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How to start your own online store in 2020

Updated on June 19, 2020

Living in a world of technology, it is essential for every entrepreneur to embrace the current trends. If you want to create a successful enterprise and focus on attracting customers and increasing sales, the significance of having an E-commerce store should be obvious. The market of Ecommerce is on an exponentially rise, and you will find that apparently, the brick and mortar stores are losing in favor of online stores. A smart investment in creating this platform for your business will help you serve a better user experience to your customers and, at the same time, increase the sales and profitability of your company.

Benefits of owning an online store

Ecommerce has revolutionized the way companies are thriving in the market. Now, their customers can purchase almost anything online at their convenience. With the growing demand for online shopping, more and more businesses are moving to the unlimited world of online stores. For starting an online business you just have to make a small investment with the right eCommerce web development company. But before you opt for an E-commerce platform, have a look at its comprehensive benefits:

You are visible 24x7 to your customers

There will be no restriction on timings once you establish your business online. Your product catalog will be available round-the-clock to your potential customers, and they can purchase your products and services anytime and anywhere.

Cost-effective showcasing of products

Displaying your apps with customized descriptions and high-definition digital images will certainly help you in reducing costs, inevitable otherwise in a traditional store. A custom-made online store will enable you to escape the hassle of building luxury showcases - it is sufficient to have a good warehouse of finished products, thereby minimizing your costs of inventory management.

Attracting potential customers with enhanced visibility

An easy-to-access website/app is highly optimized, personalized, and well-designed, which significantly improves customer experience and facilitates attracting customers and retaining them. You can make use of features such as Search Engine Optimization to drive more customers to your online store. With clients' testimonials, reviews, and product ratings, you can gain the trust of new customers to purchase your products and services.

Better Efficiency, Increased Revenue, and Contactless Payment

Ecommerce platforms are quite flexible and user-friendly. Although their implementation is initially expensive, they instantly pay off and increase sales by constantly increasing the visits from potential customers. In addition, the push notifications feature of apps is a cheap and effective channel for delivering essential information to your customers and encourage them to make immediate orders. Similarly, Payment portal integration provides ease, speed, and security to promote instant purchases.

Gathering Detailed Analytics

Ecommerce websites and apps enable you to monitor users' interaction and obtain useful information about them, such as responsiveness to particular content and features, feedback, session length, and customer composition. This may help deliver improvements and updates, develop personalized content, create a result-oriented marketing strategy and effective promotional campaigns.

Expand the market for Niche Products and ship worldwide

You can facilitate customers to find their specific products on your website. With tailored descriptions and high-resolution images, they can conveniently make the purchase from any corner of the world. If you are running a physical store, it will be limited to the local area that you service, but with an e-Commerce website, the entire world is your playground.

Our 3: Steps for your Perfect Ecommerce Store

Consultation and Strategy

The success of an eCommerce business begins with the right approach and strategy. We initially focus on understanding the product catalog, assessing potential customer base, defining promising sales and marketing channels, deciding on the complexity of an eCommerce platform solution that will deliver on your requirements without being excessive and cost-ineffective for your business. When developing a strategy, we can analyze separate aspects of your eCommerce solution and suggest reasonable improvements wherever needed. You can rely on our expertise to evaluate how your planned eCommerce solution aligns with your business plans, find opportunities for growth, and construct an actionable business roadmap.

We offer specialized eCommerce consulting services to cater to all your possible requirements and concerns.

- Plan a multi-channel retail strategy.

- Design comprehensive business processes to ensure desired outcomes.

- Decide on the eCommerce functionality and render essential customization

- Developing technical solutions for marketing and promotional strategies.

Ecommerce Customized Final Design

After developing a concrete strategy with you, our technical support team will work tirelessly to produce your vision on the screen. We will provide unlimited mock-ups with required revisions to ensure that we are providing your customers with the ultimate user experience. From easy-to-customize templates for product catalogs to integration with social media and payment gateway services, rest assured we cater to everything.

- Configuration and customization of eCommerce platform adaptable to all screen sizes

- Upgrading to the optimal and most recent version of eCommerce platforms

- Mobile app development for android and iOs compatible devices

Ecommerce maintenance and support

From the moment we launch your eCommerce platform, we will continue to provide regular maintenance and constant upgrades to the latest versions. We deliver solution maintenance services for flawless functioning and complete security of your website and app. In case you discover newer ideas to implement for promotion and development, we assure you we will be a reliable partner who will be willing to adapt to a dynamic business strategy and reconstruct your eCommerce solution as and when needed. We believe in forging genuine relationships with our clients and will be delighted to be a part of your growing business.

Ecommerce has emerged as the latest online business trend and has brought tremendous success for many start-ups and small business industries. In Techom Consulting our expertise in most recent technologies and our experience in working with diverse industries, we deliver end-to-end e-commerce services to all businesses regardless of their size. Our highly skilled developers are well-versed with the latest eCommerce trends, and we empower you with feature-rich websites and apps that offer a guaranteed boost in your online sales.

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