Ecommerce Web Design
E-Commerce is an abbreviation of Electronic Commerce. This is a term for websites that enables visitors to purchase products or services through the website using an automated process. By employing this approach your website can convert visitors into customers 24 hours a day. This can be especially useful for serving customers in different time zones that are otherwise unable to contact you during business hours.
What We Can Do For Your Company
We develop professional and easy to use E-Commerce websites which feature a shopping cart. Visitors can add products, select quantities and other options and checkout using a secure payment processing service which allows them to use a credit or debit card to place their order.
The steady increase in popularity of online shopping is set to continue for the foreseeable future as more and more consumers become aware of the deals available to them online.
“For 2005 as a whole, IMRG calculated that spending over the internet in the UK totalled £19.2bn, 32% more than 2004. Overall retail sales rose by 4% in December compared to the same month in 2004, official figures have shown.” (Source: IMRG January 2006)
Taking advantage of this revenue stream has never been more valuable. By choosing EC-Plus for development and hosting you can be sure to give potential customers a simple, reliable and enjoyable way of purchasing your company’s products at any time of day.
EC-Plus realise that all companies are different and therefore have different requirements. We develop each E-Commerce site with the specific requirements of your company in mind. Using this approach creates an end result tailored to the needs of your organisation which is simply not achievable using off the shelf solutions. A typical E-Commerce website may provide the following features:
- Secure Payment Processing
- Integration with 3rd party payment gateways such as Worldpay, NetBanx or Protx
- A login facility for return customers
- Postage cost calculation
- Product search facility
- Product bundling features
- Special offers
- Stock checking
- Top ten product listing
- Shop by price feature
- Customer feedback
- Reporting and analysis
- Affiliate programs
The level of administration provided with our E-Commerce solutions allows members of staff to login and manage every aspect of each product listed in the site. This ability allows you to react quickly to competitors and avoid missed opportunities. Monitoring customer activity and acting upon that information can also be an effective way of maximising sales. Our E-Commerce solutions make it as easy as possible for you or a member of staff to do that.
This is of paramount importance when retailing goods or services online. Assuring customers that their information will be handles securely and appropriately allows them to confidently carry out a purchase. In order to do that, security provisions need to be in place but also the end user must be informed of that their data is handled in a secure fashion.
Here is an example of what a customer may see when viewing their shopping cart on your E-Commerce website:
If you would like to see live examples of E-Commerce websites developed by EC-Plus in the past, visit our portfolio section.