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your business

Take the steps to move from ambition to action.

Build your brand

Create a business name and logo

Build your store

Use Shopify's powerful features to start selling

Build your online presence

Find a domain, explore stock images, and amplify your brand

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Build your brand

Look professional and help customers connect with your business.

Generate a business name

Find a name that fits your personality and business idea.

Create a free logo

Stand out from the competition and make your business unforgettable.

“I had all my signs and my branding ready to go and it was a matter of is this going to work… but people loved it, it wasn’t just in my head.”

Beena | Baby Wisp

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Build your online presence

Put your brand into action—develop customer loyalty and promote your business on social.

Get a custom web address

Establish your business and let customers find your store online.

Download free stock photos

Personalize your website with free, high resolution images from Burst.

“Building a website isn’t enough, you really have to promote it.”

Julie | Province Apothecary

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Build your store

Bring your idea to life with the tools you need to start selling.

Find products to sell

Stock your store without inventory and ship directly to customers with Oberlo.

Choose a store theme

Browse a wide range of free and paid themes

Sell anywhere

Make sales in person and on the go with Shopify POS hardware.

“I’ll never forget our first Shopify sale… we were open for business right there, it was amazing.”

Dan | Unbound Merino

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