Welcome to Ecwid
Posted Sep 25, 2009 by Qetzal, Head of Product

Welcome to Ecwid!

If you want to start selling products or services, you’ve come to the right place. Ecwid is an online shopping cart that powers 1.5 million merchants to sell online and in person.

Let us first introduce ourselves. The company name is a short form of “E-Commerce WIDgets.” Ecwid first appeared in 2009 as a few lines of code that you could add to your website to create an online store. Back then, we offered a revolutionary way to start selling without having a bunch of geeks constantly moderating your website.

By now, Ecwid has grown into a powerful e-commerce solution for small- to medium-sized businesses. We have offices in California, Vladivostok, Samara, and Ulyanovsk. We write code 24 hours a day, so you don’t have to.

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Frode, an Ecwid merchant from Norway visiting the Ecwid team in CA

If you need an online store, nice and easy, up and running in minutes, Ecwid is for you. You can sell on your existing website, or start a one-page e-commerce website with a built-in Ecwid store. Reach more customers by uploading your products to Facebook, Instagram, Google Shopping, Amazon, eBay, and even sell in person using one of the Ecwid POS integrations. Or simply sell a single product on any web page.

This page you’ve landed on is a part of the Ecwid e-commerce marketing blog. You can learn here how to use different online sales channels, as well as get e-commerce marketing ideas, tips for selling online, and inspiring stories on the Ecwid e-commerce blog. Subscribe to the Ecwid blog newsletter to join 200,000+ online merchants that are equipped with e-commerce resources for growing their business.

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About the author
Qetzal is Head of Product at Ecwid. He loves to create new things to make people's lives easier.
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