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Shopify Ecommerce Store Setup Guide 2022

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After reading this Shopify Dropshipping guide, you will be able to set
up your store, customize it, add products, and deal with returns. We’ve
compiled the most useful tips and tricks for Shopify beginners. You
can get started in no time. Just follow these steps and you’ll be on
your way to becoming an online retailer in no time!

Shopify Dropshipping 101

Customization of Shopify

If you’re just starting your Shopify Dropshipping store, you’ll want to customize it with a theme and a logo. Shopify provides built-in theme stores, including free and premium themes. Which one you choose will depend on your budget and your desired look and feel. If you’re on a tight budget, opt for the free theme. Otherwise, you can choose a theme that fits your budget.

Your Shopify store should be well-organized. Its Menus should help customers find relevant information and make better buying decisions. They’re basically structures where you decide what content goes with which menu. You can position the menus anywhere on the page. 

To customize your store even more, you can add your own text and images, so they look as though they’re a part of your store. You can also edit the order of the sections, or drag and drop them to fit your needs.

Regardless of the choice you make, you’ll want to make sure that the system you choose is flexible enough to meet your needs. While Shopify’s dropshipping platform is easy to use, you must understand that a comprehensive supply chain is essential for a successful dropshipping business.

 As long as you have the time and the knowledge to learn about the program, it’s
possible to customize it to suit your needs.

Setting up a Shopify store

The process of setting up a Shopify store for dropshippers is not as difficult as you might think.
Once you have registered for a free trial, you can set up your store within less than an hour. It’s a fairly simple process – you just need to follow the steps that are laid out for you. The next step is to choose a theme for your store and then import all your products.

To start the process, you need to sign up for a free 14-day trial of Shopify. Shopify will ask you some basic questions about your business, such as what industry you’re in and what products you’d like to sell. It will also ask you to provide your SSN and banking information. Once you have answered these questions, Shopify will guide you through the rest of the process.

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Once you’ve created an account, you can add Google Analytics codes and Facebook tracking pixels to your store to keep track of customers who visit your store. Then, you’ll be able to set shipping preferences and accept payment methods. 

You’ll find lots of important business settings in the Preferences section. You can also change the name of your store and even add a logo to it. It doesn’t take much to set up a store with Shopify.

Adding products to your store

Adding products to your Shopify store is not a difficult process. In fact, it can be as easy as importing your product data. Nevertheless, ensuring that you have the right product information is critical for sales. 

If you’re unsure of how to go about adding products to your store, read on. Listed below are some of the steps you need to take. 

Let’s start with the first step.

✔️ Adding products is the first step in building a Shopify store. Input product details. Select the “Online Store” checkbox. 

✔️Enter the item’s price and weight. You can also add variants of the same item. 

✔️Make sure to read the help page for more information about the various product form inputs. 

✔️Once you have finished adding products, you can edit them and optimize them for SEO. 

Remember, the point of e-commerce is to sell products.

✔️After you’ve entered the product information, you can add tags. Use tags to help customers find your products easier. Tags are just like categories in Shopify. Use commas to separate words.

✔️You can add multiple tags for your products. To help customers easily navigate your store, create categories based on what your customers are interested in. 

✔️If you’re selling products in more than one category, create a collection.

Creating a Logo

Creating a logo for a Shopify Dropshipping store is a vital element of your brand identity. It will help customers recognize your store from the many others available. However, there are a few things you must keep in mind when you design your logo.

✔️You can create a transparent background logo, or an alternate logo that uses a transparent PNG. 

✔️The size and shape of the logo are important, and you may have to create several versions if you want your store to look its best.

✔️There are many options for designing a logo. You can choose a free logo maker, like Canva, or invest in a professional. 

✔️A good free logo maker is Canva, which offers a comprehensive library
of hundreds of templates broken down by niche. For example, you can choose from badges, fashion, food and drink, or automotive. 

✔️Canva offers support articles, so you can ask questions and get help as needed. You can also download your logo for free, which is a great way to check out the design process before spending a large amount of money on a design.

✔️When creating a logo for Shopify Dropshipping, you need to keep in mind that colors are important for branding purposes. The human mind is wired in such a way that it responds to different colors, thereby affecting our moods. 

✔️The best logos use colors that are easily associated with a product or service, and are simple, yet striking and memorable. By using a logo maker, you can visualize your logo in various colors and select the one that matches your brand color scheme.

Adding a Theme

✔️Adding a theme to your website can improve its functionality and appearance. Your home page should have a key value proposition, top sellers, and other trust-building elements. 

✔️Your home page should be easy to navigate and create a welcoming atmosphere for your customers.

✔️Beware of adding a slider on your home page, as this may turn off potential customers. A slider is also a common conversion killer, so you should only add one banner to your home page.

✔️There are several themes that you can use to boost the look of your Shopify dropshipping website. Some of them have a variety of homepages, advanced product type, video and 3D product thumbnails, and verified purchase notifications. 

✔️Many are easy to customize with the Visual Builder. You can also customize the theme to suit your own brand and business. It’s easy to get started with Shopify dropshipping when you use the right theme.

✔️Dropship is a premium Shopify dropshipping theme. It features a drag-and-drop interface, a responsive design, and many other features. 

✔️If you want to sell printed products, TeePerfect might be the theme for you. It was developed by experienced developers and looks great. It even offers a custom Instagram feed to give you an extra outlet to showcase your merchandise.
It’s worth it to spend the extra money for a good theme.

Dealing with Returns

 Many dropshipping business owners worry about how to deal with returns, and for good reason. Dropshipping removes a lot of risk from running an online store, but you should still have a policy about returns. This policy should be prominently displayed on your store’s website and made clear to customers before they purchase a product. It can also be included in the terms and conditions agreement. Whether you use a free return policy generator or a paid one, you must ensure that you have a policy that complies with the requirements set forth by your service provider.

If you want to provide an address for returns, contact the merchant first. You have to keep track of random returns and customers. Having a contact address for returns will make it easier to organize returns. 

You can also change the product’s description or image so that it better reflects the quality of the product. Once you have your return address, you can contact customers and arrange a return. You can even offer a free return address to your customers.

If you want to provide an address for returns, contact the merchant first. You have to keep track of random returns and customers. Having a contact address for returns will make it easier to organize returns. 

You can also change the product’s description or image so that it better reflects the quality of the product. Once you have your return address, you can contact customers and arrange a return. You can even offer a free return address to your customers.

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Sunil Kumar Sah @DigitalSunilSah 

Sunil is an E-commerce Seller, Blogger, YouTuber and Digital Marketer. He is a digital enthusiast and passionate about Online Selling. He loves sharing my knowledge and experiences on eCommerce in this blog and on his Hindi YouTube Channel “Ecommerce with Sunil

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