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Bigcommerce Services by Spring Merchant: store owners have a place to rely on [S]

Store owners are in luck: whatever development services for Bigcommerce they want they can be offered by the Spring Merchant team. The team has worked for 4 years now in offering support and development for the Bigcommerce platform.

Some members have even worked on the old team of programmers, when the ISC, Interspire Shopping Cart, precursor of Bigcommerce, was still existing.

Bigcommerce lacks some features and functionality and the Spring Merchant team can help in many situations. Whatever HTML/CSS/Javascript changes you need they will set you up. Also, they can create custom apps suited to your needs.

Most people know about Spring Merchant because they bought the Coupon Importer, the International Shipping or the Payment Groups app, which lets you display only some payment options based on the group a customer is logged in.

Of course, if you need a one time job, you can simply fill in your request in the Bigcommerce modifications page and then they’ll contact you within the hour. How cool is that?

Recently they have included a number of services to the already great services they provide: development subcription, digital delivery, Mailchimp 360 and store locator. You can find all of these in the Bigcommerce services page.

So, what are you waiting for? Contact them!

Also, should you have ideas about what apps would help you, please share them in the comments area. I’ll send your suggestions to the Spring Merchant team. Thanks!

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Bigcommerce templates: customization and store design changes at the best price [S]

You own a Bigcommerce ecoomerce store. You have the products, the resources, the people and are ready to sell. Big Time, as BIG from Bigcommerce also says.

Now, you have chosen a Bigcommerce template that is great, even responsive, and does a lot of things the way you wanted to, but not quite what you had in mind. Don’t get me wrong, Bigcommerce themes are awesome, well designed, incredibly good looking and are a far cry from the old templates they had, however they were made for 90-95% of the store owners who will simply use the default themes.

You’re among the 5% who won’t use the default store themes, you have an established brand or want to create something great. Money is not the goal, they are only a method. You can and will built a great thing and visual identity is at the core of it. Your store, your design, needs to to do what you want it to do so the Bigcommerce themes, as they currently are, will not satisfy your need for perfection.

Steve Jobs got that right: he was crazy about perfection and loved people that would think like him. And look what an Empire he has created out of Apple.

Since you need to modify the templates that currently are in the Bigcommerce stores you need a great team of developers to help you: Spring Merchant, a small team of developers from Romania who love to eat code day in, day out.

The Bigcommerce customization list they can do is a long one and you can see some of the things they can do for you:
– change the display of the shipping methods or add logos for each shipping method in the checkout page
– change the details of the payment options on the checkout page
– replace any text in the store with a predefined text
– if you need to show “MSRP” or “As low as” or “From” prices in the store
– they can create plugins to show only some payment options based on the customer group a visitor is in
– make an offer button on the product page
– add tooltips to offer more info based on your specs
– start chat automatically when the searches performed by the customers do not yield any results
– show and print dynamic product info in a given page (eg. datasheets to be printed)
– place and move images anywhere in the store
– add character count in the txt fields
– create popup windows for different messages
– create preview functions for products that need such an option
– hide/show/move any element in the templates according to your will
– translate the store front in any language you want
– make the categories submenu items show in different columns
– they can create megamenus, those huge menus under the main menu, as they contain images too
– display product description and/or SKU on the home page

Also, as a more general principle, the guys at Spring Merchant can handle almost anything related to these things in Bigcommerce:
– javascript codes, changes, plugins
– HTML/CSS changes, edits, add-ons

So, if you need a great team to handle your customizations, you can find them at:
http://springmerchant.com/bigcommerce/

Now go and shoot them an email!

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How to easily make Bigcommerce mods in no time (S)

If you have a Bigcommerce store, then you know that you have access to the theme’s templates to edit HTML, CSS and Javascript, but not all store owners have the time of knowledge to do this themselves. Enter the dev team from Spring Merchant. They make Bigcommerce mods at an affordable price.

You can choose to have mods created even for a mere $25, but the Spring Merchant team can create codes way bigger than that. The sky, and your money, is the limit.

They pride themselves that they reply in only 1 hour after you make the payment and that they resolve the situation and create the changes in the Bigcommerce store in less than a couple of hours or a day. That is pretty fast.

Making changes to the templates is not as easy as you’d think and using the Bigcommerce Forum might not always yield the best result. Sometimes, it is best to pay some bucks to get the job done. Let the professionals deal with the code work, while you relax and go about your business.

Contact the Spring Merchant team at this link. Let me know if you contacted them and what changes you needed done.

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Spring Merchant Product Labels for Bigcommerce – showcase your SALE products with nice graphics [S]

Spring Merchant, the same guys who created Bigcommerce Coupon Importer, an app that lets you upload a ton of coupon codes in Bigcommerce very easily, have now created an app that lets you showcase your Bigcommerce products on SALE using text, color and graphics to actually let the customers know that you have those products at a discount.

It is a known fact that Bigcommerce does not offer you a way to indicate graphically that you have products on discount or sale. Oh wait, Bigcommerce lets you show a strikethrough price and… that’s it.

What if you want to show in red or blue circle or ribbon that you have products on discount or sale? Ecommerce relies on discounts from time to time and you need to show instantly a visual cue to the customer. This way they know on the spot what they could buy right now.

Enter Bigcommerce Product Labels, a simple way to show that you have 10%, 20% or other discounts in the store. You can install the app with a minimal effort and can use it your entire life. Free updates guaranteed.

See an image with the app’s interface: only one line which asks for some details. that is it.
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Disclaimer: I work at Spring Merchant and helped a bit with the copy out there, so you can understand why I am so happy to write about this tool.

Why pay $100 to a Bigcommerce coder/designer to create such a custom app for you? Simply pay a fixed $15 lifetime amount and get to use or customize it as often as you want. Neat, eh?

Click on the image from below to read more on the app. Did you use it? How is it to have graphics that actually show your products on sale/discount?
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