Web Designers. The Truth Behind The Magic.

In the late nineties and early naughties, web design was the fastest growing industry. The World Wide Web was booming. The demand for this new digital wizardry was huge with businesses realising they needed a website to keep up with technological advances. Everyone and his dog jumped on the bandwagon and tried to be a web designer. All of a sudden in social circles, it’s what you would always hear. “I’m a web designer”

We don’t recommend Shopify. Why?

imgresShopify are heavily advertising their compatibility with drop shipping solutions. If you are going to use our service they may look like a good option to look after your ecommerce solution.

I am going to explain to you why they are not a good option at all.
Don’t be tempted!

If you are not aware what Shopify are or what they do. Let me explain. Shopify are a hosted ecommerce platform. What this means is they will run and host software on their own servers to allow you to have an online shop for a monthly fee.

Shopify Price.

Website Hosting. Sometimes, choosing the cheapest option may cost you a huge amount!

dropship hostingThe hosting of your web site should be one of the most important decisions you make when launching your online business. After all, you will be selling on line to the public. It’s your flagship point of sale. You want to impress, you want it to be fast, you want to have optimum backend services to give your shoppers the perfect experience when they come to you.

Like absolutely everything in this world. You get what you pay for so lets get right to the point. Paying less will provide less quality. This is precisely true in the case of the web hosting market. The beginner’s in getting online often become the victim to the exaggerated advertisements promoting cheap web hosting plans.

Magento. It’s good. But very bad.

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If you are at a point where you are ready to come on board with our drop shipping solution and would rather build your own ecommerce store instead of using one of our in-house ready made solutions. My advice would be to avoid the Magento ecommerce platform unless you have the skill to manage and maintain it yourself or you have money to burn.

Magento is a beast. It’s a very powerful beast. It’s a very powerful beast that needs feeding and it needs its own cage.