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Now is the perfect time to sell online

Start your ecommerce business with EKM, the UK's No.1 online shop provider.

The perfect solution for startups

Improved internet connectivity and the rise of smartphones has recently increased the importance of online retail. EKM is the easiest way to create an online shop for your new business, with unrivalled UK support and your own dedicated Account Manager to help you get started. We can even build your shop for you. Just send us your existing product spreadsheet and photography, and we’ll get you setup.

Our plans start from just £19.99 + VAT per month. With this you’ll gain access to all the tools you'll need to get started. Take a look at our full range of plans.

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Great ecommerce themes for startups

Amazing value for money

We understand that as a startup business, every penny counts. So unlike other major ecommerce providers, we provide all of the following features completely FREE.

  • Free shop themes and platform features

    All ecommerce themes and platform features are completely free to all EKM customers.

  • Free domain name

    As a startup business you'll require a new domain name for your business. With EKM, every customer that signs receives a free domain name for the first year.

  • Low transaction fees

    Create your online shop with EKM and accept payments with processing fees starting at only 1.4% + 20p (+ VAT) per transaction. Unlike with online Marketplaces such as Etsy who will cost you a lot more per transaction.

Ecommerce marketing tools

Promote your products

  • Advertise your products on Google

    Your online shop is fully compatible with Google advertising services, allowing you to advertise your products to the right people and track how everything is performing. We also offer a managed service to help you reach new heights with Google advertising.

  • Get found on search engines

    EKM is built with search engines like Google in mind providing you with an immediate advantage over competitors. You’ll access to all of the tools you need to stay ahead of the competition in search results.

  • Advertise on social media

    Our social selling service will help you to create a strong effective social media presence that drives traffic to your online shop. We also offer a managed service that helps you make the most out of using Facebook to advertise your products.

  • Email your customers

    The EKM Email Marketing tool is a great way to keep your customers updated with all the latest company news along with exclusive offers using our email marketing templates.

Support for new businesses

  • UK based ecommerce support

    Our UK based support team are here to help whenever you need it. Call, email or live chat to get instant assistance.

  • Ongoing Account Manager support

    You’ll receive immediate access to an Account Manager who will contact you, and help you to get started. Ongoing support is also available based on your shop plan.

  • EKM community support group

    Everyone who signs up to EKM will gain immediate access to a group of likeminded people who frequently offer support and advice.

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Expert UK support

Tried. Tested. Trusted.

Since 2002, thousands of successful online shops have trusted us with their businesses.

5 stars Always adding new features

I love EKM I have tried many web hosts and this one is by far the best, my business has really taken off since using EKM support is second to none they are always adding new features to make life easier for store owners.

Jacqueline Charles
5 stars Exceptional service provided

Help and support is always available and the features you can install and use are brilliant. Exceptional service provided and they really want to help businesses grow. I would highly recommend to anyone starting a new business.

CaterMy Event
5 stars The support team are always on hand

My experience with EKM has been amazing! I have been supoprted through how to set up my own shop and customer service is fantastic! The support team are always on hand and its great value for money for my online shop! Its a fantastic service that really wants to help business grow!

Suzanne Locke

Hire our designers to create your logo

With our logo and brand design service our designers will create you a logo for your website, or put together a full branding pack for you to use throughout your online and offline business.

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Useful articles for startups

Read about choosing what products to sell

If you are not sure what to sell or where to source your products, the following article should provide you with everything you need to know about selecting products:

The definitive guide to help you decide what products to sell online

Read about ecommerce marketing

One of the main concerns for people who are looking to start a new online business is 'How will I drive traffic to my site". This article offer some great advice on this issue:

An Introduction to Ecommerce Marketing

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Try EKM free for 14 days, or one of our expert account managers can give you a no obligation demo.

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