eCongo.com Inc. launched its free, turnkey
eCongo FreeCommerce service, aimed at small businesses and Web entrepreneurs.
eCongo FreeCommerce integrates six components required to successfully
conduct business online into a single, Web-based service managed by
“To date, e-commerce sites have been costly and complicated to implement,”
said Rick Asturias, CEO of eCongo.com.
“Small businesses simply don’t have
the resources or the technical expertise to manage a complex e-commerce site.
eCongo.com levels the playing field by offering a free, easy-to-use
e-commerce service allowing everyone to participate in the new Internet
The solution includes a Web store builder and administrator, multiple
integrated payment methods, Web customer service, shipping and delivery
management and advertising and promotion services.
The service also includes membership in a network where eCongo.com merchants
can trade advertising, share ideas and network with other Web business
Merchants can select a unique eCongo.com URL (www.yourname.econgo.com) free
of charge, or use a personal URL (www.yourname.com).
eCongo.com merchants receive 20 percent of the advertising slots on their
site to control or trade with other merchants.
eCongo apparently will sell
the remaining 80 percent. eCongo.com stores will be submitted to popular,
free Internet search engines.
eCongo also offers a managed e-commerce
solution as an OEM co-branded service for Internet Service Providers, portals
and other online businesses.