When it comes to building an auto parts ecommerce website, there are quite a few platform options to choose from. We maintain a list of different platforms here, but you can basically divide all auto the platforms into three categories: Platforms purpose built for OEM parts and accessories Platforms purpose built for aftermarket parts and…

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Chris Leebelt, CEO of EBIZPlatform

In today’s Parts Insider Interview, we’re talking with Chris Leebelt, CEO & CIO of EBIZPLATFORM. EBIZPLATFORM is a Unified Commerce Platform for Manufacturers and Suppliers of complex products (like auto parts). It offers businesses a way to simplify the data management process and enable ecommerce with an available API that offers almost limitless capabilities.

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The pros and cons of Magento

At Spork, we’re often asked about using Magento as an auto parts ecommerce platform. While there are certainly some benefits to Magento’s ecommerce platform, it is not a platform we typically recommend. This post will lay out the pros and cons of using Magento for auto parts ecommerce, and explain why Magento isn’t our first…

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Platform collage

Let’s state the obvious: If you’re going to sell auto parts and accessories online, you need an ecommerce website. The question is, should you: Build your own ecommerce site off a platform like Magento or WooCommerce, OR Pay for a hosted ecommerce solution (like Web Shop Manager, BigCommerce, or Shopify)? While there’s no cut and…

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