eCommerce Solutions - Sell Online
Being able to sell your products online gives your business a major advantage over your competitors. The amount of money that is being spent on the Internet is growing every single year and if you are not trying to take your own slice of this market, then it is your business that is missing out.
However, in order to sell your products online you will require an eCommerce solution and this is where you are advised to get some professional help from a web design company that can not only set up the correct software, but make sure that every part works before your site goes live. Your eCommerce website has to be perfect from the outset because any mistakes or issues with those first few customers can lead to your business taking some considerable length of time to recover.
Why an eCommerce solution is a good idea.
It is now the case that people are no longer afraid to spend money online. In the past people were rightfully wary about purchasing products that they had not seen in person and putting their payment details on the Internet in order to complete that purchase. However, due to vast improvements in online security this is not the same issue as it used to be and indeed people have changed their attitude when it comes to eCommerce in general.
Indeed, the majority of people will now spend some time looking for products online instead of going into a physical store especially when they are looking for products that they do not need in an emergency. They are drawn in by the fact that product images and descriptions are now more detailed than ever before as well as being able to read reviews about products before hunting them down. This is why you not only need to have your products for sale online, but to also have SEO done on the products, so they appear in search results online in order to boost your chances of a sale.
Your business can undoubtedly grow just by having this online presence and it applies to companies that, up until now, have mainly focused on the offline world and indeed those are the types of businesses that can see amazing growth if the eCommerce website is handled correctly.
Why you need that professional to set up your website.
There is more to having an eCommerce website than you think. From a technical point of view you must be absolutely sure that people can of course search through your products including setting up the correct categories in the first place. You also need to make sure that those products can be added to a shopping cart without any problems. They need to be able to then check out or continue shopping and to have that option. You must provide them with information on shipping costs and taxes before they check out, and of course you need to offer a payment system that they trust.
If something goes wrong at any point, then you stand a very good chance of losing your customer and the money that they were about to spend with your business. Can you actually afford for that to happen? Surely you can see why it makes sense to use a professional company with direct experience in setting up these kinds of websites?
Creating your eCommerce website.
Here at Webfoot-Designs we use Wordpress and Joomla to create your website and both have a wonderful eCommerce solution that will work perfectly for any business. A member of our team will spend time talking to you in order to learn more about the products that you sell. This allows us to create the framework for your eCommerce website including the setting up of the appropriate galleries and it also gives us an idea as to how many products need to be listed.
Our team will also learn more about your shipping and tax procedures and will work closely with you to make sure that payments taken online do indeed go to your business bank account with everything running smoothly from the very beginning. We will also discuss in some detail your shipping options in order to find the best one for your business and then have that implemented on your website.
Secure payment processing.
Finally, by working with us here at Webfoot-Designs, you can rest assured that your eCommerce website will come with a secure payment solution. This is extremely important for your customers as they need to know that their payment details are safe. We strictly control the payment aspect for your business and provide you with the most secure solutions that are available at this moment in time. By making your customers feel confident about your ability to handle their payments it does mean that they are more likely to spend more money with your business in the long term.
What to do now.
All that is left for you to do now is to call us on 815-468-1524 and speak to one of our team. We will discuss your needs with you before coming up with the perfect eCommerce solution for your business and having your website launched as soon as possible.
The world of eCommerce is growing substantially and more small and medium sized businesses are trying to take advantage of this. Your competitors are doing it. So why are you holding back and only thinking about selling online?