Set up a home based online business with a Clou...

Set up a home based online business with a Cloud Hosted Online Store

Setup an Online Channel to Sell for a Home Based Business

Starting a business can be very exciting but you need to start within your budget. When you are a home based business mostly you will want to do it yourself and not pay a developer or designer to do work for you. Later as the business develops you can always get a professional design. You need to have good images of your products and good content (descriptions and information). But start small and grow within your means of managing the business.  The following table will help you understand some of the features and costs. We also recommend packages that may fit your needs.

Hosted eCommerce Solutions for Business

 

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Requirements

Catalogue

Small Store + Services

Medium (2,000 Sku)

Large (10,000 Sku)

Enterprise

Domain Name (2 Years)
$99.00
$99.00
$99.00
$99.00
$99.00
Business eMail
Optional
$99.00
$99.00
$198.00
$198.00
SSL Certificate (2 Years)
Shared
Shared
$385.00
$385.00
$500.00






eCommerce Package
CloudShop
CloudBiz
CloudMerchant
CloudEnterprise
eComFlex
Shopping Cart
Yes
Yes + Services
Yes
Yes
Yes
Web Design (est)
DIY
DIY
< $1,000.00 or DIY
< $2,000.00 or DIY
< $5,000.00 or DIY
Custom Development (est)
No
No
No
$3,000.00
$7,500.00
Payment Gateway
PayPal
PayPal
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shipping & Logistics
Yes
Simple
Australia Post
Weight & Postcode
Custom
Stock Management
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Integrated ERP






Newletters
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Coupons
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Cross Sell
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Channels (eBay)
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
SEO (estimate)
Built in
Built in
Built in
Built in
Built in
SEM
No
No
Yes (budget)
Yes (budget)
Yes (budget)






Business Reporting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Google Analytics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes






Implementation (estimate)
DIY
DIY
$1000 - $2000
$1000 - $5000
$5000 - $15,000
Monthly Package (starts)
$77.00
$99.00
$122.00
$220.00
$550.00+

NOTES:
DIY - Do It Your Self - every package comes with inbuilt tools to help you create, update and manage your web store so that you can do it yourself
Budget - all costs for implementation, design and custom development are estimates based on previous customer experience. Customers with web development experience can do a great deal of custom design and implementation for themselves.
SEO - Search Engine Optimisation is built in however advanced customers may ask for additional assistance in determining best keywords and processes.
SEM - Serch Engine Marketing includes Google Adwords and other paid online and offline advertisment - the budget is set by the customer.
Payment Gateways - such as eWAY and PayPal require a separate account to be setup at the provider of the service and fees may apply.

Automated eCommerce Estimates Tool

If you contact us we will work with you to calculate a budget that works or we can send you a free excel spreadsheet eCommerce Estimates Tool that can help you understand how much you need to budget to start, your monthly cost and your subsequent annual costs. Just send us a request and we will send you the tool by email.


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Our Cloud Biz package is a cost effective starting point to help you get your business online. Our software is easy to use and comes with a range of standard features:

  • Enables you to sell resources (i.e like bookings for hairdressers) or any definable resource by the minute, hour or day
  • Fully integrated with eWAY and PayPal
  • Extensive marketing features
  • Available in a single language
  • Available in a single currency
$99.00 / month(s) *

Our most popular online store and a real eCommerce powerhouse! eCornerStore Medium comes with extensive 'built-in' marketing features and you can sell your products through eBay, Facebook, Amazon and more!

  • Up to 5,000 products
  • 225 variations per product (max. 1,125,000 products)
  • Choose from an extensive range of payment gateways (eWay, PayPal, ZipPay, Stripe, Securepay, Payment Express)
  • Make your store available in multiple languages
  • Sell in multiple currencies
  • Sell your products on eBay, Facebook and Amazon
  • Extensive online marketing features (omni-channel)
  • Highly customisable  
$129.00 / month(s) *

eCornerStore Small package gets your online business up and running with a secure storefront and access to extensive eCommerce features. Sell online and accept payments via PayPal, Stripe, eWay, ZipPay and more.

  • Up to 1,000 products
  • 50 variations per product (max. 50,000 products)
  • Accept Payments online via PayPal, eWAY, ZipPay, Stripe or SecurePay
  • Includes hosting, software, technical support and data
  • Supports a single currency and single language
  • Advanced eCommerce tools like automatic cross-selling, coupons and analytics
  • Free Newsletter tools
  • Perfect for a growing online business
$49.00 / month(s) *
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Price includes GST - all prices Australian Dollars