Looking for a hosted online store then check ou...

Looking for a hosted online store then check out and compare eCorner

ecorner has helped over 2600 businesses get onlineHow do you find the right eCommerce Solution or Online Shop Software for your business?

 

Do what so many of our customers have done and start with a 30 day free trial.

Create your online trial store today and compare our features, service and value you will be supported by real people here in Australia.

eCorner uses trusted eCommerce software selected and used by over 140,000 businesses worldwide

 




 

 

 

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Your 30-day trial can convert into your live store at anytime. It's like getting 30 days to setup and get trained for free.

 

 

Issues to look for with Hosted Online Store Solutions

 

  • Transaction fees - charged in addition to monthly package fees these are based on your revenue or turnover each month - eCorner does not charge transaction fees.
  • Annual sales / revenue limits - some providers now limit the potential sales revenue by the package you select. If you exceed the limit you will automatically be changed more - eCorner does not limit you sales opportunity.
  • Setup fee - some providers will charge an initial fee - eCorner does not charge setup fees.
  • Bandwidth allowance - this means the amount of data that can be transferred monthly to and from your online store - eCorner provides unlimited bandwidth.
  • Location of hosting - the country where you are hosted can have implications on performance, support, maintenance and search engine optimisation - eCorner is hosted in Australia.
  • Support fees - if you need technical help is it free or will they charge? How do you get support i.e. phone, email, live chat, FAQs etc - at eCorner support is free with real people to help you.

 

Online Store Package - Monthly Cost Comparison

 

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The monthly cost to get you started can very dramatically from vendor to vendor. Many present low package costs but they may not be the only costs. So do not be afraid of shopping around and trying out different solutions and suppliers. The most important thing to do is to ensure that you are comparing similar packages and that those packages will support your business growth.

eCorner provide a number of different levels of packages that vary in price and capability.

Packages are scalable from 100 product and up to 10,000's of products online and we do not count variations products based on different attributes like size or colour. The four most popular packages key difference is the number of products that are for sale on the website although the packages will vary in functionality. These are perfect for small to medium sized businesses. Our online store packages include hosting and data as part of the package. That is not the same with all providers so you should always make sure of the total cost of hosting, data and website.

 

NOTE: The costs that  are referenced above are derived from the providers website and accurate at the time that the content was created.

 

Free Themes, Design and User Experience or custom design it's up to you

 

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Designing your website can be the most expensive part of the process of getting online. With a Hosted eCommerce Solution like eCorner there are free design themes that you can use through the built-in Design Manager. You can have multiple themes setup for your online store for sales or holiday periods. If you have something special in mind for a custom logo or banner then it might need to be designed by a professional graphics designer. In general we would recommend that you get started with the design themes that are free from eCorner. These are very flexible and you can change colours, add logos and banners.

 

If you want a special design then we can help by working with you to refine your requirements but take a look at what is available from eCorner for free first. A custom theme can cost as little as $300 to produce and add to the online shop.

 

Design is important but more important is the user experience and the overall structure and accessibility of your online store. So make sure that you have flexibility in the way that categories, sub-categories and content are created and that they can easily be changed. 

 

Mobile device friendly as standard and not dependent on special designs or custom themes

 

Over 50% of all the people looking for products and services are now browsing the web with mobile devices. So it is important that your website works on any device and eCorner's solutions support any browser and any device. Google now also looks at mobile friendly websites and will rank them higher for search engine optimisation and therefore in search results. 

 

ecorner and onesaas a fully integrated solutionIntegrate with other systems witout custom development

 

OneSaaS is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) integration platform designed to solve the challenges of integrating separate 'cloud-based' or on-site software solutions. It is basically an external mechanism that allows you to move and share data across multiple platforms to improve the way you integrate with external systems. So if you want to link your online store to MYOB and Mail Chimp for example, you can do that via OneSaaS.

 

How does it work ?


When an order is placed on your online store, certain information is automatically passed on to your OneSaaS account. And depending on the applications that you have selected to integrate with it would then activate a fulfilment process, update your accounting system and provide stock updates to your inventory management software.

 

Who can you integrate with?


With OneSaas you can integrate your ePages website to these (and many more) leading providers...

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Taking Payment Online Needs Built-in Payment Gateway Support

 

All eCorner online stores are PCI DSS compliant. Payment Gateways have to be integrated into your website. eCorner has already integrated a number of leading Payment Gateways including PayPal (Standard, Express and Payflow Pro), eWAY, Payment Express, SecurePay and Worldpay. These are made available as part of the package from eCorner. You will need to setup an account with the Payment Service Provider (and maybe also and online merchant account with your bank) to take online payments.


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Shipping and Logistics - calculators and integration

 

ecorner is fully integrated with shippoeCorner provide a wide variety of shipping methods built in which you can setup on your website such as the Australia Post calculator or your own custom weight and region tables. These handle just about any possibility. We also provide integration to Australia Post for calculating shipping cost in the shopping basket.

We also support Shippo which integrates your online store to many shipping providers and allows you to create an print labels and update your customer with tracking information.

 

 

Connecting eBay and an Online Store Just Got Easy

 

eBay_logoIf you have done some eBay selling or maybe have some experience in the web then you can get the most from a hosted eCommerce solution. There are many advanced features in the eCorner packages that you can utilise. One of those is our simple eBay connector. It allows you to list and manage sales from your store directly onto eBay and get orders back from eBay. It supports all the eBay features as well as eBay stores. There are lots of tips in our Selling On eBay Frequently Asked Questions . Want to sign-up for eBay now?

 

 

HOT TIP: - If you support multiple channels to market like an online store, eBay and other shopping portals or even a bricks and mortar store you can improve your results by as much as 300%.

 

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

 

Search Engine Optimisation and Search Engine Marketing can cost a lot of money. Luckily if you have decided on eCorner you will find that the websites have SEO capabilities built in. You really just need to follow the guidelines and advice in our FAQs and your website will be search engine friendly. Search Engine Marketing is a cost you need to consider carefully. We have seen good web businesses fail because they spent too much on Cost Per Click programs which were not targeted. Again we have some good advice in our FAQs.

 

Proudly Australian

 

eCorner is Australian based and is secure and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS V3.1) compliant. Our data centre and all of our developers and support staff are based in Sydney.

 

There are many other important features that you will need to consider. The features and tools that you need to grow your business will depend somewhat on what you are selling and who you are selling to. If you are selling fashion then showing garment variations based on size and colour is essential. Or for a business to business website having the ability to have multiple different  prices for a product based on the customers credentials. Website product search is essential and being able to predict what the customer is searching for and showing results that can be easily filtered. Getting the right capabilitiescan be the difference between success and failure. 

 

eCommerce Features are Tools to Support Online Business Growth

 

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eCorner's online store and eCommerce website software has many features and capabilities to help make your online business successful. You can find more information about the features that can help you most on the Features Information or in our Frequently Asked Questions or just give us a call we love showing people what our solution can do for them.

The best way to see all the features in action is to start a 30 day free trial store. 

eCorner can create your free trial store and add a design and some products that represent your business. Just let us know after you start the trial and we will update the design and the content free of charge. If you like it you can keep it.

 

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