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Designing Online Stores

Designing Online Stores: How We Bring Life Online

June 26, 2017 Justin 0 Comments

Online stores are transforming the way people buy what they want and need. Not only that shopping online saves you a lot of time, but it also helps you save money, too. What was originally a practical modernisation now became a billion dollar industry that comes with fierce competition. If you have a business, the best and the quickest way for you to sell your products is to launch an online store. But designing online stores from scratch can be a daunting pursuit. You can see an example, if you click here. Luckily for you, you don’t have to get too overwhelmed. We will help you get the ball rolling.

Designing Online Stores: How We Bring Life Online

Humans have biases in anything beautifully created or designed. Of course we tend to judge a book by its cover. So it is a must that anything you present should have a good packaging, at the very least. The same goes in designing an online store. As a matter of fact, industry data shows that an online store with an attractive interface generates more sale and has a successful marketing than a dull-looking online store. So if you are in the works of designing online stores, here are some things that you ought to know.

  • You don’t need to spend an entire fortune in building your online store.

If you can pay for a web designer, that’s good. But you don’t really have to spend an entire fortune in building your online store. There are e-commerce vendors, such as Bigcommerce and Shopify, that takes all the nuisance and inconveniences in coding, hosting, and maintaining your site. Usually, such service starts as low as $10.

  • Use large photos as background or in slider when designing online stores.

Most e-commerce vendors give you a default theme and setting that you can work on to your liking. That said, always use large photos when choosing a background or putting a slider on your homepage. These large images are proven to entice customers and lets them better see the products you sell.

  • Don’t be on tenterhooks in designing online stores.

When building an online store, never ever sweat on all the small details. This will only paralyse you from getting the ball rolling. If you have questions about your design or your brand strategy, this will change as your business gets along. You can’t make everything perfect in one sitting. Trust us. We’ve all been there.

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