Key Benefits of Using Shopify Over Other eCommerce CMS

Key Benefits of Using Shopify Over Other eCommerce CMS

Shopify offers a platform that allows developers to create and develop websites for their e-commerce businesses. The eCommerce CMS is unique, enabling you to run your entire business on the same platform with dedicated features for all aspects of your business. Here are the benefits that you can gain by using the Shopify platform.

Easy to Set Up and Use

Shopify provides an intuitive interface that allows you to create and manage your store, add products, and publish your website in just minutes. The platform also offers multiple payment options (including credit card processing), so you can easily accept payments from customers worldwide.

Shopify offers extensive customization options to make the most of your store design. For example, you can customize the font, colour, and layout to match your brand identity without touching code.

Fully Hosted, Fast, Secure

Shopify is a self-hosted eCommerce solution that allows you to design and build your website without prior knowledge of HTML or CSS coding. In addition, it includes powerful features like a drag-and-drop eCommerce builder, payment gateways such as PayPal and Amazon Pay, inventory management tools, and more.

You don't need any technical skills or experience to use Shopify. With one-click applications, you can set up an account and configure your website within a few weeks. For example, if you hire a Shopify expert, you will be amazed by how quickly a concept can be taken through to a conversion.

It's Multi-Lingual, Multi-Currency, and Supports Global Commerce

If you're running an online store that sells in multiple currencies or languages, Shopify makes it easy for you to do so. All major currencies are supported: USD, CAD, GBP, EUR, and more.

You can manage multiple languages (such as Spanish) from one dashboard without logging into multiple sites or applications.

Scalability

The platform allows you to scale up or down depending on your needs.

The Shopify platform is adaptable to any size of business. Start with one store and grow into multiple stores with multiple locations and currencies. 

You can also add new features and functionality by upgrading your plan or adding new features to an existing plan.

Automatic Tax and Invoicing Calculations

Shopify calculates taxes automatically and provides a detailed report of all the taxes collected during the order process.

You can also track sales tax rates, which allows you to keep track of sales tax collection, enabling you to pass this information to your customers through shipping quotes or invoices. Again, this helps customers understand what they're paying for before purchasing.

Shopify is a fantastic e-commerce platform to use. It's easy to learn, extremely user-friendly and has many features that you can use to take your business to the next level.

About the Author

Tom Cowie is a seasoned e-commerce consultant and agency owner with over 10 years of experience in helping businesses grow on Shopify.

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