There are quite a lot of ways to earn money online, easily and from home. But
most of them will only return you some cash, which is fine if you do it as a
hobby. Nevertheless, creating your own online store – if well done – could be
much more than that.
Me? Creating my own business? Sure, and you won’t need to invest that much
or have deep knowledge about anything. All you need is a product to sell, and
sometimes not even that. Let me explain you how easy is to create your own
Choose a platform
If you’re not a developer just go for a platform. They have really cool templates, both for free and paid. Shopify and BigCommerce are the easiest to use, but there are many more. Check them out and choose the one that suits you better.
They usually have several packages, some of them really affordable. You can start selling anywhere for just $9 per month.
Use one of their templates and personalize it
You can customize any of their templates without having any design or technical skills. Be in control over the look and the feel of your webpage. Create the content and choose from the colors to the layout.
These platform also have several tools available that you can use on your store. They’re called “apps” and you can plug them into your store. There are apps for marketing, accounting, inventory, shipping, etc. They’re super helpful and most of them are for free or have a trial version.
Do it, start selling!
Once you have everything set up and organized. How can you bring people to your store? Most of the times people won’t know your brand and there will be a thousands of sites selling the same products as you do. When people search for your products online, your store won’t show up.
The answer? Advertising! Depending on your products or services you can use social media or Google to display your ads. And yet if you have no idea about advertising you can check some of the most popular ads for advertising online available in the platform you chose. For instance, Clever Adwords is for free and creates your ads for you. This way you don’t have to lift a finger for starting selling online.
And know that you know how easy it can be, do you feel ready to start your own online business?