The Benefits of Having an e-commerce Website
Getting an e-commerce website is an effective way to increase your sales, reduce your operating costs and increase profit margins. Become part of the R4.4 billion online shopping sector in South Africa that is projected to grow at 30% a year.
There are millions of people searching for and buying products and services on the internet every day. While e-commerce is definitely growing in South Africa, it still isn’t as advanced as abroad, because many business owners are still sceptical about the whole idea. Not to mention what a mission it seems like to create an e-commerce website and to upload all your products. What many people don’t realise is that Smart-It is here to make it easy for you.
Smart-it has the ability to interface with Prestashop, a leading e-commerce platform used by over 200 000 online stores. In Smart-It you can add full descriptions, categories, size, colour, & style combinations, as well as product features and multiple pictures. This can then all be uploaded from your Smart-It system to your website at the click of a button. This allows one source of data for your products, saving huge amounts of work and time. Web orders are imported into Smart-It as sales orders.
There are just too many advantages for integrating an e-commerce system to ignore it’s value to your business.
Here are the main ones.
1. Extended Reach
An e-commerce website reaches a national and international audience. Smartphones and tablets have increased the time that consumers spend online.
2. Available 24/7
No staff required to be open for business 24/7.
3. Enhanced Customer Experience
Give consumers the ability to research and buy products and to enhances their shopping experience with you. Reduce the time and effort in the buying cycle to make sales.
It’s all about convenience and saving time. Who wouldn’t want their shopping delivered to their door.
You are already using Smart-It, so what are you waiting for? Let us help you start your own e-commerce website at an affordable price.
Contact us today!