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Website Quick Launch Guide: Automated Fulfillment


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Setting up your website is the first step in your Art Storefronts journey. This article will guide you through the process of setting up your website if you use Automated Fulfillment. We've broken down the process into 23 easy-to-follow steps, and we'll guide you through each one.

To get started, just click on the step you're working on and we'll send you to the article that explains how to complete it. Please note that in order to complete these steps, you must be logged in to your Art Storefronts Account. If you need assistance with logging in and finding your Site Manager, check out our article on. How To: Access Your Account and Site Manager

If you encounter any challenges while completing the steps, please do not hesitate to contact our customer support team for assistance. You can find information on how to contact us in our article on: Contact Customer Support



Step Description

Estimated Completion Time

1. Art Storefronts Terminology

Before proceeding, make sure to read this article to learn all the terms you will frequently hear in our documentation

5 - 15 Minutes

2. Enter Business Information

This Article will walk you through entering the Business Information to your Website.

5 Minutes

3. Create Products for Sale on your Website

Here we will learn how to create Products for Sale on the Website. We'll cover both Auto and Self Fulfilled Products

30 minutes - 1 Hour

 4. Set Prices for Products in your Art Print Store 

Next step is to set up prices of your Automatically Fulfilled Products

15 minutes

 5. Select Mediums for your Art Print Store products

Enable or disable media types you want to offer on your site

10-30 Minutes

6. Select Style Finishes and Print Options for your Art Print Store Products

Enable or disable the Finishes and Print Options you want to offer for your media types

5 minutes

7. Select Frames for your Art Print Store Products

Enable or disable the frames you want offered on your site

5 minutes

8. Set up general Info in your Art Print Store

Set up miscellaneous Art Print Store info

30 minutes

9. Set up your Product Galleries and your Homepage

Homepage is one of the Most important pages on your site, and we need to ensure that it is set up correctly. This article will show you how

30 minutes

10. Set up and Integrate MailChimp to your Art Storefronts Website

This article will walk you through the setup, integration and correct use of a mailing service called Mailchimp

30 minutes

11. Set Up Payment Gateway to Accept Payments on the Site

Next up, we need to enable a payment method on the site to allow customers to complete their purchases.

30 minutes

12. Run a Test Transaction

Test transaction is the only sure way to know that your Payment Gateway is working properly

10 minutes

13. Place a Sample Order at a Wholesale Cost

This article will walk you through the process of placing a wholesale order.

30 minutes

14. Create Shipping Methods for Self Fulfilled Products

If you are offering products that you are shipping yourself, you'll need to set up a custom Shipping Method and add the correct costs

15-20 minutes

15. Set Up Sales Taxes for Sales Made Through the Website 

Taxes are a big part of running a business, and we want to ensure that yours are set up correctly.

30-60 minutes

16.Upload Logo

In this guide, we'll cover how to add Logo images for different purposes on your website.

20 minutes

17. Select a Theme For Your Website

This article will walk you through selecting the appropriate theme for your Website.

5 minutes

18. Connect a Custom Domain

Here we'll cover setting up the customized address of your website, or custom domain.

30 minutes

19. Set up FAQ page

Set up Frequently Asked Questions/Policies page

5 mins

20. Set Up your About The Artist Page

About the artist page is one page where you can talk about your artistic journey, and bring yourself as an artist closer to your audience.

10-30 mins

21. Request a Technical Site Audit

Ask the support team to review your site to make sure it is ready to begin marketing.

5 minutes

22. Join the community

Join our Small Wins Facebook Group and our Discord Channel

5 minutes

23. Launch!

Congratulations on completing your website. You are now ready to start Marketing! This article will show you where and how to start!

1-2 Hours


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Extras and Additional Updates

Once you complete the basic setup of your website, you might want to look into adding a few "good-to-have" features as well. These features are not part of the 14 day guide, and are not crucial to website function, but serve as a way to further optimize your site and make sure you are using Art Storefronts Website to it's full capacity.

Feature Description Estimated Completion Time
Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel Setting up these 2 integrations will help you track and analyze your traffic and effectiveness of your ads 30-60 mins
Order Bump and Upsell Products These 2 features are what we call "Revenue Boosters" as they have been very efficient in selling additional items on your site  10-30 mins
Enable Auto-Fulfilled Merch Products on your Website This article will walk you through activating Merch products that are Automatically Fulfilled by Gooten 10-30 mins
Upload Tax Certificates to Remain Tax Exempt This article will walk you through correctly filling and submitting Tax Exempt forms that will allow you to remain Tax Exempt.  10-30 mins



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