Provided by 3D3.com, Content Partner for the SME Toolkit
Build Your Own Web Site
Create your own Web site and build a product catalog in minutes with ShopFactory eTrader. Through a special collaboration with the SME Toolkit, you can get ShopFactory eTrader for free. It’s easy to use. No technical knowledge required. You can even set up e-commerce and payment processing functions. You can choose to host your site directly with your own hosting company, or get your first 3 months of hosting for just $1 through 3D3.com, the makers of ShopFactory.
- PC Windows 2000/XP/Vista
- with 32 MB of RAM and 64MB of free hard disk space
- You'll need a Web browser to test your shop (Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater), and an Internet connection and Web site hosting service to publish it.
ShopFactory eTrader lets you create up to 10 products and 10 pages at any given time and publish your site in two languages simultaneously. If you’d like the more powerful version of ShopFactory with an even more extensive range of e-commerce functionalities and the ability to create unlimited pages and products, you may want to upgrade and receive 10% off.
It doesn't matter what skills you have. You can create professional Internet shops which turn visitors into paying customers. Without programming skills or monthly fees.
Best of all with ShopFactory you don't have to be connected to the Internet all the time to build or maintain your shop. You can work on your own computer at your own speed without being affected by the ups and downs of your Internet connection.
More than 200,000 shops have been created all around the world by small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Have a look at some of the Internet shops created with ShopFactory
Professional design: ShopFactory shops have been designed to look great to help you get maximum sales. Customizing your website look to match your needs is a cinch with the many point and click customization functions built in.
Secure ordering: Credit card security compliant order pages (PCI).
Combine many payment methods: Accepting customer payments is easy with ShopFactory: Regardless what payment methods you want to offer to your customers. Credit cards, checks, pick-up-and-pay, bank transfer, PayPal or Google Checkout. You can even charge extra for some payment methods, if you wish.
Product search: 43% of customers first do a search when they enter a shop. ShopFactory shops have an integrated search to make it easier for your customers to find what they are looking for.
Easy navigation: 39% of customers entering a shop prefer to browse. ShopFactory makes browsing your website easy with easy to use website navigation tools.
Built in Search Engine Optimization: ShopFactory helps you achieve high rankings in Search Engine results with built in website optimization features.
Fast shopping cart: If customers want to add products to the shopping cart, they don’t have to wait.
Remembering customer details: Do you have repeat customers? This function means they don’t have to type in all their details again — making repeat sales easier and more likely.
Convert prices into any currency: ShopFactory allows your customers to see your prices in their currency.
Build shops in any language: If your customers speak different languages, you may want to have your shop in different languages. ShopFactory LanguageLink makes it possible.
Taking care of tax and shipping calculations: ShopFactory shops automatically calculate the total shipping and tax charges for customers — providing the details they need to comfortably complete a purchase.
Import product data from existing database: Do you already have an existing product database? You can import these products into ShopFactory to speed up shop creation — making updating your website faster.
On special and discount functions: ShopFactory supports many types of discounts and automatically highlights products on special.
Unlimited options and choices for products: Do your products have options and choices such as air conditioning or colors and sizes? This makes sure you can include even the most complex products.
Manage virtually unlimited customers: ShopFactory shops don't slow down, when a large number of online customers visit your shop at the same time.