Since the inception of the internet, the way business gets done has dramatically changed. With just a few hours of time, you can set up an online shopping cart and begin selling to the world. As this trend continues to increase, your small Iowa business needs to build a competitive e-commerce website.
Before you begin to build your online store, we suggest looking at the steps and strategies
of e-commerce created by The Small Business Administration
Here are just a few questions to consider when thinking about selling online:
If you’re selling products instead of services, here are a few other considerations:
- What cost is associated with shipping the products?
- How are you going to display your product online? Photos? Videos?
- How will you manage your product inventory?
If you need help with creating and managing your E-Commerce website for your Iowa based company, check out these organizations from our Resource Navigator who can help: