If you've ever wondered whether or not you're leaving money on the table with your current payment gateway, the answer is probably yes. The world of online payments is rather cluttered and filled with complicated information that makes it difficult for you to understand which rates are best for your company.
Sometimes you might be better off accepting through one payment processor when the customer is from India. On the other hand, a completely different processor might have lower rates for customers in the United States. In this IXOPAY review, we'll talk about how this revolutionary payment engine and enterprise gateway is designed to help you configure different payment routing strategies.
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In an age of subscription-based ecommerce platforms and website builders, sometimes it's nice to have a solution that's free. When you look at an open source option like OpenCart, that's exactly what you receive. It's open for free download, you're able to find your own hosting, and upgrade without any payments. The reason we like that so much is because many open source platforms try to get you with yearly upgrades.
On the other hand, you have “packaged” solutions like Shopify and Bigcommerce, where you're paying a monthly fee without any real ownership of your website. Well, OpenCart is far from perfect, but it's a nice online store builder if you truly want to keep your costs low and boost your customization options. In this OpenCart review, we'll talk about the best features, along with those we don't like that much. In addition, we can dive into things like any additional fees and the customer support.
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Sometimes you want more than the standard eCommerce website look. Imagine if every website had the same layout as Amazon. That wouldn't be that intriguing, now would it? Luckily, some ecommere platforms are trying to move past the standard eCommerce build and allow for you to get far more creative than what we've seen in the past.
For instance, Ucraft is an excellent solution if you're more interested in making a visual eCommerce site, with artsy portfolios, beautiful templates, and ecommerce tools made for all skill levels. In this Ucraft review, we'll talk about how Ucraft has some excellent pricing plans, along with unique features for designing an online store with more visual appeal.
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With CS-Cart, you receive a self-hosted ecommerce platform with marketplace functionality, excellent design tools, and a wide variety of marketing features. Started in 2005, CS-Cart is part of the Simtech conglomerate, and it's been known as a solid solution for those who want to sell on a self-hosted platform.
CS-Cart is great for designing, and you may have the opportunity to keep your costs low (since you only pay once for the downloadable software). However, there are some add-ons, upgrades, and customer support fees that you may end up paying for. Keep reading our CS-Cart review to learn more.
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When customers are waiting on your website, they shouldn't have to find your contact page to get the information they need. Live chat boxes are so beneficial to both ecommerce companies and customers that you'd be leaving money on the table if you didn't have one.
LiveChat is a powerful solution for getting a live chat module on your website, with lead generation tools, agent rating options, and more. In this LiveChat review, we'll talk about the best features to look forward to, what you can expect to pay for the program, along with some other information on how LiveChat stacks up in the customer service department.
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In the age of online commerce, retailers are constantly looking for ways to cut down on costs while still providing customers with the best service. One of the ways to cut costs, inventory, and overall hassle is to drop shipping your products.
In short, dropshipping is where the supplier holds your inventory and ships it to the customer instead of your company doing that work. Unfortunately, this causes less control over your shipping speeds and product quality. However, a service called Modalyst is doing a great job of changing that.
In this Modalyst review, you'll learn about what makes the service so special, and we'll outline things like user experience, top features and pricing.
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You may have once known the Zendesk Chat plugin as Zopim. It was extremely popular and was eventually acquired and rebranded by Zendesk. With this change in name and the website itself, we're starting to see some other features introduced, particularly the awesome integrations with the Zendesk customer support and ticket software.
In this Zendesk Chat review, we'll talk about the best features, along with the cons that Zendesk still has to work on. Overall, it's a solid chat module with excellent customer support. You also don't have to worry about breaking your budget since you pay per agent per month and the pricing plans are quite reasonable.
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If you've been in the printing business for more than, say, a month, you know how difficult it can be to find a printer that provides quality prints, delivers on time, and answers the questions to your customer support. There's a large collection of printing and fulfillment companies out there, and Printful is one of them.
In fact, Printful also falls into the category of dropshipper, or a supplier that stores the products for you, packages them, and ships them out to your customers after a purchase. So, essentially, all you have to do is upload your designs and start posting them on your website to start selling. In this Printful review, we'll outline the benefits of the service and show why many users choose Printful over the alternatives.
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