Going Online, going Mobile and Going Global, ShowMe taps into Small Business Retail in SA
2012 saw over 8 million South Africans accessing the internet and shopping online. This is backed up by latest figures showing e-commerce increasing its share in the SA retail market by an impressive 30% year on year. It is estimated that the nation will spend a staggering R3 billion online in the year 2014 and as a result, local business is wising up to the fact that e-commerce in South Africa is no longer an avenue exclusive to online giants such as Amazon and Kalahari. The good news is, claiming a stake in the proverbial online pie has never been simpler as set-up costs decrease, functions are automated and smart technologies take the fear out of expanding your business online.
ShowMe Online Media, creators of the leading network of community websites in the country, has created a world-class e-commerce solution specifically geared at enabling small businesses to sell their products on the internet.
Some of the features include a product catalogue showing up to 2000 products, a shipping calculator, a discounts calculator, wholesaler login, PayPal for secure check-out, parcel tracking, instant payment notification and safe order records. The easy-to-use website editor allows complete, real-time updating of all ShowMe websites and to top it all, the ShowMe package includes a listing marketed on the number 1 online community network in South Africa. Share in the traffic volumes and search engine results no single, small business can attract, all while securing the benefit of constant development and technical upgrades at no extra cost. Ever.