This is an Example of an E-Commerce Website that You Can Build Yourself

If you can use a word processor you can learn to develop an E-Commerce website similar to this, even if you have never built a website before. I developed this site as a demonstration site for my video tutorials designed to teach complete beginners how to build an E-Commerce website using WordPress, Thesis and WP eStore.

In these videos we go step by step from an empty domain to a website exactly like this. Along the way you’ll learn how to customize your site so that it looks exactly how you want it.

Key Elements of this E-Commerce Site

  • Easily added content using a word processor like interface
  • Content is easily changed or edited
  • Sell both physical and digital products
  • Digital products automatically delivered using secure encrypted download
  • Display products in a catalog
  • 2 methods of displaying the product catalog
  • Easily add products to your catalog
  • Organize products by category
  • Add product variations (size, color, language, etc.)
  • Include detailed product pages
  • Multi-product shopping cart
  • PayPal payment gateway integration
  • Easily customized “skins”
  • Collect and display product reviews
  • Includes a blog component
  • Excellent world class SEO
  • Display featured products
  • Sales integrated with Aweber email marketing platform
  • Email marketing squeeze page
  • Free sample downloads with email signup
  • Email auto-responder for free signups
  • Integration with Google Webmaster Tools & Google Analytics

This is a full featured E-Commerce website that you control.  The software to build it is either low cost or free.  The site can be easily moved from one host to another.  Browse through the site to see what you can build using these tools.