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VP-ASP is a full ecommerce solution, which seems to be mainly aimed at resellers or developers looking for an extensible, customizable solutions. A license can be purchased outright to install the software on your own server so there are no monthly fees due to VP-ASP, although you will have to find your own hosting. VP-ASP do provide hosting themselves, but as a separate service so we won't look at it here.
If you have a suitable server or hosting company, VP-ASP can be installed in a matter of minutes. The installation process is very slick, but you will still have to have a bit of technical knowledge to see it through. If you aren't that way inclined, however, VP-ASP does provide an installation service for a fee. Just make sure you choose a hosting company whose servers are compatible with the software!
Setting up shop is also very easy once you have installed VP-ASP in a suitable place. Products can be batch-added if you have a spreadsheet of the items you wish to sell, or you can enter everything manually through a set of well designed forms. This is all done through your web browser so there's no need to learn any complex new tools. To let customers pay for the goods they purchase VP-ASP integrates with over 100 different payment gateways, including PayPal so you will never miss a sale. Real time shipping quotes ensure that your customers know exactly what they will pay before getting to the checkout too.
VP-ASP provides an excellent range of features to help you manage your store and make the most of every customer. There are a number of options for setting up promotions and sending out gift certificates to try and generate new custom. Campaigns can be targeted based on customer type and what they have bought in the past to give you the best chance of making new sales. A set of very useful reports can also be generated from sales data which give you an insight into how your store is doing and what your customers want.
VP-ASP net is a well engineered solution if you are looking for an ASP based ecommerce software product. We would most highly recommend it to developers or resellers who have the know-how to extend and customize the functionality already present. If you are new to ecommerce and the web we would suggest checking out our top ten for some great value all-in-one hosted solutions to make getting set up even easier.
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