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February 07, 2011 09:30 ET

CafePress Partners With ShopIgniter Social eCommerce

Top Internet Retailer Looks to Drive Revenue and Engage Social Networks With ShopIgniter Social Promotions Engine™ and Facebook Store

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - February 7, 2011) - ShopIgniter, a rapidly-growing provider of innovative social eCommerce solutions, today announced a partnership with CafePress, the leading source for high quality customized products. CafePress is using ShopIgniter's Social Promotions Engine™ and Facebook Store platform to help clients drive social promotions such as limited time or private sales, social coupon programs, referral incentive programs, and social badging, while enabling transactions inside a robust Facebook Store solution. These solutions help retailers and brands optimize their customer networks, extend reach and drive revenue through social eCommerce.

CafePress will use ShopIgniter solutions to power the social eCommerce for retailers and brands with passionate customer bases.

"Many large brands and Internet Retailer Top 500 companies are looking for enterprise social eCommerce solutions that work with their existing eCommerce systems," said Matt Compton, CEO of ShopIgniter. "We took a platform approach to social eCommerce so businesses can work with one trusted partner, but we modularized the components so they can phase in social features to complement existing eCommerce investments." 

"We are continually looking at ways to embrace the voice and enthusiasm of online communities," said Marc Cowlin, director of marketing for CafePress. "ShopIgniter helps us to extend our eCommerce experience into social networks, enabling friends to take advantage of special sales and discounts, and incent them to share these with their friends."

ShopIgniter provides a comprehensive suite of social eCommerce solutions in its sCommerce Suite, including the Social Promotions Engine™, Facebook Store and eCommerce Platform. The Social Promotions Engine™ helps companies engage their customer networks in social networks and on eCommerce sites with social couponing, product sharing, social badging, referral incentive programs, rewards programs and promotional sales. The solutions can be used in a modular fashion to work with existing eCommerce systems or provide a comprehensive social eCommerce solution for companies. Businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to generate revenue through social eCommerce. 

About ShopIgniter
Founded in 2009, ShopIgniter is a rapidly-growing, social eCommerce software company funded by early Amazon.com investors, Madrona Venture Group. Headquartered in Portland, OR, ShopIgniter helps companies of any size activate their social network to extend their reach and generate revenue through social eCommerce efforts. ShopIgniter provides the sCommerce Suite of flexible products that include a Social Promotion Engine to power shareable coupons, referral and loyalty incentives, private and time-based sales, and group promotions; a fully transactional Facebook Store; and a cloud-based eCommerce Platform; all of which can power a stand-alone eCommerce business or be integrated with existing eCommerce systems. With over a hundred of customers and growing, ShopIgniter meets the social eCommerce needs of a variety of companies including retailers, brand manufacturers and their interactive agencies. More information can be found at www.shopigniter.com.

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