This e-book Provides the Most Up-to-date Info on Shopping Cart Programs Available
One of the most important e-commerce decisions you'll make is your choice of a shopping cart program- the complex software that allows you take orders, calculate tax and shipping, display products, and build your online catalogue.
The right one will energize your store, while the wrong one will drag you down.
The Shopping Cart Report will help you decide which program is best for your particular application.
It is the most comprehensive 213 pages report on e-commerce software in existence.
It describes how shopping cart programs work, gives you a detailed comparison guide, compares and contrasts the eight most common carts used by small to medium businesses, and reviews a number of these in detail.
Finally, this PDF report contains links to hundreds of online reviews of more than 500 different e-commerce programs, so you can research fully the programs that will be ideal for your needs.
Internet Guru and Online Pioneer
The author, Dr. Ralph F. Wilson is a pioneer online store developer.
He began an in-depth understanding of e-commerce in 1995 at the very beginning of the commercial Web.
He is the editor and publisher of the premier e-commerce newsletter Web Commerce Today and recipient of the coveted Tenagra Award for Web Marketing Excellence. His work has been praised and reviewed in:
and dozens of other periodicals.
- The Wall Street Journal
- PC Magazine
- Business Week
- Business 2.0
He is read each month by more than 150,000 subscribers to his popular e-zines.
He is the author of six e-books as well as, Planning Your Internet Marketing Strategy (Wiley, 2002).
Here is the table of contents of this e-book: The Shopping Cart Report:
E-Commerce Software and Store-Building Applications
Part 1. Overview E-Commerce Software 6
Chapter 1. How Does Store-Building Software Work? 6
Chapter 2. Types of Shopping Cart Programs 14
Chapter 3. What I Look for in Store-Building Software 16
Chapter 4. Shopping Cart/Store-Building Program Comparison Worksheet 20
Chapter 5. Why Freeware Shopping Cart Programs Are Expensive 28
Chapter 6. How B2B E-Commerce Software Differs from Retail 30
Part 2. Feature Comparisons 33
Chapter 7. Feature Comparison of Popular Shopping Cart/Store-Building Programs 33
Part 3. E-Commerce Software Reviews by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson 39
Chapter 8. Yahoo! Store 40
Chapter 9. Bigstep.com 56
Chapter 10. Miva Merchant 68
Chapter 11. PayPal 74
Chapter 12. Americart 83
Chapter 13. CCNOW.com 89
Chapter 14. FreeMerchant 94
Chapter 15. MerchandiZer 99
Chapter 16. ShopSite Manager and Pro 115
Part 4. Digital Delivery Software 137
Chapter 17. Digital Delivery System Options 137
Part 5. Members-Only Software 139
Chapter 18. Managing a Members-Only Website 139
Chapter 19. Members-Only Subscription Management Programs 145
Chapter 20. Account Manager Pro 147
Chapter 21. Verotel Billing Solutions 153
Part 6. Links to E-Commerce Software and Reviews 158
Chapter 22. General Articles about E-Commerce Software 159
Chapter 23. Established Brands of E-Commerce Software 167
Chapter 24. Lesser-Known E-Commerce Software 181
Chapter 25. Enterprise-Level E-Commerce Software 198
Chapter 26. Digital Download E-Commerce Software 205
Chapter 27. B2B E-Commerce Software 208
You'll need the information in this e-book to make an informed decision about which e-commerce package to select for your online sales.
In it you'll find links to reviews on nearly every popular e-commerce package available.