This is a repost of Mark Macdonald’s blog entry over four years ago on Shopify’s site. However, we still find the information quite useful as we get these questions all the time, once we launch a new store.
You’ve got a product. You’ve taken product photos and written product descriptions. You’ve set up your online store, populated it with great content and launched it to the world.
Now it’s time to sit back and watch the traffic and sales come flooding in, right?
If only it were that easy.
For many first time ecommerce entrepreneurs, it can be frustrating to work so hard getting your business ready only to to hear crickets when you finally launch.