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What is Shopify used for and how it can grow your business

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You’re probably torn between plenty of ecommerce website builder options out there – Shopify, WooCommerce, Oberlo, Magento, Wix, and a lot more. Weighing in your choices could take time, but if you’re looking for an easy and quick website builder, then Shopify is your best pick. Here we’ll delve into what is it used for and how it can ultimately lift your sales in no time.

In today’s situation, several big retail brands across the globe have shifted to online selling and are seeing sales growth. While there are many ways to uplift your brand digitally, one of the most recommended strategies now is to start your own ecommerce website. Let’s get you started with the basics of Shopify.

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What is Shopify?

Shopify is a complete ecommerce platform that lets you start and grow your online business easily and quickly. It now powers more than 1 million businesses over 175 countries. And based on the merchants’ feedback, the e-commerce platform brings great shopping experience for its consumers.

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What is Shopify used for?

As its name states, Shopify is a platform that lets you develop your own online shop. It has become a powerful platform over the years that you can manage your ecommerce store from your laptop or mobile app wherever you are. Most importantly, you can sell everywhere without too much hassle.

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Sell everywhere with Shopify

What sets Shopify apart from its competitors is that the whole platform does it all – sell your products, grow your sales, market your brand, and track your online revenue. You only need to use one platform to sell your products or services to anyone, anywhere in the world. You can also easily integrate your social media channels and online marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, Lazada and Shopee if you plan to sell in these platforms, too.

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Marketing made easy and convenient

You can also set up, launch, manage, and track your marketing campaigns in the Shopify platform. Marketing is now more convenient and easier for you as the platform provides built-in tools to help you in all your marketing efforts. Whether you’re looking at Google Shopping Ads, Facebook Ads or Instagram Ads, you can do it all on Shopify.

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Gain and analyse insights into your store

Aim to grow your store continuously by gaining and analysing insights into your ecommerce website. It’s important to know if you’re earning from each sale or you’re at a loss. Good thing about Shopify is it lets you see important data about your store in one dashboard. This includes total sales, average order value, acquisition costs, customers, and more. All these you can view and manage anywhere you go.

Hire a Shopify Partner now to build your ecommerce website

For starters, you will need to focus on your ecommerce marketing strategies. But to further ensure that you’re doing the right things, let a Shopify Partner lead you to e-commerce success. Digital 38 can help you have a clear idea and optimize your plan, including generating sales for your business across Southeast Asia with Shopify.

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About D38 Ecommerce Agency

D38 is a Southeast Asia-focused ecommerce agency that provides direct-to-consumer Ecommerce solutions to grow your business on the digital space and generate ongoing monthly revenue. Our eCommerce solutions range from website development, store management, logistics, CRM, customer loyalty programs, automated email marketing, SEO, marketing tools, product press-release (PR) to reputation management – helping international companies simplify eCommerce management across ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

Our team consists of certified Shopify eCommerce experts, designers, developers, content creators and strategists working together to support and provide a seamless online shopping experience for our clients’ eCommerce websites.

We also have a market-specific digital channels team focusing on providing support for LINE Thailand and Japan, Naver for Korea, and ZhaoVN for global Chinese readers for social news and updates.

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Augustinus Bader Launched Official Singapore and Malaysia Ecommerce Stores

Augustinus Bader Launches Singapore E-commerce Store with Shopify - D38Photo credit: Augustinus Bader Singapore Official Website

Award-winning skincare brand Augustinus Bader launched its official e-commerce stores for Singapore and for Malaysia in 2020.

Developed through 30 years of scientific innovation by Professor Bader, the brand’s bestselling face creams The Cream and The Rich Cream were thus finally made available for purchase via the online stores for customers from Singapore and Malaysia.

Beauty ECommerce Store Powered by Shopify

Shopify powers the newly launched ecommerce store, with features perfect for premium beauty products like Augustinus Bader. Its features include a polished store theme that matches with its global branding. It also has a convenient currency converter that lets customers from across the region view prices in their local currency.

Let’s explore these two features and see how it can also help your ecommerce website become appealing and seamless.

Polished store design – Suitable for high-end skincare brands

When it comes to ecommerce, the design of your storefront matters. Choosing the right theme to shape your brand creates a significant and lasting impression among your customers. It also builds trust and credibility, providing great user experience and ultimately, increased conversion rate.

For instance, the Augustinus Bader Singapore store has a clean and navigable design that stayed true to its luxurious branding.

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The Rich Cream product page | Photo source: Augustinus Bader Singapore

Convenient currency converter for visitors from across Southeast Asia

Apart from the theme, the ecommerce website also made use of a currency selector allowing visitors from outside Singapore view prices in their local currency. Doing this helps lift the chances of conversion among potential customers even outside the country.

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Currency converter on Shopify | Photo source: Augustinus Bader Singapore

About Augustinus Bader’s Revolutionary Skincare Products

Augustinus Bader is a beauty brand developed by Professor Augustinus Bader – a German biomedical scientist behind the groundbreaking skincare formulas The Cream and The Rich Cream. It specialises on premium skin health with its revolutionary patented skincare technology called Trigger Factor Complex or TFC8®. This technology awakens the skin’s natural processes of healing, reducing visible signs of ageing and skin damage. Not only it acts as a natural anti-ageing cream, it also hydrates your skin, giving you smooth, radiant and healthy skin.

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What is TFC8® and how it works | Photo source: Augustinus Bader Singapore

Keen to shop online for Augustinus Bader products?

For Singapore customers:

Experience free shipping in Singapore (while offer lasts). Check out Augustinus Bader SG’s Facebook and Instagram accounts for the latest updates and exclusive deals. 

