eCommerce websites/on-line shopping

eCommerce, short for electronic commerce is the process used to distribute, buy, sell or market goods and services, and the transfer of funds on-line.

Since 1994, when Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com from his own garage, businesses of all shapes and sizes (including Dell, eBay and Walmart) have expanded their on-line presence.

Today on-line transactions made using a mobile device now make up half of the UK's total eComemmerce sales. 

 

Our expertise and how we work

Our in-house developers have spent many years developing, implementing and supporting a variety of eCommerce systems for companies from a wide variety of industry sectors. We are experienced in Magento (including plug-in development), WordPress, WooCommerce and Joomla/VirtueMart systems as well as custom software (developed in-house and not outsourced) that are more suited to clients with a bespoke set of requirements that may not be able to find a system that does exactly what they need it to. The key to our success is that we will work with you to establish your requirements from the start and recommend the right solution for you in every possible way, from design and features to on-going support. It is also vital to closely manage and review the cost-benefit and performance of your on-line business and sales channels and we will work closely with you to update you on new features and upgrades that will enhance the customers experience on your site. We pride ourselves on the fact that we are extremely transparent with our pricing policy and have a happy customer base to prove it. 

Joomla & VirtueMart integration

We also provide professional customisation services to install and configure modules for both Joomla™ and VirtueMart™ for businesses who have purchased a Joomla template or have specified the use of Joomla and VirtueMart as their preferred content management and eCommerce systems. 

Magento integration, customisation & plug-in development

For businesses who have purchased a Magento™ template to facilitate and manage their eCommerce requirements, we provide set-up and on-going development services. Our team is highly experienced in the customisation of Magento templates and we currently manage and support several very successful sites that have significantly increased in sales since we took over their development.

Need help?

If you can't find a Magento plug-in that does what you need please talk to us, we have written several plug-ins for our clients and integrated into their template. 

Magento plug ins

WordPress/WooCommerce site development

We offer WordPress installations, customisation and site support for both single and multiple domains for businesses. We are experienced in the management of WordPress websites, as well as WordPress sites that have been integrated with Woocommerce systems to facilitate on-line purchases and product management. For more details and pricing information please contact us.

Are you a web designer, need help with plug-ins and advanced features?

We have worked with several website designers over the years to assist them with their web projects to integrate advanced features with eCommerce, template customisations, plug-ins and web apps to name just a few. If you're a web designer and need help with an existing project we will be more than happy to partner with you to see your project through to completion. Please give us a call and we can talk through your project with you.

Recent examples of our eCommerce driven websites

Personalised Cardboard Cutouts

Personalised Cardboard Cutouts

The website, built in WordPress and using WooCommerce as the eCommerce platform to accept on-line orders, much better reflects the branding for Personalised Cardboard Cutouts with the theme focusing on fun, bright colours and an entertaining look and feel. The new site enables on-line shoppers the ability to upload their photos, add a speech bubble and send their order through for the creation of their personalised cardboard cutout. Advanced features include an abandoned cart process to capture products added to the cart but not purchased with "push emails" automatically being sent out to entice potential customers to complete their purchase. Since we took over the management of the social media for the company the site has further seen online sales increase exponentially. Backed up with a weekly social media campaign across FaceBook, Twitter and Instagram the site continues to attract new customers and site traffic has also increased significantly.

Visit the site: Personalised Cardboard Cutouts

HJ Hall

HJ Hall

Running Magento 1.9, we recently implemented a new responsive theme, with various customisations  to enhance the customer experience of the site. Over the last year, and since we took over hosting and management of this website sales have more than doubled.

Visit the site: HJ Hall

Babington Group

Babington Group

Running Wordpress and Woocommerce, we are maintaining and supporting this site and have recently renewed their theme to make it easier to keep up-to-date and secure.

Visit the site: Babington Group

Pantherella

Pantherella

Running Magento 1.9 and with various customisations, including the creation of a customised plug-in, sales have more than doubled since we have taken over the hosting and management of this site.

Visit the site: Pantherella

Scott-Nichol

Scott Nichol

Running Magento 1.9, we recently implemented a brand new eCommerce site in a responsive theme, with various customisations to enhance the customer experience of the site. 

Visit the site: Scott Nichol

Next steps

We will meet with you to discuss and document your individual requirements and will then design, build and integrate a suitable technology solution that is right for you and your business. Based on your specific needs we will prepare a project plan that will include a transparent breakdown of costs and an implementation schedule for the delivery and integration of the system into your existing IT infrastructure.

For more information or to talk through your requirements please us the quick response form at the top of the page or give us a call   01438 894 776


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Business benefits

 Increased sales.
 Reduced costs.
 Expanded geographical reach.
 24-7 sales potential.
 Target niche markets.
 Generate multiple revenue streams.
 Increased product/brand visibility.

Pricing plan

From

£85

+VAT per month

Options/features

 Choice of pre-built Magento, WooCommerce templates etc. or a custom built system.
 Click and collect functionality.
 Easy to add/edit products and categories.
 Secure ordering.
 Trade account management (for B2B retailers).
 Live order tracking.
 Integration with external stock control systems.
 Order history and statistical reporting (for sales, stock levels, etc.).
 Temporary shopping carts (i.e. "buy later" facilities) and product pre-order options.
 Automated invoice/dispatch note/shipping label generator.
 Multiple currency and language features.
 Product thumbnail generator and rotating banner advert features.
 Related product generator and product search.
 Multiple product categories for advanced product management.
 Ability to accept promotional codes/coupons.
 Bulk mailing features (to mass mail customers on mailing lists).
 Automated Meta information for SEO
 Multiple payment and shipping options.
 Option to import supplier data feeds (e.g. Google product feeds).
 Live chat functionality with customer service representatives.
 Product review/feedback options and features.

Related links

In you are a business in the United Kingdom and have an eCommerce site or are considering one then you must be compliant with the following directives and acts:
The Data Protection Act 1998
The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000

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