QuoteMachine launches an express e-com solution to help local businesses take orders during COVID-19

Many retail and service businesses face unprecedented challenges as containment measures are enforced to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some of our customers have been creative to maintain their cash flow using QuoteMachine. We not only wanted to share “how” with you but release new features to bolster these best practices.

  • We’re introducing our express e-com feature. It lets you share your special offers and portions of your catalog easily, and have customers order and pay online.
  • We have extended our free trial to 3 months for our new users using the integration with Lightspeed Retail (more details on the solutions provided by Lightspeed and its ecosystem on their blog: 15 COVID-19 Relief Plans for Small Businesses)

Your customers’ needs have not disappeared, but physical distancing measures require adjustments so you can continue serving them. Strategies favoring deliveries, takeout orders, or pick-up services are the way to go.

As you want to connect with your local customers and community, QuoteMachine is a great alternative to a traditional eCommerce website. QuoteMachine offers quick and easy ways to share online order forms with a subset of your products and predefined prices. Your customers can access them from your social media, emails, text messages, and pay for their orders directly online.

QuoteMachine offers quick and easy ways to share online order forms with a subset of your products and predefined prices.

If you’re using Lightspeed, it’s directly connected to your Lightspeed inventory an automatically syncs up all the relevant information.

Check out this video and see how QuoteMachine can help you keep taking orders online.

The COVID-19 is accelerating a trend that started some time ago: online to offline or hyper-local e-commerce. QuoteMachine gives you access to a simple solution to fulfill your customer’s expectations and leverage your existing communication channel with them (Facebook, Email, Telephone, Instagram, etc.). We might realize these new habits will hold and adopting them today might get you ready to reach new heights when this crisis will be behind us.

Start your free trial here and reach out to us for a guided tour.

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