How to build a successful eCommerce website (part 1)
Nowadays, the Internet is becoming more and more a part of our lives. According to the latest data, the average person uses the Internet 8 hours a day. Therefore, online business is starting to expand and reach more and more audiences.
According to the European Ecommerce Report 2022 from EuroCommerce, the percentage of internet users who buy goods or services online has risen to 75% from 69% in 2019 and 65% in 2017. Also in the US, e-commerce revenues will increase by 2024. will amount to 476 billion dollars.
The growth of eCommerce is driving businesses around the world to increase business profits. The Internet gives businesses ample opportunity to create new sales chains.
Sellers use this to attract new customers. eCommerce sites allow companies to increase the potential of their business by entering new markets, attracting audiences around the world. If you are just starting a business, an eCommerce site can provide you with a global marketplace and brand awareness even before you open a physical store.
The success of a startup largely determines the ability to attract customers in new markets. An eCommerce site allows you to reach new customers online that you might not be able to reach in a brick-and-mortar store.
To reach the top level and attract as many customers as possible for your business, when creating a successful eCommerce site, you need to pay special attention to the selection of specialists to work on your site, site configuration and brand identity.
Even if you're just starting your business, a developer can streamline the process of setting up an eCommerce site. They have a technical understanding of the process that will get you set up quickly and you can start selling sooner. When choosing a developer, check with him the timing so you can plan a launch date.
For the best look and memorability of the brand itself, you will need a qualified designer. Design is the most important part of the site, because the visual part is much better remembered by buyers, and the cleaner and more attractive the design, the more likely it is that the client will return to you after the first visit. Pick a few websites that you like the design of the most and discuss the concept with the designer to make sure you have a consensus.
Also important members of the team are the project manager and the quality assurance specialist. The project manager is an integral part of any project, he is responsible for building a work plan, setting deadlines and solving unforeseen tasks, thanks to him you can accurately plan the site launch date and maintain high-quality communication with the development team. A quality control specialist will help you identify optimization points and test bugs so that your customers have the best user experience when using the website.