How To Start Your Online Store


Do you sell products or services, and you are ready to take it to the next level where hundreds of people make a lot of cool cash in a month, by running an online store that enables people to shop online from their store. Then this article is for you. What I am going to introduce to you is suitable for any size of the store or whatever service you render

To be honest with you, I have been into e-commerce for roughly 4 years, and when I started creating my first store, I spent over 2 years trying to put together the Design, Hosting, SSL and all other stuff needed to make my e-commerce store, till I stumbled on this e-commerce solution called Shopify. With Shopify, I created an online store with flexible delivery packages and diverse payment methods within 20 minutes.

What is Shopify?

Shopify is one of the best platforms that has everything you need to sell online. It is a complete e-commerce solution that allows you to set up an online store to sell your goods. It lets you organize your products, customize your storefront, accept credit card payments, track and respond to orders, all with a few clicks of the mouse.

If you are reading this article, I believe you have concluded that you really do need that e-commerce store, so I will move to my main points. However, if you are still having doubts and yet to decide, please kindly visit MINI IMPORTATION BUSINESS IN NIGERIA (2018 REVIEW)

How to set up a Shopify store

Setting up a Shopify store is pretty easy, the steps involved in setting up your Shopify store are listed below.

Step 1. Sign Up with Shopify

All you have to do is visit Click on “Get Started” which will redirect you to the signup form to create an account.

Fill in the required details (store name, email address and password) on the signup form and click “Create your store”

Your store name has to be unique as Shopify will not accept a store name that has been used by an existing store owner.


Shopify Sign Up form

When you are done with creating your store, you will be redirected to another page where you will need to fill more details like your name, address, country, and contact number.

Step 2. Start Setting Up Your Online Store


Step 2. Pick a plan

You can also enjoy a 14 days free trial without having to use your credit or debit card. If at all you will need to add a card, I will advise you to go for a Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) master card.

Start Your Shopify 14 Day Trial Now

The 3 basic Shopify plans that you can choose from after the 14 days trial and tabulated below.

You also get a 10% discount on any plan when you pay for a year and 20% when you pay for 2 years

All Shopify plans include no setup fees, 24/7 support, hosting with unlimited bandwidth and storage, unlimited upload of products, already incorporated payment gateway such as Paystack (one of Nigeria’s best online payment gateway), and lots of ready-made themes that you can choose from.

All Shopify plans are month to month (unless you sign up for an annual or biennial plan) so you are able to upgrade, downgrade or cancel Shopify at any time.




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