Online Store Website Builder And Hosted Shopping Cart
Online commerce is a very lucrative business, so there’s no wonder so many people think about starting their own store on the internet. Starting an online store is much cheaper than a brick and mortar one, for reasons very easy to understand. There’s no rent to pay, no workers to hire and no overhead costs to kill your profitability right from the start. However, you still need to design and program your online store and load it with products before you can start selling anything.
How To Open Your Online Store the Easy Way
The best way to start your own business on the internet is to use an online store website builder like the Quick Shopping Cart offered by 101 Designers. You can have a shopping cart that works right off the bat without you having to learn or master any programming technologies. All you need to do is load your products into the system and start promoting your shop and dealing with customers.Get Started
Why Choose A Hosted Shopping Cart Solution for Your Online Store?
When using a hosted shopping cart, you don’t have any technology-related worry. You don’t need to choose a server to host your website, you don’t need a programmer and a web designer to help you make a functional and attractive website, all you have to do is choose from multiple templates and color combinations and customize your website according to your needs and preferences.
There are several advantages to using the online store website builder and hosted shopping cart solution offered by 101 Designers. We are going to detail the main ones here below, inviting you to read them and try our solution if you find it suitable for your business.
Easily Customizable Web Store Layout
- There are more than 1500 possible combinations of templates and colors, 11 styles for the Product Detail pages and 14 styles for Category pages.
- All templates can be personalized with your company logo and branding.
- Navigation is easily customizable, so you can tweak your store as you wish, for offering your customers the perfect browsing experience.
- All shopping cart hosting plans include 10 free download credits with Fotolia, one of the best resources for royalty-free photos on the web.
Product Catalog Easy To Set Up and Maintain
- The step-by-step store setup wizard is very easy to use.
- Product images are easy to upload and they include both thumbnails and bigger versions. Customers who choose a deluxe or Premium plan can upload up to five images for each product in the catalog.
- The product search options can be configured according to your specific needs.
- For bigger inventories, nested categories can be created, thus making it easier for consumers to find what they are looking for.
- For each product, it is possible to add parameters such as SKU, description, price and inventory tracking.
- You can choose to showcase certain products as “featured”, to create discount coupons and product bundles with special prices.
Flexible Payment and Shipping Options
- You can accept all major credit cards, provided that you have a SSL Certificate enabled.
- You don’t need to pay any setup fees or transaction commissions, as it happens when you deal directly with payment processors.
- You can benefit from real-time shipping rates from FedEx, UPS and USPS, but you can also create your customized shipping rates page, if so you wish.
- Shipping and tax calculators are integrated with your online store, so you don’t need to install or purchase any other piece of software in order to benefit from such facilities.
Security and Hosting Services
- 101 Designers will assist you with 24/7 online and telephone support.
- All packages come with free hosting that guarantees 99.9% uptime for your online store.
- The fraud module is a great tool in preventing credit card frauds or other similar incidents that may occur.
- The SSL Certificate allows you to securely process credit cards.
Smooth Integration with Other Systems
The online store website builder from 101 Designers provides a very good possibility of integration with other systems or websites:
- The Quick Shopping Cart included with your online store is a certified eBay listing tool
- The shopping cart solution is designed to allow import and export of data from Microsoft Excel with ease. This will save you a lot of time both when you need to load products into your store and when you want to export data for further analysis.
- Integration with QuickBooks, USPS, UPS and FedEx
Depending on your needs, you can choose one of the three available hosted shopping cart plans from 101 Designers: Economy, Deluxe and Premium. You can view and compare the plans, then choose the one that suits you best. If you have troubles in deciding, just contact us. Our specialists will guide you through the entire process of selection and website setup.