Web And App Development

Best E-Commerce Platforms for Small Businesses

With the enhanced advent of online shopping trends and cumulatively necessitated needs for doorstep delivery culture across the world, the utility of E-commerce platforms is high now.  If you intend to mark your presence among the online stores, you need to ensure you opt for the suitable e-Commerce platform for small businesses by the best E- commerce Web Development Company. These platforms are best for start-ups & small businesses.

Of the many e-commerce platforms that offer to furnish your business idea’s market demand, here’s a list of our favorite few with their distinct features.

1.  Shopify

The first on our list as a best hosted Ecommerce platform is a Canadian based solution. It offers subscription-based service with very essential yet flexible product and order management features. You can easily hire Shopify Developer to increase your business quickly and safely. It is not time-consuming as it offers professional themes and design demo’s.

2.  WooCommerce

WooCommerce is an open source plugin platform for WordPress. This platform is equally well designed to suit small to large sized merchants. It is popular worldwide since it is a customization, fully secure and free platform.

3.  Ecwid

It is a highly utilitarian choice for you if you are just starting out with a small business online.  Ecwid does not offer any substitutable design or theme for the online portal but helps you modify the stock by fine-tuning the font and colours etc. With Ecwid you only get to have as many as 10 products; but from a starter’s perspective it is great.

4.  Magento

Magento is an open source ecommerce website platform offering limitless customisable options. Its reliability and scalability make it one of the most popular ecommerce platforms available today. It gives great experience for usability and manageability, with more than 9000 plugins, extensions and free social media extensions. Magento prides in an extensive resource library for demos, new plugins, store management and everything around ecommerce stores.

5.  YoKart

YoKart is especially created for start-ups and small businesses highlighting a magnificent e-commerce marketplace solution to construct multi-vendor stores like Amazon, eBay etc. It has multilingual and multi currency features that permit store owners the freedom to venture into a bigger market and too expand their reach on a wider scale. Several payment gateways, in-built analytics tool, rewards and discount coupon management features further add to its package potential.

6.  OpenCart

OpenCart is a solution based on Php language and is in high demand among the users. It is a quick responsive portal with many payment gateway options and is high on functionality and customisation with easy administrative leverage.

7.      Tictail

Tictail is like a DIY marketplace with fundamental focus is on custom design, easy usability, community integration and inclusive ecommerce attractiveness. Fashion designers and retailers normally set up their virtual stores through tictail within a matter of a few minutes. It doesn’t require any kind of technical knowledge for setting your marketplace. An upgraded version, Tictail Plus, allows features of personalisation and  enables you to create your own domain name (URL), and thus reaping SEO benefits.

Entrepreneurs now rely on E-commerce platforms to mark their online presence without any hassle by first choosing the best platform!

By Sandeep Chauhan

Sandeep Chauhan is a Software Developer at plancoders. He loves to build beautiful Mobile Apps, and Websites.

In the past, he has worked in companies like OpenText, Intel, CenturyLink, and Walmart Labs.

He is the founding CTO of Dealsite (prev WorkingGroupLink), GoPetie, and HRaspirin. Sandeep created the first version of (prev Docademic), and helped develop ScaleLab product.

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