It's a new year and it's not business as usual. Today's consumer habits are more dynamic than ever, and that spells out some additional opportunities to leave an impressionable mark on e-shoppers.
Whether you're an established store owner or you're new to the trade, starting an online business today is an endeavor largely worth exploring. In 2017 alone, consumers spent roughly $2.3 trillion on products online, with Volusion founders taking $3.2B of that pie for themselves. That's an average of $121,788 per merchant, making founders on the Volusion platform 2.8 times as successful as those who signed up with Shopify.
In 2017 alone, consumers spent roughly $2.3 trillion on products online, with Volusion founders taking $3.2B of that pie for themselves.
What’s more, the number of online purchases is expected to increase to nearly 4.5 trillion in the next two years. That's a pretty hefty projection, and if you're doing the math, you know that’s bound to leave a few extra dollars for the taking.
So what’s made Volusion store owners so successful? Today, let's take a quick look at how we’ve helped businesses take root and grow.
From shipping integrations to SEO capabilities, there's no shortage of features when it comes to Volusion. The platform is designed to help you succeed by offering you everything you need to set up, run and maintain your business. Import large inventory sheets, run up-to-date order and customer reports, easily integrate a wide range of easy payment solutions, manage newsletters and more.
The platform is designed to help you succeed by offering you everything you need to set up, run and maintain your business.
Having the proper resources at your disposal is critical when it comes to an undertaking such as starting an online business. Volusion's resources include an extensive knowledge library complete with articles and how-to videos, a blog, webinar access and, of course, live support.
There's nothing worse than finding yourself in a position of helplessness when online resources fall short. Our customer experience reps are wholly dedicated to getting you on the right track, not to getting you off the phone.
To meet the demands of modern life, an ever-growing segment of the population all across the globe is on the search for alternative sources of income. This massive cultural shift has allowed more and more people to abandon the archetypal 9 to 5 workday and pursue more rewarding endeavors, and there's nothing more freeing than owning your own business.
Our customer experience reps are wholly dedicated to getting you on the right track, not to getting you off the phone.
Unlike the conventional brick and mortar solution, online stores afford business owners the opportunity of establishing B2C relationships without the overhead of renting or maintaining a physical location, and with more advanced tools and integrations at your disposal it's now quicker and easier than ever to take a simple idea to the next level.
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