Custom eCommerce Website Development Solutions
Our team at Thinking Notes are technical eCommerce website development experts in creating WordPress websites with WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads to create a 100% customized online store for the unique brand identity experience that you are looking forward to establishing for your eCommerce business. We deliver our eCommerce solutions by working with our own in-house WordPress architecture as our parent foundation to build customized eCommerce solutions.
Do consider other cheaper alternatives for implementing your eCommerce store
If you are a first time eCommerce startup, we would suggest you explore off-the-shelf solutions like Shopify or even marketplace like Qoo10 or Carousell to validate market demands first. Expert eCommerce development services in Singapore usually cost more than SGD$15,000 and thus you should only invest when you are sure that there are sufficient demand for your products in the market here.
Why Use a Customised eCommerce Website Development Solution?
We usually recommend our clients to pursue an eCommerce website development investment when they have validated market demands for their products. The biggest benefit for having your own eCommerce system to power your e-Store is not having to pay any additional transaction fees other than the payment gateway fees
(check out PayPal fees or Stripe fees).
Here are some other reasons why you should have your own eCommerce system.
Frequently Asked Questions About eCommerce
An typical eCommerce setup has many "hidden" pages that a developer will need to optimize. With the additional man-effort, a standard eCommerce website will typically cost at least 2 times more than a standard website on similar scale.
From our understanding in the industry, a standard eCommerce website will start from around $4k to $15k, depending on the developer's fees and market positioning.
The best way to judge a solution, is to based on the size of the eco-system. A bigger eco-system will means a more future-proof solution, more innovation and bigger pool of developers. WooCommerce easily powers over a quarter of the eCommerce website in the world, making it the number 1 eCommerce solution at the moment.
Shopify is a good solution, especially for young eCommerce businesses to test the market. From experience, business owners usually go for customized eCommerce solutions, when they have certain customized logic they would like to implement; something SaSS solutions cannot offer at the moment.
Typically once we embark on the eCommerce development process, we can complete the whole website in 1-2 months. Depending on each client' needs, sometimes there may be delay due to information gathering.
If you have an extremely large eCommerce setup, perhaps a better solution will be implementing a 100% customized eCommerce web application from ground-up.