For business owners, time is money and speed is everything. We built Simple Store to streamline the normally complicated business of setting up shop so you busy entrepreneurs can focus on other aspects of building your businesses.
In this walkthrough, we’ll answer a few frequently asked questions and give a quick overview of Simple Store!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who can use Simple Store?
Free, Limited, Pro users can all use Simple Store to sell online. Free users can list one product, Limited users can list up to five products, and Pro users can list up to 100 products. PRO users also have access to a robust Shipping and Coupon system.
Q: How can I get Simple Store?
Simple Store is a section you can add onto your Strikingly site. Just go into your site editor and add the [SIMPLE STORE] section. Add product images, set up payment and shipping, and manage your orders - all from your editor.
As with all Strikingly sites, your store will be mobile-optimized so your customers can shop comfortably from any device.
Q: What transaction fees do you charge?
We’re happy to say that we don’t charge any transaction fees.
Q: What cards and payment types can I accept?
We’ve integrated with leading payment gateways Stripe and Paypal for you to set up payments without any hassle. With Stripe, U.S. businesses can accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club. Australian, Canadian, European, and Japanese businesses can accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
Q: What currencies does Simple Store support?
Simple Store currently supports the following:
- AUD: Australian Dollar
- CAD: Canadian Dollar
- CHF: Swiss Franc
- EUR: Euro
- GBP: British Pound
- HKD Hong Kong Dollar
- JPY: Japanese Yen
- MXN: Mexican Peso
- NOK: Norwegian Krone
- NZD: New Zealand Dollar
- SEK: Swedish Krona
- SGD: Singapore Dollar
- THB: Thai Baht
- USD: United States Dollar
- TWD: New Taiwan Dollar
We’re working towards supporting additional currencies so please add your request here if you’d like us to consider adding a new currency to the list.
We're no longer supporting CNY in Simple Store due to new Paypal and Alipay restrictions. If you'd like to charge by CNY, please contact us for more information here.
Q: What language is Simple Store in?
The Simple Store editor has been translated to French, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese. We also translated the entire checkout flow to French, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese as well. To see how you can change your site language here.
Q: What’s the checkout process like?
Simple Store creates a smooth experience for your buyers. Shops selling multiple products have a shopping cart interface, while shops with single products take visitors through an express checkout flow. Your customers also get automatically updates with order confirmation and completion emails.
Q: How much customization can I do with Simple Store?
This eCommerce feature supports simple processes at the moment. Currently, we do not allow customization for emails, special checkout processes, or languages. But we'd love to hear your ideas for how we can improve here.
Q: Does Simple Store support subscription payments?
No, Simple Store doesn't support subscription or reoccurring payments at the moment.
- List Your Product
Add product, images, and variants, and switch up the store layouts for different looks.
- Set Up Payment Options
Enter your Paypal email account or sign up with Stripe, to receive immediate direct payments into your Paypal account or bank account respectively.
- Set Up Shipping
All Simple Store sellers can set up a flat shipping rate to apply to orders during checkout. PRO users can also set up flat shipping rates for different regions.
- Add Coupons
As a PRO user, you can offer your customers various types of discounts through our Simple Store Coupon feature. You can create:
- Percentage-based discounts
- Flat discounts
- Free shipping discounts
- Add Taxes
For sellers in the United States who have a Tax ID, we offer a way to charge a flat rate tax system.
- Manage Orders
Our Order Dashboard lets you fulfill and refund orders on desktop and your iOS device, for on-the-go management. You can also track your inventory there, and export your order data to a CSV file for easy bookkeeping.