Want an online shop? Live, in an afternoon? You can with Smarta Business Builder and Moonfruit.

Setting up an online shop is a bit like writing a novel – we all want to do it, but lots of us get put off by thinking it will take too much time and effort. Not any more …

If you want to make the most of the online Xmas shopping extravaganza and get your shop online today, here’s a very simple way to do it. One of the best things about developing Smarta Business Builder, is that I get to meet some really exciting companies and see developing technologies first hand. Moonfruit, part of the Business Builder package is one of those companies.

If you’re looking to create an online store for your business, and with the increase in online sales, you’d be mad not to, Moonfruit is your tool. It’s a website building resource that helps you create a shop front with little or no HTML knowledge. They’ve built over 4 MILLION website over the last 12 years, so you know you’re getting a quality service.

They’ve worked with both PayPal and Facebook to make sure buying from a store is as easy as possible – the Facebook integration is seamless – and has had rave reviews.

Your site is automatically designed to work on mobile phones, tablets, Facebook and your website, meaning people can access your products and services anywhere. Ta Da … more sales!

Unlike a lot of web design tools, Moonfruit is both easy-to-use and highly customisable. So it can be as simple or as detailed as you like. There are plenty of additional options too, like multiple admins and free domain names.

If you like to keep track of your hits, you’ll like the Google Analytics feature too. Useful for seeing what kind of people are interested in your products!

So get that shop up today!