Home About Archives RSS Feed

Easier and easier

Allen Jezouit, @BerkshireCountyBusiness

Technology marches on. I am regulary blown away by how simple things can be when super smart software engineers figure out ways to take advantage of big picture opportunities.

We have built several ecommerce stores for clients on the BigCommerce platform. We just love it. BigCommerce has recently created functionality that allows a store owner to have a "Shop" tab on their Facebook page. We setup a few of these in the past week. One is for local maple syrup producers and alpaca farmers Sweet Brook Farm. You can check out the shop tab on their Facebook page here:

http://www.facebook.com/#!/SweetBrookFarm?sk=app_342349437729

The other one is for a former local non-profit now located in Boston, the National Patient Safety Foundation.  You can check out the shop on their Facebook page here:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Patient-Safety-Foundation/197731443331?v=app_342349437729&ref=ts

Creating the Shop pages in Facebook was a simple 3 step process.

1) Install the BigCommerce app on the Facebook page.

2) Tell the BigCommerce app the URL of the store's home page.

3) Click save.

That's it. BOOM! You're live with a fully featured shopping page embedding into your Facebook page. Unbelievable how slick and simple this is to work with.

Love that technology stuff ...

0 Comments
Tags: BigCommerce, facebook, social media      

Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.

News Headlines
North Adams Airs Concerns About Charter Spectrum
Pittsfield's Business Development Manager Hitting The Ground Running
Pittsfield Budget Review Day 3: Police, Fire Approved Easily
BArT Charter Public School Teacher Honored
McCann Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll
Breaking: Adams Man Accused in Terror Plot Pleads Guilty, Agrees to 20-Year Sentence
Berkshires Beat: Roots Rising Enters New Phase
Williamstown Fire District Holds Annual Meeting Tuesday
Music & Art Come Together This Summer With Painted Pianos
Local Collegians Making their Marks in Spring Post-Season


Categories:
Economy (11)
Finance (4)
Marketing (17)
Sales (4)
Archives:
Tags:
Custom Business Solutions Social Media Measure Books Cnbc Seminar Economy Deficit Web Security Search Engine Optimization Election Civil Liberties Entrepreneur Marketing Advertising Sales Nobel Prize Financials Ecommerce Education Chamber Of Commerce Massachusetts Berkshire Direct Cash Flow Analysis Bigcommerce Security Berkshire County Unemployment Seo Budget Small Business Marketing Survey Williamstown Public Safety Facebook
Popular Entries:
JC Penney and "black hat" SEO
Easier and easier
Chamber Seminar: Email Marketing
Holy cow!
What will the Berkshires look like in 20 or 25 years?
Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded for Theory on Why Unemployment Remains So High
Is anyone else feeling this way?
Why does "Tea Party" have to equal "Right Wing" or "extremist"?
Leadership
Invade my privacy all you want
Recent Entries:
Chamber Seminar: Email Marketing
That didn't take long
Holy cow!
JC Penney and "black hat" SEO
Easier and easier
Chamber Seminar on eCommerce
Gotta love 2011 so far!
Mass., NY could lose more seats in Congress
The 12 Days of Holiday Revenue Maximization for Your Online Store
5 New Online Services Perfect for Small Businesses