By PhilWebServices, Feb. 24, 2010 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
As you begin your venture in online business, you must be aware of all the necessary issues with regards to your business transactions. This includes the tools that you are going to apply and maintain for your online store. One important tool for your store is shopping cart.
Most customers abandoned the purchasing process because of the hassle it gives to them. No matter how interested a customer is, if he encounters difficulty in the checkout process, especially when it lets him wait for quite some time. So to avoid this problem, here are some guidelines that will help you when you install your shopping cart, specifically in the check out process.
By Von Rod Limpot, Jan. 28, 2010 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
For anyone who has an online store or doing business online, having the perfect shopping cart solution for their business is so crucial. For one, shopping carts help customer’s in doing business transaction online. Shopping carts make the online purchasing convenient, easy and fast. Now that there are a lot of shopping carts to choose from, it makes the choosing part a bit difficult. Here are 3 factors in choosing a shopping cart for your business.
You must already know what kind of feature you want and need for your online store. In checking for the features, your top priority are always the ones you already have in mind. Choose the ones that are really suitable for your online store. Don’t be misled with those special features because some are not useful for your online store needs.
By Von Rod Limpot, Jan. 26, 2010 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
Before choosing which shopping cart solution you will use, you have to determine first which type of shopping cart that fits for your business. And there are two types of shopping carts solution that you need to know that will guide you in your selection process. The first type is called hosted shopping carts and the other type is called distributed shopping carts.
HOSTED SHOPPING CARTS
This type of shopping cart solution is easy to use and is good for people who do not have much knowledge on the technical side of shopping carts. It uses interface in the administrator’s area for it to control the features such as, editing of product catalog, adding or removing files, bandwidth used and the likes. The source code is limited so the modifications are limited as well. With this type of shopping cart, you can not customize and change your shopping cart templates. The payment term of this type is either monthly or annual basis and it is the manufacturer who provides the hosting platform in which the shopping cart will be activated.
By PhilWebServices, Dec. 17, 2009 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
Shopping cart software solution is a real big help for ecommerce. It contributes a huge convenience to customers of ecommerce. Without the use of shopping carts, doing online business is difficult mainly because there are limitations when it comes to business transactions between a costumer and a merchant. Here are some insights on the relevance of shopping carts.
The shopping carts allowed consumers the power to browse products and download products that are sold online with more efficiency. You can compare the products based on their prices, quality and features.
Shopping carts also gives authority to any merchant who indirectly or directly managed the admin of the ecommerce store so they can set up, configure and even customize it based on the wants and needs of their online business. Business owners can easily organize their products to give an enjoyable experience to any prospect customer.
By PhilWebServices, Dec. 10, 2009 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 1 Comment
If your business is starting to hit with your target customers, then you probably need to process on developing your own website to target the international market. Since the nature of your business is selling products online then you have to choose on which ecommerce solution to apply.
Ecommerce is similar to web hosting, the only difference is that it involves monetary transactions between a merchant and a customer. And nowadays, there are plenty of ecommerce solution to choose from.
SHOPPING CARTS. It is a shared solution that links to your website which allows a customer to select, collect and purchase all chosen items. This type of ecommerce solution best fit for any size of business, small, medium or big businesses who want to utilize a simple yet secure order and payment system though it has a higher fee rates in processing the payment. The primary shopping cart provider is of course, Pay Pal.
HOSTED ECOMMERCE. This type of ecommerce solution is hosted by a provider. It provides comprehensive functionality for an in demand environment. Aside from hosting the site, they also include services like product catalog, shopping cart, order management and transaction processing.
By Von Rod Limpot, Dec. 7, 2009 in Small And Medium Business (SMEs) | 0 Comment
Shopping carts are critical to every online business’ web page and even to small business. It’s because shopping carts give convenience to the customers in purchasing your service and product. Every small business owner needs to choose a shopping cart software that best suits with his online business.
In choosing for a shopping cart, there are still factors that you have to consider.
1. It must be easy to maintain.
Even if from the beginning you are only selling a few items on your site, there is still a huge possibility that you will expand your online business, so much more if it hits to all your target consumers. So make sure to have a quality shopping cart that enables to make the expansion process easily and hassle-free.