Start an Online Store

Starting an online store has advantages over having a physical storefront: there’s no rent to pay, and you can reach millions of customers from the comfort of your own home. To have a shot at success, however, it’s a good idea to put as much thought into starting an online store as you would for any other business. You’ll need a great product, a user-friendly website, and a solid marketing plan. Read on to learn how to get started.

WooCommerce is the most widely used eCommerce platform. It is used by 30% of all online shops and on over one million websites. Woo-commerce is a great choice for start-up online stores.

Learn How to Start an Online store with Woo-commerce Plugins

Selling your products and services online takes both planning and a setup strategy.

WooCommerce offers plugins that add extra functionality in addition to the free main plugin.

  • Shipping options: you can integrate directly with UPS, USPS, and other shippers to easily print your shipping labels directly from your preferred shippers.
  • Product FAQs: Customers can ask questions which will then be shown as Frequently Asked Questions on each product page. This saves you time answering customer questions if they can find common answers before making their purchase.
  • Follow Up Emails: A good way to get repeat customers is by sending follow up emails to ensure customer satisfaction. This plugin lets you automatically set up emails that are sent at a specified date after a customer order is complete. You can send out an email 10 days after the order is shipped to ask if the customer received their item if let them know you are there to answer any questions they may have.
  • Product CSV Import Suite: The most time-consuming part of setting up a new online shop is adding your products into the website. If you have your products in a database, an Excel spreadsheet or another eCommerce platform, the CVS import plugin van import all of your products, saving a lot of time.

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