Avoid Mistakes While Selling on eCommerce Marketplaces
You might be knowing this term “content is the king”, if you have content then you are a king.
Facebook is making money by user generated content. Facebook gives us the technology platform to interact with your family and friends.
E-commerce marketplaces are making money by seller’s generated content. They have given us the technology platform for the transaction of buying or selling online.
TV channel making money by delivering video content to its subscriber.
Content is where I expect much of the real money will be made on the Internet, just as it was in broadcasting. Bill Gates
Content should be engaging, interesting, easy to understand, short and pointed.
Make the content for yourself
If you can make the content for eCommerce marketplace than why don’t you make the content for yourself. For this, you need mainly two things hosting and domain, rest we will guide you how you can make the eCommerce website free of cost without any further recurring cost.
Hosting will cost you approx Rs 200 per month and domain may cost you Rs 500/- per year, these things depend upon the configuration and choice etc.
We will guide you with all essentials and free plugin which make your website beautiful and attractive.
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Things Need to Build eCommerce Website
Apart from hosting and domain, we need few plugins to automate the process.
- Hosting cost approx Rs 200 per month
- Domain cost approx Rs 500 per year
- Payment gateway (Payumoney) Free or one time cost basis on the features.
- SSL certificate Free forever
- Few Plugins Free forever
Now come to the main challenge, how you will get traffic
A new website can get the traffic from social media sharing i.e. facebook, twitter, whatsApp, organic search, search engine marketing, social media marketing etc which we will cover it later.
Selection of Hosting
Hosting types, Shared hosting, Cloud hosting and Dedicated server.
Shared Hosting where many websites reside on one web server connected to the Internet. This is generally the most economical option for hosting, as the overall cost of server maintenance is divided over many customers.
You can start with Hostgator because it would not cost you much.
Cloud Hosting a method of configuring servers in a flexible way to allow for the most affordable, scalable, and reliable web infrastructure.
Dedicated Server is a physical server that is purchased or rented entirely for your own business needs. Dedicated servers are great for large businesses, organizations that require exceptionally high levels of data security, or organizations that have predictable demand necessitating all of their servers running 24x7x365. It will cost you approx Rs 10000/- per month depending upon configuration.
Recommendation To start with you can go with Cloudways