Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to set up an online store and sell their products. Shopify is a leading commerce platform designed for businesses of all sizes. Whether you sell online, on social media, in store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered.
How does Shopify work?
Whether you’re a budding jewellery designer and want to start selling your products, or a musician and want to sell your latest mixtape, or if you have an established business and want to grow, Shopify can help you. Hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs from over 175 countries trust Shopify to help sell their products.
Physical products: A physical product could be something you make by hand, something you have manufactured, or something you dropship to customers. Examples include jewellery, bath bombs, t-shirts, gift boxes, beef jerky, or pins to name a few.
Digital products: This could include ebooks, email templates, audio downloads, Lightroom presets for photographers, e-courses, or clothing patterns.
Services and consultations: Whether you’re an interior designer, dentist or a life coach, your customers can book online and sell online or in-person consultations.
Memberships: If you want to sell subscription boxes or if you’re a yoga studio owner you can use Shopify to sell your memberships and create member-only access to your content on your website.
Ticketed experiences: Experience-based businesses can range from travel and adventure to wine tastings and hands-on workshops. If you’re an artist or running a networking event, you can use Shopify to sell those tickets.
Technology has made it possible for anyone to create an E-commerce online store quickly using simple customizable tools without having to write any computer code .As long as you have a basic understanding of how computer works or know how to navigate your way around a computer and the internet you should have very little problems utilizing the tools available to create your own online store that you can use to sell both physical and digital products.
There are both free and paid tools available to assist you create an online store quickly. The paid tools or subscription based models will provide more customizable tools and options based on your subscription level. With some platforms they even let you test drive the platform for a limited period. In this course we will be using Shopify platform to create an online store.Shopify is a trusted and popular hosted ecommerce solution that provides advanced store management in a remarkably clean and easy-to-understand package. You don’t need to know HTML or PHP or other backend programming languages; all you need is an email address and a password to get started.
This course will take you through the setup, configuration, publication, and management of your first online store using Shopify.