We cannot deny that nowadays; ecommerce is the emerging trend almost everywhere in the world. Internet and technology enables us to collaborate on pretty much anything and everything if we want to. Ecommerce introduced us to a more convenient world, from purchasing items to bringing your company closer to the clients.
On a traditional basis, when we want to buy something, we still have to go to a certain store or roam around different stores to find what we are looking for. Isn’t it time-consuming and energy killing? For a lot of customers, it is surely a yes! So, does ecommerce could be of help with this hassle? Here are some of the many advantages of ecommerce for customers and for businesses as well:
- Making your business accessible with everyone who are surfing the net
- Marketing your products 24/7
- Low operational cost with a quality service
- Gain more customers online
- Provide plenty of information to your services
Ecommerce in Singapore and Hong Kong
E-commerce sales in Singapore are predicted to hit US$1 billion a year and are expected to be worth S$7.46 billion by 2025. Singapore’s position as a gateway to the Southeast Asian market makes it a relevant indicator of e-commerce trends in Southeast Asia.
While Hong Kong as the 16th richest territory in the world, according to the World Bank is the leading global center for trade, finance, business, and communication. Currently, there are 3.64 million e-commerce users in the country and expected to reach 4.446 million by 2020.
It is certain, with these numbers of users in Singapore and Hong Kong, that e-commerce is a viable marketing platform to advertise and engage your brand to the market leaving room for sustainable growth.
E-commerce has revolutionized traditional marketing and it provides every consumer a convenient way for purchasing a product. Through e-commerce site, business can now expand their limits and gain direct access to foreign business opportunities reaching more customers, driving more traffic and sales.
E-commerce in Singapore and Hong Kong is constantly changing and improving. Therefore, businesses should adapt with the changes to stay ahead in the competitive market.
Why Trust Visible One?
Developing and redesigning an ecommerce website is not an easy task, and if you want to have a successful one for your business, you need to seek the help of a partner that is professional and experienced in providing businesses the best ecommerce web design solutions. Visible one has a strong background in ecommerce website design and development. We simplify everything for you, we are here to manage every aspect of ecommerce web design and development.
The Characteristics of E-commerce Website
Many businesses wanted a platform that can service consumers 24/7 while keeping the operation simple and convenient, so what makes an e-commerce website the best choice?
In Singapore, it’s difficult to find a commercial space with suitable areas while those businesses with outlets would like to get customers that is not just from Singapore itself. Having an e-commerce website can overcome limits regarding difficulties of owning a physical outlet or attending to consumers from worldwide.
One of the concerns of having a physical outlet is that it can incur a large sum of money such as space rental and manpower. An e-commerce website on the other hand can help you to save those money as you wouldn’t need to rent a place for it and you wouldn’t need a lots of manpower to moderate the website.
An e-commerce website can serve customers every day, no matter if its day or night, and the website is simple to use for moderators and customers alike. Manage your website contents such as products and its inventory with just a few clicks while customers can check-out and make payment easily and safely through online payment terminals.
Visible One has a strong background in Ecommerce website design in Singapore . For years, we are providing Singapore businesses a range of robust e-commerce solutions. Our team has a solid grasp of the e-commerce market and regulations in Singapore. When you choose us, we will advise on you on the best ecommerce platform, choice of payment processing, and logistics. Essentially, we help you streamline your e-store for the Singapore market.
Focus on your core business and leave the responsibility of designing and launching your e-store to our professional team!
Check out our options and features included.
Keep Your Customers Happy With Automated SMS Order Notifications
Send SMS updates to customers when their order status is updated and receive an SMS message when a customer places a new order.
Why offer SMS Order Updates?
Simple – it’s the best way to give customers information about their order. According to Frost & Sullivan, SMS messages have a 95% open rate and most are read within 5 seconds. This is three times better than email and can be far more personalized. For example, you could customize the “Completed” status SMS message to include a coupon code for 10% off the next order. Get creative and watch your sales soar!
Dynamic Pricing & Discounts
Dynamic Pricing & Discounts feature lets you manage product pricing rules and cart discounts easily. Features and flexibility are not matched by any alternative.
- Create unlimited pricing rules using a powerful rule editor
- Control which rules are applied – all, first matched or biggest discount
- Rule can be applied to all products in store, specific categories or specific products
- Five different quantity calculation methods to determine pricing tier
- Display Quantity Discount pricing table on product pages
- Pricing table can be displayed inline or in a modal
- Optionally set promotion start and end dates
- Buy at least 10 units get 5% discount
- 1 item free with 5 items purchased
- Loyal customers get 15% discount
- Buy cell phone get case free
- Everything for $9 until midnight
Refer a friend with Sponsor
Sponsor a Friend feature is a great marketing that allow your customers to become your ambassadors.
Once the feature is set up it gives the opportunity to your customers to sponsor (or refer) friends by filling a simple form with their friends data (First Name, Last Name, Email address and an optional message). If the form is valid (email must not already belong to your active customers database), it will send an email containing a unique Coupon for that person. You decide the amount, the type and the duration of that coupon.
After receiving the email if the friend uses the coupon to buy stuff on your website, the process goes on and the referrer will receive a “Reward Coupon” of the amount you decided.
The Reward Coupon will be automatically created at “the order completed” action and automatically sent to the referrer.
Customer Relationship Manager
- Calls and emails can be logged to manage your customers
- Send emails to your customers in bulk or individually in one go
- Filter throught your customers based on status, products etc.
- Assign a status to customers such as lead, prospect etc.
- Create a new customers and place orders or email and call
- Manage your customers in static or dynamic groups
Checkout Page Integration
Checkout Page Integration can give you a way to charge for add-ons services such as rush fulfillment or gift wrapping, or can help you offer add-ons at checkout without inventory, such as stickers or insurance. Checkout Add-ons allows you to easily add several field types to your checkout page.