Today we'll start with the basics, and throughout the week we'll cover general ecommerce advice as well as Jimdo-specific options for online stores. Keep your eye on our blog and you'll be an expert online store owner by the end of the week.
If you haven't already, create a free Jimdo website by selecting one of our modern templates. Once you've logged in to your website, you're ready to set up your online store.
Today we'd like to show you how to set up an online store with Jimdo. There are two important steps you'll need to complete before you can sell online with Jimdo: create a personal profile and configure your payment options.
We're going to focus on PayPal in this blog post—depending on the country you live in, you may have different payment options available. Please log in to your website and hit the Help icon ("?") in the Site Admin to learn more about payment options in your country.
The following is a large section, but rest assured that setting up PayPal is very straightforward.
If you haven't already upgraded to a Business Account, PayPal will ask you to do so at this point. Don't worry, it's free to upgrade.
That's it. If you've entered all of the information correctly, your store is set up and ready for business.
Tomorrow, we'll go into more detail about selling online with Jimdo. If you can't wait, you should check out Brent's blog post: 5 Tips for Your Jimdo Store. Over the next few days, we'll elaborate on the points Brent discussed in his post.
If you have any questions, get in touch with us in the comments below, or reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook. We'd love to help!
Social Media and Content Strategy at Jimdo
Dan joined Jimdo in October 2012 after returning from a year of teaching English in Dresden, Germany. He can't grow a beard, but he loves strategic board games, Victorian novels, and strumming the seven chords that he knows on guitar.