You need to set up your Shopify website. Go through this checklist.
Register for a new Shopify Account.
Choose from one of the Shopify plans:
- Basic plan: US$29 per month
- Standard plan: US$79 per month
- Advanced plan: US$299 per month
If you’re new to using Shopify to build your online store, start with the US$ 29 plan. The plan will be sufficient for building your basic store.
Choose a name for your Shopify website.
Get your store name idea by using the Shopify Name Generator.
Run a naming contest on Naming Force, and let the members on NamingForce.com to come up with name suggestions for your Shopify store business.
Choose and install a store theme.
Install one of the free and available theme for your Shopify website. You can customize the theme by editing the header, footer, body and sidebar.
Create a logo.
Any business needs a brand, or more accurately a logo. You can create your Shopify store logo using this tool:
Create the information pages.
Add a payment method.
The default payment method of your Shopify store is PayPal. Once you’ve created your store, you’re provided with the PayPal Express Checkout option. The email that you signed up with your Shopify account will become your PayPal account email. Before you can receive payments for orders from your customers, make sure you set up your PayPal account.
You can receive payments for orders from your customers through Shopify Payments if your business is in one of the countries: Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.
If Shopify Payments isn’t available for the country where your business is located, you can offer secure checkouts through other payment providers including PayPal, Stripe, Amazon Pay, and more.
If you’re using Shopify Payments, you’ll pay a card rate that is based on your Shopify plan.
If you’re using other payment methods, then you’ll pay fees for the specific payment method that you’re using.
Set up the shipping information
If you’re mainly doing dropshipping through Aliexpress.com suppliers who provide free delivery, then add the free shipping option to your store’s orders.
You can customize each country for their specific shipping rates.