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3dcart

6 Ratings

WebLinc

3 Ratings

3dcart

6 Ratings
Score 7.1 out of 101

WebLinc

3 Ratings
Score 9.8 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

3dcart

3dcart works well for small to medium size businesses that want to take care of their own website and product uploads and have the time to stay on top of inventory management. It does not work as well for a business who wants to just "turn it on" and forget about it unless they are able to integrate their POS system with 3dcart to manage inventory.

WebLinc

At least in retail, I would only recommend using Weblinc for merchandising and uploading products.

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

3dcart
7.3
WebLinc
4.4
Product catalog & listings
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
5.0
Product management
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
6.0
Bulk product upload
3dcart
10.0
WebLinc
4.0
Branding
3dcart
7.0
WebLinc
5.0
Mobile storefront
3dcart
7.0
WebLinc
2.0
Product variations
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
5.0
Website integration
3dcart
5.0
WebLinc
2.0
Visual customization
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
6.0
CMS
3dcart
5.0
WebLinc

Online Shopping Cart

3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
2.0
Checkout user experience
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
3.0
Abandoned cart recovery
3dcart
WebLinc
1.0

Online Payment System

3dcart
9.0
WebLinc
2.0
eCommerce security
3dcart
9.0
WebLinc
2.0

eCommerce Marketing

3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
4.0
Promotions & discounts
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
2.0
Personalized recommendations
3dcart
7.0
WebLinc
4.0
SEO
3dcart
9.0
WebLinc
6.0

eCommerce Business Management

3dcart
6.8
WebLinc
1.8
Order processing
3dcart
8.0
WebLinc
3.0
Inventory management
3dcart
5.0
WebLinc
1.0
Shipping
3dcart
7.0
WebLinc
2.0
Custom functionality
3dcart
7.0
WebLinc
1.0

Pros

  • SEO - 3dcart is built in such a way that even if you do no SEO work at all, as long as you use the meta description wizard on each page or product you wind up still searching pretty well in Google.
  • Product uploads - Product uploads are easy to do with 3dcart's .csv import/export feature. No need to struggle with messy simple and variable uploads like on WooCommerce, 3dcart takes the guesswork and hassle out of uploading different product types.
  • Media uploads - Media uploads are quick and simple and the uploader always works.
  • Merchandising products as you are able to see the actual product you are merchandising.
  • Creating new categories and subcategories and arranging them in whatever order you want. Also having the ability to easily hide a category/subcategory.
  • Uploading product and changing the colorway the customer sees.

Cons

  • 3dcart does not connect to many of the POS systems my clients use so we need to manually update inventory daily/weekly.
  • There are many modules available to do many different things, but it makes you feel like you are being tickled and died to death to get the site to do exactly what you want. Also can be confusing if you don't know what you actually need.
  • It's a little difficult/confusing to upload products with multiple variations - ie: color and size - especially if there are multiples colors and multiple sizes.
  • We were never able to delete categories/subcategories. And because of this inability, it was often difficult navigating the back-end. If we accidentally deleted a category/subcategory, it would create a problem on the front end.
  • Creating discount codes was a nightmare. It was easy enough to create, but the text/description area was so sensitive and often had a mind of its own. This sensitivity created problems on the front end as well, ranging from incomplete text showing up to the products tiling all in one row. Also, there wasn't an easy way to create a "complex" discount code (complex defined as any code that wasn't a % off)
  • In general, it was very buggy. We were constantly opening tickets.

Likelihood to Renew

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No answers yet
Not applicable - as a franchisee, the franchiser took over the web site and shopping cart capabilities, so I no longer need the tool. But I would recommend it.
WebLinc10.0
Based on 1 answer
Continuous wins with WebLinc make this an easy choice.

Alternatives Considered

I found 3dcart to be the most cost effective and easiest to use for my smaller to medium sized business clients.
Weblinc was more user-friendly and less confusing to work with.

Return on Investment

  • 3dcart has enabled my clients to quickly and easily get up and running with an online store giving them an almost immediate ROI.
  • Overall, it was more work keeping it running than seemed necessary. It felt like almost everyday there was something new that had to be fixed, which increased frustration both on the employee and customer end. I would say it definitely decreased employee efficiency.

Pricing Details

3dcart

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

WebLinc

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details