In the world of open source application and ecommerce solutions, BigCommerce is the fastest growing ecommerce platform in the world because it provides entrepreneurs like you with an affordable, enterprise-grade ecommerce platform that’s easy to manage and provides a rapid ROI. BigCommerce has built in lots of features which make it unique among all other ecommerce solutions like magento or opencart. If you are looking for an e-commerce store that you can set up straight away, this is an awesome solution. BigCommerce has lots of features which allow store owner a great flexibility to manage his store front. Here is a small list of features which ranked BigCommerce to top
1) No Design Limit: BigCommerce has no design limit. Store owner has creative control of redesigning layout as per his wish by just drag and drop. It does not require any technical skill to do so. BigCommerce itself provide more than 50 default nice store layout to choose.
2) Sell on eBay: Right from your store’s control panel you can list your products for sale (BIN) or auction on eBay. You can see live listings and when an auction is won or a product is purchased, an order is created in your store automatically. No extra work needed.
3) Email Marketing: BigCommerce comes with built in integration of iContact which allowed store owner to send periodic newsletter to all their prospective buyers.
4) Fancy Photo Zooming: BigCommerce allowed unlimited number of product photo upload with auto cropping features. Visitors can click a photo to see the larger version, which you can display in a popup window or in a light box-style window
5) Mobile Commerce: BigCommerce includes native support for the iPad as well as a shopping experience that looks beautiful on all web kit-enabled mobile devices including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm Pre devices. A complete browsing, shopping and purchasing experience takes just a few clicks.
6) Sell on Facebook: BigCommerce also support facebook shop to sell your product on facebook. By displaying a “Shop” tab on your Facebook fan page, BigCommerce SocialShop lets your fans, prospects and customers click on a product to purchase it from your BigCommerce store
7) Custom Product options: BigCommerce allows you to create as many custom options as you want for your product set. You can also create configurable fields which the customer has to fill in when purchasing, such as engraving text for an iPod.
8) Search Engine optimization: BigCommerce includes all what you need to be ranked top on all major search engine like Google, yahoo or bing. It provides a feature to write custom Meta title, description and keywords for each product, pages and categories for better search engine optimization.
There are so many other features are available in BigCommerce which itself a long topic. you can read more BigCommerce features list at their website.