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If you have an online store and want to extend your market in the mobile space, it is just not enough to make a mobile version of your website. The online shopping experience – which counts for a lot in making sales – is vastly different in smartphones and tablets. One cool app that provides a free way to create and manage your mobile store is MobiCart. This web app gives anyone a quick mobile storefront even if you do not have a website.
So how does this work? You need to first create a MobiCart application by picking a color theme. Then choose the tabs that you want to have in your app. You can also add up to two more pages, your own Terms and Privacy Pages, as well as an About Us and Contact Us page.
Toggle the Store Settings to change your store name, currency, order email address, and your Paypal address. You can also set your shipping cost, and tax rate. The App Vitals are important to prepare your store before it is submitted to Apple’s App Store. Here you need to set the app name, app price, and the territories where you want your app to be available. You also get to upload your own app icon and loader image to give your store your own branding.
With your own iOS app running, you can now create your store by adding departments and products. You can also edit pages to provide more information about your website and even News and Twitter feeds so that you can give clients fresh content.
You can also check out the MobiCart addons such as Twitter and the Paypal payment gateway to enhance your mobile store. If you have a website already, you can also use the Mobicart API to update your mobile app from your website.
MobiCart works only with iOS devices for now with a planned release for Blackberry and Google Android. Being that it is free and the fact that you do not need to have a website to add products, there is great value for people who want to set up their mobile store on the fly.
For more info watch demo video below:
- Create your own mobile store app.
- Free and easy to set up.
- Submits your app to Apple App Store.
- Currently works with iOS; Blackberry and Android to follow.
- Addons for your app enhances your store’s funcionality.
- Add pages, news and Twitter feed for a content-rich app.
- Set the app’s appearance and branding.
Check out MobiCart @ www.mobi-cart.com