Join Patrick Rauland for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Ecommerce: Scoping Projects.
- You should be ready to go out…and get your first eCommerce win.…The best thing you can do now…is to start getting practical experience.…Go ahead and start sending out proposals for projects.…If you get one in the door, that's great.…Jump in with both feet,…because it's an exciting journey…that will teach you a lot.…If you don't get your first proposal,…that's fine too.…Spend a little time playing with eCommerce software…to get the feel for it.…Maybe sell a free ebook on your site…just to get the hang of eCommerce software.…I highly recommend putting your projects…on your personal site to promote your own brand…and show your expertise.…
If you want more technical courses,…you can check out WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce,…WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads,…and Learning Shopify here in the library.…I write about eCommerce topics all of the time…on my blog, speakinginbytes,…and I recently put on an online marketing event…called Lift Off Summit that's all about getting…your first online sale.…So, if you're interested in my personal journey,…
- Clarifying jargon
- Picking a proposal strategy
- Asking the right questions
- Estimating the scaling needs of a site
- Determining payment needs
- Understanding shipping needs
- Discussing currencies and taxes
- Determining localization needs
- Creating wireframes and site maps
- Creating prototypes
- Writing and presenting the proposal
- Keeping meetings on track
Skill Level Beginner
Next steps1m 9s
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