It’s a fine line to walk: managing an eCommerce store and selling direct at local markets and events. If you’re like most small businesses that sell in person, keeping the two sides of the business in sync can be challenging.
The Cashie Commerce Point-of-sale system aims to change that by enabling merchants to process on-premise transactions with their tablet device and PayPal Here credit card swiper.
The In Person feature that is available to all Cashie PRO users (or anyone in their 15 day trial period) will leverage the PayPal Here app already installed on the device.
Working for an ecommerce company can be a true test of willpower when you enjoy shopping. Though I try not to purchase too many merchant products, once in a while I cannot hold back. I would like to share a wonderful experience I had purchasing a gift from Cashie Commerce jewelry merchant Kiwi Avenue. It surprised me, and I hope sharing it may help inspire ideas you can implement that will make your customers feel the same way.
To begin the process I received a personal email thanking me for my order. This is always a nice touch, but not something that will necessarily make a small business stand out. The memorable portion came after I opened the package. Here are the items I received from Kiwi Avenue when I only anticipated a piece of jewelry:
We’re excited to announce new prices for a new year that are more profitable for you. We are dropping transaction fees when you pay annually! If you choose to pay monthly, the transaction fee has now been reduced to 1%, regardless of your plan.
Happy New Year from the Cashie Commerce Team!
For those of you who have been with us through 2013, or are new to Cashie Commerce and want to know what we’ve been up to, here are some of the highlights. Over the course of last year, our focus was on improving our existing features and innovating new ones to benefit our merchants. We also launched an exciting new marketplace that increased shopper traffic to your storefronts.
Here are a few of our 2013 milestones:
Exciting news for those interested in increasing sales and building a social media presence or who are already using HootSuite! HootSuite helps you execute social media strategies across multiple social networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ Pages from one secure web-based social relationship platform.
We’ve built an app that allows you to connect your HootSuite and Cashie Commerce accounts. Now you’ll be able to access all of your products and promotions directly from your HootSuite dashboard, making it easy and fast to share store news with your social networks.
We’re giving away an iconic t-shirt from one of our Cashie Commerce merchants! Enter to win this movie memorabilia favorite today. All it takes is a Facebook like on our new BitDazzle page.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – anyone? anyone?
The sweepstakes expires on November 15th!
It’s October and the holiday retail season is warming up. With 39 days to go until Black Friday (November 29th), you still have time to get your store in shape in time to increase sales over the holidays.
Big product news today from the Cashie Commerce team.
We hope most of our customers have taken note of our Merchant Specialist team, which we put together this summer. The team has noticed several trends in reviewing stores these past months and following we’ve highlighted a few of the most common missing store components. These are all quick fixes and we encourage you to read on and take action if you haven’t enabled these features already!
Merchant specialists help our merchants get the most out of their online stores. They review each store individually to create a custom store report, and then walk you through the report over the phone. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a store report if you haven’t received one already.
This product update has been a top request from many customers and we hope you find it of particular use as we head into the holiday season. You can now easily list products in multiple categories. Just click the “Add new category…” link below the existing category drop-down to add further categories to your products. When adding a new product, you can do the same.