Online Platform Features

The Community Commerce Platform has all of the features your local businesses need to compete against the big boys online and to enable shoppers to easily and conveniently support local.

For Shoppers

Find Locally-Owned Businesses

Provide visitors with a directory of small businesses in your community. Use an intuitive search engine that allows shoppers to search by name and category.

Shop Online or Pick-Up In-Store

Browse every product & service available in the area so you can shop from home before you drive. Add your picks to your cart, or complete your purchase in-store.

Share Your Reviews & Opinions

Shoppers can show their support for their favorite local businesses by writing online reviews and posting a photo. Visitors can read reviews and learn about others' experiences.

Send Gift Certificates

Create custom gift certificates for your friends and family with products and services from local businesses.

Get Coupons & Deals

The ShopCity Community Commerce Platform enables shoppers to find offers from local businesses.

Check in

Show your love for your favorite local businesses by checking in on your mobile device when you visit.

For Businesses

Publish Everywhere in One Click

Business owners save time and money by connecting their website and social networks to their profile and publishing offers and updates once to all places.

Start Selling Online in Minutes

Every local business has a full e-commerce storefront that can be setup in minutes. Payments are through PayPal, and there are no fees charged by

Send Email Newsletters & Track Results

The email marketing system enables businesses to easily collect email addresses and create attractive email newsletters that contain their special offers and latest updates.

Sell Gift Certificates & Deals Online

Local businesses can use the gift certificate engine to sell, track & redeem gift certificates online. They can also sell 'daily deal' style vouchers and promote them through email.

Schedule & Publish to Facebook and Twitter

We've made it easy for small businesses to schedule updates to be published out to their social networks, website and so they can be proactive with their online marketing.

Build & Showcase your Followers

By linking to external Facebook pages and Twitter profiles, a business can display their Facebook friends directly on their page. This helps build their following and adds social validation to their ShopCity listing.

Enable Visitors to Spread the Word

The ShopCity platform features social sharing tools throughout the site to enable visitors to share and recommend content they like to their network of friends, family & followers.

Be Found by Local Shoppers

Local independent businesses receive an attractive, informative profile page that is optimized to generate local search traffic and provide useful information to visitors.

Reach Shoppers On Their Mobile Phones

All local businesses receive a powerful mobile profile page designed for shoppers who are on their smartphones with quick buttons to call and text.

Get a Responsive Mobile-Friendly Website

Get your own responsive website with a custom domain name and a look and feel that matches your brand. These sites are automatically updated through your profile.

Add Features to Your Existing Website

Add tools to any small business website and save time with the ability to post content once and have it appear everywhere - on social media, their website and

Get a Dedicated Account Manager

Businesses who choose a managed package receive a dedicated account manager who will get to know their business and help the owner create and publish content to drive results.

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