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The Pros and Cons of the BigCommerce Shopping Cart

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For more information, visit SEO, which stands for search engine optimization has become one of the most important aspect of website marketing and its implementation should be paramount to any business online today. Next is the ability to easily submit information to the leading shopping comparison websites. This will also help you get more traffic to your website, resulting in more sales. Email marketing, which is one of the highest ROI activity you can do, is easy with BigCommerce do to its integration with MailChimp. Coupon codes can be used for many reasons. Discounts can bring in more customers along with new customers. The 'backend' or the Admin page is very easy to navigate and learn. BigCommerce also offers many video tutorials on how to use features located in the admin page. BigCommerce has over 90 beautiful templates for free! BigCommerce users can post comments, complaints, feedback, problems and help each other get through the bumps in the road along with the help from the BigCommerce support staff. Now for the cons of the BigCommerce Shopping Cart The admin page using mobile devices only show orders your website received. BigCommerce doesn't offer direct affiliate marketing in their shopping cart. Only third party scripts are accepted. Lack of access to the root such as .htaccess. This will never become a problem for most users of BigCommerce. If eBay integration is a must, I would stay away. And finally, BigCommerce at the time of recording, the end of 2010 is not PCI compliant. BigCommerce is on the road to compliance, but we have yet to see. For more information, visit and stay tuned for more in-depth look at each pro and con in the BigCommerce video series.