Englewood, Colorado – (The Hosting News) – October 4, 2005 – Managed web hosting provider, Verio, has
launched e-commerce consulting and training resources to new and existing
viaVerio resellers serving the small to medium business market.
resources will assist resellers who are advising clients interested in online
commerce to grow their small business, including those resellers who may be
building and deploying commerce sites for their customers.
The training will be held as an online webinar beginning October 7, 2005 and will be repeated each Friday at 1:00 pm ET. New and existing resellers can register for this webinar at www.viaverio.com in the reseller programs weekly training section. The training content will cover the business benefits of online commerce and steps to getting started as well as technical and product features of Verio’s e-commerce hosting offerings. Each session will be conducted in conjunction with ShopSite, which offers shopping cart software and services that allow the easy creation and maintenance of web stores or online catalogs. ShopSite’s online commerce products are offered to viaVerio resellers and provide them a breadth of information and resources to help build and manage e-commerce solutions for customers.
Additionally, Verio and ShopSite are offering e-commerce consultations with the purchase of one of the three ShopSite packages offered to resellers. These one-hour consultations will address each reseller’s specific areas of interest and requirements for providing e-commerce recommendations to their clients and deployment of an online commerce service.
Verio’s e-commerce offerings help companies establish online product catalogs, a virtual shopping cart, easy checkout and real-time payment processing through a variety of simple, yet powerful, e-commerce hosting plans. The solution helps both new businesses seeking an online presence, as well as established customers looking to enhance their site’s capabilities.
Unlike other shopping cart technologies, ShopSite’s eShop was designed as an integrated product, offering customers a variety of easy-to-use tools. Key features include:
– Search engine-friendly catalog pages
– ‘Order Anywhere’ feature, allowing order buttons to be inserted into existing websites
– A variety of built-in and custom ShopSite storefront ‘templates’
– Secure, PCI-compliant payment system and industry standard secure sockets layer (SSL) for communicating with payment gateways or displaying payment information to merchants
– Numerous e-commerce features such as data import and export, product search, inventory tracking, digital coupons, fraud protection, and store statistics
Harry Hollines, Vice President of Indirect Channels for Verio explained the new services, “At Verio, we always want to ensure we’re listening to and anticipating the needs of our resellers so that we are able to provide them with the right services and solutions to make a true difference to their business. As our resellers continue to help their small business customers grow their revenue and online business, they are looking for online commerce services that are easy to use, cost-effective, and with industry-leading tools and great support, all elements of Verio’s e-commerce hosting offerings.”
To view all training available for viaVerio resellers, please see: www.viaverio.com/index.cfm?page_id=44#1.