Magento – All-In-One Solution For eCommerce
So you have decided to start up an e-commerce business? Wow, congratulations, you have probably made a life-changing decision! No pranks, no jokes. Seriously, starting up a business online – whether you already run business offline or not – is that ONE decision that could change your financial life for the BETTER. Why not?
Now, one of the greatest challenges and first strategic steps you face IS choosing right e-commerce platform that will become the foundation for your site. Running an e-commerce website requires a powerful CMS, risk-free, mobile-friendly, SEO optimized, with high functionality and security level. Adding a product (prices, descriptions, etc), selling items and processing payments online should be clear and relatively easy.
Wix, WooCommerce, Volusion, Shopify, 3dcart, Big Cartel, Bigcommerce – there are so many popular e-commerce systems available for beginners, intermediate and advanced users.
Which ecommerce platform will likely be the best fit for YOUR business? That is the subject of our talk today to help you get started.
Magento eCommerce Site Platform
Despite the variety of platforms for starting an e-commerce website, the most popular content management system (CMS) that has stood the test of time is Magento. Let’s clarify things about it and find out its basic strengths.
Magento is an open-source platform and one of the most popular solutions for eCommerce. Released in 2008, it was originally developed by a company headquartered in California. According to the research done by Magento Official Enterprise Developer in May 2015, Magento’s market share among the 30 most popular e-commerce systems is about 29.8%!
The Magento Company provides three platforms: Magento Community Edition, Magento Enterprise Edition and Enterprise Cloud Edition. Magento is free, except Enterprise version.
Magento allows web merchants to have full control over their online stores and benefit from a plethora of built-in functionality tools. Magento is so a feature-rich platform; its feature list is enormous. Нere are just some of undisputed Magento strengths to make e-commerce site fit individual business needs:
- Open source platform
- Fully 100% customizable design
- 100% search engine friendly
- Google Site Map,
- SEO friendly url’s and meta
- Auto-generated popular search terms page
- Marketing and product promotion tools
- Coupon codes
- Send wish lists by email
- Newsletter management
- Multiple store management from a single Admin Panel
- Support of multiple languages and currencies
- Product management and catalog browsing options
- Create and manage orders from the admin panel
- Shopping Cart
- Customer service and customer accounts
- Customer information protection and security
- Integrated with Google Analytics
- Sales reports
- Mobile commerce, site optimized for any device
- Uses design templates
- Huge choice of modules, plugins
- Social media integration
Who is Magento Built For?
There is no “one size fits all” ecommerce software. Every business has its individual needs and goals. In our opinion, Magento may become an overkill for small eCommerce startups.
This platform is a better choice for medium and large companies setting up hard-working and massive eCommerce sites. Magento requires people with some serious web experience and technical skill. If you are a complete beginner in website managing and administration, you will definitely need a professional person and even a team to help you set up an online store powered by Magento. Yes, launching an e-commerce site using Magento needs investments. So, before starting up, figure out your budget.
We Develop Custom Magento Templates
Perfect shopping experience, high-end customer support, search engine optimization, content and product management are among core requirements to build an internet store that will be able to compete with well-established e-commerce businesses and make profit. Magento has all and much more. That is why most companies and entrepreneurs choose this CMS.
We would gladly recommend using Magento to entrepreneurs who are 100% serious and realistic about starting an online store. If you are just getting started online, to explore Magento you will definitely need professional help from a developer with technical knowhow.
The Magento company are always adding new functionalities to their platform. However, they do provide any templates. For Magento based sites, there is poor choice of free themes. Nahaba Group developers are glad to design for you Custom Magento Templates.
Contact us about any issues regarding WordPress Themes and Magento Templates.
Have a company and need a website? We are glad to help you get started online. We can develop it from scratch and install or customize any WordPress or Magento Templates. Let’s decide together which CMS or template will suit your business based on your goal, budget, and Web usage experience.