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Design

Create a stunning Ecommerce Website

Ecommerce Templates to use or customise
Benefit from a professional and powerful design which incorporates ecommerce best practices. Choose a template to match your industry sector. Free ECommerce Website Templates
Fully customised design with CSS access
With our CSS designs, you have direct access to the code and are free to customise your design for a website that's all your own. Ecommerce Website Design
Intelligent tools for easy design customisation
Easily customise the design of your ecommerce website with SmartSkins, our intelligent DIY design editor, especially created for customers with little coding knowledge or experience. SmartSkins

Ecommerce website design experts


Take advantage of our design studio's expertise for an ecommerce website that is professional, attractive and effective. We can make your site beautiful and user-friendly making it easier for visitors to find products, build trust and distinguish you from your competition to help increase sales. Showcase
Boost your message with dynamic slideshows
Promote featured products, highlight your expertise, push special offers. Turn your slideshow into a powerful sales tool.
Highlight products with image zoom
Quick, simple and effective. Image zoom is a powerful tool that helps customers make a decision by showing your products off from every angle and in great detail.
Promote products with unlimited images
Appeal to website visitors with an attractive image gallery highlighting your products. Upload images to your website and resize them as required. High quality, attractive imagery highlights your product catalogue and is essential to give reassurance and win over new customers.

Catalogue
Optimised product catalogue
Filtered search to find products easily
With faceted navigation, your visitors select their search criteria and instantly see products which match their specific requirements. Browsing is optimised and customers can quickly find what they are looking for. faceted navigation
Highlight products
Feature your latest arrivals, draw attention to best sellers, highlight flagship products. In just a few clicks, your catalogue is optimised to sell.
Increase your average cart value
Practice up-selling and cross-selling by associating related items to each of your products. This is a guaranteed way to highlight the entire product catalogue and increase your average cart value.
Encourage purchases with special offers and coupons
Carefully target promotional campaigns to present your catalogue, clear stock and generate repeat business.
Develop member only sales
With a flash sales system, you can offer member only customers a selection of goods at discounted rates for a limited time period. This is a great way to clear out inventory and generate a buzz around your website.
Easily manage product options
Do you sell items with different sizes and colours? Actinic provides an intelligent filtering system that only shows available product options. Your customers simply select the desired combination and can instantly see if the item is available.

Store
Manage your online store
Easily import products
With the Actinic DataPlug, managing your catalogue is simple. Add your product information, inventory and your images in just one click right from a simple Excel file. DataPlug
Managing orders
With the order tracking system, keep in contact with your customers and let them know the status of their order. Keeping customers informed is key for good customer service.
Link your accounting software to your ecommerce website
Do you use Sage to manage your business accounts? With Actinic, connect your site to your accounting software, saving time and increasing productivity. You can synchronise data in real time: export products and users and retrieve your orders. Making you more efficient is a big part of what we do. Sage
Customised shipping methods
Increase your conversion rate with shipping methods that are adapted to your products. You are free to customise your shipping fees: flat rate, by weight, by volume, in tiers, according to the destination (country, postcode), according to the customer group, standard or express. Many options are available for you and your customers. Using flexible shipping options you can help increase your sales.
Create a comprehensive and efficient online store
Manage your business from a single interface. You can create content pages, customise your design, manage your catalogue and receive orders all from the same place.
Accept payment on your website
Thanks to the different payment solutions directly integrated into the Actinic platform (with or without a merchant account), it's easy to set them up on your ecommerce website. And if you sell internationally, we have English, Spanish, French and Italian payment solutions available. Compare payment gateways

SEO
Increase your traffic and visibility
Get to the top of Google search
With Actinic, optimise the natural SEO of your ecommerce website (h tags, Title, Meta Description, friendly URLs, Sitemaps, etc.). All the tools you need are integrated directly into the solution to make you visible and generate good quality traffic. SEO with Actinic
Become visible on Google quickly and effectively
Use the £75 Google Adwords coupon, offered to all Actinic customers, to your advantage by working on your keywords and relying on our Google AdWords certified experts to get your ecommerce website ready to perform on Google. SEO Services
Turn Social into Sales
Publish your catalogue on Facebook with the Actinic My Social Store App. Setting it up is quick and easy and it is included with your monthly subscription at no extra cost. my Social Store
Use the power of social networks
In today's world, retailers are increasingly using social platforms to interact with consumers and drive traffic to their ecommerce website to help increase sales. Encouraging customers to share your products with their friends is a great way to market your catalogue and business for free.

