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Volusion Success Story: DreamakerGifts.com Delivers the Goods this Holiday Season with Volusion Ecommerce Software

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After leasing its domain name to a gift basket company without much success, dreammaker-gifts.com decided to launch an ecommerce site in time for the holiday selling season. As a start-up without much money, the company found an ecommerce solution with a shopping cart with Volusion. In less than one month, their site was up and running and DreamakerGifts.com exceeded revenue expectations during their first buying season. Check out this story and learn how you can quickly turn your business idea into an online sensation.

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  1. 1. Success Stories Jordan Greve Dreamaker Giftstore Fast Facts Dream Maker Gifts’ motto:DreamakerGifts.com Delivers the “Gifts are meant to be given.”Goods this Holiday Season withVolusion Ecommerce Software Dream Maker Gifts in NYC has a wide list of different typesBuilt-in SEO, coupon and wish list tools bolster gift basket etailer’s sales of gift baskets that include Birthday Gift Baskets, Holidayfor first holiday buying season. Gift Baskets, Gourmet Gift Baskets, Coporate Gift Bas-Dreamaker Gifts, the new gourmet gift basket retailer, kets and more.chose Volusion’s software to launch a fully functional Dream Maker Gifts openedecommerce site in less than one month without rely- their online store in 2009.ing on expensive design firms or internal technicalstaff. Using Volusion’s built-in SEO, “Top Sellers”, wishlist and coupon tools, Dreamaker Gifts has exceededrevenue expectations for their first holiday buyingseason.
  2. 2. Opening a Store Quickly and Easily Our SiteIn the past, Dreamaker leased its domain name (www.dreamaker-gifts.com) to a gift basket company, but the arrangement was notgenerating enough revenue. In September the company decidedto launch an ecommerce site in time for the 2009 holiday buy-ing season, with the goal of becoming the most talked-about giftbasket company on the web. Dream Maker Gifts is passionateAs a start-up, Dreamaker was not able to spend a lot of money on about gift-giving. Whether it’s aweb designers or hire an in-house site technician. The company gift for a new graduate, new baby,needed a simple, all-inclusive solution with a shopping cart and newlyweds, or more – the perfectbackend infrastructure. The site would need to be easily managed way to show your appreciation and gratitude is by giving a gift. Dreamin-house by non-technical employees. Maker Gifts believes that ‘Gifts were meant to be given’ – and not theDreamaker chose to work with Volusion because they could cre- other way around.ate a fully customized site in a short amount of time. Volusion’s With this motto in mind, Dreamakerbuilt-in SEO tools were also a key selling point. chose Volusion’s software to launch a fully-functional ecommerce site inUpon launching, the website was highly ranked in most search en- less than one month. For Dreamaker,gines, appearing on the first and second pages of search results. it was important that building their site did not require expensive design firms or internal technical staff. In September, the company decidedProducts that Sell Themselves to launch an ecommerce site in time for the 2009 holiday buying season,Volusion also offers Dreamaker the following built-in tools that with the goal of becoming the mostmake marketing their business simple. Most importantly, Drea- talked-about gift basket company onmaker is able to offer shoppers convenience and value during the the web.all-important holiday season. Dreamaker Gifts continues to successfully sell online with Volusion’s ecommerce platform.
  3. 3. • Vzoom: With Volusion’s Vzoom feature, Dreamaker customers have the ability to hover over im- ages to get a detailed look at gift baskets before they buy. • Coupon Creation: Dreamaker easily creates discount promotions through Volusion’s coupon cre- ation tool. The site’s holiday coupons are expected to continually drive sales well into 2010. • Top Sellers List: Volusion’s built-in Top Sellers list keeps the homepage fresh by automatically rotating the best selling gifts all the time. • AddThis: With Volusion’s AddThis integration, customers can share Dreamaker’s products across more than a hundred sites. • Wish Lists: Customers have the option to conveniently browse and add products to their wish lists, and then return to purchase them at a later date. • Built-in SEO: With the assistance of Volusion’s SEO tools, Dreamaker was able to establish an immediate presence on Google, Bing and Yahoo. • Premium Live Chat: Quick and easy pop-up notification helps to answer any question the cus- tomer has quickly and conveniently. “ Our business is growing every day. All of Volusion’s tools have really increased and helped exceed our “ holiday traffic expectations. “Our favorite part of Volusion is their customer service. They on have so many ways to be reached and they will literally stay the phone with you until your problem is fully resolved. I credit their quick, friendly and reliable customer service for helping us launch within one month. “ Jordan Greve Dreamaker GiftstoreSucceed online with VolusionGive us a call. (800) 646-3517 opt. 2Send us a note: sales@volusion.comwww.volusion.com

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