Gaslight Media Ecommerce Suite
Our all-inclusive Shopping Suite Software gives you the management and control of your Online Internet Sales and Inventory. Features included:
- Secure Online Ordering. Gaslight Media applies for a Network Solutions Secured Certificate for your domain name (www address), giving your customers peace of mind that their Online Internet transactions are encrypted and secured.
Registered Customers and Guest Features. The Registered Customer feature of the Shopping Suite has many flexible features for your Customers. These include:
- A personalized address book that allows your customers to shop and have gifts sent to their special someone, which can include a personalized gift message and special instructions.
- Add items to their shopping cart, and have them saved for a later checkout.
- Sign up for your Online Newsletters and Special Announcements. Your customers can request additional information to be sent to them by your business via email.
- Promotions – The shop owner can add promotional codes, which allows customers who have the code to automatically receive that special discount on their order. Another feature of the Promotions section is the shop owner can specify shipping date requirements for products that need to be shipped within a certain time frame (such as the holidays). Customers can select this feature and ensure themselves of a timely delivery.
- Customers can check the status of their order shipment via an integrated UPS Tracking database.
Managing your online shop...
Your Shopping Suite gives you complete management of your online inventory and customer information. This includes:
- Create categories and departments for your product line. You can easily add products to these categories, which includes a description, image and options such as colors, sizes, prices, etc., particular to that product.
- Highlight products as "New", "Special", or “Sale”. Doing so will automatically create a new category and an appropriate label next to each item for your customers shopping convenience.
- Inventory Reporting. You can view your current online inventory with the click of a mouse, giving you an at a glance report to make changing the price or status of a product extremely fast and efficient.
- Retain valuable customer information. When customers fill out your online contact form or becomes a registered user in your Shopping Suite, their information is automatically saved into a database, enhancing your future marketing and advertising opportunities. This data can be used to send the online newsletter, or create mailing labels to send a "snail mail" promotion for your business.
- Email marketing made easy. Using the customer contact database, you can easily send your customers an email to advertise and market your business, as well as announce online promotions you may be offering.
- Integrated UPS Shipping and Tracking. Our UPS Shipping Integration calculates shipping costs for a customers order based upon the weight and destination. The customer will have the option of selecting their preferred method of shipping (overnight, 2nd day, etc.) based upon the automatic return result of the shipping costs. When the customer's package has shipped, you can add the tracking number to the order record. This allows the customer to check the status of their package in their registered user account.
- Cross-Selling and Marketing of Products. Cross selling will give customers the chance to purchase items related to the ones they just placed in their cart, or reviewed in a category. For example, a selection from your Specialty Clothing or Collectibles category might offer an opportunity to promote the perfect pair of shoes or accessory to go with that product!
- Unique Shipping Options. Accomodates special shipping requirements. The enhanced shipping status flags give you the ability to accurately charge for the shipping of each item. This then gives the customer the knowledge up front as to how the particular product of interest will be handled and charged for.
- Customized Design. Gaslight Media will create a custom look for your online Shopping Suite to maximize its selling potential, and highlight your products in the best possible fashion.