How to build an online store

There are many steps in building an online store but we’ve condensed them here into six steps.

Step 1 Think about your personal strengths and market niche

Personal strengths and market niche
Personal strengths and market niche

A. Focus on your passion in marketable activities. Remember, not all activities are marketable!

B. Think of those marketable activities in which you receive positive feedback from people around you.

C. Think also of marketable activities in which you receive compliments on your abilities and performance.

Step 2 Decide on the products to sell

Products to sell
Products to sell

A. Nature of the products (fresh, pre-processed, frozen).

B. Distribution and delivery (distance).

C. Preservation and freshness.

Step 3 Choose a business name

Business name
Business name

A. DBA (Doing business as) vs. Incorporation.

B. Registration, licenses, permits.

C. Trademark.

Step 4 Gather your product assets

Product assets
Product assets

A. Images and videos.

B. Ingredients and nutritional benefits.

C. Descriptions.

Step 5 Go live

Go live
Go live

A. Register and host domain ($).

B. Build website and mobile app ($$).

C. Do online marketing ($$$).

Step 6 Better yet, use established vendor website and mobile app like Cirber

Use Cirber
Use Cirber

A. Get your own domain, for example, cirber.com/my-store.

B. No need to register, host domain or build website and mobile app.

C. No need for costly online marketing.

D. Your store is available online, up and running, immediately.

Now, go to Vendor sign up page