E-commerce

E-commerce solutions, custom built shopping carts and full ecommerce web site design services from Blue Planet in Uckfield, East Sussex, providing online shops for businesses in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

We know how to build ecommerce websites that work

Our e-commerce solutions have been developed to cater for small business needs and are packed with features to enable you to completely manage your online shop. We'll guide you through the whole process, from the creation of a bespoke design to selecting a payment provider to deciding on your delivery charges.

You won't need any technical knowledge to manage any of our online shopping cart solutions – we will provide you with a secure administration area where you can add, edit or delete products or categories. As part of the set up process, we will automatically upload your products to your new ecommerce web site.

What's included in your e-commerce store

All our e-commerce stores come with the basic features listed below. You don't have to implement them all, but they are included as standard.

Look, feel and features your customer will see

  • Bespoke, professional design for your online store
  • Home page with featured products section
  • As many categories and subcategories as necessary
  • Unlimited products with detailed descriptions and images
  • Unlimited additional static pages to promote your company
  • Bestselling products in each category
  • Upselling features to show customers what others have purchased
  • News section to keep customers up-to-date
  • Gift certificates and promotional codes
  • Ability to email product details to friends
  • Product review and rating system
  • Product search system so customers can find products easily
  • Customers can build wish lists of products they want to buy
  • Contact form for customer communication
  • Easy to use site layout and navigation
  • Secure shopping cart and customer membership area
  • Worldwide shipping and VAT options
  • Email confirmation of orders to customers when placed and shipped
  • Printable invoices for customers
  • Display product prices in multiple currencies
  • Secure payment integration with PayPal and hundreds of other gateways
  • Quick loading and stable site
  • Real time customer order tracking

Management tools

  • Complete control over the day to day running of the store
  • Add, edit and delete products and categories including images
  • Change the content on your static pages yourself and add new ones
  • View, export and print customers orders
  • Add, delete and modify your customers' information
  • Multiple Worldwide shipping and tax options/rates
  • Email confirmations when customers register and orders are placed
  • Control pricing, storewide discounts and offer coupons/discount codes automatically
  • Full store statistics including bestsellers and most viewed products
  • Upsell different products depending on your customers' purchases
  • Choose which products to feature in your store categories
  • Different levels of customer for trade and retail if required
  • Take payment with credit cards online or manually
  • Full inventory and stock control system including low stock warnings

To get you up and running, we include

  • Complete installation of the store on our server
  • Shopping cart software licence (lifetime licence)
  • Configuration of all store elements including category creation, shipping and tax options
  • Design and construction of the look and feel of the store
  • Initial upload of products to the store including images
  • Training over the telephone or in person (if local) on the day to day operation of the administration area of the store

What next?

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