Selling online is big business, one of our key principles when designing any website but particularly an online shop is to keep things simple. If customers don’t find it quick and easy to buy your products and services, they will shop elsewhere.
Here are a few things to consider when setting up an online shop:
- Displaying your products and catalogue management
Make it easy to find and purchase products.
- Order processing
Ensure ordering procedures are straightforward and quick.
- Secure and user friendly checkout
Checkout procedures must be secure and user friendly if customers are going to feel confident about ordering a product or service.
- Online payments
Linking to secure payment gateways such as Paypal, Worldpay or SagePay.
- The law and selling online
If you are selling online there are a number of pieces of legislation that you need to be familiar with.
- Promoting your online shop
For your online shop to be successful, customers must be able to find it easily.
- Create confidence in your shop
Your website should have a professional look and feel as well as being secure, it’s important to create confidence in your shop.
- Give comprehensive and easy to find contact details
Remember customers will want to know that they can speak to a person if something goes wrong.
We work with a number of different marketing leading Ecommerce systems and we will work out the best solution to match your requirements. We work with Magento, CS-cart, Oscommerce and Shopify. We can tailor a package for you based on your requirements and budget. Shopify, for example, comes with hundreds of templates to choose from, finding the right template and tailoring it to your needs may be a all you need. If you need a more bespoke system, then Magento may be for you. We have the experience and knowledge to choose the right solution for you and work with you to get your business selling successfully online.