Like many website platforms, once you've built your site you need to equip it with better functionality. Volusion offers you "everything you need to open a successful online store" and they can claim this thanks to the tens of apps that make using Volusion incredibly easy.
There are certain apps, however that you need to have the best experience you can with the Volusion platform. Here are the Volusion apps that some of the world biggest Ecommerce's players recommend.
A Payment Portal
You can plug many payment portals into your store, from industry standard PayPal to Amazon Pay, Stripe and Beamstream. If you already have a payment system you would just need to find your systems app and add it to the store.
An email marketing provider
One of the best ways to get the sale is to enable an abandoned checkout email, but to do this you need a an email marketing provider. We suggest using Constant Contact, or AutoResponderMax. Another option available to you in the Volusion App store is one of the most popular email marketing platforms in the world, Mail Chimp.
A Shipping App
You will find a page in the Admin area of your Volusion store and here you can choose your carriers and set your rates. In you want to add more power to your store you can add apps like TrueShip to import, organize and ship your orders or FedEx to save with their Advantage Program.
A few other apps you might consider adding include LiveChat, to enable chat functionality on your store and Amazon Product Ads, to seamlessly connect your store to Amazon. Unify, is an app that many Volusion users choose to integrate because it acts as a gateway between your store and accounting software like QuickBooks and Xero.
This is an exciting time for your business, your about to launch your business online. Volusion has built the tools so that you can succeed, take advantage of them.
If need Volusion website development services, reach out to our team we'd be happy to discuss your vision and give you a free quote.