Multi-Channel
A social and multi-channel ecommerce website
A mobile optimised website
39% of smartphone owners have already used their mobile device to make a purchase, according to research from eDigitalResearch and IMRG conducted in April 2013. Join the 53% of Actinic customers who have activated the mobile version of their ecommerce website and take advantage of this growing market. It's literally just one click away. Mobile Ecommerce
Sell on eBay and Amazon
10% of sales generated come from marketplaces. With Actinic, selling on eBay or Amazon is simple. You can list products, track orders and manage inventory right from the Actinic back office, so it's easy to sell more. MarketPlace Manager
List your products on price comparison sites
With SmartFeeds, you can list your products on dozens of price comparison sites all managed from Actinic. Sites include Google Product Search, Pricesavvy, Kelkoo, Twenga and many more. Reach new customers by publishing your products to a large audience and optimise the traffic to your website by redirecting them to your product catalogue to increase sales. With this intelligent tool, you can track your return on investment and optimise your budget. SmartFeeds
Sell internationally
With Actinic you can easy setup multilingual websites including English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch. Export your products to countries with the greatest sales potential.
Turn Social into Sales
Publish your catalogue on Facebook with the Actinic My Social Store App. Setting it up is quick and easy and it is included with your monthly subscription at no extra cost. My Social Store
Manage your business on the go
Thanks to the Actinic Mobile Assistant App, you can keep an eye on your business and manage your ecommerce website orders from wherever you are. Track orders in real time, contact customers directly from the application and analyse your business on the move with detailed sales statistics. Mobile Assistant
Easily process mail and telephone orders
Thanks to the Actinic MOTO (Mail Order, Telephone Order) interface, save time and increase customer satisfaction. MOTO

B2B
Sell to other businesses
Dedicated pricing for different customer groups
With multi-price management, you can list different prices according to customer groups: resellers, individuals, etc. Your customers log in and see their dedicated pricing.
Individual packing units for each customer type
With Actinic, sell your products in packing units that are adapted to each type of customer group within the multi-pricing system.
Discount grids on quantity purchases to encourage increased spend
Offer different discounts for different customers. Encourage bulk purchasing with well targeted discounts on quantity purchases.
Differentiate your catalogues
With Actinic, you can easily display different product catalogues to different customers. You manage the access to your various catalogues from the same place and propose the right products for the right customers.
Adapt payment and shipping methods
Customise the purchasing process for other businesses: customers on account don't have to pay each time they order. For payment and shipping, you can propose different options that make sense for your business customers to building relationship and developing their loyalty. Payment Methods

Marketing
Effective marketing for repeat business
Run email campaigns to increase sales
By integrating with Emailvision, the worldwide leader in email marketing, Actinic gives you access to a simple and powerful tool for managing your email campaigns. Easily create emails and newsletters, target your audience and send your campaign. You can also see detailed reports with the statistics of your campaign, allowing you to optimise your future emails. Effective email marketing allows you to develop customer loyalty and increase sales. email marketing
Authentic Customer Reviews and Ratings
Improve your search engine optimisation and increase your conversion rate with authentic customer reviews, certified by Shopping-Satisfaction, the Actinic-exclusive customer feedback system for collecting genuine reviews on your website. Increase the performance of your online store and allow your customers to purchase with confidence thanks to a trusted and independent customer reviews system. Shopping-Satisfaction
Engage your customers with SMS marketing
A 92% delivery rate may seem unlikely, with SMS marketing it's entirely possible. You can write, send and analyse your results immediately, right from your Actinic back office. SMS marketing has been shown to significantly increase traffic and sales in the hours following a campaign being distributed. SMS Marketing
Reward loyal customers
With Actinic, you can easily set up a loyalty program for your ecommerce website and reward your repeat customers with points to redeem for discounts off future purchases. A loyalty program will encourage your customers to spend more, more often, by giving them an incentive to come back to your website. Loyalty Scheme
Grow your business with a referral scheme
Your customers are your best publicity. The Actinic referral scheme offers your customers an incentive to promote your products and company to people they know. You reward customers who get people they know to purchase from your website. You also offer a discount to the new customer, encouraging them to place their first order. The referral scheme is a cost effective way to get your website promoted and bring in new customers while strengthening existing customer relations. Referral Scheme

