|SeoToaster CMS + eCommerce||Shopify||Bigcommerce||Yahoo store / AAbaco Small Business||Magento eCommerce|
|Business model & licensing fees||
Open Source, free when deployed on your host or rely on our professional hosting & infrastructure services.
Premium cloud based subscription for advanced marketing features.
|Proprietary - Software as a Service||Proprietary - Software as a Service||Proprietary - Software as a Service||Open Source. Limited community edition or professional edition licence for $18000|
Also depends on sales, if you make over $125K in sales a year, it goes to $200/month automatically.
|$29 - $300||$0|
|Maximum transaction fees||0||2%||1.5%||1.5%||$0|
|Customization Costs||$0 up||$500 plugins & templates||$500 plugins & templates||Realistically from a few to many thousand dollars|
Anything you see on the Internet can be done with SeoToaster
HTML 5 - CSS 3. Easy HTMl, CSS and JS edition.
|Limited||Challenging||Good luck||Time consuming|
Product zoom, image gallery, videos, you name it
Easily build navigation out of tags
|Day to day|
|Content Management System||Blowing every others out of the water in depth and ergonomy. Create your pages, & smart product lists, bring relevant blog posts in, customize emails in a snap||Not even close||Duh||Double duh||Painful|
|Product Admin Interface||Fresh & visual||Classic||Ouch||Double ouch||Ouch|
|Order management||Straightforward and usr error limiting|
|Refund||Partial or total. Automated CC refund when using Paypal or Authorize|
|Customer service automation||Order,shipping, refund notifications via email & sms|
|Options||Yes with product price and weight changing|
|Option inventory management||Free plugin|
|Bulk management updater||yes|
|Digital download / virtual products support||Yes, multi-files digital product attachment possible||Limited plug-in to 1 file by digital product||Yes|
|Natively integrated features to drive traffic to your store|
|Blogging||Oh yes, also Yahoo News/Google News compliant, G+ authorship integrated. Easily feature products from your catalogue in your blog posts. Can be expanded with multi-sites centralized blogging, content curation with social share.||Basic||Basic||No||No|
The name says it all
Get even more firepower with our cloud marketing automation solution including social marketing, SEO automation, PR call tracking etc..
|Limited||Limited - but ready to claim pretty much anything.||Search engine what?|
|Social marketing||Multi-account capable for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN. with catalogue social calendar posting||Product share only||Product share only||Product share only|
|Coupons||1-time and ongoing use. % and $ Discount as well as free shipping|
|Optimized product landing page||Automtically built for you|
|Recurring orders/payments||Oh, yes with a clever incentive system which prevents free-loaders||Extra $20/month min.||Unknown|
|Abandonned Cart Remarketing||Send automatically unlimited sequence of emails based on specific cart content||Only with more expensive plans & very limited||Only with more expensive plans & very limited|
|Multi-level Marketing||Yeah, 1 to infinite levels for built-in shop sponsorships incentives||No||No||No|
|Natively integrated features to convert traffic into sales|
|Online quote builder||
Comprehensive online request management, along with back-office creation.
Ideal for complex sales, i,e; customization or consultative sales, or expensive items.
|Limited plugin available for a fee||Limited plugin available for a fee||No|
|Reviews||Yep, micro-data formatted for maximum Google impact||Not always from what we gather||Yes|
|Quantity discounts||Easy as pie. % or $ discount product specific or cart-wide. 1 or unlimited use code, combination allowed or denied.|
|Promotions/discount||% or $. Specific or catalogue-wide|
|Product bundle package builder||Let your customer choose components from your catalogue to build their own custom fixed-price product bundle.|
|1 screen checkout||Yes - Innovative design allowing speedy checkout for all users|
|guest checkout||Yes by default|
|SMS order & shipping confirmation||Yes - Turn on the switch - $5 a month + 3 cts per SMS|
|Real-time shipping quotes||Yes: USPS/UPS/Fedex etc..|
|Payment gateways||Paypal Standard & Pro. Many others available|
|Multi-points pickup||Advanced with unlimited locations, locations types, cost per location and order's weight|
|Physical store zip/distance locator||Free plugin|
|Cloud Apps||Switch on, authenticate and it works. Nothing to deploy, change CRM or Email markting providers in 1 click. Send SMS, track & record calls, click-to-call,...|