How to build a successful online store? How to create online store free of charge with WordPress or WooCommerce? Read and find out!
So you are interested in starting your own online store? Well, that’s a fantastic ideal! Being your own boss and taking care of your own business is a rewarding and challenging as you can see your effort and hard work impact your revenue.
If you already have a business idea and you want to transform that idea into your own online store nothing stops you, except your budget! But we have a solution – creating a free online store with WordPress and WooCommerce.
Yes, you can create online store free of charge and start your own online business empire.
WordPress is a popular and affordable option for everyone interested in establishing an online presence. The best thing about WordPress is that can be customized to suit your ecommerce needs and requirements.
The first thing you need to do is find a domain and hosting service. You can find a free domain name and free web hosting, but if you want to create a professional website, we highly recommend you to get a paid domain and a paid hosting service. You can use Bluehost which offers $2.95 per month for a shared hosting plan.
Once you will choose a suitable domain name and a web hosting service, it is time to choose a store design. There are some great free WordPress to check out. For example, Storefront is a simple template with an excellent store layout and it is compatible with WooCommerce. This template comes with lots of color options and layouts. You can download this theme at wordpress.org.
WooCommerce can help you build your online store. It is an easy to use tool and there are lots of great add-ons you can use to add more functionality to your store.
Here is how to create an online store:
- Install WooCommerce
- Check the WooCommerce Settings
- Add Items
This is the hardest part and once you are done with installing and adding items, it is time to launch your store and start promoting your items! You can take advantage of social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and etc. You can also run a promotion, start a newsletter, get networking, and etc. If you want, you could also use a professional association to help promote your new online store.
— Cambridge Ahead (@CambAhead) 19 de octubre de 2017