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How to get an ecommerce website

How to get an ecommerce website

George - 1 Apr 2022 16:00:00

Today it is easier than ever to build an online store to sell items online. Individuals can sell online as well as small, medium, and large businesses, making it a really great platform offering room for everyone to succeed.

Here’s a breakdown of what it takes to get an online store.


What does online mean?


Online describes a computer, device or a person who is connected to a network of computers (the most common network describing ‘being’ online is called the internet).
Offline means that the computer, device or person is not connected to a network of computers and cannot be reached by digital means.


What is a website?


The simplest description of a website is a collection of digital pages stored on the World Wide Web, accessible by anyone connected to the internet. The website will be made up of information in the form of text and images and will contain hyperlinks to other websites and pages on the internet.

What is ecommerce?


Ecommerce means electronic commerce. It defines a business model which describes how businesses or individuals buy and sell goods over the internet. 

There are 3 main types of ecommerce. B2B (business to business) such as Sellr and Shopify websites, B2C (business to consumer) such as Amazon and Etsy, and C2C (consumer to consumer) such as ebay.

Ecommerce can be utilised over computers, tablets, smartphones, and other smart devices.


How to get an ecommerce website:

In order to create an ecommerce website you will need to carry out the following:

  1. Create a business plan
  2. Decide on the products you want to sell

  3. Create a brand

  4. Register a domain name

  5. Choose an ecommerce website provider

  6. Build your website

  7. Add payment gateways

  8. Choose your shipping methods

How to get an online shop.


Getting an online shop is really easy. With Sellr you can be up and running within minutes. Just make sure you have registered a domain name and then you can quickly direct your Sellr shop to be displayed there. All you have to do now is get your products seen by the consumers you think will be interested in making a purchase and this can all be done by marketing your ecommerce store.


Sellr can help you with marketing too, so if you want to open an online shop sign up to Sellr for free and have a look around. You could have a shop 'live' and be selling online by the end of the day!

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