In the event you’ve acquired an aspiring entrepreneur in your vacation reward listing, how about giving them a ready-made e-commerce store to allow them to take a look at out their goals of enterprise possession?
This week, Ottawa-based Shopify launched its Reward a Enterprise marketing campaign. Reward-givers can buy a pre-built on-line retailer powered by the corporate’s e-commerce software program for $50 to $500. Shopify, based in 2004, provides its prospects the software program to create on-line shops, processes purchases, and monitor transport beginning at $29 a month.
This yr’s Reward a Enterprise vacation marketing campaign has about 10,000 shops on the market on Shopify’s Alternate Market, promoting merchandise in classes like trend, dwelling, well being and sweetness, pets, and extra. It is constructed by exisiting entrepreneurs for a first-time enterprise proprietor trying to study the ropes. Whereas the Alternate Market has been round since 2017, that is the primary time Shopify has marketed to the vacation crowd.
A pre-made retailer permits first-time enterprise house owners to begin promoting merchandise sooner, whereas their motivation is sky-high, a Shopify spokesperson advised Inc. From there, the brand new proprietor can construct and develop the enterprise nonetheless they please. And because the pandemic has customers preferring on-line purchasing and contactless supply to in-person purchasing, the present enviornment could also be in these new retailer house owners’ favor.
The retailer buy features a one-month Shopify retailer subscription credit score, a enterprise certificates, 5 e-books about entrepreneurship, and a printable vacation card. After the credit score ends, customers would must renew and pay for a subscription themselves.
New house owners are additionally inspired to profit from their entry to the Alternate Market’s buyer assist group. Lots of its members are enterprise house owners themselves and are able to reply questions on beginning and rising a profitable firm.