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Who's Using Fresh Store Builder?

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  1. Alien

    Alien Well-Known Member

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    Anyone using this with success?

    http://www.freshstorebuilder.com

    Looks an interesting option for Amazon association that I'm considering to use on a new site launch I have.

    For those who use it - are you finding conversions effective?

    Also, how easy is it to add content pages? I have a fair chunk to add initially if I use this.

    Do you use any other templates apart from the default look? If so, did you create these yourself or buy them third party?

    Was the $147 price tag worth it?

    Thanks all. :)
     
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    Hi Matthew

    Im using it one of my sites, and it was nice and easy to get setup and get the site live, Also to get ranking as its 1st in google for its keyword.

    There has been a few bugs with it and a few problems with amazon when they had a update and then we werent getting credited for the sales but I think that is over with now. I have made 50 sales this month so far but that is with half a month with the problems with amazon.

    FSB is really easy to add content to on pages and create new pages add new catagories etc, it auto updates as well so you can pretty much leave it alone,

    There is 3 templates free to choose from and can tweak the css and that to make it different or buy templates but I havent done this yet, I only brought one licence to test it out, but when I think of my next idea I will upgrade.

    Conversions can be abit hit or miss, had 14 checks outs one day which turned into 13 sales but yesterday had 18 checkouts but only 4 sales,

    Hope this helps

    Ryan
     
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    Hi Ryan,

    That's really helpful, thanks, sounds promising there. :)

    The auto updating sounds good - nothing worse than having to update affiliate feeds/products manually, etc! :) I like the cart being on the site too until the final checkout process.

    Doesn't the 1 licence give you unlimited domain use? :D
     
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    Sorry yea should of explained better, I paid I think it was $50 to just use it on one domain so I could see if I like it to see before i wasted$ 150 or didnt waste
    Ryan
     
  6. Alien

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    Ahhh right, didn't realise you could have a reduced licence fee for one domain use - that's a good idea, might try that (I'm tight!). LOL.

    Cheers mate! :cool:
     
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    HAHA Yea thats the reason I did it as I was tight,
    I emailed them to ask as they didnt have it on the site so might be worth a go to see if they still do it.
    as I said though even with the ups and downs of amazon making problems it has paid for itself so far

    Ryan
     
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    Oh and thanks who ever checkout the most expensive bean bag on my site, ruined my stats LOL
    Joking

    Ryan
     
  9. Alien

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    Yay, happy days! I like the look of those bags! :D
     
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    Feel free to buy one, lol
     
  11. Alien

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    Oooooooooooooooh, tempting, could sit the MIL on it! :D :D
     
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    I have found bigger that I wanted to put on the site but was only for USA,
     
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    Does that script include the full shopping cart integration etc. that you have on yours?
     
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    I did sign up for Fresh Store Builder and I can't deny it does what it's supposed to.

    The reason I wanted it was because I have loads of undeveloped sites that I thought I could quickly bang up tons of sites.

    The Amazon intergration is smooth enough but you still need to write loads of content for the products and pages which I didn't want to do. So I had a refund before the 30 day trial ran out.
     
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    Interesting, thanks for that. :)

    I'm planning to add plenty of original content to the site in question, but do product listings really need unique write-ups?
     
  16. chippyb United Kingdom

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    They Suggest with your main products the ones that will make a lot of sales to write something unquie and spin the rest but I havent and it seems to be just fine

    Ryan
     
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    Just to let you know, FSB integrates the best spinner API.
    This means that if/when you purchase "the best spinner" all you need to do is insert your details into the FSB admin panel and all the title and product descriptions get spun automatically, creating "unique" product pages.

    Obviously you can then invest in re-written content for all products or just the most popular products, but at least your site will have a slight advantage over other stores integrating amazon product descriptions directly into the product page.


    Regards,
    Chris
     
  18. Alien

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    Nice one, thanks Chris - that sounds handy! :cool:
     
  19. Alien

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    Just bought single store licence @ US $60. You can upgrade it later if desired I'm told.

    Will see what happens!
     
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    @chippyb Have you got any info for the bug where people wheren't getting credited for sales? E.g. what versions where affected? I'm running all but the very latest that came out a few days ago, maybe that's why I don't get many sales!
     
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    the issue was a amazon api update that buggered everything up, not to do with fsb
    i think they have fixed it now tho
     
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