Super Speedy Online Store Setup Using WooCommerce (and WordPress!)

Feeling Isolated? Get your business online with the best eCommerce platform

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I specialise in small business eCommerce solutions to help get your business up and running quickly online.

Lockdown 2.0 means more small businesses have been forced to close their physical premises AGAIN. This is far from ideal in the run-up to Christmas, for most their busiest trading period. There is no better time to consider expanding your business online and investing in an online shop.

WordPress and WooCommerce provide the perfect platform for you to not only get started but grow online. I can put together a basic eCommerce website for under £1000. You could be selling online reaching a wider audience in a matter of weeks.

Online Store Setup

How setting up an online store using WooCommerce works

Alright, it’s time to build launch your first eCommerce site. (Yay!) Here’s a preview of the five simple steps I’ll follow to create your new site:

Step 1 – Domain & managed hosting

Expert advice on domain purchasing and a managed hosting to provide the best foundation for your online store. I offer fully managed WordPress hosting which is UK based, super fast and secure.

Step 2 – Design & build

You’ll want your store to grab your visitor’s attention. It’s important it looks great and shows off your fantastic products and/or services. I design all my eCommerce sites to your specific requirements whilst providing expert advice on best-practice technical standards and user experience.

Step 3 – Functionality

I’ll install the WooCommerce plugin & run the setup wizard. I’ll ensure your shop templates are looking great and install your preferred payment gateway(s). We can add shipping options and configure your customer emails to ensue your customer get a consistent brand experience.

Step 4 – Populate your shop

Next comes the exciting bit! Adding your products including simple or variable options, physical, digital or subscription-based products. WooCommerce can cater to lots of different types of products and add-ons.

Step 5 – Open your online shop

The final stage, once we’ve added and tested everything carefully, is to launch your fantastic new online shop. Get your customers clicking with introductory and recommend friend incentives. WooCommerce has lots of options for coupons and product based discounts.

Get selling online

Ready to launch your first eCommerce shop? Contact me today for expert advice and a free quote.

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