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How to Set Up an eCommerce Website ?

 

Now at first know” What is electronic commerce?”

Commonly known as e-commerce, ecommerce, eCommerce or e-comm, refers to the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. However, the term may refer to more than just buying and selling products online. It also includes the entire online process of developing, marketing, selling, delivering, servicing and paying for products and services.

If you want to start your own eCommerce website and don’t know where to start, WordPress (once again) can be your savior. Besides WordPress is easy to set-up and customize, it also enables interactivity through comments. It also automatically ping the search engines, in-built RSS feed so that your visitors can easily subscribe to your website. Most importantly WordPress has a large online community technical support.

Check out below our step-by-step procedure on how to set up an eCommerce website…

Install WordPress software:- First and foremost, you will have to install the WordPress software. Log in to cPanel of your system and click on set up.

Choose your theme template:- There are numerous Google FREE themes available for WordPress. You can simply download it.

Add eCommerce plugins:- Download Google WordPress eCommerce plugins and install the files to activate plugins. You should see the links on the sidebar such as transaction results, product details, checkout, your account etc.

Now you can add your products to your website. You can add as many as you want but before adding the details or information about your products, first, set certain parameters like payment options, countries, etc. In this you’ll know how far can your products go and what are your prefer payment methods would be.

Lastly, SEO:- It’s is recommended that you install an All-in-One SEO pack to make your website search engine friendly. This tool will optimize the title and description Meta tags so that Google will be able to see and crawl your web pages.

If you do !

Next, you have set up your soon to be e-business, it is time for you to promote it. You can use the following for the same: Article Marketing, Newsletter, Blogging, Social Media Marketing, RSS Directories and RSS Directories– etc.

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