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The era we live in is called the digital era. In the past several years, we have witnessed a drastic change as the world moves forward digitally. A shift from wired telephones to cell phones, big computers to portable laptops, classrooms to online classes, and brick and mortar stores to online shopping are examples of such changes. As the world is moving faster towards a fully digital era, we all have accepted the changes and are moving along with them. Have we not? And one such way to move along with digitalization is taking our business online. And Shopify is undoubtedly the best platform to take our business to our customers where they are.

Launching a business online is the way to sell without obstacles of time, political and geographical border, and location. Having an online business gets you a larger audience and makes marketing easier. However, the best of things comes with effort, time, money and dedication. But, this time, the best Shopify store will come without a hitch. Want to know how?

First things first, let us learn what Shopify is and How it is helpful for small to large scale businesses.

Shopify provides a convenient way to build stores without getting to learn the technical aspects. It is an influential platform helping more than 1,000,000 businesses in 175 countries. Shopify is engaged in building, developing and scaling small businesses to reach the global market and sell seamlessly. With Shopify, you don’t have to worry about the databases and servers, as Shopify is a cloud-based hosted solution to make things smoother than ever.

Start selling with Shopify stores.

Set up Account:
With 14 days free trial, start your online journey without absolutely no cost. It will allow you to test Shopify before taking a subscription. Shopify will automatically deactivate your account at the end of the trial period. You can reactivate it by buying a subscription.
To start your Shopify store, your email address, password and store name is most important. Always remember that this store name is going to be your primary domain. After filling in these basic details, you will be prompt to the next page to answer a few basic questions about your business. Answer those questions and click on next to go to the next page where you will have to add your business address. Follow these steps, and your store is created.
Get a Domain:
A domain name is your name on the internet. It is how your customer is going to find you. To begin with, Shopify will give you a primary domain address written as examplestore.myshopify.com, but it is advisable to purchase or connect your own domain.
Our advice:
We advise you to remember the below-mentioned tips to get a good domain:

  1. Do not use hyphens or any other punctuation marks in your domain name.
  2. Choose a domain name that describes your business
  3. Include keywords that people can use to search for your store
  4. Keep it short and sweet.

Make it Attractive:
The next step is to build your store and choose an eye-pleasing theme. Over 97% of customers choose a website with greater visual appeal than any other factor. Therefore, choosing an attractive and easy to function and manage theme is a very crucial part of your business. Shopify offers a large number of free and paid themes to choose from. You can customize themes for every section of your store to give it a personal touch.
Add Apps:
Shopify has a dedicated app store that consists of a large set of free and premium plugins and apps to extend the functionalities of your Shopify store. You can also create your own apps and share them with other merchants through the medium of the Shopify app store.
Product Placement:
Add products to your store and make them visible to customers. This step affects the revenue directly and hence requires full consideration. To add products, first, you have to click on the product tab, then you can add products manually by typing in the product details and uploading images. It is advisable if your store has just a few products to sell. If you have a large number of inventories, you import products via a CSV file.
Sell:
With this step, we are entering the end. After you have built your store, the next step is to make it reach your customer. It is the ultimate stage to bring a steady flow to your store. The best strategy in this phase is to identify where your potential customer is likely to spend their time so that you can spend your advertising dollar wisely. Email marketing is a very effective marketing strategy to increase customer engagement and retarget.
Let us Help!
Starting a business on Shopify is simple, but it becomes simpler when you partner with It-Geeks. Contact us, let us know your requirements and boom!! Your website is ready in just a few days with customizable options, payment gateway setup, marketing strategies, and easy to manage features. If you are looking for a one-in-a-million website, Contact Us now!.

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