Nardz Antonio, Negosentro.com | Why 3dcart Might be a Hidden Gem of Ecommerce 2020 |
Ecommerce has become very big in recent years, with the rise of Amazon and ordinary people are now given the opportunity to start their own business and become an entrepreneur.
These opportunities were not available 20 years ago. But with today’s technological advancements and with the rise of AI (artificial intelligence) there’s no telling what’s in store for the future of digital.
It is said that more than 80 percent of the online population has used the Internet to purchase goods and services, while roughly about 50 percent of the online population has shopped at Internet retailers more than one time. That’s powerful!
But what’s more awesome to know is that e-commerce sales have grown more than 19 percent a year and will reach almost $1.4 trillion by 2015 and is projected to hit $4.9 trillion in 2021, according to eMarketer.
In recent years, a lot of e-commerce platforms have risen, trying to dethrone the global king that is Amazon. Stores like Shopify, BigCommerce, and SquareSpace have also been on the rise with so many variations to choose from. In fact, one might even get confused into choosing what platform is the best investment for their money.
We can go all day discussing all these, but today I want to tell you about what I consider a hidden gem in ecommerce and how it can have a great impact on your business.
Let me introduce you to 3dcart. And here’s why it might possibly be the hidden gem of ecommerce for 2020 and how it will be good for your business.
The 3dcart features are quite amazing, given the efficient mobile selling feature. It might be one of the best tools for selling on social media, too!
It’s a complete package that gives you access to a blog, email, CRM and newsletters. The best part is that 3dcart has that great API feature that is designed for integrating with various apps and tools.
The 3dcart Pricing is quite affordable. It benefits most especially newcomers in the ecommerce business. They offer five plans that you can choose from. Checkout which plan you think is best for you, given these rates:
- Dropshipping $9.99/month
- Startup Store, $19/month
- Basic Store, $29/month
- Plus Store, $79/month
- Pro Store, $229/month
- Hundreds of built-in features
- Frequent monthly updates
- 60+ Free Mobile-friendly themes (additional paid themes available)
- Drag’n Drop Easy-to-Use Website Builder.
- Pre-optimized for search engines
- Blogging software included
- Omni-channel capabilities
- 24x7x365 Customer Service via Phone, Chat and Email
- Exclusive features are only available on higher plans
- Customers selling over $1 Million USD need to upgrade to 3dcart Enterprise
SEO & Marketing
You can’t maximize sales if people can’t find your store and products, right? So, you need to have SEO-centric tools which 3dcart has.
With regards to SEO, 3dcart compiled the tools in the Marketing section. This is a great option for it gives you easier access to locate your SEO and related marketing tools.
What really surprised me was the marketing checklist that not only was it very helpful in assisting me, but it also served as a great reminder of what we had yet to complete for us to successfully run our 3dcart Store.
It’s a fantastic tool indeed. The Marketing Section is full of great options for you to easily promote your store, which includes: Marketing Checklist, SEO Tools, Promotion manager, Autoresponders, Newsletters, and Shopping Engines. Just, wow!
Exploring inventory was quite a-breeze. The functionality gives you the option to check in orders for you to see which items you need to restock. In addition, all your items are summarized in a list, that has filtering and inventory management fields provided. The best part was that they have this page as reserved feature on the waiting list of which I find to be quite unique.
The 3dcart integrated payments gateways are great for accepting credit cards, checks, cash, digital wallets and money orders. It gives you a lot of payment options to choose from which sounds pretty cool to me.
Ratings and Overall Experience
I must say that 3dcart truly impressed me.
I was very skeptical at first, given the previous mixed reviews I’ve read. But when I tried it for myself, it turned out to be a very smooth platform to use.
It teaches us an old lesson to never judge a book by its cover. But hey, I’m now certain that 3dcart is truly a hidden gem to be discovered by digital entrepreneurs in 2020.
I’ll give it a 5-star rating.