Sell pens online

Start, run, and grow your pen business

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

Everything you need to sell pens

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 pen 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 pen 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 pen business encounters.

Learn more about selling pens

  • To sell pens online, you need an ecommerce store. Shopify's all-in-one platform offers fraud protection, easy monitoring of all business activities, quality customer support, and zero marketplace fees. Begin by selecting one of over 70 themes, customize it to add more personality, then add the pens you want to sell. Quality images and detailed product descriptions are pivotal in attracting potential customers.

  • Shopify makes it easy to build your pens business from the ground up. You can even integrate third-party marketplaces any of the 6,000+ apps in the Shopify App Store to enhance your store performance.

  • Yes, you can sell pens on Shopify. Shopify is an omnichannel marketing platform that makes it easy to grow your business across all chosen platforms. You can integrate third-party apps without limitations, and you can monitor your entire business on your mobile device via the Shopify mobile app. Shopify also has a complete blogging and content management system to communicate better and provide value to your customers.

  • Yes, selling pens is profitable. According to Statista, the global pen market is projected to reach $19 billion by 2025.

  • How you price your pens depends on the type of pens you sell. The best practice for pricing pens is to analyze your competitors and calculate your costs using Shopify’s free profit margin calculator.

  • The kinds of pens that sell the best include ballpoint pens, rollerball pens, gel pens, marker pens, fountain pens, and stylus pens.

  • One good example of an online pen store is Pen Venture, a Shopify-powered store that treats fountain pens as unique works of art.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your pens 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 pens 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 pen 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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