for your small business website in 2020
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
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