Our free search engine submission service will let search engines know that you exist.
We will submit your site to a small cluster of the most important search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN.
To greatly enhance the success and coverage of your submissions, an XML sitemap will be created for your site. Google uses XML sitemaps to crawl sites more effectively and it will help your rankings.
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Manage your entire store from any computer with an Internet connection. There's no software to download and you have full access to your orders, products, inventory, customers and more using our secure web-based control panel which you can login to 24/7 from anywhere in the world.
As well as selling through your own BigCommerce-powered store, you can list your products for sale or auction on eBay in front of millions of people. Export your products to seven shopping comparison sites and even setup your own store on Facebook — all in just a few clicks and everything is managed from BigCommerce.
Define rules to add customers and newsletter subscribers to your iContact or Mailchimp email lists based on the product, category or brand they've purchased. You can sync their contact and billing details and then setup autoresponders to send special offers or coupons and watch your lifetime customer value go through the roof. Watch a video.
Customers can browse and buy on their iPad, iPhone, Andriod, Palm Pre and Blackberry devices using beautifully crafted shopping experiences created just for these mobile devices. And best of all, mobile commerce is built right into BigCommerce and is enabled automatically. Watch a video.
We're SEO fanatics and understand what it takes to rank in the number one spot for very competitive keywords. With BigCommerce you have SEO friendly links, per product and per web page title and META data, proper use of H1 tags, tableless and W3C valid templates, HTML/XML sitemaps as well as full control over image alt text. Watch a video.
Because we know your online store is just one part of your business, we make BigCommerce compatible with all major accounting and order management applications, shipping and payment providers. With just a few clicks you can integrate with all of the services you rely on to do business. Learn more.
Easily sell products with different options such as t-shirts or computers. You can create an unlimited number of product combinations and they don't count towards your product limit. You can also create custom fields which a shopper must fill in during purchase, such as text to print on a t-shirt or text to engrave on an iPod. Watch a video.
Selling computers or other products which consist of multiple items, each with their own SKUs and inventory? No problem. Creating bundled products is a breeze. You can set pricing and weight rules and inventory is reduced automatically as orders for bundled products are placed.
Display an unlimited number of rich, high quality images for products in your store. You can batch upload dozens of images at once or choose images from the Internet. Thumbnail images are created automatically, images appear in a beautiful slideshow gallery on the product page and can be clicked for a larger version. Watch a video.
If you sell products where detail is important (such as jewelry, apparel or shoes) then you'll love the SuperZoomTM feature, unique to BigCommerce. Simply upload a large version of a product photo and it will automatically show a zoomed version when a shopper places their mouse over the image. Watch a video.
Your store will be hosted on our lightning fast SAS 70 type II certified servers. Our data center employs hacker deterrent security provisioning, three redundant network architectures, hardware firewalls and has a 99.9% uptime track record so your store will always be available and ready to take orders.
BigCommerce includes dozens of marketing tools to help you succeed, including trackable coupon codes, automatic Google AdWords creation for every product in your store, Google Base product export, product sharing via email/Twitter/FaceBook, newsletter signup, discount rules RSS feeds, promotional banners and more.
By displaying a "Shop" tab on your Facebook fan page, BigCommerce SocialShop lets your fans, prospects and customers click on a product to purchase it from your BigCommerce store. They can also share your products directly through Facebook as part of their news stream. Watch a video.
It's easy to import your existing products into your BigCommerce store using our point-and-click import wizards. You can import orders, products, categories, variations, images, category relationships and more from an Excel spreadsheet or CSV file. You can also batch export for bulk updates in Excel or integration with other applications.
With over 25 built-in reports you can easily see your top 20 customers, orders by revenue, profit margins, inventory levels, conversion rate, best selling products, customer locations, popular searches and more. Our business intelligence reports give you the information you need to continuously grow your business.
With BigCommerce you get more than an award-winning ecommerce platform. We're with you every step of the way via our free phone and email-based support systems, based right here in our Austin, Texas office. You can also browse our knowledge base, user guide and dozens of training videos at our support portal.
We regularly release new software updates which include features and improvements based on your feedback. These updates are made available to you automatically and free of charge every 2-3 months when they are released. We guarantee to provide you with innovative features that keep you miles ahead of your competitors.
With BigCommerce anyone can quickly and easily create their own online store without any technical experience. Unique features such as Drag & Drop Design Mode make it easy to completely customize the look and layout of your store using just your mouse. BigCommerce has built-in search engine optimization features which help your online store rank at the top of all major search engines including Google and Yahoo. Below is a complete list of BigCommerce features:
Hosting & Security
Search Engine Optimization
Marketing and Promotions
Payment & Shipping
Order & Checkout Features
Technical Support and Training
Design and Customization
Content Management Features
Product & Inventory Features