Guide: How To Cross The Border of Singapore With E-commerce Platform


Singapore -The Land of achievers, thinkers, and winners which is Globally Number One in e-commerce and network communications. It’s no secret that we Singaporeans love retail therapy. This means we have plenty of first-hand experience on what makes a great online shopping experience! Cross-border and international orders make up 60-70% of online sales received by Singaporean sellers. To maximize the benefits, to be successful in selling online, here are a few points to consider: 

Guide to Selecting an E-commerce Platform


The very first thing that needs to be kept in mind in regards to any online selling or e-commerce is the selection of the right platform!

Shopify with more than 800,000+ businesses, 1 million Active users, and more than 63 billion Dollars worth of goods sold is the best platform for any merchant.  Its strength lies in its simplicity as a platform to sell anywhere around the Globe. Puzzled on how to do it? 

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A Legal Guide to E-commerce


We need to know the legal formalities and setup procedures in our country. Singapore is one of the most business-friendly and transparent countries in the world in terms of business processes. If you are stuck, please use this easy checklist on our blog here.

How can Beginners get started? 


If you're a startup trying out eCommerce for the first time with a limited budget, Shopify can help too! It's quick and easy to set up, and you can profit without any capital or products by just setting up a store. To check out how to do so, have a look at our website here or connect with us to set up your store.

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A Reminder: Dropshipping


Dropshipping is recommended as an easy way for people to get started in their eCommerce journey - we recommend all sellers to ensure that their products meet the quality standards expected of their customers and are shipped in a timely manner with no false advertising or you will lose your customer loyalty very quickly! 

Setting up of the Shopify Store


Next what is required is the setting up of the Shopify store, Shopify is the best and the easiest platform for any user - be it a  newbie or a developer who loves to code! With more than 100+ FREE and Premium Themes,  Plug-and-Play Apps, Shopify also gives you a free SSL (which is a technology that is used such that the data transmitted between server and browser remains encrypted and secure from fraudsters and cybercriminals who can take the confidential data and misuse them) which is chargeable by most of the other platforms(even Open Source ones). Shopify makes your website look professional and sets you up to win the trust of your customers, who love you forever!  ( that too with a 14 –DAY free TRIAL)

Setting up International Shipping


After this comes the main part of setting up the shipping which is very important in CROSS-BORDER sales. Shopify has more than 100 shipping and logistics partners. Shipping can be manual or automated, fixed or varied - Shopify gives wings to all your business verticals! With more than 500 Payment gateway integrations, Shopify offers amazing  CROSS-BORDER enablers to receive payments from the customer in other countries.

Ecommerce Website Checklist:


Elements Every eCommerce Website Owner Should  Know Having gone through all these steps, remember to check on how user-friendly your site is to navigate. Shopify has over 2,000 apps to ensure that clients become your fans! Now you are all set with your amazing new store for a customer base which is waiting for your products to come online and sell in their countries! But how will you make them aware? that your products are now available in their countries? Here comes the best option of Social Media! Almost all brands connect to their target market on different social media platforms, engaging through exciting promos on Facebook, fantastic product imagery on Instagram, and 24/7 customer service on messaging apps. Shopify has you covered there too. You can list your products, market them, and tell your customers that YES, you are now available in their countries! 



If there is some confusion left still on how to get started, call us, ping us or message us. We at MS WEB DESIGNER are all ears to answer your queries and would love to solve them for you! Also, we will  provide you with Free  30 mins Consultation so that you can get started and go ahead as a global online seller

Sudipta Mondal

By Sudipta Mondal

Sudipta Mondal is a technology entrepreneur and a software developer, eCommerce Consultant for International Brand & Shopify Experts and Partner. Having founded his own company ‘MS Web Designer’. Sudipta has been working in the field of startups for more than 15 years now and has established multiple SAAS products with his wife Masum and has helped develop multiple E-commerce brands on Shopify. Together they have served over 1500+ international brands including fortune 500 companies to setup and level up their online business.


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