vs. Nexternal
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 ShopSite
Dedicated Account Manager

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Yes. Dedicated Nexternal Account Manager. Unlimited support. Provided by 3rd Party Hosting Company. Forums Available.
Create Shipping Labels?

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Yes. Create UPS, FedEx, USPS, or DHL Labels from Order Management System. Not Available Within ShopSite Application.
Always Onscreen Shopping Cart

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Yes. Mini Cart in ShopSite Pro Version Only.
Amazon Marketplace Integration

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Yes. Sell products on Automatically pull orders into Nexternal. No.
Drop Ship Feature

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Yes. 3rd Party Add-On Module.
Turnkey Integration

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Yes. No.
Product Image Zoom

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Yes. The zoom works well on both traditional and tablet computers. Not available.
Social Commerce (Tipping Point Sales)

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Yes. No.
MailChimp Integration

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Yes. No.
Integration Capabilities

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10 XML Tools Available. ShopSite offers an Order API.
Subscription Management
(Recurring Orders)

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Yes. Requires "Manager" or "Pro" Service Level.
Quote Generation and Activation Yes. No.
Dashboard Plus for iPhone/iPad Yes. iOS Dashboard app not available.
Supports In Store Pickup Yes. Custom Method, No Multi-Store Locations.
Bulk Email Wizard Included. Add-on Module (Additional Fees).
Software Updates Automatic and frequent. Installed by Shopsite Hosting Partners.
Load Balancing Yes. No, ShopSite Resides on a Single Server.
Hacker Safe / Scan Alert Included with Shopping Cart. Not Included.
Security Certificate Included. Not Included.
Reliability Nexternal Hosts and Maintains the Application with 24/7 monitoring. ShopSite is Hosted by a 3rd Party. Reliability Varies.
Currency Converter Yes. Exchange Rates Automatically Updated. Yes. Exchange Rates Manually Updated.
Comparison Shopping Marketplace Feeds Generated and Uploaded Automatically Daily. Google Product Search.
QuickBooks Integration Included. Add-on Module.
Multiple Ship To Customers can Place One Order and Ship Items to Multiple Locations. ShopSite does not support Multiple Ship to Locations.
Customer Select Preferred Delivery Date Yes. No.
Back In Stock Notifications Yes. Automatically emails customer when backordered products are instock. No.
Product Reviews and Ratings Yes. 3rd Party Add-On Module.
Support for Inventory Kits or Product Bundles Yes. Not Available with ShopSite.
Inventory & Weight by SKU Yes. Not Available for Products with Attributes.
Admin Access Levels 7 Levels of Access. 1 Access Level.
Direct Checkout Yes. No.
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