Nowadays in time of the Internet technologies, Internet-shops become more popular. Thanks to Internet-shops employers may increase the number of products, expand the geographical sphere and save money on rent.
There are some pros and cons of Internet-shops. Main advantages of it are:
- Flexibility in the planning time, mobility and personal responsibility
- A small budget for opening an online shop
- Simple taxation
- High business startup speed
- Unlimited number of items
Main disadvantages of it are:
- The need to master the site administration
- High competition
- Payment system commissions
- Cooperation with delivery services
- Disputes with customers
There are some tools for online shops creating.
WooCommerce is a free plugin on WordPress, which can help you create an online shop. WooCommerce is one of the most popular plugins and more than 40% Internet-sops are made thanks to WooCommerce. The main advantages of WooCommerce are:
- Easy installation
- A full-fledged powerful online store on WordPress - after installation, it is already ready to sell, you can even not install anything else.
- The clear, user-friendly admin interface
- The ability to add an unlimited number of products and product categories
- Many plug-ins - paid and free.
- A large number of templates (designs), both paid and free
- Built in several payment gateways ready for use
- Several different delivery methods are built in with support for a delivery calculator, flexible setting of shipping costs
- The ability to create and apply discounts on coupons (promotional codes) on the website both for all products and for selected ones
- Built in a convenient analytics system
- Embedded marketing elements
- A personal account of the buyer
- Customer reviews for products
- Automated email notification of new orders
- Inventory accounting of goods and notification by email of a low level
- Setting taxes at country rates
- Separation of user rights -
- SEO optimization
- Integration with external services
One more way to create Online shop is OpenCart. It is a unique open source system that allows you to participate in e-commerce cost-effective. Also, it is free to use.
The main advantages of OpenCart are:
- Supports an unlimited number of products, categories, customers, and deals
- Supports multiple languages and currencies
- Tax rate support
- It has three types of reports: a sales report, viewed products, purchased goods
- The platform allows you to customize different groups of customers and specify different prices for each of them
- Pre-defined patterns and designs to choose from
- Ability to pay using various methods, such as PayPal, credit cards, etc.
- OpenCart is search engine friendly
- OpenCart is characterized by automatic image resizing for a more comfortable display of goods without the involvement of a specialist
- OpenCart developers provide free updates
Everyone knows such famous brands as Burger King, Tiffani & Co, Swarovski, Lenovo, Nestle, Bvlgari, Gucci, and Huawei. Their online shops were made thanks to Magento. Magento is a platform for creating online shops. There are two major Magento releases: Magento Community Edition (CE), which is available for free, and Magento Enterprise Edition (EE), which is designed for large enterprises and costs from $ 18,000 / year.
The main advantages of Magento are:
- A wide range of marketing abilities
- Easy in use admin panel and directory management
- Ready templates
- World Brand Trust
Our company have professional developers, who work with these systems and can create for you high-quality online shop.