We are now facing a difficult time in which everyone is practicing social distancing and remaining safe. Companies have to close their doors and our economy is having a hard time. It is definitely a scary time, but we are not alone in this. BigCommerce is a feature-rich SaaS ecommerce platform which has just published a free guide on how to take your physical brick and mortar store online with ease.
From Bricks To Clicks
BigCommerce is there to help brick and mortar shops take quick steps to set up an online store. This guide could be just what your offline business needs. Yes, the idea may seem overwhelming, but BigCommerce not only makes the transition easy, but also helps you make it in record time.
Because the process is divided into 3 main parts, you can create a framework that is easy to follow and make the transformation of your existing physical store into an online store as simple as possible. To get an idea of what the process looks like, here is an example of a great framework that you can follow:
- Laying the groundwork with pre-launch preparation
- Determine your primary customers
- Choose your domain name
- Selecting your initial product launch
- Researching the competition
- Payment methods and shipping costs
- Storefront design
- Product descriptions
- SEO content
- Website performance
- Outbound marketing strategy
- Applying keywords
BigCommerce provides all the details of the above components and more in their handy Retail to e-Tail article. They also offer a 3 Months Free on all paid plans to provide additional support to your business during this challenging time. Find out everything you need to know about how to go from offline to online with BigCommerce and start your free trial today!