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Reshaping m-Commerce experience with improved Magento iPhone apps

  • February 27th 2013

With the mobile technology dominating the current scenario, each entrepreneur is bound to give a thought on establishing a mobile business to boost up their sales and drive home the revenue. Hence, realizing the need of the business owners, all major web application providers too have begun to venture in the mobile industry by developing unique mobile web applications for various mobile devices ranging from iPhone, iPad to Smartphones and tablets.

However, Magento, the open source eCommerce Content Management System has launched certain mobile applications for their clients so that they can efficiently operate their eBusiness from any part of the world without being physically present at their office. These applications enable the online traders to create a unique shopping experience for their customers on their iPhones and iPads along with other Android or Windows driven devices.

Magento Mobile

Launched in the year 2010, Magento Mobile is a powerful iPhone application that allows the online entrepreneurs to make their eStores into a unique brand. Many renowned companies of the West have added this application to their Apple device to create a customized m-Commerce experience.

Although initially launched as an iPhone application, Magento has now expanded its horizons to iPad as well as Android devices, which means like the iPhone users merchants using iPad and Android devices too can boost the performance of their business by creating exclusive and native store front applications, which could be efficiently integrated with leading eCommerce platforms available in the market.

Available at a monthly subscription of $69 per platform, Magento Mobile has the following features:

  • High Flexibility:-The Magento mobile application could be easily customized matching the features of the devices thatare already in use. One can also customize the appearance of the application by changing its theme and color from the new Magento mobile admin panel.

  • Cost Efficient:-Unlike other mobile application developers, Magento- the open source CMS, provides high-tech mobile web technologies that are affordable. Here, the users have to pay only for the features that they use. They can buy these features from the iTune store.

  • Flawless Storefront Integration & Easy Manageability:-This feature of the Magento mobile application allows its users to incorporate the Magento eCommerce to mobile commerce platform integrating the catalog of your eStore checkout, inventory, reporting, etc. The features are easily manageable across all mobile devices.

  • Engaging Performance:-Magento mobile is an ideal m-Commerce application that assists in establishing a long term relationship with the customers. From an impressive native experience to ‘Geo’ targeted push notifications, the application has it all and unlocks new opportunities for your business to scale heights.

Thus, Magento mobile has carved a niche in the industry since its launch by providing impeccable mobile shopping experience to its users. Magento platform too is lagging behind in earning accolades from the web community for offering high –end mobile web shopping applications to its customers.

Shopgate

Developed in the year 2009 by the Magento connect Community, Shopgate is one of the leading m Commerce application that allows the online merchants to launch their own mobile stores, developed using HTML5 and other powerful native applications specially meant to run on iPhone, iPad , Windows Phone and Android devices.

Used by more than 500 online business owners across the world, Shopgate provides a highly optimized mobile shopping experience to its customers with its high-end features like: mobile couponing, cross platform mobile commerce, easy shop integration, code scanning capability, highly flexible user interface, and many more.

  • Mobile couponing:-Mobile couponing facility offered by this application is a perfect approach to increase the loyalty of the customers worldwide.

  • Cross platform mobile commerce:-Use of Shopgate m-Commerce application will make your eBusiness visible across all mobile devices and operating systems.

  • Easy shop integration:-One can easily integrate his/ her online business with Shopgate application through any standard shopping interfaces.

  • Code scanning capability:-The code scanning facility of the application enables the traders to connect with their offline marketing elements like, window shopping, catalogs, bill-boards, print ads, etc., along with providing an impeccable mobile shopping experience. It helps them to turn any printed ad into revenue boosting the sales.

  • Cost effectiveness:-Based on the business model of sales commission, a Shopgate mobile shopping application can be availed at a very low price that can be easily purchased without giving any second thoughts.

Thus, use of Shopgate application will not only boost the mobile traffic of your eStore, but will also enhance your mobile sales.