Grass Valley, CA, December 09, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- eAhoy, the e-commerce, community-driven marketplace, today announced a free selling platform for merchants new to the Internet and for small businesses that currently have an online presence. Free features include hosted websites for serviced-based businesses, an online store for product-based businesses, search engine placement, as well as a comprehensive toolset to market and manage their businesses.
The eAhoy hosting platform is free to users and offers the lowest below-market sales fees found on the Web. Merchant users can list unlimited items and choose from a flat monthly fee for volume 'power sellers' or a low sales fee for smaller scale home-based businesses. Additional benefits include free search engine optimization (SEO) and premium advertising services geared to increase visibility and sales revenue.
eAhoy integrates their ecommerce platform with an industry standard secure shopping cart for transactions where merchants can manage sales, track orders, create on-site display ads and feature their products and services.
“Every feature of the eAhoy hosting platform is free to users and designed with ease-of-use for merchants,” said Eric Schikore, executive vice president, eAhoy. “eAhoy is essentially the most affordable e-commerce option on the Internet because we offer a host of free business products and services without the need for a merchant account to sell products. This allows the merchants to do what they do best - focus on their own business success - with eAhoy as their multi-channeled sales and revenue support mechanism.”
While designed for ease-of-use, eAhoy also provides help for novice e-commerce users including an in-depth “how to” library and support center which guides small and home-based business owners with their advertising and social commerce Internet marketing.
Headquartered in Grass Valley, California, eAhoy is a geo-targeted, social commerce marketplace and hosting platform for small businesses and individuals to sell, shop and connect in any geographic location. eAhoy.com provides a host of free services Including web hosting, websites, shopping and selling platforms, events and classified listings. To learn more, visit www.eahoy.com.