why you should start your own online business with shopify

by kodeon
July 8, 2019

Yes, starting an e-commerce store can be a pain if you’re not a developer. 

So, if you are having flashbacks of your first time reading HTML or the first time you hit enter on your stores new URL only to see the dreaded “404,” don’t worry; Shopify has support and instructions on how to make it easy.

Shopify has been on the cutting edge of integrations, technology stacks, mobile responsive designs, themes, and optimizations. They rub elbows with the investors on Shark Tank and listen to their customer base to deliver the changes and innovations that are requested.

So here the six reasons why you should start using Shopify now!


14-Day Trial

You cannot learn swimming unless you jump into the water and try it for yourself at least once. Shopify gives you 14-day free trial that allows you to play with it before you actually get onboard for real. So, one should consider Shopify at least once before starting an e-commerce store.

It hardly takes a couple of days or in some cases just hours to start and set up an online store with Shopify.


Unlimited Bandwidth

Shopify does not restrict the number of products you sell on your e-commerce store. This means, even if you start with 100 products at the beginning, you can grow it to more products and no one will stop you from doing that.

Shopify will never charge you if your online store is visited by thousands of visitors. There is no limitation on how many online visitors go through your store, and also how many files or photos you upload to the store.


Mobile App

One other important reason to use Shopify is its super-clean, futuristic mobile app. The mobile app lets you manage your orders, product, staffs, and customers from anywhere just with your smartphone.


Manage Products in-app

  • This mobile app will let you upload your products images
  • Set the features and pricing details of the product
  • Adding the products to collections
  • Process your orders with few taps
  • Completion of order, refund to customers, or archive orders
  • Manage tags and notes
  • Conversion details can be viewed
  • Respond to real-time information or queries
  • See the live sales or visitors traffic
  • Get notified instantly when you receive the order
  • Get in touch with your staff members


Store Themes

If you seek an opportunity to change the design of your store easily, Shopify can help you. It has an impressive collection of more than 100 beautiful and professional templates. All the templates can be customized with no efforts and special skills. The user-friendly editor helps to change the look of a web store without any HTML and CSS knowledge. Shopify also allows being in a trend of mobile shopping with a built-in mobile storefront.

To make your shopping cart even more powerful, you may use a comprehensive application store. The vast variety of apps can improve different aspects of your site. For example, create a beautiful Facebook storefront, add product comparisons or daily deals. Shopify has one of the largest app stores among e-commerce solutions, and excellent search opportunities allow to find everything you need easily and quickly.

The themes are even categorized according to design or product your store is selling. Shopify makes sure that themes are modern, clean (no bug), easily customizable, responsive design, cross-border compatibility and many more.


Multi-lingual Support

The customer-facing parts of your Shopify store, including e-commerce website, blog, checkout, and emails can be in any language if the theme supports it. 

The admin of your Shopify store is currently available in English French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

Based on the data of the Gallup survey of language preferences[PDF] and  Common Sense Advisory surveyed 2,430 web consumers in eight countries.

9/10 Internet users said that, when given a choice of languages, they always visited a website in their language.

42% said they never purchase products and services in other languages.

72.1% of consumers spend most or all of their time on websites in their language.

72.4% of consumers said they would be more likely to buy a product with information in their language.

56.2% of consumers said that the ability to obtain information in their language is more important than price.


Helps with Marketing

Even if your store has a lot of different beautiful products, prices are low, and shipment is free, but your customers can’t find it via the Internet, all your efforts are futile. Shopify allows you to avoid this problem. The platform equipped with the main tools:

  • social media integration
  • target email marketing
  • SEO
  • advanced store statistics

To keep customers active you can create discount coupons and gift certificates. Daily deals are also a useful instrument to attract visitors. Among other tools that can help to sell more are up-sell and cross-sell modules.

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