13 Dec 18 10:02 am
Its great to know that you are going to join eCommerce world. An eCommerce online platform is a software that lets you build, run, and manage an online store or business. It provides the necessary tools for creating your product catalog, and managing other day-to-day operations.
You may choose the best suit for your needs from following top 5 eCommerce platforms to launch an online store:
You can integrate your shop with your social media accounts
It is one of the most feature-rich eCommerce platforms availableCons:
You are liable of paying a transaction fee if you do not use Shopify payment.
Many of the most useful extensions are paid for extensions.
Any customizations attract an incremental price.
Features very handy tools and features for managing your store
as flexible shipping options, and even lets you give live quotes
Integrates with Amazon, eBay, and most social network websitesCons:
Only provide 7 free themes, so you’ll have to invest in one for a professional look
Has no native POS feature like other platforms do
Multi-vendor support is still wanting
Targets SMBs so already has features for them built-in
Packed full of features that will help you get everything going fast
A lifetime license gets the source code. You can therefore make modifications if desiredCons:
Customization will require help from someone with knowledge of PHP
Big enterprises will be required to do extensive customizations.
The self-hosted option gives you total control over what you can do
Packs a long list of features that will make your work absolutely easy
There are multiple plugins and themes available to further extend its functionalityCons:
You will require some technical know-how to get the most out of the platform
The basic version is free but the enterprise version will set you back $20,000+ annually.
Very easy to set up
Designed to make customizations stress freeCons:
Lacks payment processors
Sandeep Thakur is a Digital Marketing Manager at FATbit Technologies(http://www.fatbit.com
). His professional expertise also covers social media marketing, research & analysis and online branding for individuals or businesses. Follow him on Twitter @SandeepSKTR