How to get my business online?
In today`s new normal we all see the importance of e-Commerce some before we hit the pandemic many businesses did not realize the importance of the online presence or online shopping function for their websites.
Canadian business owners have been overwhelmed in many aspects. So, how actually can you get your business into e-Commerce? There are many ways to this and different platforms comes with their own pros and cons.
Starting with the most popular platform “Shopify”
How to turn your business into e-Commerce with Shopify? Shopify is a user-friendly platform with ease of use you can start adding your products and use their payment gateway. With ease of use, there come limitations. With Shopify, there are many limitations.
How customizable is Shopify?
With Shopify is you do not know how to code the theme options are generally cookie-cutter style. In most cases, you can easily point out the Shopify site just by the look of it. On the other hand, to add different functionalities you will need to pay for apps, and these apps are usually heavily coded and make your site speed slower. Another downside with Shopify apps is that they come with monthly fees.
How fast is Shopify hosting?
Shopify uses a shared hosting plan on their servers and you do not know how many accounts are sharing the same server. When you combined these cons plus Shopify`s 2.9% processing fee and monthly subscription fee it might not always be the best choice.
Shopify also has the right to terminate your store at any time they wish. Since they host everything about your business.
Do we still suggest Shopify?
If you really like to use Shopify as your e-Commerce platform we have experts who will make the Shopify experience smooth as possible and you will be using the platform you choose as Shopify.
What is the best e-Commerce platform for your Canadian business?
Other than Shopify there are 3 other big players in the e-Commerce field. Magento, BigCommerce, and WooCommerce. At AspireCo we are the big supporters of WooCommerce. WooCommerce platform is an add-on functionality combines with WordPress. Which means you have endless possibilities.
What are the advantages of WooCommerce?
With WooCommerce you can sell bookings, courses, downloadable content, grocery products, and much more. And, since it is on the WordPress platform you can implement it with your main company site.
In addition to that
- you can fully customize your site`s theme
- product layout
- you can use your own payment gateway provider
- You can create a mobile app from your website
- No one can shut down your site
- We host your site in a cloud base server fast server
- and much more advantages
What can AspireCo do for you?
At AspireCo, we can build your e-Commerce on any platform you wish. Whether be Shopify, BigCommerce, or WooCommerce. Our experts will be able to help you.