Hi, this is Daniella from Daniella.io and
today I am going to teach you how to make an online store in less than 5 minutes! Ecwid is an online shopping cart solution. It is also, however, an extremely simple and intuitive online sales tool. You are going to love Ecwid! Especially if you are frustrated with your current sales solution or if you have never sold anything online before. Start by opening an account. Once your account is open you will wind up in the seller dashboard. Click on Catalogue at the top of the page. You will be able to add products and categories from here. You can add up to ten products and two categories with the free version of Ecwid, Add the title and the photo of your category. For this example are going to imagine we are selling t shirts. Go into the “Products” tab and click on “Add new product.” Start by adding the photo of your first product. Then add a title, a compelling description and the base price. You will also be able to add code to the description if you want. Do not forget to add the weights of your products. I will explain why this is very important
later on. Imagine we are selling different sized and colours of t-shirts. We can add such options to the “Option” tab. Just add your options here. S, M, L… For example, if the XL size is
5$ more than the 10$ base price, then add 5$ to this option using the plus sign. To add other photos to your products, go to “Gallery” and add your photos. Would you like to see what your store looks like? Head over to “Settings” and click on “Starter Site” to see your site’s front end like a client who is going to purchase from you. I suggest you always keep this window
open to track the progression of your work. By the way, if you do not have a website,
you can use this link to sell online. Go to the “Settings” tab to configure
your site. Start under “General” and “Store Profile.” Fill in all the fields. Change your store URL and logo at the bottom of the page under “Starter Site.” Change the units and formats for your store if you need to under “Formats & Units.” Choose the language for your store under “Langages.” Ecwid adapts to your clients language depending on their location, however, if it cannot find their language Ecwid will select to the default language you chose here. Change your cart settings under the “Cart” tab if necessary Go to the “Legal Pages” tab and add your legal info. While still under “Settings” go to “Zones.” This is here you can choose your shipping zones if needed. Just add the places you may ship your products to. There are tons of shipping options in Ecwid. What is really cool is that they offer automatic shipping calculations for UPS, USPS, Fedex and Canada Post among others. This is where the weights of your products is essential.
Ecwid will calculate the cost of shipping based on the weights you entered on the product
page. You can use default shipping costs or add your negotiated company rates. You normally have to have a paid Ecwid account
to add “Handling Fees,” however, head over to daniella.io where I show you how to
add handling fees without having to pay for an Ecwid account. If you wish to charge taxes, go to the “Taxes”
tab and add what you need to there. Add your Paypal account under “Payments”,
and any other payment methods you wish to accept. Ecwid also sends out automatic emails
when you make a sale or ship a product. You can customise your emails under the “Mail”
tab. Add a logo to your Invoice and you are done! Reload your store page and check out the changes
that were automatically made for you! You can now add your store to your website and Facebook page.