E-Commerce: selling products and services online

Online purchases to skyrocket in 2019

It is estimated that 80 percent of internet users in the U.S. will make a purchase online in 2019.

There is not a one-size-fits-all e-commerce solution.

STG Creative Group has helped small businesses, startups, nonprofits, and self-employed business owners successfully sell a wide range of services and products online. We provide personalized guidance on all aspects of online selling from writing product descriptions to making sure shipping costs and customer service issues are addressed.

Don't be in a hurry to pick a shopping cart or payment solution

There are many shopping cart solution to choose from each with it's own set of features, costs, pros and cons. This gives you the opportunity to select the solution that will meet your customer expectation, and provide the most efficient and accurate operations for your business.

We've worked with many types of businesses and can help you assess your online business requirements and match them to the e-commerce solution will be the most appropriate solution for you. Some of the operations and sales related details that we consider include:

- marketing: online and offline plans (promotions, discounts, coupons, schedules)
- creating customer (and search friendly) product descriptions and details
- product photography
- fulfillment services (packing/shipping)
- order processing requirements
- collecting sales taxes
- customer service features
- shipping options
- payment processing options
- members-only offerings
- donations

Services and products that we've helped our customers sell online:

Services
- coaching sessions
- business consulting
- retreats and workshops
- speaking events
- event registration
- online music lessons
- Webinars
- online education (CEU credits)
- landscape design
- membership enrollment

Downloadable Products
- MP3s
- ebooks
- audio books
- recorded teleseminars/webinars

Hard Goods (require packaging/shipping)
- CDs, DVDs
- packaged foods
- fresh food
- printed books
- wine
- artwork
- handbags
- collectibles
- craft supplies
- signage
- home and garden decor
- clothing
- high-performance racing oil

If you're wondering how you can add online shopping to your website and take advantage of this growing business opportunity, give us a call. We offer a no-cost 30-minute consultation.