- Show as Sold Out or Hide
You can show your unique School Supplies as “Sold Out” or just hide it when purchased.
- Multiple Images
You can display multiple images per product.
- Enlarge Images & Built-In Zoom
All images by default have our 3dzoom and the can be enlarged upon clicking.
- Customize Your Store
You can design and customize your store to reflect your unique style.
1. Learn more about your audience.
Trying to define your audience in this market is tricky. Sure, the end user is a child. But who does the shopping? The parents make the ultimate purchase decisions. Who helps the children navigate the website more often, Mom or Dad? You can find the answers to these questions through calculated research. Only then can you know how to effectively sell to your audience. It’s just a part of learning how to sell school supplies online.
2. Choose a catchy name.
When you know enough about your audience, you can use that knowledge to come up with a catchy name for your online store. Some of the best brand names come from made-up words, so be original. Still, make sure you’re appealing to your audience.
3. Work with a distribution partner.
To find ecommerce success, it’s important to work with the right suppliers. For school supplies, you have plenty of options. Some examples include Dollar Days, Wholesale Central, Gramco School Supplies and Craft Hobby Wholesale. Find a reliable partner and open a communication channel with them to learn how to sell school supplies online the right way.
Remember to take pricing into account, as your entire business model depends on it. Work with a distributor that will give you good prices on bulk purchases so you can work on a strong profit margin when selling directly to the consumer.
4. Get started with the right software.
Not every shopping cart software is the right choice for your store. Careful research is required when choosing an ecommerce software provider. For instance, does your software empower you with tools to easily launch promotions during “back to school” months? If you plan to deal directly with schools, can you set up an easy discount portal for bulk purchases? Does your software integrate directly with fulfillment and drop-ship providers? These questions and more are important to ask as you choose the right software solution.