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RGB’s Guide to eCommerce Website Design – Part Two: Choosing the Right eCommerce & Web Hosting Platforms

RGB’s Guide to eCommerce Website Design – Part Two: Choosing the Right eCommerce & Web Hosting Platforms

You’ve completed the goals and budget questionnaire, and now you’re ready for part two of RGB’s Guide to eCommerce Website Design. Let’s get to it.

Before we can get to our favorite part of the eCommerce website process, the web design, we need to take the time to help you determine how to power your website. To do so you will need to decide on the right eCommerce platform based on your online business needs.

What is an eCommerce Platform?

Great question! An eCommerce platform can be defined as the software that supports the effectiveness of your online business. Sometimes referred to simply as your shop, you will use the platform to manage everything from website updates to sales and operations.

There are many eCommerce platform options out there, which makes choosing the right one a little difficult, but very important.

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RGB’s Guide to eCommerce Website Design – Part One: Goals & Budget Questionnaire

RGB’s Guide to eCommerce Website Design – Part One: Goals & Budget Questionnaire

Building the best eCommerce website for your unique online businesses needs can be overwhelming. In fact, we meet with new clients everyday who are bewildered by the plethora of choices out there. Web builders, shopping cart systems, shipping & merchant fees, even hosting can be confusing. That’s just a small aspect of everything that goes into an eCommerce website design.  The wrong choice can affect your sales performance.

The journey to discover the best website to fit your businesses online sales needs is not always easy.  As a Florida eCommerce website design company, our insights can help you better understand and make the right choices for your website. We have years of experience building eCommerce sites that succeed, and we want to help.

That’s why we’ve created this ongoing blog series, and we want to share with you our methods for successful eCommerce websites from start to finish.

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Is Google flagging your site as not secure?

Is Google flagging your site as not secure?

Our friends at Google are always looking for the best ways to keep the internet a friendly and secure place for everyone. With the launch of the newest edition of Chrome they’ve taken some important steps in a safer internet, with a new warning about non-secure websites. And it’s not just Google, Firefox is preparing to issue the same warnings.

If your website collects information such as passwords or credit card information and isn’t served via HTTPS, Google Chrome is warning visitors that your site is not secure.


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Why is website maintenance important?

Why is website maintenance important?

1. Website maintenance sends important information about your business.

Modern web design makes a great first impression. It signals to visitors that your business is up-to-date and assures them that your business is still active. A website with an outdated design can negatively affect both customer retention and new customer growth.

A modern website tells visitors:

  • You are open for business
  • Your website is safe to shop and spend time on
  • You are invested in your brand image, and you’re in it for the long haul

Remember, functionality is just as important as design. A large part of website maintenance involves updates to plugins, themes, and core CMS files. If you are not tech-savvy be sure to speak with your web developer before installing any updates.

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Can Google Posts help your local business?

Can Google Posts help your local business?

Google’s latest feature has everyone here at RGB pretty excited. Posting on Google gives you the opportunity to create posts for your Google Business Listing. These posts are displayed within your listing or on Google Maps whenever someone searches for your company name. Now, if someone is searching for your company they can see content created by you before they even visit your website!

Posts offer you a new way to engage your audience and provide current information. Here’s just some of the ways you can use Posts on Google for your local business:

  • Highlight upcoming events
  • Feature your top products
  • Announce sales and promotions
  • Share company & industry news

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Why choose WordPress for your Website?

Why choose WordPress for your Website?

Our web designers love building websites with WordPress, and we totally get it! WordPress has created an active community of website savvy designers and developers all working together. The result has been websites that our clients can easily update themselves, and that customers can easily navigate no matter what device they are using.

RGB’s Top 7 Reasons to seriously consider building your new website with WordPress

WordPress Websites feature responsive design

Websites created with WordPress are built to perform on every device. A responsive website is one that looks good on desktops, laptops, and tablets. Think you need a native mobile web app? Think again. Responsive web design means your site even looks good on smartphones!

As increasingly more people access the internet using their smartphones, WordPress websites present your full website to them, not just some truncated version of your site.
WordPress websites save your business from building costly web apps, and let your visitors see your full site on their phone!
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