How to Use ZippyCart
ZippyCart is used by a wide range of online merchants, but not all of them use the site in the same way, as there are a variety of sections in this site that merchants leverage to learn more about top ecommerce software solutions. Using ZippyCart is easy, but some sections of the site will be more applicable to your needs, so in order to make the process smoother we added some helpful tips below on how to use the site.
Are You New to Ecommerce?
If you are new to selling online, then there are a few sections of the site that would be useful for you to review, so you can decide which ecommerce software solution works best for your online business.
- Ecommerce 101 - This section has helpful information about what you should look for in an ecommerce solution, differences between paid and hosted shopping carts, and details on why you should use a shopping cart.
- Ecommerce Forum - This is where you can ask questions about specific ecommerce solutions, ecommerce tools, code tips & tricks, and online shopping. This is a great place to start if you are new to ecommerce!
- Free Shopping Carts - If you are new to ecommerce, you might need something simple and free to help you sell online. You can review top free solutions like Vendio in the section of ZippyCart.
- Shopping Cart Comparison Charts - Review the top rated licensed and hosted ecommerce solutions on ZippyCart, so you can learn about what other merchants enjoy using to power their online store.
Are You Switching Solutions?
If you are unhappy with your current ecommerce software solution and want to see what other options you have, then the sections listed below are perfect for you to review, so you can decide which solution is best for your needs.
- Award Winning Ecommerce Software Solutions - If you want to switch ecommerce solutions, then you should know which ones rank best on ZippyCart. In 2011 we have our top 10 solutions, as well as individual awards for areas like Best Customer Service or Best SEO. This section is a great spot for you to review, as you can learn about top rated software options that you can use for your online store.
- Expert Shopping Cart Reviews - Each year, our panel of ecommerce experts thoroughly review the top rated shopping carts available online. In this section of ZippyCart, you can read those reviews to help determine which solution is best for your needs.
- Shopping Cart Customer Reviews - If you want to switch ecommerce solutions, then it is important to know what customers are saying about other solutions which interest you. Read candid merchant feedback, so you can learn more about how they like using their current solution.
- Comparision Charts & Versus Pages - This is a great section to review top solutions from 2011 and years past, top hosted and licensed ecommerce solutions, and versus pages where we compare any two ecommerce software solutions of your choice side by side.
- Ecommerce Free Trials - If you already sell online, then you might want to jump into a free trial at some of the top ecommerce solutions that you are considering. This allows you to get a feel for the interface, which will aid you in deciding if you want to move forward and make it your new ecommerce solution.
- Find An Ecommerce Solution Tool - We have an easy to use tool that helps merchants find their ecommerce solution. You just need to name your price, choose your features, and we display relevant matches for you to review.
Are You Looking For Additional Tools for Your Online Business?
If you are already happy with your ecommerce solution, but want to look into other tools or better feature providers, then this will be a helpful section for you to use.
- Payment Gateways - If you need a new payment gateway partner, then this is a helpful list of options. We recommend trying FeeFighters, as they will help you to find the best payment gateway partner to meet your needs.
- Marketing Tools - This section of ZippyCart is good if you want to learn about options for email marketing, SEO services, or pay per click advertising. All of which can help to drive more visitors to your online store.
- Other Helpful Tools for Merchants - This section includes partners to help with buying domains, SSL software, accounting software, and web analytics.
Are you Looking to Read News About Ecommerce and Online Shopping?
Do you enjoy reading the latest news about online shopping, ecommerce, and trends in the industry? If so then you need to head over to the ZippyCart Ecommerce News blog, where we published numerous posts each week that touch on a wide array of topics, including mobile commerce, social commerce, online auctions, and more.