How to start an online store in South Africa?

Over the years we’ve helped business owners to shift their offline business into the online marketplace.
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Frequently asked questions about eCommerce Webdevelopment

Do you upload my categories and product's?

We upload all your Categories and upload your first 30 products with descriptions and images. We show you on your computer screen by an remote interface

How do I know I an order has been placed on my Store?

You will receive an email from your website and an email from the payment gateway to confirm an successful order.

How do the shopping cart calculate delivery/shipping costs?

The flat rate shipping calculator is part of the default setting. For more advance shipping we setup an delivery database for different geographical area via postal codes, the shipping calculator automatically list the delivery charge when the client checks out the products. More advance shipping integrates with the courier company to get live price from their database and supply a tracking number.

Do I own my e-commerce website property?

We register your domain in your name, you own the domain and the website property and may host your website with another hosting company. We will transfer your website the hosting company and give the access rights to be transferred.

How many email can I have?

We supply 5 private emails.

Do I get free eCommerce hosting?

We offer free hosting for the first year, 2nd year hosting, domain renewal is not free and needs to be renewed after the first 12 month free hosting.

What is your turn around time to complete my store?

We will complete the website within 5 working days for a standard eCommerce shop, after receiving the product spreadsheet, all product images, Privacy Policy, Terms & Condition, Delivery Policy, payment gateway registration ID’s or manual bank processing and other images like your logo or images for the slideshow or banners.

Do I pay an monthly fee?

We don't charge monthly fees, the only fee you pay after the 12 month fee hosting for the first year would be for the 2nd years hosting depending how many products you have. Our service include full managed website, updates, security and support.

eCommerce site builder vs self owned domain eCommerce store.

When it comes down to SEO then a self owned and developed eCommerce store preform better, also consider that some site builders will charge an monthly fee and you need to host with the company. With an site builder you are locked in to host with the company and most of the time cannot own the source code. Your website is also part of a shared server environment and may share the same main domain name.

Google Play and iOS Apple Store app development?

We do Android, iOS APP eCommerce Development and include the following app developments:
Personal custom icon launcher.
Personal custom designed splash screen.
Send Push Notifications via App.
App Submission.
Push Notifications.
We post your app to the Google Play & iOS store.

What is the expected growth of online shopping in South Africa?

South Africa is the 37th largest market for eCommerce with a revenue of 66 billion in 2020, placing it ahead of Malaysia and behind Czech Republic. With an increase of 24%, the South African eCommerce market contributed to the worldwide growth rate of 26% in 2020.

What are the advantages of your own e commerce store?

Expand your business globally. Marketing and Product advertising are cheaper than print and traditional media.
Easy to manage and update product prices in the shopping cart.
Time saving for both vendor and customer to buy online.
eCommerce is useful in both small and big business..
Use organic search engine traffic, social media traffic and pay-per-click that are cost-effective for marketing and advertising.
An online store has an automation of check-out, billing, inventory management, payment gateway payments the operational costs is lower and you would need less employees to run your eCommerce business.

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