Web host DreamHost and e-commerce developer WebAssist have formed a partnership to release a new product, CafeCommerce, aimed at business customers. CafeCommerce includes several functionalities that will be of interest to those who need to quickly develop, deploy and grow an e-commerce site, according to a press release.
CafeCommerce allows clients to sell unlimited products. They may be physical or digital or services, according to the press release. It also comes with unlimited bandwidth. In addition to these offerings, there is unlimited storage and transactions included with the product.
It is also designed to make it easy to grow and market an e-commerce business. There features allow users to work with the largest solutions for shipping and transaction completion, as well.
The CafeCommerce product comes with design tools that make it easier for people to get their look right for their site. Combined with the web hosting package from DreamHost, it’s essentially designed to provide e-commerce businesses with a solution that takes care of all their needs in one product.
The service is available to customers for a 14-day free trial. Afterwards, it costs $30 per month, which includes the cost of web hosting for the business, according to the press release. The product is designed to be scalable and to grow with the business, though the developers say that it’s suitable for smaller businesses, as well.
All-in-one solutions are fast becoming the norm where e-commerce is concerned. While they don’t come with web hosting, many e-commerce sites are using the WordPress and Joomla! platforms to offer themselves a faster way to get started with their sites. Like the CafeCommerce product, these content management systems have various add-ons and templates that are designed to make it easier for e-commerce site owners to get their products online without hiring developers to design or maintain the site.
While any e-commerce page used to be a custom job, that was oftentimes very expensive, today’s market is flooded with products that allow them to be created with little difficulty, and web hosting is much cheaper for these businesses, as well.