Early steps into eCommerce with Google Sheets for indie Instagram based eCommerce brand.
An indie artist approached us with the requirement to setup an eCommerce Store to sell her products online. They dominantly operated out of Instagram and were looking for a solution to sell art and merchandise online.
A simple eCommerce Store, where products could be sold directly to customers with minimal third party fees. The products and orders should be easily manageable.
From doodles to watercolours to digital art in premium stationery, the artist dealt with the following range of products:
For Products: To easily manage products, a Google sheet was setup as the backend with a list of products and the following information:
For Orders: A sheet to capture orders with the following information:
The Google Sheets were integrated to a frontend website built in Next JS. Next JS, being a production grade framework for ReactJS, allowed to leveraged the server side rendering and dynamic component structure. We were able to create a simple and elegant eCommerce site with support for: