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1&1 Launches Powerful New eShop Packages

- Professional ecommerce solutions from $9.99 per month - Features include eBay integration, PayPal compatibility and many other tools to market products and increase sales - 1&1 Linux hosting customers receive free EZShop

1&1 Internet, the world's largest web host by known servers, today put new momentum into the ecommerce solution market with a new line of eShop packages. Aggressively priced from only $9.99 a month, 1&1 eShops provide powerful ecommerce functionality such as eBay integration, secure payment processing, advanced marketing tools, combined with the ease-of-use of a 1&1 package. The eShops are a great asset to SMBs and home users seeking an effective ecommerce platform with minimal costs. Furthermore, 1&1's US hosting customers enjoy free ecommerce functionality with a basic level eZShop added to new and existing Home, Business and Developer Linux web hosting plans.

The 1&1 eShop package is a stand-alone ecommerce solution that can be built using the template-driven Shop Designer, which allows any level of user to create a professional ecommerce site within minutes. Products are posted using a drag-and-drop interface and a point-and-click design allows users to publish online with ease. eShops include secure online payment methods via PayPal, WorldPay and the 1&1 Merchant Account, which gives you low rates on credit and debit transactions. eShops accept all major credit cards, variable currencies and automatically calculates state taxes.

1&1 eShops are equipped to handle every aspect of modern ecommerce with flexible and effective retailing. eBay integration allows eShop owners to submit items to eBay auctions with nearly every eBay feature available. 1&1 eShop users benefit from no charge payable for 1&1's eBay time scheduling. Furthermore, three images per item may be submitted to eBay with no charge, and eBay shoppers may buy multiple items from a 1&1 customer’s eShop without additional eBay fees for the merchant.

Oliver Mauss, CEO for 1&1 Internet Inc. said, "We’ve put a lot of time and effort into rebuilding our eShops to offer a more advanced range of packages which include more features that allow individuals to create their own professional ecommerce site. 1&1 eShops are an excellent way for anyone to affordably start retailing, and for serious merchants our eShops provide an array of features from promoting your shop on search engines to offering discounts to returning customers."

In addition to the very attractive price points, 1&1 eShops are set to drive the market with their technical specification and standard features. Importantly, 1&1 dedicated eShop technicians will be continually adding new features and software improvements that will automatically update for the eShop customers, with no additional charges. Advanced ecommerce features, available in certain packages, include:

- Advanced stock management and order management functionality
- Customer management functionality and customer groups
- Over 100 design templates
- Product promotion on popular shopping search engines, like Shopping.com
- Discount tools - Bulk prices, special offers and customer group discounts
- 1&1 Marketing Tools – Simple Submission, to submit your website to search engines, and an E-mail Marketing tool to send newsletters
- Cross-selling to make other product recommendations
- Generous web space and traffic allowances

The new 1&1 eShop range comprises the Starter eShop priced at $9.99 a month (up to 50 products), Professional eShop priced at $24.99 a month (up to 200 products) and Advanced eShop priced at $49.99 a month (up to 20,000 products).

In order for 1&1's many US hosting customers to experience eShop technology, 1&1 has added a free basic level eZShop to all new and existing Home, Business and Developer Linux web hosting packages. The tool is very easy to use and includes selected 1&1 eShop features. EZShop is an ideal ecommerce tool to experiment with at no cost.

1&1 Internet, the world's largest web host by known servers, provides a one-stop-shop for web solutions. 1&1 eShops benefit from the security and industry-leading 30 Gbit Connectivity via the company's own wide area network. 1&1 packages are supplied with 24/7 customer support and a 90 day Money Back Guarantee.

For more information on 1&1 Internet Inc. visit the website at www.1and1.com

About 1&1 Internet Inc:

1&1 Internet Inc. is a subsidiary of United Internet, a profitable public company with a market cap of $5 billion. 1&1 was founded in 1988 and hosts more than 10 million domain names, while more than 55,000 servers run on the company’s five state-of-the-art data centers. 1&1’s global community is over 7.7 million customer contracts strong. The company’s U.S. headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, PA. For more information, please contact the company at www.1and1.com or 1-877-461-2631.


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