Experts estimate that some of the UK's top retailers lose up to £500m in annual sales by "neglecting" their online sales potential.
Small businesses may wonder how this is relevant to them. But this is a platform on which they can compete with larger companies. They do not need to have a prime piece of high street real estate. An e-commerce site can succeed with very small running costs.
The idea of setting up an online shop sounds very complicated but it doesn't need to be. We set it all up and publish it. You get an easy to use facility which allows you to log-in securely to your stock control and add and edit products online. It is a system which is trusted by hundreds of online retailers. All payments can be handled safely by PayPal, they take the money from the customer and deposit it into an account of your choice. Our online shops are really easy for both you and your customers. Regular visitors can create a member account for speedier transactions. Members can take advantage of a Wishlist and Order History. If you are feeling adventurous, you can offer Reward Points or wholesale discounts.
All of this is useless without visitors to your shop, which is why our e-commerce sites are built to ensure maximum search engine friendliness. Automated feeds to can help to give your products the best chance of being seen. All products have links to allow visitors to share what they find through facebook and other social media sites, this is a great source of free advertising.