B2B and B2C CustomShop
Features for your eBusiness
B2B and B2C eBusiness CustomShop features
- Supports an unlimited number of products
so you dont have to
change your software as your business grows. CustomShop is incredibly
flexible with unlimited combinations of discounts for eBusiness Customers and Product pricing.
- You can (optionally) link your CustomShop
B2B or B2C eBusiness site to your in-house
software - chances are we can "drive" your in-house software
via the Internet using CustomShop.
- Automated B2B or B2C eBusiness links to your
If your in-house software allows for it, we can automatically update ToDo
lists for your sales team directly from CustomShop. Nothing need fall between
- Multiple Payment Methods for your way of doing
B2B or B2C eBusiness
Provides for secure "On Account Sales" as well as Credit Card
transactions etc. so you dont lose sales because you cant accept the
- eBusiness via CustomShop helps improve
B2B and B2C
- Lets you
automatically provide additional sales incentives / discounts based on order
- Provides quoting and re-ordering system for
B2C customers customers
simply enter a normal order and put it on hold. They get the pricing they
want and when they are ready, their order is a couple of mouse-clicks away.
- Low-Cost and easy to use Stock Control The commonsense stock
control system built into CustomShop means that you dont have to have
expensive "real-time" eBusiness stock tracking in order to take full
advantage of CustomShop. CustomShop even provides you with automatic warnings
about low stock and will take a product off display if it goes below a level
determined by you.
customers have secure online access to their own orders / quotes
This provides your clients with an easy to use "paperless"
Purchasing Administration system. CustomShop lets you set time limits e.g.
60 days, 90 days etc. for the display of this information.
- Quick and Professional Setup - We can set everything you need to start
operating your eBusiness within 6-8 weeks. Using your in-house team to set up
CustomShop can be time consuming and interfere with your day to day operations
especially if you carry a wide range of stock and sizes. To make life
easier, you can call on our experienced team to help set up your entire site,
using your Product Codes and Information, to get things going quickly. (Note
that data setup usually takes about 4 weeks of elapsed time.)
- EDI Options for B2B
and B2C eBusiness - CustomShop can act like a secure EDI system for
customers - automating high volume, time consuming and error-prone entry of
high volume orders. Your eBusiness clients can simply click on a desktop icon
that prepares their order to go via CustomShop - directly into your current
Sales Order Entry System. (Note that EDI-type systems usually require
- Lets you update Prices and Stock Levels from your Desktop PC
you wish you can synchronise your internal systems and your web site in real
- Easy site management using the CustomShop Management module
want to begin slowly you can securely manage your eBusiness site without any
integration to start off with.
- Newsletter Marketing to your
B2B and B2C clients ? CustomShop provides
"opt-in" e-mail marketing functions. You can easily send specific
promotional messages to highly targeted people to increase your sales and
your service levels.
- Built-in Continuous Site Improvement Tools
Site Traffic Analysis tools that track site visitor movements you can get
the information you need to be able to improve the effectiveness of your eBusiness
site without needing 3rd party analysis software.
- Built-In B2B and B2C Web Marketing Tools CustomShop includes "Key Word
Meta Tag Generator" functions. The Key Word Generator tools let you
easily create searchable "Hook Pages" that can be submitted to
Internet Search Engines. This significantly increases the chances of
individual product pages being ranked highly by search engines, which in turn
increases the chances of more visitors to your eBusiness site.
- Created with Cold Fusion - A Web site development tool used by many
major web sites such as Amazon.com. Readily available on most servers. Can
be scaled from very small to very large applications. Allows rapid development
and easy modification of sites.
- Graphics are optional
- Makes CustomShop one of the fastest shopping
applications available. (Graphical buttons can be switched on if required.)
- Customise the "look and feel" of your site with minimal HTML
skills - The appearance of the shop can be easily modified. You can
completely change the appearance of the shop via easy to use maintenance
options. Layout, fonts and colours can all be changed. You can create a shop
that reflects your own presentation style preferences. Detailed HTML knowledge
is not required.
- Menus can be changed
- The CustomShop main menu is under your control.
Menu item sequence and names can be changed with these changes being reflected
in the body of the shop as appropriate.
- Multiple currencies
Each shop can have a base currency and each
customer can select another currency for comparison pricing for example
they can purchase in local currency and compare prices in US Dollars. You
easily can maintain multi-currency eBusiness relationships all around the
- Find Products Fast
- Search options (including "Soundex")
quickly find any combination of words and display the results in a few
- Quick click to products
- Products are always one to three clicks away
at all times even with many thousands of products. There is no limit to
the number of products but a reasonable upper limit is 50,000 with MS-Access
unlimited with SQL Server. Optionally displayed below all Product Lists
are the lists they are descended from. This allows the rapid selection of a
different category or group. Visitors know what they are getting - every time
they click a button.
- B2B and B2C Visitor information is easily managed - Visitors must register before
they put anything in their basket or send an E-mail message to the shop. You
automatically have CustomShop thank your customers for a sale, send E-mail
newsletters, let them know about new products, etc.
- Visitors can change their information
- Providing site visitors with
control of their information helps build trust. Registered CustomShop
visitors can change the information they have stored, including their UserName
and Password. They can set an option that keeps them off automatic E-mail
lists. They also have an option that allows them to be logged on automatically
every time they visit the shop to help provide them with a
"frictionless" eBusiness experience.
- Flexible payment methods
- You can let your customers choose from a
range of payment methods credit cards, cheques, phone call, account and
mail/fax order form with hand written credit card details. Visitors can store
their credit card details in the system if they wish.
- Credit card encryption in the database
- Credit card numbers are
encrypted when they are stored in the shop database using a unique encryption
- GST/VAT is optional
You can determine whether the GST/VAT
content of the total value of orders is displayed.
send us an e-mail
message to arrange
a time for a "one-on-one" telephone tour of CustomShop. This
will take between 15 minutes and an hour and give you a deeper
understanding of CustomShop and what it can do for your business.
Also: CustomShop B2B and B2C eBusiness
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