Did you know that according to The Neilsen Group there are now in excess of 1.9 million New Zealanders shopping online?
That’s 56 percent of the total population of NZ, and the number of people shopping online is increasing every year. Another little factoid is that almost a third of all ecommerce sites are built using the solution we use.
That’s a huge opportunity. The advantages of having your very own online store and the ability to sell via a shopping cart website are almost endless. You have the ability to sell to anyone, anywhere, at anytime and often with a lot less work than a normal bricks and mortar retail shop.
Secondly Woocommerce, the system we use, is trusted by hundreds of thousands of people. With its level of development it’s a rock solid web solution which, unlike some other sites, you actually own.
Your website can be built to sell not only hard products but also digital items like eBooks and courses. Even events and your services too.
There are literally hundreds of options available to make your e-commerce site perform. Using the popular Woocommerce system there are also hundreds of extra tools that can be added to improve your website’s performance.
Here is just a small portion of the tools that can be incorporated into your mobile responsive Geek Free website.
TAKE PAYMENTS EASILY
Take payments seamlessly by direct debit or credit card from major banks, PayPal or direct payment transfer to your bank account.
Improve engagement by allowing customers to give feedback on their purchasers.
Give your customer the ability to compare products as they shop.
Display your site and product information if different languages enabling overseas customers to more easily read your descriptions.
Manage sales with automated sync with Xero, Fresh Books, Quick Books and others.
Have customers pay you on a subscription basis. Perfect when selling courses or licensed material.
SELL UNLIMITED PRODUCTS
Sell as many products as you like. There’s no limit to the number of products or pages.
Observe how your customers browse through your store, while also keeping a full purchase history log, and calculating the total customer lifetime value.
Software designed to integrate with more than 23o third party web services including Zen Desk, Sales Force, Gmail and more.
Give your customers the ability to search by name, category or price plus more.
SOCIAL MEDIA LOGIN
Enable Social Login for seamless checkout and new account creation. This saves your customers time and hassle to entering details into your website.
Ship by the weight, volume, type or product. Make shipping prices destination dependent.
NAME YOUR PRICE
Allow customers to define the product price. Also useful for accepting user-set donations.
Track monthly sales volumes, best selling items, stock levels and more right in the dashboard. Track your overall sites performance with Google Analytics or obtain further data with KISS Metrics.
Allow your customers to pay an item off in installments just like hire purchase.
EVENT BOOKING TOOL
Run events and have people join and pay online. Limit the number of people, show a location map, details and photos. Allow site users to view by list, week or month.
DISCOUNT CODES & COUPONS
You can offer coupons giving you the ability to effectively track your marketing. Choose from amount off, free shipping or percentage discount.
Have customers instantly subscribe to newsletters and offers so you can continue to sell to them into the future. Sync with Mail Chimp, Aweber, Mail Poet and all other major email marketing programs.
Protect your eBooks and other PDF downloads from theft. Optionally enable password and / or copy protection, preventing and identifying unauthorized sharing of your PDF downloads. Protect against theft of product images and photos.
STOCK / INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
Track stock levels and automatically update products numbers and seamlessly show when items have sold out.
POINT OF SALE
Sell online and in your physical retail store through the site POS interface or integrate with Vend.
INVOICES & PACKING SLIPS
Quickly and easily print standardized invoices and packing slips with the details already included.
Allow your customers to see what the product prices are in their currency by dynamically grabbing the latest exchange rates, and substitute displayed prices on the fly.
Manage your customer help line all in one place with Help Scout.
IMAGE ZOOM & PRODUCT SLIDER
Give your customers the ability to zoom in on product images and obtain more detail. You can also add product slides so customers can quickly flick through photos.
POP UP TERMS & CONDITIONS
Have your terms page open in a popup window during the checkout process. This will keep users in the checkout funnel and won’t let them get distracted by a new page opening.
Generate unique barcodes for every order placed on your website. These barcodes can be used on e-tickets, e-reservations, packing slips or anything else that would benefit from having a scannable barcode attached to it.
Provide bulk discounts on volume purchases and role based pricing.
Sell redeemable printable vouchers from your online store. Great when selling other peoples events or services.
Add or remove GST on items depending on their geographic delivery location. Include or exclude GST on products.
OFFER YOUR CUSTOMERS CALENDAR BOOKING TOOL
Sell your services online. Allow your customers to book days, dates and times then pay for it right there.