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Get to know and Advantages of the Shopee Application

What is Shopee? What are the advantages of Shopee?

The rapid development of information technology has brought new influences that were never imagined before. In Indonesia, it ranks high with the largest number of internet users, around 30% of the total population of Indonesia. E-commerce can be a golden land for some people who want to enter the world of online business.

In the past, if we wanted to buy clothes or whatever items we wanted, we would definitely choose, rush, and stand in long lines to pay. But now you don't need to bother because there is a sales application that makes it easier for Indonesians. If we want to buy goods online wherever and whenever. The seller will only receive payment after the buyer receives the goods. As long as the goods have not arrived, the money will be deposited in a third party account.

Transactions are also safe without worrying about using escrow services or third party accounts. Of course, by facilitating this technological sophistication, Indonesian people will switch to using online businesses or buying online. Just use your smartphone to access online shopping app sites without any hassle. The application that is currently widely used is Shopee.

What is Shopee?

Shopee is an application dedicated to buying and selling online and is easily accessible using a smartphone. Shopee comes in the form of an application that makes it easy for users to shop online without having to worry about using a computing device. But simply by using a smartphone, Shopee will offer a wide range of fashion products to daily necessities.

Shopee joined the Indonesian market at the end of May 2015 and started operating since June 2015. Shopee is a Singapore-based subsidiary of Garena. The increasing penetration of gadget users has made PT Shopee Internasional Indonesia see new opportunities in the world of e-commerce. Now, Shopee has expanded to various countries in the Southeast Asian region, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia.

Shopee CEO Chris Feng said that since the soft launch in June 2016, this application has been easily accepted in Southeast Asia because the region is a region that really likes gaming social media. It's no secret that Indonesian people are very fond of social media. Even social media is not necessarily a means of communication, now it has become a buying and selling activity.

Not only buyers, Shopee also helps sellers market their goods easily and offers buyers a secure checkout process and integrated logistics arrangements. Currently, more than ten million downloads of Shopee subscription.

Currently, there are at least a hundred people who have joined Shopee Indonesia as employees. And headquartered at Wisma 77 Slipi, West Jakarta. The main target market is young people who use gadgets more, especially in choosing products that are not complicated. The success of Shopee's business is due to the company continuing to focus its business on providing an easy-to-use mobile shopping experience.

To support the app, Shopee offered various product categories such as fashion and household items. There are 26 categories available on Shopee, namely:

  1. Men's clothes
  2. Women's clothing
  3. Mobile phones and accessories
  4. Beauty
  5. Computers and accessories
  6. Household equipment
  7. Baby and child fashion
  8. mother and baby
  9. Men's shoes
  10. Women's shoes
  11. Men's bag
  12. Women's bag
  13. Show
  14. Muslim fashion
  15. Electronic
  16. Fashion accessories like glasses
  17. Health
  18. Hobbies and collections
  19. Photography
  20. food and drinks
  21. Sports and outdoors
  22. Automotive
  23. Vouchers
  24. Books & Stationery
  25. Various
  26. Souvenirs & Parties

Some of the benefits of Shopee:

  1. Selling items is quite fast and can be done in just 30 seconds.
  2. Make it easier for the seller to market their goods with the photo function. So that he can upload photos of goods up to nine photos. This is meant to be able to see the buyer more observant about the goods they will be purchasing.
  3. There is a notification function regarding the payment system until the transaction is completed. Make it easier for sellers to verify online buying and selling transactions.
  4. Provides convenience in product choice such as selection of pattern variants, colors to sizes. So don't worry if it doesn't fit.
  5. Has free shipping or postage services.
  6. Has the latest service which can be used to pay PLN electricity bills.
  7. It has an attractive appearance and can be used easily even by new users.
  8. Introducing live chat functionality that allows buyers to speak directly to the seller so they can transact or negotiate. This feature makes it much easier for Shopee users as it reminds ecommerce sites or other apps to register the phone number first when they want to make a transaction.
  9. Has a negotiation function that allows the buyer to bid on prices.
  10. It has comprehensive sharing features to easily spread information to various social media sites or messaging apps, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Line, Pinterest, Whatsapp.
  11. Shopee integrates social media features that include hashtag functions, to make it easier for users to find currently popular items or products or easily follow the latest product trends.

Then how ? Do you find Shopee interesting and are you interested in transacting there? Make sure your choice is right, my friend. And of course, always be vigilant and pay attention to all transaction processes you perform and follow the terms and conditions when buying and selling.