(The following is a guest post)
Whilst operating a business there are many demands and difficulties that business owners face, and hitting a sales ceiling is probably the most difficult task given to an owner. This proverbial ‘ceiling’ has been the demise of many businesses as resources and capital are stretched to unsustainable levels. This affects many businesses regardless to size and we can see examples of this on high streets around the country as many shops and chains close down and their retail premises become and remain vacant!
Take Littlewoods for example, they used to operate retail stores on most major high streets around the country, but nowadays you will struggle to even find one of their stores still open for business. That’s not to say that Littlewoods have disappeared completely, in fact since their departure from the high street, they have been recording record profits and their future is looking brighter than ever!!
Littlewoods has managed to do this by adapting to the ever changing market, instead of losing their money by keeping high street chains, they put their focus and finances into setting up their retail store online to reach a wider audience, which they have successfully done. Now they have eclipsed their high-street ceiling and the profits are rolling in!!
This online phenomenon that has helped Littlewoods can now be accessed by businesses of any size. So if your business has hit a ceiling that you no longer want to be under, then now is the best time for you to look into setting up your own online store. You may think that this setup will cost you a sum that you can’t afford but you will be happy to know that this is not the case, and in fact there is an affordable service available that will guarantee you professional results, although it’s easy enough for an amateur computer user to setup.
This ingenious service is offered by Shopify and it’s quite simply an ecommerce website builder that allows you to go from start to finish in a few clicks of your mouse! By signing up for Shopify’s service you gain access to hundreds of professional eCommerce website templates that allow you to design and customise your own online store, where you are allowed to sell an unlimited number of products online. Included with the template you choose will be a secure checkout facility which will allow you to take payments for your products via credit card and/or over 50 online payment gateways that customers can choose from.
I suggest that you sign up for this remarkable service today, if you fancy getting in on the action as Littlewoods have done so well!