Get the Best of Both Worlds

Sell on eBay and Your Own Online Store

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Trust

Fully hosted, PCI/CISP certified provider, offering the highest levels of financial security
Volusion merchants have earned more than $13B in sales, including more than $2.8B in 2012 alone
Content on our merchants’ sites load at lightning fast speeds thanks to Volusion CDN, Powered by Akamai
Live support from eBay is only available from 5am-10pm PT, and online tutorials are lacking
Doesn't provide real-time integrations with accounting, management or inventory systems
Technology doesn’t proactively protect you from fraudulent orders like Volusion's built-in Fraud Score™ feature

Platform

Take advantage of easy to use, built-in integrations with Facebook, Google and Amazon
Keep track of your customers with an integrated reporting system, including Abandoned Cart reports
Highlight products with vZoom ™, side by side product comparison and embedded YouTube videos
Doesn’t allow you to customize your store design, preventing you from standing out from the competition
Features that attract customers to your site, like Daily Deals, simply aren’t available
eBay offers no “Related Products” functionality, which is critical for cross selling

Value

Volusion never charges you a transaction fee for using our ecommerce platform
With Volusion, you receive real help from real people via free 24x7 live customer support
We offer you more than 80 free templates to customize the look of your store
Charges transaction fees and product listing fees that could add up to 9% of your total sale price
Unlike Volusion, eBay doesn’t offer a discount if you want to create multiple stores
No built-in access to allow your customers to set up recurring billing for products you sell

Disclaimer: The information on this comparison page that was created by Volusion was believed to be accurate as of 11/25/2013.
To report an error or discrepancy, please email marketing@volusion.com.

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