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E-commerce in London

94 % of online stores in London collaborate with us over the long term basis.

Online stores for small and medium businesses in London

Design created with the view to conversions, safety and fairly low costs, which will not charge a small company's budget.

Estimate project
A couple of people adding products to their online store.
A team working on a design on an online store.

Online stores for large companies and corporations in London

A project created from scratch for a selected brand will 100% reflect its character and facilitate handling of thousands of orders.

Estimate project

Advertising of your store

Online stores without sufficient advertising are not effective enough. We will tell you how to obtain new orders.

Discover the possibilities
A man consulting the ways of advertisement for his online store.

The standard of our online stores in London

Aesthetics

Despite the industry and style of an online store, a good project has to combine aesthetics and clear structure. At Spochy, we use and create UX and UI trends.

Automation

Don't waste the time of your employees and integrate your online store with a logistics company, accounting system and portals like Ebay or Amazon.

Responsiveness

We use solutions, which are convenient for the users of mobile devices. What is more before we complete our work we perform a series of advanced tests of an online store.

Security

To each online store we introduce additional protection, which guarantees its stable operation. It is substantial especially in Open Source systems.

Support

If you need any help in operating a company online store, ask us for free support. We are available at +44 7541 287643.

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Even the best online store without sufficient advertising may not bring expected results. We will be glad to tell you how to reach new clients.

In recent years, we've worked with many wonderful people.
Their opinion is very important to us.

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8 Key information about an online store (for the inquisitive)

We know that the majority of entrepreneurs do not have time to get into the secrets of programming (and we understand that!). Especially for them we prepared the description of 8 key assumptions, which have to be considered before creating a good online store. Remember that poorly prepared online store will not bring you any profit, on the contrary it will generate unnecessary costs.

1. Selection of the appropriate store system

When we examine the needs of the customer, we deal with a selection of an optimal store system, which in a longer perspective will be the most optimal for the store. At our disposal there are the WooCommerce store system, PrestaShop, Magento and Shoper and others. WooCommerce and PrestaShop are the best for less advanced stores, because they distinguish with the low cost of creation and extension of an online store. In turn suitable safeguards protection (assured by us) provides stable operation. Magento is a system targeted at really extensive online stores. In this system the cost of creating and expanding the store is high and requires advanced knowledge of programming. Nevertheless, Magento gives us more options, for instance running several stores in one administrative panel.

Logo systemu do sklepów internetowych WooCommerce
Logo systemu do sklepów internetowych PrestaShop
Logo systemu do sklepów internetowych Magento
Logo systemu do sklepów internetowych Shoper

2. First impression (trust)

Do you consider that an attractive offer will be sufficient to assure a large amount of orders? Unfortunately not. In e-commerce trust is the paramount aspect. If a client assumes that your store is untrustworthy, he will not make any order. This is why many budget online stores are closed before the actual "opening". According to the first 5 seconds are the most substantial. Then it is difficult to change someone's opinion - even unfair. If from the very beginning you make a positive impression, your chances for conversion increase. We explained what conversions mean in point 3.

3. Orders and inquiries about the offer in online stores (conversions)

Each order, phone contact, request for an offer, filling out the contact form or adding a product to your favorites in the browser is an example of a conversion - the expected action of the client. The creator of the online store has the goal of increasing the amount of conversions. Special emphasis should be put on the intuitive way of adding them to the basket, and the length of the ordering path. In our case, we use for example below form to maximise the conversions:

Do you have any questions about the online store? Leave us your phone number. We will call you back.

4. A secure, recognisable and convenient payment system

Is it hard for you to decide what kind of payment system to choose for your online store? Before making this decision, take a notice of its recognition among target clients, functionality (e.g. support for VISA and MasterCard, BLIK, Google Pay, Apple Pay) as well as initial and fixed costs. We can suggest a number of examined systems. PayPal is one of the most common ad recognisable systems all around the world. The most popular in Poland are PayU, Przelewy24 and DotPay. Next, DIBS, Klarna and Vipps work best in Norway and Stripe, 2Checkout, PayFast in Germany. If you cannot see any payment system, which is followed by you, tell us! We will investigate the possibility of its integration with your online store.

