Answers to the most frequently asked eCommerce questions
Discover essential answers to the most commonly asked questions about eCommerce in South Africa. This eCommerce FAQ page offers valuable insights and practical information to help you navigate the world of online business and eCommerce, from payment gateways to product tips to shipping options and more.
How to take credit card payments on an online store?
Do customers trust shopping online in SA?
Start selling online without a Business Bank Account
Why 3D Secure is a GOOD THING for Online Sellers
Can online shoppers pay by Zapper & SnapScan?
Can online shoppers pay by BitCoin?
Which SA payment gateways can I use?
How to battle online fraud?
Don’t use the SA Postal Service to deliver online orders
Do I need to offer free delivery on online orders?
What if the courier damages my customers parcel?
Outlying areas - how to deliver online orders cheaply?
No one’s home when the courier delivers… What then?
Cheapest courier to deliver online orders?
Dispatching online orders made easy
Will my product sell online?
How to sell products online?
How to find trending products to sell online?
Finding reliable suppliers on Alibaba
The best way to buy products from Chinese suppliers
Convincing local suppliers to supply you
How to reduce customer returns?
What import duties do I pay on imports?
Do I need an import license to import products?
How do I apply for an import license?
Quality control for imported products
Does Oberlo work in SA?
Drop Shipping from AliExpress to SA customers
Drop Shipping in SA - The Biggest Challenge
Which website platforms can I build my online store on?
Is your website SSL Secured? Don’t lose online sales
Do I need a website developer?
What does it cost to build an online store?
What fees are there for starting an online store?
How to buy a website URL?
Who to use for website hosting in SA?
Can I use a free website theme?
3 tips to optimize your website for sales
What should be in your website footer?
A quick way to increase SEO ranking for your website
3 Tips to increase your free website traffic
Boost website traffic with these free tips:
- Write guest blogs on other websites to promote your brand and drive traffic through backlinks.
- Engage actively on social media, responding to comments and dropping links where relevant to attract followers.
- Create keyword-rich evergreen content for your website, driving continuous traffic over time.
Implementing these strategies will help increase website visits without relying solely on paid advertising.