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Designed for online sales, every step of the way

Our templates provide your customers with a smooth shopping experience. In addition we also supply all the tools you need, such as a shopping cart, order management, a domain address, email addresses, an SSL certificate, and more.

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20+ years of experience goes a long way

Our dedicated customer care team is available around the clock to help you launch and keep your business running smoothly.

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Extensive developer network and comprehensive solutions

Use our network of expert developers to bring your vision to life and to handle the technical aspects of site customization and development

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Add the PayPal Smart Payment Buttons for more payment choices

With PayPal Checkout featuring Smart Payment Buttons™ with Yahoo Small Business, you can automatically show your shoppers relevant payment methods designed to help you increase sales, including PayPal, Venmo¹, PayPal Credit², and more.

1Venmo is available to US shoppers only. 2PayPal Credit is subject to consumer credit approval.

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  • Starter
  • 1.5% transaction fee
  • Unlimited product listings
  • Unlimited storage space
  • 1,000 email accounts
  • Domain included
  • Mobile-optimized storefront
  • Built-in SEO
  • Live Insights and Google Analytics integration
  • Credit card and PayPal processing
  • Live chat with customers
  • Bulk product import and export
  • Safe and secure storefront
  • UPS shipping integration
  • 24/7 phone, chat and online support
  • Includes all features in Starter with a lower transaction fee, and
  • 1% transaction fee
  • Integrate with your inventory and accounting systems
  • Upsell and cross-sell tools
  • Gift certificate capabilities
  • API access for 3rd party solutions
  • Includes all features in Starter and Standard with a lower transaction fee.
  • .75% transaction fee

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you sell products online?

To start, choose the types of products and/or services you plan to sell and decide to whom you want to sell them. This will help determine the type of Ecommerce platform and the features you need, and inform your site design. As soon as you launch your online store, there are strategies you can employ to drive the desired traffic to your site. Once you get them to your site, provide customers with a clear path to find what they need and how to purchase it.

How do you create an ecommerce website?

To create an ecommerce website:

  1. Develop a plan that includes defining what you’re selling and your target audience
  2. Choose an ecommerce platform to host your online store and register your domain name
  3. Choose a predesigned store template with a theme suited to your business and audience
  4. Alternatively, you can work with a developer to build a more customized store
  5. Once your site is live, look for ways to drive traffic to your online store to help increase sales

How do you grow your online store?

To grow your online store, here are some tactics to consider:

  1. Use targeted marketing via media channels specific to your target audience
  2. Search engine optimization (SEO) to help direct traffic to your site
  3. Help visitors find what they’re looking for quickly and easily with clear site navigation
  4. Ensure your call-to-action (what you want your customer to do) is clear and concise
  5. Keep products and supporting content current and relevant to your customers

What are the 5 common mistakes to avoid while building your online store?

Here are 5 of the most common pitfalls new business owners experience when building their online store:

  1. Failing to do market research
  2. Burning out from doing everything themselves
  3. Not focusing on business development
  4. Not branding themselves
  5. Underpricing their products

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