The recent change in normal life due to the lockdown has proved the importance of eCommerce websites for SMEs. As per a recent survey, India is having 667 million internet users. The number of Internet users is rapidly increasing with regard to the dramatic changes that continue to happen due to the lockdown. SMEs need to realize the role of online marketing possibilities to reach more customers. First, start with building an E-Commerce site for your company.
With out domain name and hosting you can not create a website. First book and domain name and purchase a hosting package. Connect your domain name with hosting package by updating the Domain Name Servers (DNS). Install WordPress content management system on your hosting. All most all hosting have one click installation of wordpress. After intalling the wordpress, install and and activate the woocommerce plugin. You can add different products, product features, price, stocks, etc, on woo commerce plugin. You can start Cash on delivery activities on this stage. If you need online payment syste, register for a payment gateway for processing online payment (debit/credit cards, online payment, wallets) etc.
Prestashop for Ecommerce website
Prestashop also another popular platform for developing an e-commerce website. Here also you need to purchase domain and hosting. After purchasing the domain and hosting, install the Prestashop platform on your hosting. This platform also freely available on your hosting.
Create ecommerce website with shopify
Setup your eCommerce website with ease using Shopify’s drag-and-drop store builder