Useful tips for a User-friendly shopping cart
Written on the 11 May 2010
The Internet has changed the way people shop – they buy online whenever possible because it is convenient and simple.
In Australia alone over 40% of all Australians bought a product or service online in the last 12 months, spending over $23 billion*. Consumers are now comfortable buying online, it's a growing market. Sadly though a trend that is growing here in Australia, is that many Australians are buying overseas, as they say they cant find the products or experience they are looking for here.
So let's start at the beginning with the essential key elements your online shopping cart needs!
The reality is where the internet is now you need more than just the functionality of just taking an order. You need additional features that will add value to your business, facilitate customer satisfaction, and enable you to work this market efficiently and effectively.
The following are the most popular and effective features you need to look for:
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* source: Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) 2009