info@santarosawebsite.com
707-794-9999 PST Visit our blog

Offering USPS, FedEx, and/or UPS as shipping options
By

petaluma website design

If you are selling products online, you have to think about how to get the purchased products to your buyers in the most affordable, secured, and efficient way possible. First and foremost, we recommend a 3rd part eCommerce solution to handle your shopping cart (see this prior post) as they will take care of any future upgrades often needed for shopping carts. The days of custo...

eCommerce Websites
By

petaluma website design

As an approved partner of BigCommerce, Business Website Center has a thorough understanding of what it takes to develop a powerful and efficient eCommerce website. Every business wanting to sell online has its own requirements for a shopping cart. Some may want to offer promo codes based on dollar amount off or percentage off with a minimum purchase restriction. Others may want to offer multiple methods of shipping using various carriers like FedEx, UPS, USPS, or others. Other may want to use a ...

Should your retail website follow Amazon’s footsteps?
By

petaluma website design

Like my grandmother used to say "It does not matter how much you make, it is how much you keep that is important". This is true for any company. So you have an eCommerce website on which you sell products which are shipped directly to your customers' home or business. You have added Free Shipping recently because you heard it was the fastest growing trend aka "what people want and expect online". In order to afford this free shipping, you made it so that it is good for purchase...

Offering promo codes on your website
By

petaluma website design

Promo Codes is short for promotional codes. They are also known as coupon codes or discount codes. They have become very popular and can be a fantastic marketing tool. By using different promo code names you can analyze which advertising campaign was the most successful. As always tracking and understanding your business numbers is key to knowing which next step your business should take. Types of promo codes:

  • Free shipping
  • % off a specific produ...

Different shipping options for your eCommerce website
By

petaluma website design

The biggest trend we have seen these past two years is offering free shipping for all online orders regardless of the size or amount of the order placed. Though this is the recommended way to go to stay competitive, it might not be an option for your business and industry. Let’s review the idea of free shipping and why it started to be used as an online marketing tool. Data collected from various eCommerce websites have shown that it was very common for a prospective buyer to add items to t...

Payment options for a eCommerce website
By

petaluma website design

A website is called eCommerce whenever you accept payments on your website. Payments could be for your customers to pay for products they buy on your website. It could be for services rendered or pre-payments for rental equipment. It could also be for a membership of some sort. And finally accepting payments could be for donations which is often the case for non-profit organizations. There are 3 ways to accept payments. They all have their pros and cos and the one you choose ...

Real Estate Website Types
By

petaluma website design

Real estate has been for many years and continues to be one of the most competitive industries online. There are different types of real estate websites: - Directories of properties for sale in a specific country, - Directories of properties for rent or lease in a specific country, - International directories of properties for sale, - International directories of properties for rent or lease, - Directories combining different types of real estate, - Sites integrating with local MLS (m...

All about membership website
By

petaluma website design

Membership based websites can be quite intricate to develop, expensive to launch and promote but they can also produce for largest return on investment. They can indeed bring you a significant stream of revenue if they are planned properly with a business and marketing plan. Every aspect of the membership component needs to be highlighted before any programmer starts working on your new site. Lots of business owners have a great idea for a paid membership site but fall short when it comes to ...

Why you shouldn’t use a pre-made shopping cart on your website
By

website design

So you’ve decided you want to sell your products online. That’s about as smart a choice as you can make for your business in this day and age. But how do you go about it? There are so many “solutions” out there, that it is very easy to get lost and confused in it all. First things first, you will want to decide if you can get away with something simple like PayPal, or if you want full on payment integration. PayPal is relatively simple to set up, and you only end up paying money when ...

E-Commerce Options For Your Website
By

petaluma website design

Transcript of this week's video on eCommerce website options: Bonjour. I am Virginie Dorn, the CEO of Business Website Center. We are a website design company located in California. Today, we're going to be taking about e-commerce options for your shopping cart. Not all shopping carts are created equal. They come in different shapes and forms. Some of them are tied in with the third party software, which you have to continua...

© Copyright 2008-18
| Business Website Center, Inc. | All Rights Reserved