Shipping...Shipping...Shipping...Arghhhhh!! The chat around Shipping is one of our Shopify Experts most dreaded times of a project as most customers, especially start-ups or small businesses, haven’t thought it through at all.
If there was any doubt that online retail is here to stay then the new 2018 e-commerce report from Australia Post should dismiss those fears. The report states that last year Australia enjoyed a whopping 18.7% increase in online spend that equals $21.7billion with 80% of the purchasing coming from local online stores rather than overseas.
As Shopify experts we don’t just consult on how a store should look, the best UX or the right way to encourage a customer to add to cart we also go a lot further to maximising your sales.We all know that not every visitor will make a purchase and we will know that you don’t get rich if your paid for marketing only generates one sale with no repeat business.
With many options now available to sell your wares from bricks and mortar stores, wholesale customers to online Shopify solutions managing inventory correctly can be a logistical nightmare. Thankfully there are now many third party solutions available to save you headaches and to manage inventory correctly and easily so you can concentrate on your business and achieving sales.
If there is one thing for sure when it comes to online retail, Australian businesses and consumers have certainly played a ‘wait and see’ approach before embracing the e-commerce revolution. This could be seen as a smart move as it has enabled Australian business to not make the same mistakes some other early adopters overseas made.
One of the main reasons our team here at Insider Media Group love working with Shopify is that with the addition of third party apps available through the Shopify app store, any store can be taken to the next level with increased visitors, higher conversion rates and more control over inventory levels.
To keep a website or online store fresh and up to date is now just as important, with keeping your business flowing and ahead in your field, as many other aspects of running a successful organisation.
We may be great at making online Shopify stores and Squarespace sites for small businesses, but without customers you have probably just kissed your development money away. Everyday we speak to clients who are thrilled with their new store and are ready for sales but come to us dismayed in a few weeks after they haven’t had any success.
Shopify the worlds leading E-commerce platform has recently announced a partnership with online retailer giant Amazon as it’s preferred migration partner as we approach Amazons closure of it’s Webstore’s platform. Amazon’s closure of webstore is a disappointment for many of it’s users who are typically small online retailers who wanted a simple way of offering their products to the public with the backup of Amazons infrastructure...