Selecting the most suitable eCommerce software can be compared to selecting a building for a brick factory in terms of criticality. Just as this building can support or limit a company's performance, so can its e-commerce solutions.
Determine which functions are important to your company's operations and which you have implemented. E-commerce is NOT just a shopping cart and payment portal! Other aspects can include inventory control, eCommerce shipping software, insurance, and even customs for overseas shippers.
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Now that you have identified a system that can meet your current needs, you need to consider your possible future needs. Sales, inventory, and product listings are likely to change. Give two values; one conservative and the other optimistic.
Extensibility:- Your conservative rating should be your minimum requirement when you first install it. The system you choose should be gradually expanded according to your optimistic assessment. Dispose of systems that do not meet these requirements.
Stability:- Be careful when choosing solutions from new, underfunded or unstable companies. When you get to the point where you need to expand the capabilities of your system, finding a non-existent provider can be disastrous.
Accessibility:- Carefully check for hidden costs, especially those that may come with upgrades, enhancements or updates. Get a written guarantee for possible future expenses and read the fine print