Sell metal online

Start, run, and grow your metal business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the metal business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell metal

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online metal store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your metal store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your metal business encounters.

Learn more about selling metal

  • Because a license is needed in some parts of the world, first invesigate any restirctions or regulations in your region regarding selling metals. Once that’s done you can quickly set up a Shopify store, gather high-resolution images of the metals and accompany them with clear product descriptions to give adequate information to prospective customers.

  • You can sell metals on Shopify as well as third-party marketplaces. With Shopify, though, you’ll be able to take advantage of features that enable you to have an omnichannel marketing strategy, which ensures a high level of customer experience and drives better brand recognition across all channels like Facebook and Instagram.

  • Of course! You can select one of Shopify’s 70+ themes to create a custom online store. And with 6,000+ apps on the Shopify’s app store, functionality is completley in your control. For example, If your target market is active on a social media platform, you can integrate the app in order not to miss out on revenue and automate your fulfillment process using Shopify’s third-party shipping apps.

  • Yes, it is. While pricing fluctuates and is determined by different factors, as well as which metals you’re selling, the metal industry has become a billion-dollar industry.

  • Metal prices change daily, and they may vary from region to region. So, keep your finger on the pulse of metal demand, and price accordingly. In determining the price for metals, examine their type, quality, and purity. Also, perform a competitor analysis to see what your competitors are charging, then decide on which pricing strategy works best for you.

  • All metals have value, but the best ones to sell are Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Stainless Steel, Lead, Silver, and Gold. Generally, non-ferrous metals earn more than ferrous metals.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your metal with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your metal 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.

Scalable pricing plans

For metal businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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