This article will focus on implementation. Moreover, this is a sub-article of the main E-commerce implementation and the below links provide access to the main article and sub-articles.
- E-commerce Implementation
- Implementation (You are here)
- Background Testing
- Business Goals
- Interaction Design
- Graphics Designing
- E-commerce Integration
- E-commerce Strategies
- Marketing Software
- Performance Optimization
Implementing an e-commerce shopping cart gives your business the ability to sell your products online day and night. Moreover, reach new clients, target your ideal market, establish a strong brand, and build closer relationships with your customers by improving their purchasing experience.
Whether you’re setting up an online store for the first time or updating your current platform. Mainly, platform implementation is one of the most complex aspects of launching an e-commerce site. Moreover, you require the guidance of a consultant with years of e-commerce experience, programming expertise, and deep knowledge. Otherwise, your efforts to set up an e-commerce solution can become plagued by cost overruns, programming errors, and delays resulting in poor sales performance and reduced profits.
In this article, we will guide you to successfully implement your e-commerce store.
Analyzing the needs and choosing the platform
One of the first decisions you have to make about your tech startup is which software platform to use to build your product.
In the beginning, your choice of the software platform isn’t critical. However, if you don’t choose wisely it may become a problem as you grow. Therefore, it’s useful to have a high-level understanding of the pros and cons of each language and platform.
- Your choice of software platform depends on what type of product you’re creating;
- Developers are often loyal to platforms they know. Moreover, it’s best to go with the one your team is most familiar with.
Planning the Architecture
Software architecture is the process of converting software characteristics such as flexibility, scalability, feasibility, reusability, and security into a structured solution that meets the technical and business expectations.
The Characteristics of Software Architecture
Software characteristics describe the requirements and the expectations of software in operational and technical levels. Thus, when a product owner says they are competing in a rapidly changing market. Therefore, they should adapt their business model quickly. The software should be “extendable, modular and maintainable” if a business deals with urgent requests that need to be completed successfully in a matter of time. As a software architect, you should note that the performance and low fault tolerance. And also, scalability and reliability are your key characteristics. Now, after defining the previous characteristics the business owner tells you that they have a limited budget for that project, another characteristic comes up here which is “the feasibility.”
Preparing the HTML Version of the Graphic Designs
Illustrator provides a variety of tools for creating a layout for web pages or creating and optimizing web graphics. For example, use web-safe colors, balance image quality with file size, and choose the best file format for your graphic. Moreover, web graphics can take advantage of slices and image maps. Furthermore, you can use a variety of optimization options to ensure your files display well on the web.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
SEO implementation is where the actual work starts. After analyzing your market and identifying keywords. And also we will create an SEO plan that will guide us through SEO implementation on your website.
SEO implementation is meant to increase the usability of your website. Moreover, the better the navigation structure as well as optimize on-page content for your targeted keywords. Link campaigns are also part of the SEO implementation.
Setting the Parameters and Development
The right implementation strategy will ensure that you are better prepared by being able to maintain focus on the original scope of your project. And also guarantee that your employees are properly trained and prepared.