Analytics
Analyse and measure your performance
Monitor your sales
Keep track of your expenditure and measure the results. Quickly monitor and analyse your sales statistics to calculate your profit margins and identify your most profitable lines. Keeping control of the numbers is essential to grow your online business.
Conversion Funnel – Measure your performance
Knowing how many potential customers drop off your website and where you lose them will allow you to optimise pages and sales proposals to find ways to reassure them during the purchasing process. The conversion funnel is available right in the back office and will allow you to optimise your online business on a daily basis and improve your conversion rate.
Optimise your spend
Are the products which are viewed the most, the ones which sell the most? Are you featuring the right products? Are your SEO campaigns generating traffic for your best sellers? Thanks to Actinic analytics, you can see which products are the most visited, most added to the cart and most purchased. Analyse your visits and optimise your actions.
Repeat business
Quickly and easily see who your loyal customers are and who is new to your website for a given period. This information is important for setting up effective email marketing campaigns and communicating with your customer database.
Integrate Google Analytics into your website
Adding Google Analytics for measuring and analysing your visits, customer behaviour and your sales is essential for monitoring your website. You will discover important information about areas to improve to optimise your website performance.

Experts
Surround yourself with ecommerce experts
Online technical support helping you every day
Over 100,000 answers to customer questions every year which has accumulated into an unrivalled knowledge base. If you need any assistance with your online shop, Actinic’s experienced support team is here to help you. This premium service is included with your subscription. technical support
Telephone support
The Actinic technical support team is also available via the telephone. Take advantage of our technical support specialists for all your ecommerce questions. technical support
Comprehensive knowledge base
You have questions about hot to create or manage of your ecommerce shop? The Actinic knowledge base is comprehensive, structured and up-to-date and provides answers to your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is a good place to start if you need assistance. See Knowledge Base
A design studio specialising in ecommerce
With over 2,500 custom ecommerce websites delivered to date in a variety of industry sectors, our designers put their unparalleled ecommerce expertise to work to enhance the performance of your website. Showcase
Search engine optimisation experts
With hundreds of customers already served, our certified SEO team can help you with your first campaign or over a period of time. Getting your ecommerce website found on search engines through natural or paid search is essential for your business success, but it's a difficult art for beginners to master. Our team's expertise has been recognised by Google, who has awarded them the Google AdWords certification. Take advantage of their natural and pay per click SEO expertise to optimise your website and generate quality traffic. SEO Services

Advantages
Actinic Advantages
Take advantage of the power and reliability of the Cloud
Concentrate on sales and let us worry about the technical side of running your website. With Actinic, everything is included in the subscription: hosting, suppport, a high-performance and extremely reliable Cloud infrastructure (99.99% uptime). Advantages of the Cloud
Actinic Payments - mobile optimised, one-click payments
With Actinic Payments, offer your customers one-click payment, take advantage of negociated rates and make your life easier by managing orders right from your back office which is full integrated with your payment solution. Actinic Payments
Manage your business on the go
With the Actinic Mobile Assistant App, you can keep an eye on your business and manage your ecommerce orders from wherever you are. Track your orders in real time, contact your customers directly from the application and analyse your business on the move with detailed sales statistics. Mobile Assistant
Link your accounting software to your ecommerce website
Do you use Sage to manage your business accounts? With Actinic, connect your site to your accounting software, saving time and increasing productivity. You can synchronise data in real time: export products and users and retrieve your orders. Making you more efficient is a big part of what we do. Sage
Schedule your catalogue updates
With the DataPlug, you don't have to worry about updating your catalogue. You can select the frequency with which you want to update your store, and it will happen automatically. DataPlug
Retrieve your orders when you want
Retreive your orders automatically with our linked solutions. Set the update periods and the orders will be automatically retrieved in your accounting software at the scheduled time. DataPlug
Easily process telephone and mail orders
Thanks to the Actinic MOTO (Mail Order, Telephone Order) interface, save time and increase customer satisfaction. MOTO
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