🌠Online Store Starting Made Simple?

Ever wake up one morning and think to yourself:

“Jeepers self, if only I could know what to track for my retail sales online!”

If so you’re definitely not alone – eCom is receiving a huuuuuge boost of popularity (thank you pandemic) and it only makes sense to explore it more.

That’s why you’ll love the following (and be sure to return back once you’re done so you can benefit from the additional resources I uncovered for you):

www.business2community.com/consumer-marketing/40-amazing-retail-shopper-statistics-you-need-to-know-02396061

There, you’ll discover goodies like:

“… Many consumers are now exclusively shopping online, even baby boomers who never did before. Online sales grew nearly 50% at the peak of the pandemic as consumers stayed home but continued to shop. (Adobe Analytics)

87% of U.S. consumers prefer to shop at stores that have touchless or robust self-checkout options. (Shekel)

79% of consumers say they will continue to use self-checkout or increase their usage after COVID-19. (McKinsey)

36% of consumers now shop online weekly, an increase from 28% before the pandemic. (Selligent)

Globally, 49% of consumers shop online more now than they did pre-COVID-19. (Bazaarvoice)

62% of U.S. shoppers say they shop more online now than they did before the pandemic. (Bazaarvoice)..”

and

“… 34% of consumers say they will purchase more locally sourced products going forward, even if they cost more. (Deloitte)

43% of consumers say they are willing to spend more on convenience in the future. (Deloitte)

60% of customers and employees say being constantly able to see a business’s cleaning efforts is the most important part of the experience. (Deloitte)

45% of consumers said they prefer to shop e-commerce websites with more testimonials.

and more!

Mastering Online Retail eCom s a topic that could make for a grand challenge, cheatsheet, tutorial and more. You could structure it like so:

Step 1.) Choose the Best Platform for your eCom Needs

Need help with that? Consider:

www.websitebuilderexpert.com/ecommerce-website-builders/free-ecommerce-platforms/

bloggingwizard.com/ecommerce-platforms-sell-digital-products/

www.referralcandy.com/blog/ecommerce-business-examples/

Next, move to:

Step 2.) Decide How You Want Your eCom Store To Look

Need resources for that? Consider:

www.coredna.com/blogs/best-ecommerce-website-design

www.crazyegg.com/blog/how-to-create-an-ecommerce-website/

shanebarker.com/blog/ecommerce-website-design/

Finally, move to:

Step 3.) Create An Official Launch Plan and Make It Sew!

Need resources for that? Consider:

www.quicksprout.com/start-online-store/

generalassemb.ly/education/ecommerce-business-blueprint-how-to-build-launch-and-grow-a-profitable-online-store/online

themeisle.com/blog/how-to-start-an-online-store-with-wordpress/

Good stuff!

Your takeaway?

Ecom is getting more and more popular these days…

Why not take advantage of that today?

Enjoy!

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