Shopify

Shopify is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, that develops computer software for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems.
Furthermore, is a complete e-commerce solution that allows you to set up an online store to sell your goods and It lets you organise your products, customise your storefront, accept credit card payments while tracking and responding to the orders — all with a few clicks of the mouse.

 

Either you sell online, on social media, in-store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered.

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WHAT DOES SHOPIFY DO

Shopify is an E-commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, in-store, and everywhere in between. It offers a professional online storefront that takes minutes to set up, a payment solution to process credit cards, Mobile to accept payments on your smartphone, and the POS application to power retail sales. This is the platform of choice for over 100,000 active global retailers.
Robust API infrastructure, world-class security and constant innovation provide you with an online store where the only limit is how fast you can sell.

Shopify can process as many sales as you can make:

Serves an average of 100,000 page views per minute. At peak, that number jumps to 500,000.

Take care of security so you don’t have to:
Certified Level 1 PCI DSS compliant, with annual on-site compliance assessments and continuous risk management.
Never pay for bandwidth or a rack again:
Highly distributed, full-featured platform drives down IT hardware and labor costs to a fraction of traditional infrastructure expenses.
Constant upgrades with no interruptions:
Always adding new features and functionality to the platform.Subsequently, these upgrades happen automatically and quietly, allowing you to continue with business as usual.

Robust API:

API makes it possible to connect your e-commerce site to almost any popular third-party resource.

Process and grow by the numbers:
$60 million of sales processed per month
10,000 orders processed per minute at peak
100% traffic growth year-over-year
80 millisecond response time per request – a number that decreases as traffic increases

Features to improve your business.

• World’s fastest growing e-commerce platform with over 100,000 active global retailers
• You can sell online, offline and on-the-go using this powerful technology
• Use your own domain name
• Sell gift cards and generate coupon codes
• Use its integrated blogging platform to create blog posts
• Process credit card payments directly through Shopify, or other gateways
• Handle in-store purchases with ShopifyPOS
• Sell products with your smartphone using ShopifyMobile
• Receive 24/7 onboarding and technical support from Shopify-Gurus
• Access e-commerce analytics
• Use built-in SEO
• Rely on faster servers, industry-leading response times, furthermore cutting edge infrastructure.
• Keep your customer’s data secure with PCI Level 1 Compliant checkout
• Sell unlimited SKUs
• Adding free new features to help you sell

WHAT YOU CAN SELL

Overall, if it’s a physical product, drop ship product, digital product or service that isn’t illegal to sell online, you can sell it on Shopify. If you visit their sitemap and look under “E-commerce by Industry”, you’ll find a listing of the most popular verticals using their platform, ranging from art to coffee, e-books to guitars, shoes to homeware – it’s harder to find something you can’t sell!
similarly, If you already have an offline physical retail store, so you are also able to merge and manage your entire sales and inventory system in one location with Shopify’s Point of Sale (POS) System.

Ways to sell

You can sell products in different ways through many sales channels. Furthermore, you are not limited to choosing only one way to sell. Most of all it is important to have an idea of your business requirements so you can choose a better pricing plan that works  for you.

Selling in person with ShopifyPOS
If you want to sell your products in person, you can sign up for ShopifyPOS. This point of sale system allows you to process sales in a retail store and furthermore at mobile locations, such as fairs, pop-ups, and markets, using the ShopifyPOS app.
Find out more in getting started with ShopifyPOS.

Selling with Shopify’s online store
If you want to sell online, you can sign up for a Shopify-online store and you will be able to set up all your products in the Shopify-admin, while  having a beautiful storefront for your customers to visit.
Find out more in getting started with Shopify’s online store.

Selling on other online channels
If you want to sell on social media, you can do while using either  one or more from the available channels:
• Buy Buttons
• Facebook
• Pinterest
• Twitter

Where to go for help
You are not alone!  Shopify offers many resources to help you become a successful Shopify merchant.

With the standard documentation, you can find either greater guides or tutorials about growing your business in the Shopify community or if you can’t figure out how to do something, yet you can always ask Support or connect with Shopify Experts to hire professional help with launching, designing, and marketing your store.
Go to the Shopify Support page and get in touch.

WHICH COUNTRIES AND CURRENCIES ARE USABLE?
Shopify works in almost every country and currency. Most of all It is dependent on the payment gateway you use. Click here for the list of payment gateways works with.

Shopify Payment Gateway options for Srilanka.
Now ECOM Services has a solution to integrate your local bank or any other local payment options with Shopify platform. Most of all with this service, we could help several store owners to provide different payment options to their clients.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
Get set up in minutes with a 14-day trial and with the end of your free trial, Shopify offers several pricing plans for you to get selected. This will result in selecting the best which suit the size and nature of your business.


Monthly Price

CREDIT CARD RATES

Online

In person

TRANSACTION FEES

FEATURES

Staff accounts


Number of products

File storage


24/7 support

Fraud analysis

Manual order creation

Discount codes

Website and blog

Free SSL certificate

Gift cards

Professional reports

Abandoned cart recovery

Advanced report builder

Real-time carrier shipping

Basic Shopify

All the basics for starting a new business

$29


2.9% + 30¢

2.7% + 0¢



None

2.0%


2

Unlimited

Unlimited

Good

+ $49






Shopify

Everything you need for a growing business

$79



2.6% + 30¢

2.5% + 0¢



None

1.0%


5

Unlimited

Unlimited

Better

+ $49



Advanced Shopify


Advanced features for scaling your business

$299



2.4% + 30¢

2.4% + 0¢


None

0.5%


15

Unlimited

Unlimited



Best

+ $49

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