Take the leap with Shopify

By Ilana Davis

There are so many people trying to figure out how to sell online right now and it doesn’t have to be overly complicated. YOU CAN DO THIS!

Perhaps you’re new to e-commerce and figuring out how to generate income. You sell at local trade-shows, craft fairs, you have a brick and mortar, or you’ve got a new product you want to start selling.

Shopify makes it really easy to start selling without creating a whole new website. There are two really simple ways to start selling products online.

  1. Create a Buy Button
  2. Create a checkout link

You can read more on how to set each of these up.

Shopify also announced recently they are extending the regular 14-day trial to 90-days. Why is this helpful? Because it can give you a bit more time to feel comfortable with the tools, apps, and set up without feeling rushed.

Katie Cerar published a slide deck on How to Quickly Set Up a “Buy Online, Pickup Curbside” Experience with Shopify which makes taking your brick and mortar online quickly.

It can take under 60 minutes to create a Shopify account and start selling. Remember your site doesn’t have to be perfect. Just get it up and work on it as you can.

Those who already have a Shopify site may find my Website Rescues valuable. I identify areas that could be causing friction on your site, in turn causing conversion failures and making tweaks to salvage your site without a costly redesign. Not quite ready to invest in a Website Rescue, I’ve also Reviewed stores, giving them ideas to increase conversions that they can do themselves.


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