»Are you supplying a product or service?
Would you like your customers to be able to see and buy your
products or services 24 hours a day, seven days a week?
If the answer is 'yes', then an e-commerce website is the
answer for you. And you need one of our ecommerce consultants to help put it together.
As ecommerce consultants, we can set up any website to start taking payments online
with credit and debit cards. Many organisations already have a website offering
products and services for sale but are restricted to telephone/fax/postal
One of the most powerful benefits of the Internet is the
ability to promote and sell your products and services world wide. But even if
your business does not supply a product or service globally, you can still
dramatically increase sales to your local customers just by being 'online'.
Yes, it is true. You can increase your sales just by turning
your website into an e-commerce website.
How do you turn your website into an e-commerce
This can be confusing as there seem to be so many options.
would like to understand a little more about how it can work, please read on.
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- 1. You need the software added to your
site to enable online purchasing.
- 2. You need a Merchant Account (perhaps
with your own bank).
- 3. You need an Online Authorisation
Company to link between your website and your Merchant Account
1. You need the software added to your site to
enable online purchasing.
This shopping cart software enables your
customer to broach through your site and add items to the shopping cart basket.
When the customer is ready, all the items are taken to the checkout where they
are accosted. Once the customer agrees to the total price he is taken to the
online authorisation company for payment.
2. You need a Merchant Account.
Account involves a special type of arrangement with a bank or clearing house
that allows you to accept credit card payments into a special bank account
(your "Merchant Account"). The results of any credit card transactions are
passed through your Online Authorisation Company are then credited to your
You can acquire the Merchant Account from your own
high street bank, or contact us and we could probably help you.
3. You need an Online Authorisation Company to link
between your website and your Merchant Account
The link to your Online
Authorisation Company at the point of payment allows your customer to be
discretely re-directed into the secure environment of the payment system.
Security checks to validate the authenticity of the cardholder information are
carried out. Then your Online Authorisation Company processes transactions by
requesting authorisation from the appropriate bank and finally obtains
confirmation that the bank has cleared the payment. Confirmation is given to
your customer. The system can send an email to your customer to confirm
An e-mail can also be sent to you so that you are kept
informed of any orders waiting to be processed. The payment, of course, is
already transferring into your bank account.
All you then need to do is processes the delivery of
the relevant goods or services.
Talk to one of our ecommerce consultants today.