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Diy ecommerce tools_compared

  1. 1. Build A Bazaar Zepo ShopifyURL http://www.shopify.inCost:Base pricing for 100 SKUs Rs. 1000 / month Rs 750 / month Rs. 1550 / monthBase pricing for 500 SKUs Rs. 2500 / month Rs 1500 / month Rs. 3150 / monthTransaction fees for 100 SKUs 2% of sales 0 2% of salesTransaction fees for 500 SKUs 1% of sales 0 1% of salesLimitations for 100 SKU option Limited options for international shipping Only 1 image per SKU Limited to 1 GB storageLimitations for 500 SKU option None Only 3 images per SKU Limited to 5 GB storageLook and feel:Store layout and themes22 themes. All of them look very similar to theInfibeam layout30 themes (arguably better looking thanBuildabazaar)Most of them allow for color and image basedcustomization.15 free themes150 paid themes in storeCan upload themes from third partiesCustomization optionsHeader is fixed, can change linksFooter is a rich text document. Can bemodified to any layoutBody has a few options for changing thelayout, but these are very limitedA set of pre-build widgets are availableFurther customization is possible on paymentranging from Rs 2,500 – Rs 15,000 Colors and images can be changedPresets for each themeColours, images and fonts can be customizedNavigation can be customized independentlyDirect access to layout and code. Anythingcan be customizedCustomer side featuresOrder trackingListing of orders and status. Links to courierwebsites, with prefilled AWB number NoListing of orders and status. Links to courierscan be implemented via webhooksOffline store listingProvides a view of offline stores owned by themerchantNo (Can be implemented via contentmanagement)Wishlists Yes No Via appsAccount history Yes No YesSMS notifications If seller has enabled it Yes Via appsSeller side features:Abandoned carts Yes Yes YesInventory management Keep track at SKU level Keep track at SKU level Keep track at SKU levelOrder managementKeep track of orders and update status. Noediting Keep track of orders. No editingKeep track of orders and update status. NoeditingShipping & FulfillmentBasic shipping details. Integration with mostcourier websitesNotes for shipping. No integration with courierwebsitesNotes for shipping. No integration with courierwebsites
  2. 2. Accounts management General ledger available for the online store None Via appsCustomer management Detailed customer service panelBasic, with customer details and orders percustomer.Basic, with customer details and orders percustomer.Additional configuration via appsEmails / templates Highly customizable Limited customization options Highly customizableSMS notificationsOptional, need to sign up with anotherprovider Available Via appsMultiple logins Only one login Only one login Can add additional logins to manage the storeContent managementUnlimited number of pages. Highly flexiblelayoutsUnlimited number of pages. Limited layoutoptionsUnlimited number of pages. Highly flexiblelayoutsIn built blogging platformPayment GatewaysGateways supportedDirecPayBilldeskTechProcessCCAvenueHDFCAxis bankPayPalEBSCCAvenuePayTMPayUPayuPaisaCash On DeliveryGharpayPaypal DirecPayPayment gateway additional dealsCan share Infibeams payment gateway at 3%rates. Payment cycle is 15 days NA NAMarketing and SEOSEO optionHighly configurable SEO titles and metacontent. No option for alt tags for imagesConfigurable SEO titles but limited metacontent options. Can provide Alt tags forimagesHighly configurable SEO titles and metacontent. No option for alt tags for imagesSocial marketingPromotions Product-level as well as order-level discounts Order-level couponCustomer-level, Product-level as well as order-level discountsAnalyitcs Easy integration with Google analytics Easy integration with Google analyticsOthersClaimed usage 15000 stores 200 stores 40,000 stores
  3. 3. Third party integrationGoogle Analytics, Facebook like and loginCourier order tracking(Additional possibilities via HTML widget thatallows javascript)Google Analytics, Facebook like and loginWeb EngageZopimIcubesWireDisqusViralmintSmartCluesMailChimp(Additional possibilities via third partyjavascript widget) App store with hundreds of appsAdditional Notes / FeaturesOption of listing Infibeam products with aseller commission of 1 – 1.5% Tie up with Fedex, providing discounted rates Can list products in the Shopify marketplaceConclusionSummaryA little complicated for a newbieLook and feel leaves a lot to be desiredExcellent payment gateway optionsExcellent integration with courier websitesHighly desirable customer-centric featuresPlatform stability is not tested yetCustomer support is untestedEasiest for a newbieCheapest plansAdequate look and feelGood payment gateway optionsNo integration with courier websitesBasic customer-centric features are notavailablePlatform is unstable. Buyers have reportedproblemsCustomer support – below expectationsEasy for a newbieMost expensive plansExcellent look an feelPoor payment gateway optionsNo integration with courier websitesHighly desirable customer-centric featuresPlatform stability is not tested yet (should bestable)Customer support is untestedRecommendationGood if payment gateway setup is yourprimary constraintFocus on features over look and feelGood if you are starting out.Need to live with platform stability issuesGood if you are ok with DirecPay as your onlyoption