ECommerce Software for Small business

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By TopTenREVIEWS Editors

If you have the perfect idea for an online business, ecommerce software will help get your business up and going. TopTenREVIEWS has just released a comparison of the best eCommerce software. The editors looked at each application’s website-design tools, shopping cart features and security options. They also considered the marketing assistance that each eCommerce solution offers.

“Whether you plan to sell 25 or 2, 500 products, eCommerce software is a must-have to keep your inventory stocked, payments secure and traffic high, ” said Lecia Monsen, Managing Editor of TopTenREVIEWS. “This software combines all aspects of running an online business into one, easy-to-use program that those of all skill levels will enjoy using.”

The Top 3:

1. Volusion: The Gold Award Winner boasts a large and extensive feature set. This eCommerce solution offers a large inventory, hundreds of design templates and plenty of online storage space. Volusion also provides advanced security measures, including SSL encryption and fraud score features to ensure that all information is secure.

2. Shopify: Shopify is the Silver Award Winner and is one of the easiest eCommerce software solutions to use. This application boasts an unlimited amount of bandwidth, intuitive wizards and excellent social media connectivity tools.

3. Shopping Cart Elite: The Bronze Award Winner offers outstanding marketing tools. This eCommerce application features email-marketing strategies, search engine optimization tools and analytical information so you can see exactly how customers interact with your eCommerce website.

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What Makes Superior eCommerce Software?

The best eCommerce software will walk you through every step of the process of creating, managing and marketing an online business. As TopTenREVIEWS researched and tested the various applications, they held them up to these five main criteria.

Website Tools: Creating a website that is appealing yet professional can seem overwhelming, especially to individuals who have little experience with programming websites. The best eCommerce solutions do the design work for you, but still offer customizable tools to help you make the website yours. The best software offers plenty of storage space and bandwidth. Also, products that offer website design templates, SEO integration and a website builder are much more enjoyable to use.

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