How to Build a Shopify Store for Free?



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Common Questions Asked About Shopify And Their Answers- FAQs

These options will appear on site for the customer. 

Are Shopify stores legit?

100% yes. Shopify stores are legit. When it comes to online ecommerce store platforms, Shopify, in recent years reigns supreme thanks to its ease of setup and relatively low costs. 

Are Shopify websites any good?

Short answer: YES. Not just good, great! They are ultra user-friendly, and there are countless modern design themes to choose from. They take the pain out of needing to know coding to create a one-stop-ecom-shop. No longer do you have to slave over placement perfection either, Shopify has everything templated for you. All you need is some product shots, great copy, and basic SEO integration for a sound start. I teach all of this in the free course.

Are Shopify stores safe?

There’s no need to worry whether your Shopify store will be safe or whether Shopify stores in general are, in fact, secure. The platform is robust and takes various measures to ensure authenticity. Here are just a few of them: 

Authentication: Customer and seller must identify themselves through email and basic data (name, telephone, address, etc.). 

SSL Certificate: Modern security to protect data. A must-have. 

PCI Requirements Met: Shopify meets all 6 of the PCI requirements needed for online credit processing. This is a compliance tool for data security through credit transactions.

Are Shopify apps free?

While there are paid options, there are many free apps to choose from to get your store in tip-top shape and ready to make an impact. 

For example, you can enjoy installing a Product Review app which will allow you to build trust and credibility among your customers at $0. Additionally, you can link up with your email provider of choice, like Klaviyo, to seamlessly integrate your marketing and web savvy together. 

Can Shopify integrate with Amazon?

Yes indeed! You can now integrate Shopify with Amazon. This means that you can create new listings for Amazon straight from your Shopify platform and maintain inventory. 

There are just a few steps that you’ll need to follow to get that rolling. Here’s a quick recap: 

  1. Make sure your store meets the requirements 
  2. Create your Amazon Seller professional account 
  3. Apply for category approval 
  4. Add Amazon sales channel to Shopify
  5. Purchase UPCs for products 
  6. Claim existing Amazon listings on Shopify 
  7. Set your inventory tracking policy
  8. Sell!

Can shopify host my domain?

Yes it can! You can purchase your domain from shopify too (easiest scenario). You can either transfer your domain to your new website or you can create a completely new doman. No matter what you choose, Shopify has an option available for you.

Can Shopify integrate with ebay?

You can easily integrate your Shopify store with eBay. All you have to do is go to “Sales Channels” in your platform and choose eBay.

Once you do, you’ll be able to add new products, sync products, manage shipping, and track inventory all in one convenient space.

Can Shopify do subscriptions?

Shopify offers several integratable apps, like Recharge,  that allow you to enjoy this functionality. 

Can Shopify link to eBay?

As we mentioned earlier, yes it can! Simple steps and you’re set up for success to sell on both Shopify simultaneously along with eBay.

How does Shopify work?

Shopify allows virtually any business type (service-based, product-based, membership-based, etc.) to form an online presence and sell their goods with convenience. 

How Shopify payments work?

You can provide your customers with myriad payment options. There are a few key ones you can go with: 

  • Shopify Payments
  • Apple Pay
  • PayPal 
  • Google Pay
  • Amazon Pay
  • Shopify Pay 

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If you want to be an E-Commerce Store Owner you may have some questions like the following:

  • How Shopify payouts work?

    Shopify payouts are a breeze. Once a customer orders from you, and the order/credit card is processed, your merchant account will reflect the amount of the sale. 

    How Shopify works youtube?

    There are integration apps available to connect your Shopify to your Youtube account. 

    Check out BeefySites Youtube for even more e-com goodness here. 

    What Shopify plan should I choose?

    This is completely determined on the stage your business is in! Let’s break it down quickly for you: 

    $29 - Basic Shopify. Ideal for new businesses just starting out. 

    $79 -  Shopify.  Great for businesses that are in the growth phase. 

    $299 - Advanced Shopify. You’re an established brand that needs all the bells and whistles to kick butt online. 

    Which Shopify plan is best?

    This will vary for everyone depending on your unique business needs. Your best bet is to review the pricing plans available and see which meets you where you are. 

    Which Shopify plan?

    The best way to decide on the plan that fits your needs is to review your monthly budget and income. From here, you can determine needs and see what is best. 

    Which Shopify plan is best for me?

    If you’re a small business, just starting out, you should do just fine with the basic shopify membership. If you’re a corporation that is easing onto the online world, you’ll want to look into the more advanced memberships available. 

    Which Shopify theme is best?

    The best Shopify themes are: Streamline, Context, Debut, and Minimal. 

    Which Shopify free theme is best?

    The best free Shopify theme is Debut.

    What's the best shopify theme?

    Depending on what you’re looking for, free or paid, there are top suggestions for each. We prefer Debut for free or Streamline for paid. 

    Shopify who pays for shipping?

    This is up to you! You can choose to offer free shipping and incur the cost yourself, or you can provide flat rate shipping. 

    Shopify can a product be in two collections?

    Yes, all the way! No harm in duplicate products in different collections. 


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