Web Store Software

There are literally hundreds of website shopping cart solutions in the marketplace.  Many offer simple feature sets and are not customizable, while others offer more complex feature sets and are highly customizable.  Some integrate with existing accounting software and others don’t.  We recommend only a couple of shopping cart solutions that integrate with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Point of Sale to our clients that are looking for an integrated approach.  Look for the following features in a shopping cart:

  • Good integration with your accounting system so that:
    • Orders placed on the web flow into your accounting system without time-consuming manual entries
    • Orders placed on the web flow into the accounting system as sales orders rather than completed sales so that  items can be tagged for picking and shipping
    • On hand quantities are recognized to ensure that out of stock products are noted as such or removed from listings on the web
    • Payments received within the webstore flow into the accounting system by payment type
  • Customizable pages so you can move the content around on the pages and choose your own colors and graphics
  • Design templates to help you get up and running quicker
  • PCI PA-DSS Certified – credit card numbers and payments should be kept safe from hackers so only using carts that are certified ensures that you have done the due diligence to avoid potential hacking attacks