In the past shopmaker.com only offered a traditional registration and login process with a username, email and password specifically selected by the user.
In order to lower the entry hurdle for end customers we just integrated social media into our join and login modules. Customers can now use their well-known usernames / passwords from Facebook, Twitter or Google to enter any shop.
Yippie-yay, folks! We are constantly engineering and brushing up shop features or functionalities, hammering at website improvements to get finer results in usability and conversion rates. Today we have a little present for you regarding the international direct payment system SOFORT Banking:
We enhanced your payment options by enabling the SOFORT Banking gateway for one-time payments (single downloads) in your shopping cart system (at the cash point of paysites powered by shopmaker.com download and even at clipspool.com).
Your clients are able to select SOFORT Banking (Sofortüberweisung) in the checkout process as their favored method of payment.
Brief summary of the biggest advantages for you and your clients
– No registration required (secure and easy payments at checkout)
– High coverage of banks (SOFORT Banking is already available in 10 European countries)
– Real-time transaction (instant download: digital goods can be received immediately)
– Automated processes (no charge backs)
When a client cancels his subscription to a shop we always send him an email to confirm this. From today on we promote other shops. It looks like this:
The promotion part in a cancellation email
We always choose seven random shops participating in our little link exchange
, so when you don’t, the cancellation emails to your clients will not include promotion for other shops. On the other hand emails from other shops will not promote your shop. (This means: Its always better to participate 🙂 Activate it in the
In order to prevent brute force attacks on your shop we just implemented a new feature: From now on users have to solve a captcha to log in to your shop as soon as they failed to login for two times:
You should know this procedure from your Google- Yahoo- or any other email account.
We threw together some question and call them FAQ 😉 Please provide more questions you stubled upon.
You’ll find the link to the FAQ in the bottom of your shop. This is a feature request by too many clients with the same questions 🙂
Clients can now choose to be anonymous when commenting:
This is a feature request by juliettesabductions.com
A client will no longer be able to rate a collection multiple times.
Multiple ratings prevented
This was a feature request from i-love-bondage.com
The Join-Layout has been improved significantly:
Clearly arranged Join-Layout
This has been a feature request from sexytiedgirls.com
It is now possible to declare a payment plan as a “special offer”:
Customer view of special offer
For that purpose you simply select the respective checkbox when you create the payment plan. In addition to that the merchant interface now allows to specify the activation day and the deactivation day of a payment plan:
Create special offer
This has been a feature request of i-love-bondage.com
In order to respond to ocurring client problems better and faster, the
Contact-Us page was reworked. Now the client is given more potential to describe the problem in detail:
The new 'Contact-Us' page