vs. AgoraCart
Nexternal Overview
1 minute 49 seconds

Nexternal is a complete eCommerce platform providing you with hosted shopping cart software and the tools you need to reduce your order fulfillment overhead. The video to the left will give you an overview of the always-on-screen shopping cart, social media tools, product suggestions, anytime shipping/tax calculator, quick checkout, and automatic order confirmation email.

Nexternal AgoraCart
Dedicated Account Manager

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Yes. Dedicated Customer Service Rep. Unlimited support. No phone or email support. Online Knowledge Base & Forums Only.
Integrated Shipping

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Yes. Real-time rates, label creation, and tracking with all major carriers. Agora offers rates only.

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Turnkey. Highly technical.
Product Image Zoom

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Yes. The zoom works well on both traditional and tablet computers. Not available.
Amazon Marketplace Integration

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Yes. Sell products on Automatically pull orders into Nexternal. No.
Always Onscreen Shopping Cart

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Yes. Yes.
Mobile Commerce

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Yes. Mobile Friendly Catalog & Checkout. M-Commerce not Available.
Social Commerce (Tipping Point Sales)

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Yes. No.
Preferred Delivery Date

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Yes. No.

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Yes. No.
Drop Ship Feature

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Yes. No.
Turnkey Integration

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Yes. No.
MailChimp Integration

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Yes. No.
Integration Capabilities

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10 XML Tools Available. Not available
Subscription Management
(Recurring Orders)

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Yes. No.
Quote Generation and Activation Yes. No.
Dashboard Plus for iPhone/iPad Yes. iOS Dashboard app not available.
Supports In Store Pickup Yes. No.
Security Managed by Nexternal. Responsibility of Merchant
Backups Managed by Nexternal. Responsibility of Merchant or Web Host
Avalara Tax Service Integration Yes. Pull Avalara Tax Rates. Have Avalara submit taxes. Not available.
Reliability Nexternal hosts and maintains the application with 24/7 monitoring Agora Cart is hosted by a third party. Reliability varies.
Load Balancing Yes. No, software sits on a single server.
Software Updates Automatic and frequent. Merchant must download and install Agora Cart updates.
Keyword Rich, Search Engine Friendly URLs Yes, native in Nexternal.NET and with the Search Engine Friendly Catalog for Nexternal Classic users. No.
Automated Review Reminders Yes. No.
Direct Checkout Yes. No.
Marketplace Feeds Yes. Automated - Run Daily No. Must Manually Create and Submit Data Files.
Batch Order Processing Yes. No.
Affiliate Program Included. Add on module.
Multiple Ship To Yes. No.
Customer Select Preferred Delivery Date Yes. No.
Product Inventory Kits/Assemblies Supported Not Supported.
HackerSafe / Scan Alert Included with shopping cart Not included.
Security Certificate Included. Separate Charge.
Multiple Admin Access Levels Yes. No.
Reporting Robust. Limited.
Currency Converter Yes. No.
Multiple Customer Types Yes. Control Product Visibility and Pricing by Type. No.
Bulk Mail Wizard Yes. No.
eGift Certificates Yes. No.
QuickBooks Integration Yes. Creates QB .iff file of Order Data. No.
Customer Reviews and Ratings Yes. No.
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