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Actinic Ecommerce is a fully hosted online ecommerce solution which will have you set up with an online store in no time. Actinic is the UK's leading supplier of ecommerce solutions so it certainly knows a thing or two about how to do it right. If you feel you need help getting started the company also offers a range of consultancy services that you can take advantage of before getting started or afterwards to improve your search rankings. However, in our experience it's very easy to get set up so we doubt you will need any help.
By having a look at some of the customer examples that Actinic links to from its main page you can see the quality of the designs it is possible to achieve. Even using some of the basic templates you can have your store looking great, which is the first step on the way to attracting lots of customers. The store designer tools are excellent and don't require you to have anything in the way of technical or coding skills to make the most of. However, it is possible to get right down into the HTML and CSS if that's more your thing. Changes to a template show up over the whole site instantly so it's easy to see how your ideas will look.
Store management is very easy with Actinic's Online Ecommerce Solution. Everything is managed through a single console which keeps track of your inventory, orders and customers. Having everything in one place allows you to handle the lifecycle of an order effectively so you don't risk upsetting any customers by messing things up. You can even let customers track their order online by configuring just a few settings in the console and have out of stock notices automatically put up when your inventory levels drop below a certain level. We found the whole system very simple and responsive which lets you get on with managing the business rather than fighting with the technology.
Actinic has it covered when it comes to marketing by providing several useful tools to help promote your site. One of the most valuable is the ability to send out a newsletter to any customers who have signed up to try and drum up some repeat business. There is also a range of SEO tools that let you analyse what keywords are driving traffic to your store and tailor your site to show up better in searches for these. SEO, such as this, is a very important aspect of selling online and so Actinic also offer a separate service to help your site get boosted up the search rankings. Beside all of this is an excellent system for up-selling and cross-selling products, which can also generate best seller lists on your store automatically.
Actinic offer a great range of Ecommerce solutions. We have only touched on the online hosted solution as it fits best into this category, but this is only one part of what is available. Actinic also provide EPoS systems and desktop based tools which all integrate with the whole solution. If your requirements extend beyond simply selling online it's well worth requesting a call back to chat with a sales advisor about what might be suited to you.
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