Tamarac, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2013
Facebook now has a billion active monthly users, creating a giant opportunity for online merchants. Customers of ecommerce software company 3dcart can use that opportunity to their advantage with “Share Your Purchase,” a new feature available to all 16,000 3dcart merchants with the software’s Facebook Connect add-on.
According to Nielsen, 60 percent of consumers researching products online learn about a specific product or brand through social media, mainly Facebook. Share Your Purchase works to capitalize on this by presenting a call to action for shoppers immediately after buying, encouraging them to share their purchase with their networks over Facebook and Twitter.
Introduced in early 2012 by 3dcart, the Facebook Connect add-on revolutionized the way online business leverages the power of the popular social networking service. Online stores on the 3dcart platform allow first-time and returning shoppers to automatically sign-in using their Facebook account.
For the leading ecommerce provider in the SocialCommerce field, the “Share Your Purchase” makes a great addition to the existing social features, which include built-in Blog, Facebook Store, Mobile Store, Social Bookmarking and more.
“Online merchants who don’t market over social media risk falling way behind the competition,” said 3dcart CEO Gonzalo Gil. “3dcart makes it simple to use social media the right way, empowering merchants with central control. With purchase sharing, you engage the customer at the moment of purchase, a time when they’re most excited about the product and more likely to share it with friends.”
The company also disclosed future plans to incorporate connectivity between the Facebook Connect add-on and 3dcart’s built-in loyalty program, newsletter solution and promotions system.
Share Your Purchase is part of 3dcart’s Facebook Connect add-on, a tool that lets shoppers automatically sign in with their Facebook accounts. The app helps increase conversions, empower social marketing and personalize interaction between customers and the online stores they frequent.
3dcart’s Facebook Connect feature is available through the app store for $249. Visit http://www.3dcart.com/ecommerce-apps/facebook-connect.html to read more about or get started with Facebook Connect.
3dcart (http://www.3dcart.com) is the leading ecommerce provider for businesses of all sizes. It simplifies the complexity associated with building an online store and in the process helps businesses succeed online. The company partners with more than 200 of the world’s leading online services providers, including payment solutions, shipping carriers and more. Its web-based offering provides the most complete set of ecommerce services available, including website building, order management and marketing tools.
3dcart serves thousands of customers worldwide. Services include the tools, advice, technical support, and technology to manage an entire online operation successful. Established in 1997, 3dcart’s entire operation including product development and technical support is U.S. based in their Tamarac, Florida offices. Today, 3dcart is an Inc. 5000 company, a Visa PCI Certified provider and a pioneer in Mobile Commerce and Social Marketing, with over 16,000 successful clients, including The New York Times, Candy.com, Blue Diamond®, IdealBaby.com and many others.