Sharon A. Dawson: From Amazon to WordPress – Creating Your Own eCommerce Site

One response on “Sharon A. Dawson: From Amazon to WordPress – Creating Your Own eCommerce Site

  1. lewiscowles2015

    The thing that got me was “you can’t compete with amazon” and “customers are cheap”…

    – Customers demand value (that’s different to being cheap)
    – Amazon used to be so awesome. Now it’s
    – Inaccurate listings
    – Lots of clone and duplicate products
    – Misleading vendors (I bought something from a vendor with UK in the name, they were in Hong-Kong and I only found out once they told me shipping would be 3 weeks)

    It’s easy to kick Amazon’s butt for experience on a small-scale; it’s just hard to match them on budget, NPD, and features.

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May 26, 2017

Promoting your physical products on Shopify, Etsy, or Amazon can be convenient, but expensive since those sites take a cut of your profits. By switching to WordPress to promote your products, you can drive more customers to your brand and keep more of your profits.

During this session, you’ll learn:

– The basics of setting up eCommerce on your WordPress site
– Things to consider when setting up a new eCommerce store
– Popular themes to use to quickly make an attractive online store
– How to promote your site to existing customers from Shopify, Etsy, or Amazon
– Creating feeds for Google shopping
– How to draw traffic to your site via social media

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WordCamp Raleigh 2017 31

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