Vicinity Group Retailers

eCommerce Solution for SME Retailers

Thank you for your interest in our outstanding Shopify eCommerce solution that can help get your products to market fast, with a best practice eCommerce site. Included in this, is expert advisory to guide you on securing your local Government or council grant, which can help fund the project and market your store. 

eCommerce Website Scope 

  1. The website will utilise a best practice eCommerce theme and feature the
    Retailers logo and 3 colours (primary, secondary and highlight)
  2. Setup (up to) three product variants I.e. size, colour, style
  3. Payment gateway – Shopify Payments (Stripe or Paypal) – The Retailer will be
    required to setup the accounts and provide us access
  4. Shipping integration and calculator – We will be leverage www.readytoship.com.au.
    It is simple to use and AusPost-ready
  5. Activate Shopify operational emails - order confirmation, edited order, refund, order
    cancellation, shipping confirmation, customer account activation and customer
    account password reset.
  6. The inventory management solution will be built into the solution. The Retailer will
    need to maintain inventory levels in Shopify (Integration is available via the Optional
    Extras section below).
  7. No limit on the number of SKUs
  8. Image gallery
  9. Mobile responsive design 
  10. Shopping feeds for Facebook and Google
  11. Discount codes
  12. Sitewide search 
  13. Pages
    • Home
    • Product category/listing
    • Product
    • Store locator - Store map for a single store Retailer or a list view for Retailers
      that have multiple stores
    • Contact us / form – Including a ReCaptcha to filter spam inquiries
    • Privacy Policy (Template provided)
    • Terms and Conditions of Use (Template provided)
    • Shipping Details (Template provided)
    • Returns Policy (Template provided)
    • Customer account login and management
  14. Google Analytics account setup, including 2 views, 2 goals (I.e. Conversion/contact)
    and IP filter. This will enable the Retailer to understand how their website is being
    used by their customers and see how many goal conversions occur
  15. Training (Up to 90 minutes)

Grants Advisory 

We'll provide expert advisory to guide you on securing your local Government or council grant, which can help fund the project and market your store. In some cases, all costs can be funded through these grants. Please read more about some selected Grants here.

  1. Phone call for general advisory on the grant process and requirements
  2. Provision of the common answers required for the application (Outside of business
    specific requirements)
  3. Final review of the application prior to submission

Approach summary

  1. We will provide the Retailer with a collection form and checklist of items to provide,
    including a product upload template
  2. The Retailer will complete the collection form, including providing all copywriting
    and the product upload file, including providing all the product images
  3. We will build and configure the website based on collection form and checklist,
    including uploading all the product details and images
  4. Once the Retailer is comfortable with the website, we will access Domain Name
    Server (DNS) and point the Retailers domain to the Shopify site. The Retailer will
    need to provide access to their DNS via a username and password

Project duration – One-two weeks from project commencement

Budget - $3,700 (Ex GST), billed on 14 day payment terms over the course of the project, against milestone delivery. Extended finance options are also available.

Monthly Support and Maintenance (Optional) 

  1. Access to ‘BlueRock Digital Customer Care Portal’
  2. Service levels response times for any incidents and requests that are made
  3. Support through to resolution for incidents
  4. Maintenance and proactive solution enhancement

Out-of-scope

  1. Shopify subscription of $29USD per month - Shopify is offering an extended
    90-day free trial due to COVID-19. This allows you to save the more on your
    ongoing costs
  2. Ready to Ship subscription - https://www.readytoship.com.au/pricing/

Budget (Optional) - $200 (Ex GST) per month

  1. This provides up to 2 hours of support a month
  2. Additional hours are charged at $180 (Ex GST) per hour

Optional Extras 

Given the variability around the below items, we will need to quote these upon request. 

  1. Phone call for general advisory on the grant process and requirements
  2. Provision of the common answers required for the application (Outside of business
    specific requirements)
  3. Final review of the application prior to submission
  4. Website layout changes and customisations
  5. Marketing services
    • Google my Business listing publishing and verification
    • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and meta data services
    • More advanced eCommerce analytics
    • Social media management - content calendar, creation and posting
    • Paid media management - Google and Facebook advertising to drive new
      awareness, new customers and sales. We can provide a ROI forecast pro
      bono, to give Retailers a strong indication of what they will return from the
      campaign
    • Copywriting services
    • Newsletter/eDM (MailChimp or HubSpot)
    • Logo design, style guide and graphic design
    • Photography
  6. Brauz “fulfil from store” functionality - Reserve instore, click-and-collect or delivery
    function
  7. Integrations to other systems - For example: 
    • Xero, MYOB AR, QuickBooks
    • Inventory system
    • POS
  8. Gift cards

Interested?

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