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eCorner eCommerce Blog

Selling online is a great subject to write about as it is constantly changing and evolving. Each month new start-up businesses bring in new ideas. There are lots of opportunities to improve your online business for B2B or B2C.

If you have any questions about eCommerce try our FAQs and Ideas Center or just send us a comment or email.

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eCorner News and Christmas Support

News and Update

Christmas and Holiday Support

eCorner's office will be closing for the holiday period from 12 Noon on Tuesday 24th December and re-opening on Monday the 6th January. During that time all servers and systems will continue to be monitored and managed. If you have a technical support issue during that time please email Our support technicians will be working during the holidays.

Read this newsletter online - click here.

Holiday Support Request

During the holiday period we we'll be working limited hours however all important support requests will be investigated and resolved.

Please ensure that you email or use the online support form.
Upgrades and Updates

During January 2020, we'll be undertaking a series of software upgrades to bring our systems forward to the latest software versions. These upgrades will have very little visible impact on your stores, the main purpose of the upgrades is to ensure all the security services are up to date.

Shippit - Shipping Integration

eCorner has completed the new Shippit ( delivery method integration. The guide below contains a list of supported shipping services or providers.

Shippit is now installed on our systems. You will need a Shippit account to use the Shippit system. Shippit allows you to print labels and create tracking for your shipments. Get more information about Shippit from their website.

Facebook Shop

If you have a Facebook business Page, you can add a shop. You can use this section to list products you're selling and connect with more customers on Facebook. The existing integration between the online shop and Facebook has been depreciated as Facebook changed the rules and integration methods. The new method uses Facebook's own built in Shop capability. If you use Google Shopping you can utilise the same data feed for your Facebook Shop.
Australia Post Account Access

New Australia Post integration for shipping calculations is now being tested and will be live soon. eCorner has rebuilt the Australia Post integration using the latest Australia Post shipping and tracking APIs. There are a range of new features included in the latest update to our support for Australia Post. Download the New Australia Post Guide here.
  • Access to Australia Post and Startrack account pricing (including eParcel rate tables)
  • Improved cubic weight calculations
  • Authorisation to leave confirmation in the checkout
  • Australia Post shipping insurance

A development project is now underway to enhance the support for Australia Post with the ability to create your Australia Post labels, consignments and parcel tracking.
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Google Merchant Center and Google Shopping

As some of you might know, Google Shopping and Google Ads are part of the Google Search Engine Marketing (SEM) services. Google Shopping allows you to show your products in Google search results. Both of these are paid services that work on a cost per click or conversion basis. But there are many good reasons to upload your products to Google.

Google Merchant Center is a portal that allows you to setup an automated upload of your products to Google. It is the backbone of Google Shopping. But it will also review your product content and can provide very good insight to how your products will sell online.

eCorner provide a free and simple set of Product Portals integrations, including Google Shopping, that help you get your products to online search marketing services.

What's Coming This Year

eCorner continues to improve and grow our products and services. We will be doing further upgrades to the core capabilities of our eCommerce solution throughout 2020.
Merry Christmas &
Happy New Year

eCorner Team
Level 7, 91 Philip Street
Parramatta NSW 2150

Tel: 1800 033 845
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Creating your Facebook Shop

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What is a Facebook Shop?

If you have a Facebook business Page, you can add a shop. You can use this section to list products you're selling and connect with more customers on Facebook.

While any business can have a shop, this feature best serves merchants, retail and e-commerce advertisers. We recommend it for businesses selling apparel, accessories (including bags and luggage), home furnishings and baby or kids' products. But other types of businesses can still use a shop to reach more people on Facebook.

You can find out more about Facebook Shops by going to the Facebook Shop Information.

For an example go to the eCorner Facebook Shop.

Download the Integration and User Guide here.

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