So you have followed the steps in Part 1 of this lesson.
You now know what type of website you are looking to create.
…Or you are at least aware of how to grow your business on the Internet from a frameworked perspective.
The objective of Part 2 is to take these ideas and physically build the website.
Choosing your website
In the interest of keeping the topic focused on making an e-commerce website, I will assume you have already selected a website domain name and have received some form of hosting.
If the need is there for discovering the best options for domain names, SEO, and hosting services, let us know in the comments section below and we will contact you or may even create a new series of posts based on that advice.
The idea of building your own e-commerce website is to go beyond that of a traditional landing page on Amazon and beyond a profile with a few reviews on eBay.
There are many different options that people have when it comes to creating websites.
You can create a website with HTML or CSS. You could also generate some websites with specifically geared e-commerce themes and websites. Examples of this include places like shopify and bigcartel.
The option that this studio chooses, and one that is the most dynamic and dramatic, however, is WordPress. WordPress is a free, open-source website tool that powers many if not most of the world’s most popular websites.
The most important benefit of WordPress for the end user is that it provides you with many plugins to use to personalize your website. Let’s discuss why and how to go WordPress for your eCommerce site.