Nexternal vs.

CRE Loaded

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 CRE Loaded
Dedicated Account Manager

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Yes. Dedicated Customer Service Rep. Unlimited support. Requires additional support plan
Always Onscreen Shopping Cart

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Yes Yes

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Turnkey Highly technical
Integrated Shipping

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Yes. Real-time rates, label creation, and tracking with all major carriers. Rate quotes before checkout but no label creation.
Amazon Marketplace Integration

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Yes. Sell products on Automatically pull orders into Nexternal. Not native. 3rd party add-on required.
Product Image Zoom

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Yes. The zoom works well on both traditional and tablet computers. Not available.
Keyword Rich, Search Engine Friendly URLs

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Yes, native in Nexternal.NET. Available with installation of CRE SEO URLs.

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Yes. No.
Mobile Commerce

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Yes. Mobile Friendly Catalog & Checkout. M-Commerce Available through 3rd Party Add-on.
Drop Ship Feature

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Yes No
Social Commerce
(Tipping Point Sales)

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Yes. No.
Preferred Delivery Date

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Yes. No.
Turnkey Integration

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Yes. No.
MailChimp Integration

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Yes. No.
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. Setup as a Shipping Method
Security Managed by Nexternal. Responsibility of Merchant
Avalara Tax Service Integration Yes. Pull Avalara Tax Rates. Have Avalara submit taxes. Not available.
Backups Managed by Nexternal. Responsibility of Merchant or Web Host
Reliability Nexternal hosts and maintains the application with 24/7 monitoring CRE Loaded is hosted by a third party. Reliability varies.
Free Trial Yes, 15 days No
Load Balancing Yes No, software sits on a single server.
Software Updates Automatic and frequent. Merchant must download and install.
Built-in bulk email marketing tools Yes Yes
Comparison Shopping Marketplace Feeds Automated - Run Daily Must Manually Create and Submit Data Files.
Batch Order Processing Yes No
Multiple Ship To Yes No
Customer Select Preferred Delivery Date Yes No
Inventory Kits/Product Bundles Supported Not Supported
HackerSafe / Scan Alert Included with shopping cart Not included
Security Certificate Included Separate charge
Multiple Admin Access Levels Yes Yes
Storage Limits None Varies depending upon hosting
Product Limits No Varies depending upon hosting
Automated Review Reminders Yes. Must Install Seperate Module.
Direct Checkout Yes. No.
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