What will I need to start selling?

in Starting an Online Business

To start selling online, you will need products to sell and to make decisions about things like:

  • How you will accept payments – via real time credit card, a third party payment provider (like PayPal or Stripe), offline card processor (like e-path), bank transfers or money orders?
  • How you will price shipping – and how you will deliver your products to your customers
  • Your marketing strategy – your point of difference, how you will price your products etc
  • How you will make your website stand out from your competition

Before you can start trading you will also need to have a business name and domain name registered and what email addresses you will use.

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