In this step-by-step tutorial, I walk you through how to set up an online store with WordPress. I am using a great theme called Mio from splashingpixels.com. The theme itself resembles the look of Apple’s website but you can customize the background/font/text color/etc…The Mio theme is also designed specifically for the eCommerce plugin we will be using called WooCommerce from woothemes.com Both the theme and the plugin are absolutely free.

Things covered in this video include:

-Setting up a domain and hosting account with HostGator.com
-Getting your first month of web hosting for just 1 cent
-Installing WordPress
-Downloading and installing a free, professional, and responsive WordPress theme
-Installing the free WooCommerce plugin for advanced eCommerce functionality
-Setting up custom navigation menus
-Creating your own professional looking logo even if you don’t have an artistic eye
-Changing your background color or using free textured backgrounds to make your site look more professional
-Creating pages and adding images to your pages using the visual editor
-Adding new products and product categories to your store
-Setting up and integrating a PayPal account for quick and easy payment processing
-Setting up advanced tax and shipping options
-Using up-selling and cross-selling to maximize your profit
-Adding a blog to your website
-Adding widgets to your sidebars for enhanced user interaction
-Basic WordPress settings and more

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