eCommerce Resources for Online Merchants
|Affiliate Programs and
[Over 10,000 downloadable products, indexes of bestsellers]
[pay-for-performance services for publishers and advertisers]
["In 2001 Commission Junction served over 60 billion ads on over 100,000 different
Web sites.." ]
["With over 10 million partnerships in the network it is the most successful pay for
performance network of its kind."]
[Over 6,234 programs, searchable database]
|1st American Card Service
["Supplies Web-based shopping cart solutions and merchant account services with no
Offers a PayPal Cart which is a very configurable program for doing sales online.
AuctionInc's ShopCart provides accurate, highly configurable real-time comparative
shipping rates to your customers from UPS, USPS, FedEx and DHL. International rates
available from USPS and FedEx. Our shipping "engine" knows how to
intelligently package your items into one or more packages to match your
"real-life" shipping requirements. Supports drop-shipping, insurance,
handling, sales tax, etc.
CORESense: Web Shopping Cart Solutions
["Integrated solution that provides shopping cart functionality to multi-channel
retailers, and includes online marketplace designed to manage sales." Used by
sporting goods seller 3Balls.com.]
Commercial PHP shopping cart with an open source code and modular architecture. Includes
with range of skins, supported payment and shipping systems along with cutting-edge
features like AJAX-based interface and one-step checkout.
["allows credit card customers to purchase your products securely over the
Internet." Customers include Biblical Archaeology Society, US Bank, and Tropicana
Hotel Resort and Casino].
[offers free demo cd]
Interspire Shopping Cart
Interspire private label ecommerce software is for businesses searching for a simple way
to build and manage an online store with the intrinsic ability to increase conversion
Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Interspire has offices throughout
the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific. Interspire software is used by more than 20,000
GoECart.com is a customizable turnkey eCommerce solution that allows merchants to set up
and operate an online store quickly and cost-effectively.
Content Management software with Shopping Cart features for eCommerce Software for
small and large corporations
[for both "small business" and "large corporations." Customers include
WinnDixie, US Open Official web site, Carvel.com, and many others]
Nexternal Solutions, Inc.
Nexternal develops innovative web-based e-commerce software that maximizes merchant
profits. The intuitive always-onscreen shopping cart and traffic generation tools maximize
revenue, while the Order Management System minimizes administration costs. Nexternal is
affordable for companies of all sizes and is the choice of Alcoa, Hanes, Hershey, K2,
Time-Warner plus hundreds of others.
QBaroo eCommerce Shopping Cart Software
Shopping Cart Software and eCommerce solution for small to large retailers. QBaroo
operates online stores for retailers that want simple hosted operation or complete
outsourcing of all aspects of selling online.
ScanAlert is the world's largest ecommerce security auditing company, protecting
and certifying more than 80,000 web sites in 50 countries to the HACKER SAFE standard, the
world's most widely used security benchmark. ScanAlert also provides PCI DSS compliance
["Customizable Web shopping cart solutions, including site design, order and
inventory management, and payment processing."]
[ "More than 45,000 merchants from over 70 countries around the world who have built
their e-business operations on LaGarde's award winning StoreFront e-business
platform." Customers include Antiques-store.com, Branching Out Pottery, and XBox
revolution. Testomonials. 30 day, money back guarantee.]
[ daily news, feature articles, product guides, case studies, an e-commerce events
Retail Systems Alert
Dr. Ralph Wilson is an ecommerce guru. Sign up for his free email newsletter. He has many
publications for sale on his site on the topic of ecommerce and Internet marketing and
offers consulting services.
|Email List Hosting
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Awarded one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company magazine (March
2008) and Forbes "Best of the Web" 7 years in a row, Alibaba.com is one of the
world's premier e-commerce brands and the largest business website connecting small and
medium-sized buyers and suppliers.
AuctionBytes publishes AuctionBytes-Update, a free email newsletter for online auction
sellers. (AuctionBytes is publisher of MyEZsale.com.)
Entrepreneur Magazine's Web site has free content and useful resources.
EntreWorld is designed to increase your productivity by getting you essential information
as quickly and easily as possible. Recognized by USA Today, Forbes, Inc. and Fast Company
as a premier online resource for small business owners, the EntreWorld search engine
delivers the best and most useful information, guidance and contacts for you, the
Paul & Sarah Edwards
Web site of Paul and Sarah Edwards, the home business gurus and authors of many popular
SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
"Counselors to America's Small Businesses"
A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE is a nonprofit
association comprised of 11,500 volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its
territories. There are 389 SCORE chapters in urban, suburban and rural communities. SCORE
members are trained to serve as counselors advisors and mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs
and business owners. These services are offered at no fee, as a community service. You can
go to email counseling and pose a business question to one of the SCORE business
counselors who have joined the SCORE CyberChapter to provide you with email answers to
US Chamber of Commerce
Resources plus a "Locate a local chapter" button.
US Small Business Administration (SBA)
Over the past 47 years, SBA has grown in terms of total assistance provided and its array
of programs tailored to encourage small enterprises in all areas. SBA's programs now
include financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and
specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. The SBA also provides
loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in
E-Loyalty Program to encourage repeat sales. The service allows eBay sellers to create a
bonus store credit as a thank you for every buyer at the close of each sale and then send
monthly update emails to those buyers who opt-in. The update e-mails remind the buyer of
their open store credit and promotes up to 12 of the original seller's active eBay each
month. These listings are the same place the buyer can apply their store credit by making
a second sale.
PayCodes allows sellers to reward their customers and attract new buyers by providing
PayPal coupons. PayCodes coupons can be applied toward any PayPal purchase. Coupons can be
of any value with preset limitations and specific expirations.
TrialPay is a conversion tool for turning window shoppers into buyers. By offering over
2,000 options for a consumer to pay by taking an advertiser offer, TrialPay
significantly increases the likelihood that your consumers will convert to paying
customers. The consumer receives your product for free or at a discount, the advertiser
gets a new customer, and you get a sale.
Full service consulting firm specializing in eBay and online sales, business creation and
operations management, marketing, and custom website development.
Campaigner Email Marketing
Campaigner is an email marketing service used by businesses of all sizes. Getting started
is quick and easy with one-on-one coaching, 24/7 phone support and 500+ ready-to-use email
Creative Marketing Solutions with Marcia Yudkin
[free newsletter, consulting, special reports, books and tapes]
["Knowledge source for market research, marketing plans, internet marketing,
marketing careers & much more"]
[covers real-time news as it relates to the email list industry. "Subjects include
list-software, list-hosting, email list media, list-advertising, email list research,
opt-in/permission based marketing systems, list archiving technologies, list content, list
publishing, and anything else to do with email lists."]
["publishing useful Case Studies, and best practices data about Internet and
integrated marketing for advertising, marketing and PR professionals." Offers 8
weekly newsletters about content and marketing, and an ebookstore]
Permission Marketing by Seth Godin
[The book that started the permission marketing craze. He offers four free chapters for
your email address.]
Profit Boosters Copywriting
Contains tips on writing effective sales and marketing copy.
Shel Horowitz's Monthly Frugal Marketing Tip
["affordable, effective marketing & copywriting services"]
["third party provider hosting feedback for Individuals and Businesses that are
interested in learning more about their customers likes and dislikes of their product or
Joan Stewart's Publicity Hound
Susan Harrow's PRSecrets.com
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