For Malaysia customers:

Visit Augustinus Bader Malaysia’s website at https://www.augustinusbader.com.my/ and subscribe to their newsletter to get the latest updates on their products. 
Follow Augustinus Bader MY’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to be updated on their latest deals and offers. 

Grow Your Ecommerce Business with Shopify

With today’s growing demand for seamless e-commerce journey, it’s high time you take your beauty business online. With Shopify, you can have your own ecommerce website. It has a wide range of functional themes designed to help you sell online. The fully hosted ecommerce platform also supports many verticals like beauty & cosmetics, consumer electronics, fashion, food & beverage, and home furnishing among others.

Get started with your ecommerce store now with a Shopify Partner in Asia – Digital 38. If you are interested to sell your beauty or skincare products online, our Shopify experts can help build your online store that will generate sales across the region.

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About D38 Ecommerce Agency

Digital 38 is a 360° Digital Marketing Agency with a strong presence in Southeast Asia and Greater China. With experience in digital marketing since 2006, we have 100+ digital specialists that cater to our clients’ diverse digital needs. We aim to simplify digital marketing, eCommerce and social media marketing solutions for forward-looking companies across the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). 

Our services including end-to-end Ecommerce solutions, Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimisation, regional digital marketing on platforms like Tencent WeChat, Weibo and ByteDance TikTok, DouYin, TouTiao, LINE, and Naver, influencer marketing and Live Seller hosting for eCommerce sales.

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Most Recommended Ecommerce Platforms in Southeast Asia

Recommended E-commerce Platforms in Southeast Asia - D38

Switching to ecommerce sounds easy, but it entails a lot of complicated tasks before it can happen. For instance, to launch an online store, you have to know which are the most recommended e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia. Moreover, you also have to know other crucial elements to make ecommerce a profitable strategy for your brand. This includes logistics, payment gateway, marketing automation, and plenty more things to consider for your planning.

Nowadays, people are flocking to online marketplaces, making ecommerce more important now than ever. However, joining the trend unprepared will only make things worse for your business. Thus, get yourself ready step-by-step by first knowing which platforms to consider for your ecommerce venture in Southeast Asia.

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Here we’ll briefly tackle 3 of the most recommended ecommerce platforms if you want to sell across the region. From creating your own brand.com website with Shopify to setting up a flagship store in the SEA’s largest e-commerce platforms like Shopee and Lazada, we’ll get it covered for you.

Top 3 Recommended ECommerce Platforms in Southeast Asia

E-commerce Platforms in Southeast Asia - Shopify
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1. Shopify

Having your own website is always recommended for brands who want complete control of their digital assets. For instance, if you want an ecommerce store that you can fully manage from backend, Shopify is your way to go.

Shopify is a fully hosted ecommerce platform that lets you build your own website from scratch without the need for technical skills. Its user-friendly dashboard is designed to help merchants like you easily set up your own website and quickly push it to live as soon as possible.

Furthermore, its themes are completely functional, navigational, clean, and polished. This makes every Shopify store more visually appealing while providing seamless online shopping experience to customers.

But what truly sets Shopify apart from others is that it also allows you to effectively implement your SEO within the platform. By enforcing SEO to your Shopify website, you’ll certainly increase your website organic traffic and your sales ultimately.

This brings us to why Shopify currently powers more than 1 million businesses across the world. Its robust features bring thousands of businesses worldwide into success. In fact, its monthly recurring revenue reached US$57 million in June 2020.

Moreover, Shopify supports the below verticals. So, if you’re one of the listed categories, then Shopify may be your ticket to ecommerce success in Southeast Asia.

  • Beauty, Cosmetics & Skincare
  • Food & Beverage
  • Electronics & Gadgets
  • Home & Living
  • Fashion & Apparel
E-commerce Platforms in Southeast Asia - Shopee
Photo credit: Shopee Singapore website

2. Shopee

Shopee has continued its growth in Southeast Asia ecommerce competition, the group have achieved profitable revenue of US$1.29 billion and a quarterly active users (QAU) reaching 499.8 million for the second quarter of 2020. Shopee has also expanded their market to South East Asian countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia and Taiwan.

Categories covered:

  • Electronics & Gadgets
  • Home & Living
  • Health & Beauty
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Automotive
E-commerce Platforms in Southeast Asia - Lazada
Photo credit: Lazada Singapore website

3. Lazada

Lazada is a popular ecommerce platform in Southeast Asia which is owned by the Alibaba Group since 2016. This helped them to reach out to more Chinese audiences ever since. Lazada records a revenue of US$1.5 billion in annual sales and over 50 million monthly visitors in 2019.

Categories covered:

  • Electronics & Gadgets
  • Home & Living
  • Health & Beauty
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Automotive

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About D38 Ecommerce Agency

D38 is a Southeast Asia-focused eCommerce agency that provides direct-to-consumer Ecommerce solutions to grow your business on the digital space and generate ongoing monthly revenue. Our eCommerce solutions range from website development, store management, logistics, CRM, customer loyalty programs, automated email marketing, SEO, marketing tools, product press-release (PR) to reputation management – helping international companies simplify eCommerce management across ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

Our team consists of certified Shopify eCommerce experts, designers, developers, content creators and strategists working together to support and provide a seamless online shopping experience for our clients’ eCommerce websites.

We also have a market-specific digital channels team focusing on providing support for LINE Thailand and Japan, Naver for Korea, and ZhaoVN for global Chinese readers for social news and updates.

Contact Us

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