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Programmers working on online store for customer from Sheffield

E-commerce in Sheffield

94 % of online stores in Sheffield decide to collaborate with us in the longer perspective.

Online stores for small and medium companies in Sheffield

Design created for conversions, safety and comparatively low price, which will not charge the budget of a small business.

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 businesses and corporations in Sheffield

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

Estimate project

Advertisement of your store

Online stores without proper advertising are much less efficient. We will help you to get new clients.

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

The standard of our online stores in Sheffield

Aesthetics

Regardless of style and brand of an online store, a satisfactory project has to mix aesthetics and cohesive structure. At Spochy, we use the latest UX and UI trends.

Automating

Save your employees time and order the integration of an online store with a logistics company, accounting system, portals like eBay or Amazon.

Responsiveness

We use appropriate solutions for the mobile devices users. Moreover, before completing our work, we conduct a series of advanced tests of an online store.

Security

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

Support

In case of any doubts about operating an online store, ask us for free support. We are available at +44 7541 287643.

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If your online store lacks sufficient advertising, it may not meet your expectations. We will willingly tell you how to achieve your target group.

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

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8 Key factors of an online store (for curious)

We know many businessmen may lack time to look into the details of programming (and it's nothing bad!). Especially for them we created the description of 8 key assumptions, which should be examined before creating a good online store. Have in mind that 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

After the examination of the customer's needs, we choose a right store system, which in the long term will be the most convenient for the store. At our disposal there are the WooCommerce store system, PrestaShop, Magento and Shoper and others. The first two (WooCommerce, PrestaShop) are the best for less extension stores. Their main characteristic features are the low cost of creation and development an online store. In turn suitable protection (ensured by us) assures stable operation. The third position (Magento) is a system dedicated to very big and elaborated online stores. In case of this system, the cost of creation and development of the store is much bigger and demands advanced knowledge of programming. Nevertheless, this system gives us more possibilities. One of its best features is the possibility of 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 believe that an attractive offer will guarantee a large number of orders? Not always. In e-commerce trust is one of the most crucial dimensions. If the clients perceive your store as unreliable, your chances of order are equal to zero. For this reason many budget online stores are closed before they are actually opened. Statistically, the first 5 seconds are the most important. Then the customer creates his own opinion, which is hard to change. If your store looks professional, you have more chances for conversion. We wrote what conversions are in point 3.

3. Orders and questions 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 a conversion - the presumed action of the client. The creator of the online store aims to maximise the number of conversions. Particular attention should be paid to the aesthetics of product presentation, the intuitive way of adding them to the cart and the length of the ordering path. In our case, we use for example below form to increase 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

Have you ever wondered what type of payment system will you choose for your online store? When you make this decision, pay attention to 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 have many investigated systems to suggest. One of the most universal and recognisable systems is PayPal. Stripe works best in the United Kingdom. DIBS, Klarna and Vipps are recommended for the Norwegian market. In turn, Stripe, 2Checkout, and PayFast work best in Germany. If you can't see any payment system you are using, let us know! We will check 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

Have you heard that in the last year most (82%) of online shopping was done via mobile devices? This is why adapting an online store to the latest smartphones and tablets is currently the standard. Your online store creator has to focus on the proper display of the project in the mobile (responsive) version, but also the comfort of its use (trends of intuitive use of UX and UI). A polished responsive version can considerably increase the number of sales - mostly if you don't have a regular client base yet.

6. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Do you know how an Internet search engine works? In short, robots index data collected from web designs and save them in a database. Retained data are scrutinised according to an algorithm designed by Google experienced programmers. At present the amount of specific content in an online store and the regularity of its updating have the biggest impact on positioning. The more often you update the content, the better. In SEO it is significant to locate selected keywords (e.g. product names) in correct headings of an online store- h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6. For instance, if we are interested in "online stores'' phrase, in h2 headline we write

"online stores Sheffield"

Take into account that local positioning (e.g. online stores Sheffield) is simpler, because of less competitors on the market.The same rule applies to the popularity of your commodities - uncommon products will appear in top positions much faster. Within common products it is laborious and time consuming to be in TOP 10 in England, however it is possible. The second thing which should be well-thought are links to your site. They can come both from store (e.g. from the Blog section) or some other website (it's the best when linked pages are thematically connected). The redirect to the offer of creating website below is an example:

7. Acquire customers in the online store

Consider that you want to open a stationary store in your city. Would you place it in the busy city centre or in the empty outskirts of town? The place of a stationary store is equal to a promotion of an online store. There are numerous ways of advertisement (paid and free). You can select from: natural search engine results (SEO and positioning), paid search engine links (Google Ads - formerly AdWords), banner ads on other web designs (Google Ads), YouTube ads (Google Ads), entries into the online store on the recommendation (word of mouth, your clients' facebook, business cards), access to the store from social media (profile of your company). Contact us and tell us more about your target group. We will be glad to suggest to you how to gain new clients.

8. Maintenance and security of the online store

A lot of programmers are not aware of the importance of the server, on which the online store is located. We pay great attention to efficiency and security of components depending on the store system, number of users and online store functions. However, in order to understand this issue well, special knowledge about SysOps and DevOps is necessary, which you don't need to have. The amount of disk space, the amount of available RAM, optional resource scalability, the frequency of making autonomous backup copies of files and the database (optimally if such a copy is created daily), the cost of restoring the backup of files and the database (the best if it is 0 GBP) are universal aspects which should be taken into account.

Frequent questions

What is the cost and the time of realisation of an 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 co-operation on the day of signing the contract. We can conclude it fully remotely (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% remotely. 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.