Making an E commerce site in word press in free
In the competitive world of the Web, growing your business and increasing your profits online requires some careful planning.
For every successful e-commerce businesses, there are dozens that fail by not addressing basic risks and pitfalls along the way. So to take full advantage of the e-commerce opportunity, make sure you base your Web business on a solid foundation that covers every element of e-commerce:
1) Establish your identity.
The right domain name, or URL, can make the difference between a memorable e-commerce identity and getting lost in the online crowd.
2) Find the right online home.
For brick-and-mortar stores, location is everything. Your e-commerce business needs the right home, too. Purchase and set up your own Web server, or find a home for your site with the right Internet Service Provider or Web host.
3) Build an attractive storefront.
With the right tools, creating a Web site is easier than ever-but following some basic guidelines will help make your site easy and fun for customers to navigate. And that means more sales for you.
4) Let customers know they can trust you.
In the anonymous world of the Internet, customers will communicate private information, like credit card numbers or phone numbers, to your e-commerce site only if they’re sure your site is legitimate and the information they send you is protected. Make sure your site is secure-and that your customers know it.
5) Make it easy for customers to pay you.
You can set up your site so customers can pay by simply keying in a credit card number. But then how will you process that transaction? Make sure you not only offer customers a variety of convenient payment methods, but that you can process them all.
6) Let the world know about your site.
A memorable domain name, a great-looking design, and top-notch products and services can make your site successful only if customers know about it. Don’t neglect promoting your site to drive traffic to it.
Just take the following steps in making an E-commerce site in word press:
|Crafty Cart Theme||wp E-commerce Plugin|
1) Choose an appropriate E-commerce word press theme for making the website.Crafty Craft theme is a very popular E-commerce theme and is quite preferred as it provides better options like Add To Cart
2) After installing the Crafty craft theme, one should download wp E-commerce plugin and install the plugin.This plugin enables the designer to prepare a detailed list of products.
WP E-commerce plugin also provides an option of making payment through Pay Pal.
Advantages of using Pay Pal as mode of payment:
a) Immediate and convenient.
Payment is deposited directly into the seller’s account.
You can pay directly from the item listing page.
b) No requirement that you use your credit card (you can transfer money directly from your bank account).
c) Sellers don’t see your credit card number (it is safely encrypted through Pay Pal’s server), which limits the risk of unauthorized use.
d) Automatic payment tracking.
e) Pay Pal Buyer Protection offered on qualifying items – up to $1,000 in free coverage.
f) Additional limited protection offered through Pay Pal’s Money Back Guarantee.
3) For displaying the products, product gallery like Next-Generation can be used.
With an online identity, a Web host, an eye-catching, professional-looking Web storefront, rock-solid security, easy-to-use payment management, and the right promotions, your e-commerce business is ready to succeed in the competitive world of the Web.
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