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Webgility Releases eCC Mobile, a Free iPhone App for Merchants running Magento eCommerce Platform
April 22, 2011:Webgility, LLC, a leading provider of eCommerce and QuickBooks integration software, announces the release of their latest product, eCC Mobile, an iPhone application that enables eCommerce merchants to manage their online store on-the-go. eCC Mobile currently supports the Magento eCommerce platform (Community, Professional and Enterprise editions); and will be integrating with other shopping cart platforms this year, including X-Cart, Ubercart, Open Cart, ZenCart, osCommerce and many more. eCC Mobile is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and requires iOS 4.1 or later. It’s available for free at the Apple App store.
eCC Mobile provides the access that busy eCommerce merchants need to manage their online store more effectively. From your iPhone, you can monitor sales performance, view order status, review store catalog, and update product details (pricing, quantity, etc.). You can also directly contact customers using native iPhone features, such as text messaging, email and phone. Furthermore, eCC Mobile supports multiple stores so you can manage your entire business from one app by easily switching between stores.
Not only is the app easy to use, but it’s also secure and fast. To connect eCC Mobile to the online store, Webgility provides a custom module that’s specific to the shopping cart platform (currently available for Magento eCommerce). Once you install the module, eCC Mobile connects securely and downloads data to your iPhone. eCC Mobile organizes orders, products and customers in way that’s easy to navigate and manage on the iPhone.
“We’re excited to introduce eCC Mobile to the eCommerce community. We’ve designed eCC Mobile with the seller in mind, delivering key stats on your online store right to your iPhone. Now you can tap into your online store, keep track of sales activities, and take action right away from anywhere at any time,” says Parag Mamnani, Founder and CEO of Webgility.
Webgility Achieves FedEx Compatible Solutions Program (CSP) Certification for eCC Software
December 11, 2010: Webgility, LLC, a leading provider of QuickBooks and eCommerce integration solutions, has completed the FedEx Compatible Solutions Program (CSP) certification for its product, eCommerceConnector (eCC). eCC is a Gold Certified QuickBooks integration software that automates order fulfillment, inventory management, and accounting processes. eCC integrates with a wide variety of online store and marketplace platforms (e.g., Magento, X-Cart, Pinnacle Cart, Amazon, eBay), all QuickBooks desktop editions, popular payment processors, and major shipping carriers (e.g., FedEx)
During the certification testing process, the Webgility engineering team worked closely with FedEx to ensure that eCC fully integrates with all FedEx features and properly generates FedEx-approved shipping labels. By directly integrating with FedEx Ship Manager Server, eCC delivers faster performance (up to 8 express shipping transaction per second), address validation, domestic and international shipping capabilities, and customizable shipping labels, ratings and tracking features for high-volume FedEx shippers. eCC also supports the Zebra Thermal label printer, which generates precise bar coded shipping labels. Furthermore, eCC directly integrates with FedEx Web Services, allowing customers to process FedEx shipping without logging into fedex.com or using any 3rd party application.
Now eCC customers can seamlessly manage their online business within one centralized platform: download orders from their online store, process shipping with FedEx, and reconcile sales orders in QuickBooks. "FedEx shipping was one of the most requested features for eCC and we’re extremely excited to launch this new release. Our customers can now generate FedEx labels and track their shipments directly from eCC," said Parag Mamnani, founder and CEO of Webgility.
Webgility Exhibited at the Sleeter Group 2010 Conference
November 10, 2010:
On Nov 8th, Webgility attended the 2010 Sleeter Group Conference in Las Vegas. Over 500 people attended the nation-wide conference; most were QuickBooks advisors, accounting consultants, and CPAs. The 3-day event was packed with informative presentations, forums, workshops and exhibitions. One of the topics discussed was the eCommerce retailer market, which was an unfamiliar subject for most attendees. As the recipient of the Sleeter Group's New Product to Watch award, Webgility's exhibit booth had a lot of traffic and inquiries. People wanted to learn more about eCC to help their clients who plan to expand their business to the Internet. Moreover, one of the presenters, Selwyn van Rooyen from Wyn Solutions, an accounting software consulting firm, gave an introduction to the eCommerce retailer market and evaluated the available web-store and integration applications; eCC was his top choice as a QuickBooks integration software for online businesses.
Another big topic at the conference was cloud hosting for book-keeping. Accountants are migrating some of their services to the cloud for easier access to and management of the client's financial records. Application hosting providers, such as CPAASP, provide a centralized hosting platform for business owners to upload and manage their desktop and web-based accounting and inventory applications within a secure online system. This enables accounting consultants and online business owners to remotely access store information, manage accounting workflow, and monitor the business performance in real-time. CPAASP also supports eCC as a QuickBooks-eCommerce integration solution, which helps streamline the business operations and usability of the hosting interface by integrating the all the management applications.
Webgility Receives Intuit Gold Certification Award with eCC Software
July 19, 2010: Webgility, a leader in QuickBooks integration solutions for eCommerce, announced today that it has received Intuit's Gold Developer Certification, the highest award for QuickBooks-compatible software developers. To achieve Gold status, Webgility's eCC software successfully passed the requirements of the QuickBooks Technical Review and demonstrated excellent customer satisfaction in an independent 3rd party customer survey. "We're thrilled to be awarded Gold Developer status. This certification affirms the seamless QuickBooks integration provided by eCC, the value it brings to our customers and the quality of support delivered by our team," said Parag Mamnani, CEO and founder of Webgility.
eCommerceConnector (eCC) is a software for eCommerce merchants using QuickBooks to automate order processing, shipping and inventory management. eCC integrates with several online store platforms (e.g., Magento, Virtue Mart, X-Cart), marketplaces (e.g., Amazon, eBay), and shipping carriers and payment processors. With eCC, sellers can eliminate manual data entry, save time and reduce accounting errors . "eCC really optimized our business. We no longer have to enter new customers and type orders in QuickBooks. Since we started using eCC, we save about $1 per order! We recouped our eCC investment within 15 days of using it," said Lorraine McGorry, President and CEO of Energetic Nutrition, Inc.
With eCC's easy-to-use interface, sellers can automatically download online orders into QuickBooks and generate shipping labels with a few simple mouse-clicks. In addition, the inventory module helps keep price and quantity information in-sync. To help customers see the solution firsthand, Webgility offers a 15-day trial with comprehensive technical support, and a series of free webinars on eCC. Sign up for the webinars at http://www.webgility.com/webinars.