Sell ink online

Start, run, and grow your ink business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the ink business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell ink

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online ink store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your ink store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your ink business encounters.

Learn more about selling ink

  • Begin by creating an ink-credible virtual store on Shopify. Shopify's custom themes, templates, and other user-friendly web-building tools make it easy, so your intuition, discretion, creativity, and of course, a mobile phone or PC are everything you need. You can sell all types of ink and offer ink refueling services via your virtual Shopify store. And thanks to Shopify's mobile Commerce shopping cart, your customers will be able to access and order ink from your store via their smartphones.

  • There are several ways to sell ink online, like through a marketplace or your online store, but a Shopify store offers the best value while letting you stay in control of your business. You can sell used and new printing ink from major ink brands and even add toner cartridges to the mix. The Shopify mobile app takes your online ink-selling venture to another level, as it lets you attend to multiple customers at a go, take inventory seamlessly, and track sales.

  • Yes. Ink definitely falls into the category of things that can be listed for sale on Shopify. You can sell ink out of any warehouse or brick-and-mortar shop to customers from your virtual Shopify store, receive payments via over 100 payment gateways, and deliver to anywhere on the globe at the best rates. You get to drive more sales and traffic to your website/store by embedding Shopify-generated QR codes in articles and other web content or by launching Google Ad campaigns. Shopify's Sale and Discount Manager app helps in organizing discounts for bulk buyers and loyal customers — something you'll find crucial to cement customer loyalty and drive even more ink sales.

  • The price of ink depends on the type, the quantity and if you're selling it as individual items or in bulk. Consider the cost of purchasing the ink, overhead, shipping and delivery, and check out Shopify's profit margin calculator for some pricing examples.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your ink with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your ink online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For ink businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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