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FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOING FOR MOBILE E-COMMERCE APP DEVELOPMENT

A market that has the highest level of competition worldwide is the mobile e-commerce business where significant numbers of big e-commerce organizations compete strongly with one another in order to achieve greater business/market benefits.

It should however be known that despite the great competitive level in the e-commerce market, most companies that have been able to establish a successful online business has gone extra mile using a more generalized or publicized strategy to interact with end users/customers. But, with the large number of people purchasing goods and services online, one should know that there are no opportunities for any obstacle to obstruct your growth in the e-commerce world.

Adopting the mobile e-commerce App has been a more trusted and convincing approach among others to many new starters in the business but they are yet to know what it takes to establish, launch and develop a highly portable and durable mobile commerce business.

Well, below are five key things you need to know about going for mobile e-commerce app development:

OPT FOR AN IDEAL E-COMMERCE PLATFROM

The saying that says “look before you leap” should come in handy here. Before you jump into a mobile e-commerce app development company, it is actually important to do a proper check in order to get a perfect e-commerce platform. Below are top 5 e-commerce platforms for the year 2017 that you can opt for:

Shopify

This is an ideal platform for beginners with standard requirements. This platform has over 325,000 active online shops and it changes in order to meet the growing requirements of online stores. Its great features among others includes; Ability to connect your online store with facebook to enhance direct sales on facebook; It has over 100 store templates that one can select from; 24/7 support through live chat, phone as well as the platform’s community forum and; built in mobile friendly shopping cart and seller mobile apps.

Bigcommerce

This is an ideal platform for beginners with standard requirements. This platform has over 325,000 active online shops and it changes in order to meet the growing requirements of online stores. Its great features among others includes; Ability to connect your online store with facebook to enhance direct sales on facebook; It has over 100 store templates that one can select from; 24/7 support through live chat, phone as well as the platform’s community forum and; built in mobile friendly shopping cart and seller mobile apps.

Magento

This platform is not recommended for beginners and it is often considered the market leader among e-commerce platforms and the best ecommerce platform for enterprise level online stores. It is a platform that can be relied upon and has a great measurable level. It is easy to manage and operate; it has 9000+ plugins/extensions to scale your business and many more.

Yokart

This platform is an ideal platform for multi-vendor stores. It is mobile friendly and a dedicated android app for market place. This platform offers built in analytical tool, over a dozen supported payment gateways and many more.

Bigcartel

This platform is ideal for artists as well other small-scale businesses runned by individuals. It is easy to setup a store and mange it, has a comprehensive help center and many more.

EASY AND QUICK ADMIN PANEL

Admin panel is a gateway that enables you manage your data such as emails, products and services, payment status and so on. Therefore, before choosing an e-commerce platform, it is advisable to put into consideration the effectiveness of the Admin Panel.

You should be able to check if you are able to have a good hold of the back end without any form of difficulties and making sure that you don’t get into any form of confusion while trying to operate the panel. Things to put into consideration when test running the Admin Panel include; being able

To deactivate product tags, wish list, ratings and reviews; being able to view, perform changes and delete email users; upload the products/services without any form of stress in large numbers; Making sure there are flash sales, discounts and promo codes as well as showing of special offers.

ESTABLISH A USER FRIENDLY APP FLOW

Setting up a mobile e-commerce development app requires you having an idea of how the app should run. Establishing an app flow that enables user to relate easily with its contents is actually a perfect idea to have. To create a user friendly app, you need to ensure that the users’ registration process is easy; make sure that the signing up process isn’t obligatory as this might actually irritate users from purchasing from the site due to difficult and time wasting sign up process; access to different payment options should be put into consideration as well; avoid creating unnecessary pages that might change customers’ mood of having to go further with their purchase. In a nutshell, make the entire platform straight forward.

APP SUSTENANCE

Here, you need to ensure you are not caught up in any kind of predicament by ensuring that your e-commerce development company has got your back should unexpected situation arise like server downtime or fluctuations, when payment stops working and many more uncalled situations. To avoid unwelcomed situations from popping up, your e-commerce development company should be able to give update regarding issues that might arise in future and how to curb those issues. However, if such situations arise, the development company’s priority should be focused on how to resolve and help you out of such unwanted situation.

MOBILE APP AWARENESS

This is a more essential aspect of mobile e-commerce app development. In otherwords, it is an impeccable aspect of developing your mobile app. Awareness goes a very long way in promoting your app. Ensure your mobile e-commerce app development company provides a standard package by helping you to market your mobile app which helps to attract customers to your app.

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