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Combell will guide you step by step.Do you want to start a web store?

Web stores are doing very well. Nowadays, virtual stores are more numerous than traditional brick-and-mortar shops – a strong trend that seems to be continuing. Starting a web store in the current economic climate is therefore a smart decision that we can only applaud.

  • Strategy, marketing, structure and logistics
  • How can you pick the best name and hosting?
  • What should you take into account?

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What name should I choose?

Starting a web store begins with the choice of a suitable and appealing name. Even more than with a brick-and-mortar shop, your name must be catchy, unique, clear, and preferably as meaningful as possible (especially if you want to score high in Google’s search results). Do not ever forget that meaningful names are easier to remember, often achieve a better ranking on Google, are easier to spread via word of mouth and achieve a higher click-through rate. Feel free to read our six handy tips to choose a good (domain) name.

You should also carefully consider your future according to your business plan : what do you expect from tomorrow? If, later on, you intend to sell other products, it is vital that you choose a name that can also cover these products. Do not forget that constantly changing your name is definitely not a good idea. If people have a name, it is because this is how we can remember them. Over time, you will build a strong customer base, which you should not confuse by regularly changing the name of your virtual shop. The Internet may be a digital highway, but it is crucial that users can find the right exit to your web store.

Lastly, you should also always check if this domain name has already been taken. And it is equally important to check if a similar domain name already exists. As mentioned earlier, no one wants to confuse Internet users.

Check the availability of your desired domain name and the shopping domain names offered by Combell.

Starting a web store: ready-made or tailored solution?

There are all sorts of systems for starting a web store, depending on the available budget and the expected results.
Here are a few examples that we at Combell support:

WordPress Hosting

WordPress hosting

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that allows you to very easily update the content of your website. Once the software is configured, no programming skills are required. In addition, you benefit from a very effective protection against hackers or criminals. We at Combell make your web store ready to use thanks to our automatic installation of WordPress. Our experts take care of the ideal settings, thereby guaranteeing the best performance.

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Drupal Hosting

Drupal Hosting

Just like WordPress, Drupal is a CMS designed to develop and manage websites and weblogs. Once again, we guarantee you web hosting services with 99.999% uptime guarantee and unparalleled security. Thanks to our automatic installation, Drupal is ready to use, which means you can get started right away. Our experts handle all the technical aspects, so that you can enjoy the best possible result without having to worry about anything.

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WooCommerce Hosting

WooCommerce Hosting

WooCommerce is what is called an e-commerce plugin designed to sell your products within a graphically appealing environment. It is the world’s favourite solution for web store owners, who always have total control over their web store. The plugin also offers unmatched flexibility. 30% of web stores already use WooCommerce.

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Magento Hosting

Magento Hosting

Today’s hottest web store system. A new version was released just last year. This version features many new tools that trigger the involvement of users and allow for better navigation. We at Combell handle the whole integration of Magento and guarantee the best security experience.

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Joomla Hosting

Joomla! Hosting

Joomla! is another CMS with a lot of extra functions such as RSS feeds, page caching, blogs, polls, forums, multilingual options, etc. Joomla! is automatically configured and installed on your hosting package, which makes it possible for you to get started in no time.

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Tailored managed hosting

We also offer a fully-fledged solution, tailored to the needs of your web projects. Contact us for a tailored web store hosting solution.There are a lot of systems available to start a web store, depending on the available budget and the expected result. But which web store suits your needs best?

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The importance of high quality hosting

The importance of good web hosting services should not be underestimated. It is indeed via the hosting provider’s servers that your website is placed on the digital highway. High quality hosting is, so to speak, like the foundations upon which your web store is built.

It is as if the Internet were a digital highway, where your web store has a specific address. Surfers want to be able to quickly access your web store. High quality hosting actually allows to create the exit that connects that highway to your virtual store. No one likes a bumpy exit, where you must also queue up before you can reach the web store. You also want your exit to be well protected against criminals and hackers.

Search engines like Google help surfers on this highway find the right exit. In doing so, Google also takes into account your web store’s speed. A faster web store will obviously rank higher in search results, since Google (just like your visitors) finds that speed is important. Do you want people to be able to find you more clearly and faster via Google’s directions? In that case, it is very important to have a good web hosting solution.

Combell is the right place to be if you are looking for high quality web hosting services. We provide an uptime guarantee of no less than 99.999%, as well as unrivalled speed. Do not wait any longer and check out the specifications of our hosting services. We guarantee optimum performance and security with each hosting package.

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Do you want to learn more?

Do you have any further questions or wish to know more about our products and services? You can contact us without any obligation. Our staff are always available to assist you with all your projects.

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