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How to deliver e-commerce to the hosting market - ePages at HostingCon

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Fueled by the unbridled adoption of smartphones and tablets, eCommerce sales in the U.S. will reach $370 billion by 2017, and €191 billion in Europe alone. The role of the web host has never been more important in ensuring that SMBs can maximize their capture of retail opportunities and trends. This workshop will explore a best-practice approach for how web hosts can modernize and strategically align their eCommerce offerings. We’ll focus on critical success factors for hosters, such as up selling strategies, joint product management and co-marketing.

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How to deliver e-commerce to the hosting market - ePages at HostingCon

  1. 1. How to Deliver Cutting Edge eCommerce to the Hosting Market Wilfried Beeck, CEO of ePages
  2. 2. E-commerce revenues continue to grow at rates of 12-18% annually.
  3. 3. Retail stores are under pressure to cope with the online challenge.
  4. 4. Customers are increasingly turning to mobile devices.
  5. 5. The US remains the country with one of the largest ecommerce markets worldwide.
  6. 6. Out of 28 mio. SMBs in the US, over 22 mio are self employed. More than half a million new businesses get started each month.
  7. 7. Dani, sells what she loves
  8. 8. Kivanta, started as a family business
  9. 9. Palais XIII Their store is their identity
  10. 10. Who can provide the tools SMBs need to tackle the e-commerce challenge?
  11. 11. Hosting providers are the perfect entry point when SMBs are looking for commerce solutions.
  12. 12.  Domains  E-mail  Cloud space  Servers  Websites  Online shops Complete your portfolio with e-commerce
  13. 13. Hoster’s Competitive Environment in the US Web Hosting Website Builder Domains eShops VPS Dedi Server Cloud Server 1&1 Go Daddy Web.com Hostgator portfolio specialized Wix Yola Amazon Rackspace Shopify Volusion Big Comm.
  14. 14. ePages offers an all-inclusive e-commerce package – that can compete with specialized players like Shopify.
  15. 15. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  16. 16. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from regular free updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  17. 17. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use 60+ localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  18. 18. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  19. 19. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  20. 20. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  21. 21. Benefits of ePages products Easy to set up and customise Benefit from free regular updates Use localised integrated services Sell abroad with ease Best value-for-money search function Optimise your shop for search engines Tailored for users of mobile devices
  22. 22. Technical Consulting Support Marketing Design & Consult Managed e-commerce platform with full circle of services Application Management
  23. 23. Global presence 8 of the 10 largest European hosting providers sell ePages 7 of the 10 largest European Telecoms 100+ solution partners
  24. 24. Examples of partnerships
  25. 25. The Strategic, Worldwide Partnership • Comprehensive understanding of consumer needs and demands • Worldwide reach with 25+ years of experience • Valuable features at affordable price points • Expert knowledge of the eCommerce market and offerings • Simplified technology for attracting a vast user base • Online based flexible software ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page26
  26. 26. Market Potential in US and Europe United States • More than 10% CAGR over the next 5 years • Small and medium sized “merchants” are the biggest opportunity for the US (2.7+ million addressable SMB market opportunity) Europe • 10.5% CAGR over the next 5 years • 1.8+ million EU addressable SMB market Opportunity • Local features for each EU market are provided for cross-boarder-commerce ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page27 Mobile is a key driver for growth due to the rise of smartphone and tablet use Merchants must be able to grow seamlessly according to their individual needs
  27. 27. 1&1 Online Store deliverables – Powered by ePages ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page28 Technology Tools SupportPartners Platform • Efficient, global shop platform • “All in One” hosted eCommerce solution • Synchronization is made in real-time • High level of security with geo- redundancy • Secure, flexible, 100% supported and mobile ready at anytime Features • Mobile support for shopping anywhere, anytime • Responsive mobile templates • Customized products, payments, product rating, more languages • Forecast: Quickbooks and POS System integration Exclusivity • There is no other eCommerce solution with so many interfaces to third parties • Exclusive partner conditions (e.g. PayPal, Trusted Shops for EU) • Guidelines for eCommerce rights Feel-Good factors • Wide range of skill level– from beginner level to expert • Expert advice with How-tos, Videos, and Webinars, and Online Store Quick Start Guide • 30 days of moneyback guarantee, no setup fee and no transaction fee – for every package! • Free domain included
  28. 28. 1&1: eCommerce Partner of Choice for SMBs As the business grows, 1&1 solutions will grow with you Constant product development to meet changing consumer demands Extensive 1&1 marketing features to help boost sales 25+ years of experience ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page29
  29. 29. 1&1 Landingpage: Build Your Store ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page30
  30. 30. 1&1 Landingpage: Build Your Store ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page31
  31. 31. 1&1 Landingpage: Sell Products ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page32
  32. 32. 1&1 Landingpage: Attract Customers ® 1&1 Internet 2014 Page33
  33. 33. Meet us at booth 836 in the exhibition area epages.com epages.com/facebook epages.com/twitter epages-com/linkedin epages.com/xing epages.com/newsletter Wilfried Beeck, CEO wbeeck@epages.com @cloudcommerce

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