Magento Community Edition is a free open source e-commerce platform stands up against many of the available paid e-commerce solutions. A recent study has claimed that Magento stores currently make up a quarter of all e-commerce web stores, which is pretty impressive considering the amount of options e-commerce store owners have. In this review we'll examine Magento's features and learn what makes it the most popular e-commerce platform around.
Bigcommerce is quickly becoming one of the most popular e-commerce platform around for small businesses. In this review, we'll explore the features of Bigcommerce and show how easy it is to setup an online store. Bigcommerce comes packed with many features, and provides merchants with a list of valuable tools and resources for online marketing. Bigcommerce also includes great search engine optimization options out of the box. As an internet marketing and SEO firm, we can easily recommend for small business owners.
Shopify was originally built when a snowboarding company couldn't find a viable solution for their own e-commerce store and decided to develop their own platform. Thus, Shopify where born. Since then Shopify has received a lot of recognition and publicity from the media and is widely known as one of the go-to e-commerce platforms.
Volusion has been around for years, and has one of the most complete set of tools of any e-commerce platforms out there. In this review, we'll discuss the various SEO, design, and usability features of Volusion and help you decide if Volusion is the e-commerce platform for you.
osCommerce is an e-commerce pioneer, and has been around since the year 2000. The concept is this: an open source, free shopping cart that is continually updated and maintained by a community of programmers. For a time this was an excellent way to offer an online shopping cart, but times have changed since 2000 and osCommerce seems to be stuck in a time warp. Although osCommerce has been releasing updates, it still pretty much feels the same as it always did and lacks a lot of features that are important for an e-commerce retailer.
3dcart has been around since 2001, and is comparable to the Volusion platform since both are .NET ASP sites. 3dcart has competitively priced plans with a wide variety of features and benefits. In this review, we'll check out some of the major features of 3dcart and see how it compares to the other major platforms.
The full list of features can be found here, but here are a few of the key ones:
We have found Drupal to be one of the most SEO-friendly platforms available. So how does it this Drupal fare when it comes to e-commerce? In this review, we'll explore Drupal's features and compare it to dedicated e-commerce solutions such as Bigcommerce and Magento.
Ubercart used to be hailed as the best e-commerce platform on Drupal. However, there is more competition on Drupal now, such as Drupal Commerce. So how does Ubercart hold up now? In the end it will depend on your specific needs. In this review we'll explore the ins and outs of Ubercart and see how useful it is for store owners.