BigCommerce is a popular shopping cart software which shows steady growth and becomes home to more and more online businesses. In order to inform you about possible third-party solutions that can simplify store operation and increase sales, we reviewed several popular BigCommerce applications.
An easy-to-install and intuitive application that allows ecommerce owners to see who are on your site and what products they viewing. Besides, the app provides the chat box that could be adjust to the overall design of your store.
Customers feedback on this plug-in is more than favourable. The owner of children’s formal wear store www.blacknbianco.com, Lisa Chu, says it is the best BigCommerce plug-in she is currently using.
“It’s a service that lets me track what products my customer are viewing, where the are located, how many times they have visited my site and a live chat service. It gives me massive amounts of data to help me market my business. The live chat functionality gives me a much higher conversation rate than answering an customers email. All of that comes at a price of free. You can sign up for a pro account that offers you a lot more, but for where my current business is at free is more than enough”.
Apptive makes it simple and economical to create stunning, high-impact mobile commerce apps that leverage the top eCommerce platforms in the market today including BigCommerce, Shopify and Volusion. On BigCommerce this app is one of the most popular on the site.
Some of the most compelling features of Apptive that help ecommerce store owners are:
- No coding or technical knowledge is required to build a professional mobile commerce app.
- Design and management of the app is all in the merchant’s hands and it’s super easy with drag and drop features. Everything from typography to button colors are changeable.
- The app has built-in marketing features including push notifications, email, direct messaging and social media.
Currently this solution is available at the price of $24.99 per month.
Trueship application simplifies shipping process for ecommerce stores. It connects to owner’s BigCommerce account and connects everything in one system printing shipping labels from different labels – UPS, FedEx and USPS. People who used it say it really saves the time. The cost of monthly package is $29.95, but it has a 14-day trial, so you can give it a try.
SearchSpring can be called a smart search on the site. It collects and analyzes shopper interactions with the site and provides the most relevant search results for the particular shopper. SearchSpring evaluates products purchased, items which user clicked on, products added to cart and, other parameters, to provide customizable filters and search results in order to retain customers on the site and decrease number of failed searches. Application cost depends on the project, but owners’ feedback is positive, which makes it worth to consider.
An application with a great idea behind. It helps online stores convert clients into word of mouth advertisers. After the purchase is made you can offer the customer to return a certain amount back if they share your message, like your business on Facebook or their friends will click the message you provided. Ecommerce owners are able to set the maximum rebate amount, number of clicks needed, as well as length of the campaign. In return, online shops receive more social backlinks, better customer engagement and new followers in social media. The cost of plug-in usages is calculated as 15% of rebates claimed.