Below is an informative overview of the benefits & features of Wightshops to increase your online presence, sales and bring more customers to you.
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Wightshops is not all about being able to sell online!
It’s about making sure that you are promoting your business and products online so that customers can find your business and products.
Why restrict your customers to browsing and buying your products just when you are open???
With a shopfront on Wightshops customers can find your business to visit, browse and buy your products all day every day
What’s all the fuss about local Isle of wight e-commerce and the web? Why are so many searches going local?
Better than a directory listing!! With Wightshops you can edit and update your listing at any time including – Business details, Products, images, videos and much more………
Simply put, many people are looking for products and businesses that are close to where they live and do business.
Not only for ease of proximity but when ordering any products online they either want to go pick it up themselves or simply keep the postage costs down.
It’s really that simple and Wightshops.com provides you with the tools to benefit from this local search concept.
Whether you have a chain of Islandwide outlets, a single shop or a cottage industry business making arts or crafts from your home Wightshops.com is the go-to place for Island retail businesses to promote products.
Your business can have it’s very own unique online webshop! Compare this to an average minimum cost of a standalone webshop of £2500 plus!! and Wightshops provides an extremely cost-effective e-commerce solution – read the UKBusinessForums discussion HERE
Once you are a seller there is a comprehensive FAQ section to help you but If you would like any help please do contact us.
Your Business and products are also promoted directly inside facebook
Truly local! – Wightshops is run by an Isle of wight business – Unlike similar sites run by a mainland business with just a part-time sales rep!
SEO – Wightshops is optimised for SEO as it only hosts Isle of wight businesses -We do NOT advertise mainland businesses.
Custom sales reports – Manage your own ad-hoc custom reports – No restrictions on when you get your reports!
Mobile friendly – Wightshops.com has been designed to display and perform equally as well on desktop, tablet and mobile phone
Google mobile friendly test results = Page is mobile-friendly – This page is easy to use on a mobile device – No page loading issues – The test loaded all page elements successfully.
Introductory Offer£0 /2018
- All the features of ‘Seller Silver’
- For the duration of the special offer
- Free for 2018
- Includes Free ‘Shop set up’ service Normally (£35)
Standard listing£25 /Year
- The basic shop listing
- One x product display in the shop
- Showcase your Business
- Detail your range of products
- View an example HERE
Seller Bronze£99 /year
- All the features of ‘Standard Listing’
- Unlimited No. of products
- Add and edit your own products
- All the features listed in the table below
- 10% commission on sales
- % includes
- Shop set up & Payment gateway charges
Seller Silver£199 /year
- All the features of ‘Seller Bronze’
- 5% commission
- 5% is to cover payment gateway costs
- ie Paypal, Amazon charges
- View an example Seller Silver’ option here
Your very own e-commerce shop on Wightshops.com
Possibly the most cost effective Isle of wight e-commerce option available!
- No coding or special technical knowledge required
- Create the online store you want with the core set of powerful features and options that come straight out of the box
- Comprehensive options for contacts to display – Phone, email, website, Location Map, Address, Contact form utilising the unique Wightshops messaging system
- Pro seller dashboard – Take a look at the dashboard HERE
- Social networks – Links to your presence on the most popular social media, Facebook, Twitter, Google etc.
- Your Brand – Your Company logo and shop header image
- New products are autoposted to the Wightshops social accounts/pages – facebook + Linkedin + twitter maximising the promotion of your products!!!!
- Unique url – example (Opens in new tab) An excellent way to promote your online e-commerce presence – https://wightshops.com/at/mybusinessname/
- Shop management
- Upload and management of products
- Stock level tracking
- Sales reports
- Product data panel
- Geo-location support
- Secure, password-protected merchant control panel
- Control products and services from anywhere in the world via any web browser
- View customers’ order history
- Real time order tracking
- Export sales and customer information for use in a spreadsheet
- Discount coupons -create and manage discount codes for use at checkout – by customer, product or shop wide.
- Full inventory control of products
- Moderated product reviews and ratings
- Newsletter engine
- Multiple customer types and pricing
- Social Networking Tools Built In (customers can help market each listed product and service )
- Order management
- Shipping labels – Print shipping labels from order management
- Order notes – Add notes to each order – updates user by email and in customer order history
- Order status – processing – Shipped etc – Generates email to customer showing order has been shipped.
- Order reports – Export as csv file
- Tracking numbers – When sending by DPD, DHL, Parcelforce etc Add tracking to each order
Generates an email to customer with link to shipping status customer order history
- Related products
- Multiple images with zoom and enlarge
- Variables – Size, Colour etc
- Share to social media channels
- Wishlist – Share the list to social media friends
- Compare products
- Product reviews and ratings
- product description, Short heading, Full description and additional info
- Customer features
- Registered customers do not have to re-enter their information each time they visit the site
- Registered customers can edit their personal profiles
- Registered customers can access order history
- Registered Customers can use Wish lists
- Favourite products list
- Favourite sellers list
- Click HERE See how your products can be found on Facebook with our unique facebook app
Click HERE See how your products can be found on Facebook with our unique facebook shop
Shop set up service£35 /One off cost
- We will set up your shop front
- Including – images, Description
- All we need from you are the
- images and copy
- that you would like to be displayed
- Contact details
Wightshops Agency£49 /Annum
- We set up & manage your shop
- All we need from you are the
- Images, Descriptions etc
- Contact details
- 15% commission
Full shop management£49 /Month
- All the features of the Shop set up service
- Full ‘Seller silver’ features
- 8 x product edit/creations per month
- 2 x updates to your business listing (Shopfront)