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Why Open an Online Store?

Opening an online store is like having a new branch or a new store. You will have another avenue where you can sell your products or services. It is better than brick and mortar stores because it is not limited by your operating hours or destination. Your customers can buy from you from anywhere in the world at any convenient time. With the onset of technology, more and more people would prefer to buy online.

We envision that online stores will soon catch up with physical stores in terms of market share. Now is a good time to start working on your own online store. Do not wait until your competitors get ahead of the game. Begin building your online customer base now.

How to Open an Online Store

Opening an online store can be hard if you do it alone. You have to make sure your online store accomplishes the following at the minimum:

  • Attractive Product Catalogue
  • Beautiful Product Images
  • Clear and Consistent Order Processing System
  • Fast, easy and secure payment process
  • Marketing Tools
  • Reliable Shipping Module
  • Clear and On Time Customer Notifications
  • Analytics
  • Accurate Report System
  • Mobile and tablet friendly websites
  • Optimized Social Media Profiles
  • Relevant Content

If you are unfamiliar or unable to work on these requirements, we can help you set-up your first online store. We will do the leg work for you so you can focus on selling your products.

We use Magento as the platform of choice for our online stores.

Features of Magento Store

If you wish to see a demo of this online store, please check Magento Demo Store

Product Browsing

  • Multiple Images Per Product
  • Product Image Zoom-in Capability
  • Product Reviews
  • Related Products
  • Stock Availability
  • Product Option Selection
  • Grouped Products View
  • Add to Wishlist
  • Send to a Friend with Email
  • Out of Stock Notification

Order Management

  • View, edit, create and fulfill orders from the admin panel
  • Create one or multiple invoices, shipments and credit memos per order to allow for split fulfillment
  • Print invoices, packing slips and shipping labels
  • Custom product choices and configurations can be changed directly during order creation, in the wish list and the shopping cart
  • Includes the ability to create new customers, or select existing customers and view their shopping cart, wish list, last ordered items, and compared products lists, as well as select addresses, give discounts and assign custom prices
  • Assisted Shopping – customer service representatives and other admin users are able to manage products and coupons in customers’ shopping carts and wish lists through the administrator panel
  • Customized Order Status – tracking an order is easier than ever with customizable order statuses easily assigned to order states. A pre-defined list of order states (ex. new, processing, payment review, complete) represents the order processing workflow. An order status is assigned as a sub-category of the order state (ex. cancelled, complete, decline)
  • Create re-orders for customers from the administration panel
  • Email notifications of orders

Customer Service

  • Contact Us form
  • Create and edit orders from the admin panel
  • Feature-rich customer accounts
  • Order history with status updates
  • Order tracking from account
  • Password reset email from front-end and admin panel
  • Order and account update emails
  • Customizable transactional emails

Marketing, Promotion and Conversion Tools

  • Related products, up-sells and cross-sells
  • Flexible coupons (pricing rules)
  • Customer groups
  • Product bundles
  • Recently viewed and compared products
  • New items promotional tool
  • Persistent shopping cart
  • Google Website Optimizer integration for A/B and multivariate testing
  • Free shipping options
  • Polls
  • Newsletter management
  • Send to a friend for all visitors or registered users only
  • Send wish lists by email

Check-out, Payment and Shipping

  • One-page checkout
  • Guest checkout and checkout with account to use address book
  • Shipping to multiple addresses in one order
  • Option for account creation at beginning of checkout
  • SSL security support for orders on both front-end and back-end
  • Saved shopping cart
  • Accept gift messages per order and per item
  • Shopping cart with tax and shipping estimates
  • Integration with multiple PayPal gateways
  • Accept purchase orders
  • Inventory management with backordered items, minimum and maximum quantities

How much is your investment to put up an online store?

Basic Magento Store

  • Magento Installation
  • Store Design and Layout
  • Set-up of first 10 categories
  • Set-up of first 30 products
  • Set-up of payment methods – Paypal, bank transfer, check
  • Set-up of shipping methods
  • Set-up of transactional emails
  • Set-up of mega-menu
  • Set-up of tree menu for product categories
  • Set-up of Contact Us page
  • Set-up of Social Media Profiles
  • Set-up of Newsletter Sign-up Form
  • Basic SEO
  • 1 Day of Training
  • Written Tutorial

Contact Us for Pricing.

Premium Magento Store

  • Magento Installation
  • Store Design and Layout
  • Set-up of first 10 categories
  • Set-up of first 30 products
  • Set-up of payment methods – Paypal, bank transfer, check
  • Set-up of shipping methods
  • Set-up of transactional emails
  • Set-up of mega-menu
  • Set-up of tree menu for product categories
  • Set-up of Contact Us page
  • Set-up of Social Media Profiles
  • Set-up of Newsletter Sign-up Form
  • Basic SEO
  • 1 Day of Training
  • Written Tutorial
  • 10 Customized Category Pages

Contact Us for Pricing.

Recommended Web Hosting

We recommend SIP 200 (2nd plan) of Nexcess Magento Hosting

  • Dell Enterprise Server
  • 25 GB Disk Space RAID-10
  • 24 GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM
  • 125 GB/mo Data Usage
  • 1 Dedicated IP
  • 1st year Free Standard SSL
  • Redis Cache & Memcached
  • 24 Additional Stores
  • E-mail Hosting Included

Nexcess Magento Hosting is not just compatible to Magento, their servers are actually optimized for Magento. Their offer of 24G RAM is unrivaled by other Magento hosting providers.

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We have seen even small businesses take off after opening an online store. It is always wise to stay ahead of competition. Do let us know if you need help in setting up your online store.

 

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