Ecommerce Web Designer Central Coast
An ecommerce website has the ability to sell to customers 24/7 without manning a shopfront like traditional brick and mortar stores. You can gather customer information in one location, keep track of inventory, personalise your customers experience and increase your brand awareness. On top of this, an online store gives shop owners the ability to break down geographical borders and sell to customers anywhere in the world.
If you are looking to get your store online but are not sure where to start, you are in the right place! We are a Central Coast based ecommerce web design agency that creates functional and aesthetically pleasing online stores. Whether you are a small or large business, we have a strategy for you. With extremely high standards and attention to detail, we create eye catching, conversion driven online stores. In other words, we make you look good and sell better!
Choosing the right Ecommerce platform
We offer two main options in the e-commerce sector:
Shopify offers you everything you need to power your online store. Find out more about Shopify and how we can help your business.
Woocommerce, is customisable and effective in getting you online. Find out more about Wordpress woocomerrce and how we can help your business.
When choosing the best ecommerce website platform for your business, be sure to keep in mind your current and future needs. Selecting an ecommerce platform that has scope to scale your business is essential at any level. Our main focus in decision making is getting you online quickly, supporting future growth and ease of use.
At Zel designs, we are well versed in both Shopify and Woocommerce. Both ecommerce web design options are scalable and powerful options in getting your store online.
Woocommerce Vs Shopify
Both Woocommerce and Shopify are great platforms to get your shop online. We analyse your business needs, wants and goals before we collaboratively make this decision. Additionally we take into account your technical savviness, time factor and budget.
Easy to use ecommerce platforms
Whether your ecommerce platform is Wordpress or Shopify, you can rest assured that they have everything you need to achieve your goals. From their editing interface that is user intuitive and straightforward through to the customisation. Both options are jam packed with powerful features that will make your life easier. Think inventory management, ease of adding new items and more! On top of this, we provide training to all of our clients.
Planning your online store
- What platform will suit your online business needs.
- Focusing on how you will plan your site structure and user experience.
- Creating conversion driven layout and copywriting
- Analysing current store sales, your industry and seo strategies will help plan your categories
- Creating product page content and layout to drive conversions.
- Ensuring your imagery is high quality and a mix of product and lifestyle images is a must!
- Deciding the best options for your online payment methods.
We have compiled frequently asked questions about online stores and answered them for you.
What is e-commerce web design?
An e-commerce website is an online store that enables you to sell your products and services online. They allow visitors to find products, add them to their cart and securely complete their purchase by adding their payment and shipping details.
How to start an online store?
- Find out what you want to sell
- Research what platforms are best suited to your needs
- Register your domain name and business
- Depending on your platform you will need to sign up for hosting.
- Create a website on your preferred platform
What is the best online store website platform?
There is no set platform that is the best. It depends on your needs and technical ability. We offer services in Wordpress ecommerce and Shopify. Both options have their pros and cons.
How can I create an online store?
The first step to getting your products and services online is creating an online store. You need to select the ecommerce platform that best suits your business needs.
How much does it cost to start an online store?
The cost of creating an online store depends on the needs and wants of your business. An ecommerce store can cost from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands. All prices vary depending on e-commerce platform, hosting, type of ssl certificate, payment processes, website design and extensions or plugins.
If you are looking for an estimate on a particular project we would love to give you a better price guide. Contact us to find out how much your project will cost.