If you have products to sell, you could be missing out if you don’t have an online shop. There’s an increasing desire among customers to be able to buy something from the comfort of their homes and if you’re not offering that as an option, they may well go to a competitor.
There are various design solutions for creating your online store, but we tend to focus on WooCommerce and OpenCart as there’s not much that can’t be achieved with either.
This is ideal for small to medium-sized businesses. It’s essentially a WordPress plugin, so if you’ve got a WordPress website, we can easily add WooCommerce to get your shop up and running in no time.
It’s flexible, functional and professional and can be customised to your specifications – regardless of what you’re selling.
There are dozens of themes to choose from for a style suited to your business and this is backed up by intuitive analytics with all the stats you need, as well as features such as stock management, shipping options and discounts all readily available.
It also grows with your business, so if you need a bigger store or more functions, you can get apps and extensions for the job
OpenCart is a standalone e-commerce platform, but there are built-in templates you can use for ease of installation. It’s suitable for pretty much any size business and you can easily add products, images and any functionality you require.
Another benefit to OpenCart is it’s available in 17 different languages, so you can customise your site for global markets, pretty much at the click of a button.
You can also manage several stores from the same dashboard, with different themes and functions for each.
OpenCart also allows for a wide variety of payment methods, including WorldPay, PayPal, bank transfer, perpetual payments, cheque, collect in store and much more.
Its analytical features include daily, weekly or monthly sales reports so you can keep track of what people are looking at and buying the most.