System płatności interneotwych VISA
System płatności interneotwych MasterCard
System płatności interneotwych BLIK
System płatności interneotwych Apple Pay

5. Responsive version

Do you know that year ago the majority (82%) of online shopping was done over mobile devices? Because of this, adaptation to the latest smartphones and tablets is the standard of an online store. The creator of your online store should pay attention to correct display of the project in the mobile (responsive) version, as well as convenience of its use (trends of intuitive use of UX and UI). A refined responsive version may significantly boost the number of sales - especially if you don't have many regular customers yet.

6. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

First of all you have to learn about web browser work. To sum up - robots index data collected from websites and retain them in the database. Gathered data are scrutinised according to an algorithm created by Google experienced specialists. At this moment the biggest impact on positioning has, among others, the amount of unique content and the frequency of its update on an online store (the more often, the better). A very substantial element of SEO is to put chosen keywords in correct headings in an online store - h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6. For example, when we are interested in "online stores'' phrase, in h2 headline we write

"online stores London"

Consider that local positioning (e.g. online stores London) is easier because of less competition. The same rule refers to the popularity of your assortment - niche commodities and categories will reach top positions more quickly. In case of popular products, it is hard and time consuming to appear in TOP 10 England, but it is still possible. The second essential element, which should be well-thought are links to your online store. They may come both from other webdesigns or your own store (e.g. from the Blog section). An example is below redirect to the offer of creating webdesigns (preferably if linked pages are thematically connected):

7. Gain customers in the online store

Consider that you want to open a stationary store in your city. Think about its location. Would you choose a busy city centre or empty outskirts? An online store promotion is equal to a stationary store location. There are many ways of advertisement (paid and free). You may select only some of them depending on specifics of the brand. You can choose from: natural search engine results (SEO and positioning), paid search engine links (Google Ads - formerly AdWords), banner ads on other websites (Google Ads), ads on YouTube (Google Ads), entrances into the online store on the recommendation (word of mouth, your clients' facebook, business cards), access to the online store from social media (your business' profile). Call us and tell us more about your target group. We will be glad to introduce to you some solutions for acquiring new customers.

8. Maintenance and security of the online store

Wide range of programmers do not recognise how substantial is the server, on which the online store is situated. We focus on efficiency and safety of components depending on the store system, number of users and online store functions. However, to understand this aspect properly, specialistic knowledge about SysOps and DevOps is necessary, which you don't need to have. Universal issues that should be taken into consideration are the amount of available RAM, optional resource scalability,the amount of disk space, the regularity of making independent backup copies of files and the database (the best if such a copy is created daily), the cost of restoring the backup of files and the database (preferably if it is 0 GBP).

Frequent questions

What is the cost and the time of realisation of the online store?

The variety of website designs is huge. Therefore, we can specify the approximate price and lead time after discussing your expectations. Fill out the website pricing form - we will contact you within 1 business day.

How do we conclude online store contract?

We start cooperation on the day of signing the contract. We can conclude it fully mobile (up to GBP 50,000 net) or at a meeting in the office of one of the parties.

Do you conduct online store training?

Of course! We will show you how to manage products and sales, change contact details, add new photos, etc. Remember that our technical support also applies after completing work on your online store.

Do I have to appear in your office?

The specificity of our industry allows us to implement projects 100% mobile. After all, we like to host clients in our office. Therefore, if you feel like it, we invite you for a cup of freshly ground coffee and a cake.

How to pronounce the name "Sopchy"?

By definition, we pronounce it in accordance with English phonetics, which is simply [Sop Hy] (this is a very simplified phonetic notation!). You can pronounce it in any way you want.