Ecommerce is an electronic commerce or internet commerce that helps businesses or
individuals sell goods or services online and the ability to
transfer money directly from online transactions. There are different types of
ecommerce models, such as B2C (selling goods or services to individuals),
B2B (selling goods and services to businesses), C2C (selling goods and services
to another consumer, such as your couch or bed since you are moving out),
C2B (selling goods and services to a business or organization). The market size
is $4.25 trillion in 2019 and is expected to grow 9.4% from
Research on what product or services you want to sell that can be profitable in
today's market. It can be a custom made product or a type of service that is in
Once you have defined your product or service, pick the technology you would
like to use for your website such as BigCommerce, Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce,
Squarespace, or create your own
custom ecommerce web application where you can customize your own user interface
and admin panel features based on your business requirements by going through
web development service companies.
BigCommerce is a
website builder platform starting at $29.95/month. You can build
an online store without the need to have any experience or knowledge in design
or coding anything. There are several templates you can use to customize
Shopify is a competitor of
BigCommerce offering similar website builder services.
If you compare the BigCommerce Standard plan with Basic Shopify, it is only
off by 95 cents. It gives users the ability to create an online store,
accept payments, and manage inventory in a single platform.
WooCommerce is an open source eCommerce plug-in
used for WordPress websites. It
allows people to create an online store and sell products online. It is
easy to customize and has a secure payment portal but you will need to
set up a WordPress account.
is an open source eCommerce software that is focused on businesses
There's a big community and discussion board for developers. It has
advanced features and abiliities to customize your product based on
requirements and business needs. However, there's a large learning
curve and higher cost of maintaining your site.
Squarespace is another popular eCommerce
websie and has beautifully designed templates that
are ready and easy to use. It is fast to set up but there's
design limitations and unable to further customize your website
if you wanted to
add custom features.
Falcn Lab can build a custom
solution based on your business requirements
and work closely with you to meet your needs. We can
customize your eCommerce solutions and provide examples of
what can be built with modern
technologies. Without any limitations on your custom user
interface or admin panel, we will cater your website to what
you request from us to create.
Website builders are amazing and easy to set up quickly but
there's several limitations to what you can use and build
onto your site. There's also the
pain to constantly have to upgrade plugins such as the
carasoul or gallery required because of security updates,
which usually breaks the site in some areas using
these website builders.
It may be more expensive to build a custom solution, but if
you have the budget and want to scale your
eCommerce site by using modern technologies, it is the best
option. You won't need to worry about
hidden fees from the website or the ability to customize
your site even more. Maintaining your platform and learning
how to update pages
will have no learning curve since the admin panel will be
designed based on how you want it.
The cost of building a custom solution varies based on what
the requirements are, feel free to request a
free quote from us by clicking here.