Things to consider when choosing an ecommerce platform

Pricing and Payment

The first thing you should consider when searching for an eCommerce platform is the price. Whether you’re a small business just getting started or an already established business moving online, you need to know exactly what you’ll be paying.


Another factor you should consider when looking at eCommerce platforms is their integrations and plugins. Most platforms, such as Shopify, will have plenty of tools for you to run your business. Your business needs will be a determining factor when deciding on the plugins that will work best for you.

SEO Friendliness

Ecommerce businesses are not exempt from working on their SEO. In fact, it can be highly beneficial to have your store rank high in search results.

Some of the most important factors when looking for an SEO friendly platform include:

  • The ability to add a blog to your website
  • The ability to use your own domain name
  • The ability for customers to leave reviews

Mobile Friendliness

Nearly 60% of searches are done from mobile devices. Often those searches continue on to purchase from a mobile device. This means it’s important to look for platforms that allow customers to easily access your website as well as make a purchase on their mobile device.


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5 months ago

Great tips. Well-done , Mohammed

Syed M. Umair
5 months ago

Great article! I do agree that mobile-friendliness is something more websites should focus on.

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