Real-world shops and services are moving online. The last two years, in particular, have seen millions of SMBs take their services online. Don’t be left behind. Even if you wish to keep an offline store, an online presence is the best way to enter new markets and conveniently reach your customers. It’s also an affordable way to market and carry out branding campaigns. That said, here’s a small business guide to Shopify.
The best part is that Shopify lets you do this without breaking a sweat! A Direct-to-Customer (D2C) subscription service that makes it possible for small businesses to set up websites, receive payments online, and process orders, makes setting up an online store effortless. Shopify even has built-in marketing and analytics tools to grow your business.
How to Set up Shopify
Shopify is very easy to use. Indeed, you can open an account now to begin a 14-day trial. Registration involves submitting an email address, creating a password, and providing a store name. From there, you need to;
- Fill out your details
- Add a domain
- Select a theme
- Customize your store
- Setup checkout and shipping
- Set up payments and taxes
- Begin adding products
It’s a very straightforward process. Check out the On-Deck infographic for more details on how to set up your account. You’ll also find a few valuable tips in this guide to Shopify to help start your Shopify journey with a bang.