bNet Software Helps Retailers Compete Effectively in Yahoo Product Search, Froogle, Shopping.com and Other Price Comparison Websites

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bNet Software, a major web based eCommerce solutions provider, today announced its new Price Comparison Marketplaces feature, with provides merchants with automated support for inclusion of their products in the most popular online price comparison marketplaces, including Froogle, Shopping.com and Yahoo Product Search. bNet Software generates the datafeeds, performs the file upload at preset intervals, supports customer tracking and allows unique pricing for each marketplace.

bNet Software, a major Web based eCommerce solutions provider, today announced its new Price Comparison Marketplaces feature, with provides merchants with automated support for inclusion of their products in the most popular online price comparison marketplaces, including Froogle, Shopping.com and Yahoo Product Search.

bNet Software generates the datafeeds, performs the file upload at preset intervals, supports customer tracking and allows unique pricing for each marketplace.

bNet Software supports automated datafeed generation for Dealtime, Epinions, Froogle, Nextag, Price.com, Pricegrabber, Shopping.com and Yahoo Product Search.

Keyword marketing in the major search engines is becoming extremely expensive as they attract every type of bidder from every industry. For many online merchants, this alone makes the price comparison marketplaces a better choice. The marketplaces bring in targeted traffic and give serious shoppers the ability to quickly compare the products and prices of different retailers.

Almost every retailer doing keyword marketing would benefit from being in the price comparison marketplaces. However, two major problems keep most retailers out. The first is the difficulty in creating and maintaining a product datafeed. The datafeed is a file that contains product and price information for each product. Datafeeds have very specific requirements, so it's hard to manage more than a handful of items at a time. Even worse, every marketplace has different datafeed requirements, so they must all be created individually.

The second problem is that retailers must be highly competitive in each marketplace. When potential buyers click to a retailer's website from a price comparison marketplace, they must find the product they want available at the advertised price. That means all shoppers, regardless of where they come in from, get the same low price.

bNet Software's Price Comparison Marketplaces tool levels the playing field for its clients. First, no time, effort or knowledge is required to generate a datafeed using bNet Software. A bNet Software retailer simply selects the products to include and the sell price. Once created, the datafeed is automatically updated and uploaded to the marketplace every day.

bNet Software's built-in tools also solve the problem of retailers being forced to sell all products to all buyers at marketplace pricing. BNet Software tracks each shopper that comes from a given marketplace and the item they clicked on. The software maintains the marketplace price for that one item only. All other items are displayed at their regular non-marketplace prices. Shoppers coming from other sites do not get marketplace pricing for any items. Retailers can be competitive and still make a profit by having different pricing for each marketplace they join, and another pricing structure for the website.

About bNet Software eCommerce Solutions:

bNet Software delivers eCommerce success with web database eCommerce shopping cart solutions that seamlessly integrates into any website: advanced shopping cart, virtual and physical inventory, realtime credit card authorization, customizable order processing, automated marketing, integrated Customer Relations (CRM), built-in communications and dozens of other features.

Based on Microsoft's latest .NET architecture, bNet Software's web-based ASP eCommerce software is the most powerful, complete solution available for small and medium sized companies. bNet Software includes the critical sales, marketing and order fulfillment features required to succeed in the highly competitive online business environment.

About bNet Software:

bNet Software is a privately held technology company. The bNet Software team has decades of experience in consulting, programming and selling high tech products online. The company's unique combination of advanced software, total client support and experienced business guidance is dedicated to the success of our clients.

For more information about bNet Software, visit http://www.bnetsoftware.com

Press Contact: Brad Wilhelmsen

Company Name: bNet Software

Phone: 310-257-2555

Website: http://www.bnetsoftware.com

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