You may want to show a ‘front’ and ‘back’ view of you product or multiple ‘swatches’ for each colour the product is supplied in. Shopfront allows for multiple images and these can be configured in many ways to give your customers the best information to make their purchase. All images can have a ‘zoom’ facility […]
You may have quite a lot to say about your product: description, technical specification, shipping details, installation guidance and much more. When laying out the web site to make it attractive and easy to read it makes sense to split these detail into separate blocks, perhaps in a ‘tabbed’ style. It will also make thing […]
Video is becoming more and more important. You can have video at any level of your site: homepage, department page or product page. We usually incorporate video by embedding YouTube clips. This means you do not have to pay for video streaming hosting, which we do not provide, and you gain the advantages from marketing […]
Your products may have groups of consistent features that your customers use to decide on their choice. A shirt website might have features such as: Fit – Casual, Classic, Slim Style – Casual, Evening, Formal, Polo Pattern -Check, Stripe, Plain, Houndstooth Cuff – Button, Single, Double With Shopfront features you can ‘tag’ each product with […]
Some customers will always buy product with certain features. To make their experience straightforward Shopfront provides a feature filter so that the customer only see product he know he wants; slim flit, striped double cuff shirts. By setting up Shopfront features for each of your products the customer can be presented with a ‘check box’ […]
‘You may also like’; cross sell allows you to push other products on your product pages. So if someone is buying shoes you can offer socks, polish, shoe horns etc. You define the cross sell. We do not provide automatic ‘Customers who bought this also bought’ because the mathematics and volume of data required only […]
In order to provide customers with the maximum information to assist their purchase, to give your business customer a one stop shop for technical data or to provide marketing collateral to your resellers Shopfront provides the ability to attach files to departments or products. These can be any file format but you should restrict them […]
The internet is more and more about buying on reputation. Shopfront reviews give you the opportunity to let your existing customers convince others. Users have the option to leave reviews for specific products. The review feature can either be ‘un-moderated’ in which case a review, good or bad, is immediately available or moderated in which […]
If you are providing a lot of information than a neat way to layout the page is to use a tabbed interface. You can separate things like ‘Specifications’, ‘Downloads’ ‘Videos’ and ‘Reviews’ onto separate tabs. Your customers will quickly get used to the layout and it has the advantage that you can suppress tabs when […]
If you sell branded goods then it can save you time and help customer recognition if you can apply that brand in a consistent way across the site; perhaps with a brand logo hyper-linked to the brand home page in the top right hand corner of each product page. Shopfront allows you to define Brand […]
Shopfront Bundles allow you to combine different products and sell them at a price that is different from the sum of their individual prices. They enable you to sell promotional bundles such as cricket bats, pads, and gloves. Stock checking will check that all the constituent parts of a bundle are in stock. One common […]
Shopfront promotions allow you to offer a deal without having to change the base price. There are wide range of promotions such as ‘Money Off’, ‘10% Off”, ‘Buy One Get One Free’, ‘Free Product’, ‘Free Shipping’ and many more. The promotions themselves can be for a limited time and/or promotion code dependant. They can apply […]
Shopfront provides a banner advertising system that will allow you to place banner ads almost anywhere on your site. The standard template provides for banners at the top, bottom and sides of the site but this can easily be changed. The banners can rotate if you upload more than one banner for a particular slot.
For sites selling certain classes of consumer goods, gift vouchers can be an effective way of increasing revenue. Shopfront allows gift vouchers to be bought online and redeemed online. If you already have a card based gift voucher system then by entering the voucher codes of the physical vouchers into Shopfront you can operate a […]
As well as the main catalogue you may want product displayed on the home page, left hand column, footer or elsewhere to push clearance items, special offers or high margin items. Shopfront offers unlimited special or featured departments that can be placed in almost any part of the page.
‘Like’ on Twitter Facebook and other sites is a common feature on many websites. Shopfront has facilities to link to all the common sites and we add new ones as they appear.
Retail customers can add certain items that they wish to purchase at a later date into a ‘Wish List’. The Wish list can also be posted to social media to show friends and family.
Let the bride and groom pick their gifts. Friends and family can buy them, add messages and have delivery consolidated for the wedding.
Google products is a powerful marketing tool. Shopfront can export a CSV file of all your products for uploading to Google. While this is an easy process the effectiveness of the marketing depends on the quality of data you have entered into Sage/Shopfront. In particular entering the GTIN into the barcode field in Sage or […]
As well as the google product feed Shopfront can export ‘generic’ product data so that it can be easily formatted for submission to product comparison sites. We can configure this export to include any of the Shopfront fields in any order.