The Intuit name is synonymous with products like Intuit QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken, all of which are used regularly for taxes, accounting and finances. All of the tools mentioned are viewed favorably by accountants and other professionals throughout the world, so it's exciting to see exactly what the Intuit brand has to offer in terms of a payment gateway.
The Xero accounting software is marketed as the ultimate alternative to QuickBooks. It's a tool that gives you a real-time view of your cashflow, along with various other modules and tools for you to keep your finances in check. It's possible you're utilizing either Xero or QuickBoooks already, but we wanted to take a further look in this Xero review to see just how well it works for ecommerce stores.
If you like eBay, you know that the auction site has seen some troubles over the years. The interface hasn't improved all that much, and it seems like people are looking for a more convenient, affordable way to find products online. Not to mention, eBay has become overrun with larger companies selling items for full price, somewhat diminishing the whole idea behind an auction site.
The Lightspeed platform consists of four products.
The first one, Lightspeed OnSite is one that you install on your desktop, while the Lightspeed Restaurant platform is a POS for restaurants. The Lightspeed Retail system is utilized by retail companies, and it's all focused on the cloud. We'll talk a little about those, but the primary platform we're going to look at today is Lightspeed eCommerce, which is the solution they have for online stores.
Creating an online store in 30 seconds is a tall task, and finding a solution that's actually good for beginners to scale up a business is not exactly as easy to locate as it may seem.
Dropshipping sounds easy, but it's often a hassle to contact suppliers, find reasonable prices and update products on your website. At the end of the day, you end up with small margins and a frustrating situation. However, in this Oberlo review, we'll see that they seek to change that.
One might say that LearningCart is a little different than those ecommerce platforms you hear most often about.
Sure it has hints of Shopify, like with the ecommerce functionality and customer profile customization. However, you'll find far more that caters to the whole learning management system (LMS) aspect of things.
Adyen is an Amsterdam headquartered merchant account, and it accepts payments globally, whether it be through mobile, online or POS platforms. The merchant account has found a considerable amount of success, considering it just recently landed a round of $250 million in venture capital in 2014.