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Create an online record store that reflects your unique brand with over 70 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.
Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your record store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.
Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your record business encounters.
Learn more about selling records
If you’re someone who has been collecting vinyl records for some time, or you've found a great supplier, then you can start selling records online. The first step is to analyze your current record collection. Take pictures of your records and add them to your online store with detailed descriptions about the artists, labels, and songs as well as the condition of the packaging.
Use Shopify to set up an online store where you can sell your records. You can also list a few of your records on third-party websites or marketplaces and drive traffic to your Shopify store so that more visitors can see your collection.
Absolutely, Shopify makes it easy for you to set up a store where you can sell your records. You can include a search function to help your customers to find the specific records they want and navigate your collection. Contact forms can also be included in your store so that visitors can make requests and find out more information about new records you might be adding to your collection in the future.
Research is your friend when it comes to determining the price of your vinyl records. Dig into your competition to see the prices that other vinyl stores are currently charging. Once you have an idea about your competition, you can come up with your own pricing strategy to generate profits.
Funky Moose Records is an excellent example of an online record store, featuring a collection of new and used vinyl records for the avid collector. They also have an informative blog with the latest news and insights about the music industry and information for musicians that can help the store rank on search engines and drive more traffic to the store.
Scale your sales
Showcase your records with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 6,000 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.
Sell your records online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.
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