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Shopify is a one of the largest, trusted and most successful online stores in the world. It is the e-commerce hub for over 600,000 businesses in about 175 countries. Shopify gives the average seller the opportunity to create an online store for the purpose of selling goods to a large audience.

If you are beginner and would like to know more about Shopify and how to get started, this article is for you. Here we have created a short guide for you on how to sign up with Shopify, the different types of Shopify plans and many more. But before we go into all that, let’s take a quick moment to see the importance of Shopify. I mean, why should anyone even consider using the platform in the first place?

 

Why Shopify?

Dropshipping is one of the easiest businesses to start. You can go into it as long as you can access the internet. Very little or no capital, all you need is a good platform to advertise your products and get customers.  With Shopify, you can manage your business on your phone or PC from anywhere in the world and reach a wide array of customers across different demographics.

It is the easiest e-commerce online service that guarantees speed and security. A Shopify user can communicate with customers via email, online chat or a phone call. Everything on platform is built to the convenience of the Shopify store owner.

The ease of use of the Shopify platform makes it arguably one of the best ecommerce platform for dropshippers in the world right now.

 

Short Guide

To save you some stress, here is quick guide for you to follow when you are ready to start dropshipping with Shopify.

1.Sign up with Shopify

The ease that comes with Shopify starts from the very first stage of creating your store. The sign-up process for Shopify is quick, easy and fast. You just to have click and type in some information. To get started, here is what you need to do;

Open a browser and enter the link; www.shopify.com. It will direct you to a page where you are required to enter your email address. Here, you will discover that Shopify has a 14 days free trial. When you click on the Start free trial button, you will be directed to another page to proceed with the sign-up process.

Also, on the first page, you can discover the popular niches on Shopify. You can decide to read more about the available niches before you proceed with the sign-up.

In your sign-up process, you are required to provide your email address as well as a unique password and the name you want for your store. After you have provided this, you can click on Create your Shopify Store. Your 14 days trial will start automatically.

However, you need to upgrade your store to make real sales. After this, Shopify will ask you to create an ID or just use the email that you already signed up with. You will be redirected to another page where you will answer some questions about yourself.

All you need to do is to fill up the columns with the right answers. The questions are not difficult, they are just questions they need to create your store, so, relax and answer the questions truthfully.

 

  1. Select a plan

To really profit from Shopify, you need to upgrade your plan. You can upgrade it anytime you want but your free trial only lasts for 14 days. If you are serious about the store, select a plan.

If you want to upgrade your plan, you will click on the Select plan column. You will be redirected to another page that has 4 plans you can work with.

The Shopify lite is $9 per month, the Basic Shopify is $29 per month, the Shopify(standard) plan is $79 per month, and the Advanced Shopify is $299 per month.

The best plan for a beginner is the Basic Shopify.

Shopify is trusted but you don’t want to be way over your head with a plan you do not really understand. You may not need all the features in other expensive plans. So, go with a plan that has all the features you actually need.

 

  1. Set up your store

After picking your plan, you will be given full access to do what your plan allows for your store. So, you can design your store from the different themes provided by Shopify. Add pictures and descriptions of your products and so on. You are also allowed to add other information about the products like; the weight, product status inventory, quantity available, and the tags of the product.

After picking your plan, you will be given full access to do what your plan allows for your store. So, you can design your store from the different themes provided by Shopify. Add pictures and descriptions of your products and so on. You are also allowed to add other information about the products like; the weight, product status inventory, quantity available, and the tags of the product.

 

Conclusion

If you would like to create the best Shopify with an eye-catchy design that would appeal to your customers, we can help you with that. Here at Ecomdesign, we are dedicated to helping upcoming dropshippers create the best E-commerce website possible. Just tell us what you want and watch as we blow you mind.

Contact us today for your custom Shopify Store design.

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