AUSTIN, Texas & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WSI, the world’s largest network of digital marketing consultants, has added Bigcommerce, the fastest-growing ecommerce platform, to the WSI eMarketplace as its premier SaaS ecommerce partner. The agreement will enable WSI Consultants in more than 80 countries around the world to more efficiently and effectively support ecommerce clients seeking to grow their businesses online.
After evaluating a number of competing SaaS ecommerce platforms, WSI selected the Bigcommerce platform for its combination of powerful, out-of-the-box digital marketing capabilities and proven track record supporting fast-growth companies. With ecommerce now accounting for more than $1.5 trillion in annual spending worldwide, merchants are increasingly looking to digital marketing as a competitive advantage to better differentiate their online storefronts. Working with WSI, clients can access a global network of digital marketing experts spanning a variety of fields including website design, search engine optimization, email marketing, social media and mobile marketing. As a result of this partnership, WSI consultants will now be able to tap into more than 100 built-in SEO, marketing and analytics tools specifically designed to help merchants sell more online. In addition, WSI Consultants will also have access to Bigcommerce’s vast network of third-party ecommerce apps.
“For the past 20 years, WSI has been a trusted source of marketing intelligence, trends and market strategy for thousands of companies that recognize how critical and difficult it is to differentiate in a crowded online marketplace,” said Justin Corbell, Vice President of Sales for Bigcommerce. “Combining WSI’s marketing expertise with the power of the Bigcommerce platform provides businesses with peace of mind that they are equipped to excel in this highly competitive market.”
“We take immense pride in our ability to remain at the forefront of the industry,” said Mark Dobson, CEO of WSI. “One of the ways in which we do that is by partnering with other leading digital technologies to further enhance the results-oriented solutions we provide to our clients. WSI is excited to become Bigcommerce’s first Global Premier Partner. We feel the combination of Bigcommerce’s robust platform, support and customization capabilities are game changers in the world of ecommerce, and are perfectly suited to the online marketing needs of our clients.”
Bigcommerce helps fast-growing brands sell more. The Bigcommerce platform provides small- and medium-sized retailers with everything they need to launch, promote, manage and scale a successful online store, complete with beautiful responsive themes, order processing, analytics, mobile commerce and marketing tools. Founded in 2009, Bigcommerce supports more than 55,000 retailers around the world from its offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney. For more information, visit Bigcommerce.com.
WSI is the world’s largest network of Digital Marketing Consultants with its head office in Toronto, Canada. WSI Digital Marketing Consultants have helped thousands of small and medium-sized businesses realize their online marketing potential. By using innovative Internet technologies and advanced digital marketing strategies, businesses can have a WSI Digital Marketing System tailored to their individual needs to elevate their Internet presence and profitability to new levels. In 2014, WSI was the proud recipient of 8 WMA WebAwards. For more information about WSI’s offerings and business opportunities please visit: www.wsiworld.com.