There are a variety of solutions for merchants who are interested in establishing or improving their mobile presence. For small businesses just starting, there are affordable do-it-yourself options with basic mobile commerce features. For established merchants, there are feature-rich solutions that provide complete mobile shops.
Here is a list of mobile site builders for merchants. Several of these builders offer both DIY options and customized solutions from their developers.
DudaMobile offers two options to create your basic mobile site. DudaMobile can automatically gather content from your site to jumpstart a mobile website or you can choose from a variety of mobile templates. Then customize with its drag-and-drop builder. Price: $9 per month.
bMobilized offers DIY and customized services to build a mobile website. Use its mobile development tools and more than 30 plugins to add functionality, or choose from existing mobile website templates. Automatically mobilize your existing Amazon Webstore, or create a custom m-commerce store. Price: $15.20 per month for DIY. Additional $399 one-time fee for designer-created site.
Landr is an easy-to-use tool to create simple and effective mobile landing pages. This is a good and cost-effective solution for a small business that requires basic features, such as click-to-call, gallery, video, forms, or a custom button. Price: $9 per month.
goMobi is an easy-to-use platform to create mobile websites with a variety of features, including coupons, forms, booking requests, click-to-call, and a shopping cart. Build from your current website or use a mobile site template. Price: Plans start at $4.50 per month, with a $150 signup fee.
Wapple is a cross-screen marketing company that provides a range of mobile web and app solutions. Wapple can integrate an ecommerce platform with customized “ultra” responsive design that provides quicker download sizes and speeds. Wapple also offers templates for mobile catalogues and stores. Price: Contact for pricing.
SignalMind is a mobile engagement platform that allows businesses to easily manage loyalty programs and create mobile web presences. Its mobile site builder features m-commerce, mobile forms, analytics, and third-party integrations with customer-relationship and marketing tools. Price: Plans start at $15 per month.
Based on the design you choose, a dedicated SproutMobi developer will create up to 10 pages for your site, with two design revisions. Pages can include mobile specific features like RSS integration, Google Maps functionality, click-to-call, and custom mobile contact forms. Price: $99 one-time fee and $9.99 per month.
MoFuse is a simple and inexpensive solution to build a mobile website with a variety of features, including m-commerce, custom forms, and click-to-call. Use its DIY platform or use its designers for a custom build. MoFuse also offers a SMS text marketing plan. Price: Hosting plans start at $9 per month.
Mobify provides custom ecommerce integration, intelligently rearranging your website’s presentation for a better mobile shopping experience. Mobify Design Suite provides a collection of advanced tools for adapting and testing your website’s design for mobile. Mobify Performance Suite offers a collection of automated features to make your responsive website significantly faster for mobile. Price: Call for pricing.
mShopper is a feature-rich mobile commerce platform that allows you to launch a full mobile store with ease. Simply import your product data feed, customize a design, select your features, choose how to process orders, and post your redirect code so mobile shoppers are automatically redirected to your mobile store. Price: $1,500 set-up, $99 per month, 5 percent performance fee.
Shopgate is a mobile shopping platform that offers mobile shops with a wide variety of features and shopping cart APIs. Features include daily deals, mobile product search, order status, returns processing, favorites and last viewed list, and much more. You can select a DIY integration for a smaller setup fee, or choose assisted plans for setup support. Determine the conditions of your fees by balancing transactions fees and monthly fees. Price: See website for pricing.