If you are setting up an online store, BigCommerce and Shopify are two obvious choices. These two platforms make it super easy for Australian enterprises to create a web presence and sell their products all over the world.
BigCommerce and Shopify are the platforms that are behind tens of thousands of online stores. If you are interested in setting up your own online store in Australia, choosing between these two platforms is the right thing to do.
Ecommerce stores make it super easy for us and people from all over the world to shop the things we want. You can purchase just about any product you want and have them delivered to the door.
Starting an ecommerce business in Australia has never been easier, thanks to BigCommerce and Shopify. Here is how to create your online store and start selling to your local Australian customers and customers from around the globe:
- Know your market and the competition: We assume you already have a business idea. Is your business idea unique? Before you do anything, make sure there is no one out there who sells something similar. You need to understand the competition. Invest time and money in market research.
- Create business & marketing plans: Write down your business plan. The business plan will help you simplify and clarify what you are selling and how you are going to sell it. We also recommend you to create your marketing plan. The marketing plan will help you understand the competition, determine who your customers will be, and how you are going to advertise your product offerings.
- Get a matching domain: It is a smart idea to create your business and domain name at the same time. You can use Shopify or BigCommerce business name generator to come up with a simple, unique, and memorable business name.
- Create your website: Bigcommerce Enterprise and Shopify Plus are two of the best ecommerce plans for enterprises and large stores. Through your ecommerce website, you need to make it easy for your customers to choose items and check out. You can also process and accept payments, manage inventory, collect customer information and ship purchases. The best thing about Shopify and BigCommerce is that no tech or coding skills are required for you to build your own website.
- Learn as much as you can about SEO: For any business that exists online, your online store is the face of your business. If the customers can’t find you, you will miss out on sales. Both, Shopify and BigCommerce have great SEO features to help you optimize your store and rank higher on search engines.
Create your online store today!
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— YFS Magazine (@YFSMagazine) 29 de enero de 2019