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What Ecommerce Platform Should You Use?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Blog

What Ecommerce Platform Should You Use?

In our blog posts we have been looking at online stores – whether or not your business should have one and what logistics you need to consider in your planning. The next consideration is which ecommerce platform best suits your needs. Selling via an online store does not always mean that you need to have your own hosted website. Sometimes all you need is the shop front. Take a look at some of these ecommerce platforms. Shopify Shopify tells us that “Our platform lets users easily and quickly create their own online store, without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Merchants can use Shopify to manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, customising the design, accepting credit cards, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.” The site is simple to use, with a choice of templates available which you don’t need technical skills to use and adapt. It has a built in shopping cart which allows you to take credit card payments securely. Shopify also helps you with your SEO, and allows you to offer discount vouchers and gift cards. Squarespace Squarespace is...

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