Site builder spotlight: Yola

Yola: Taking Business Online

From time to time we like to highlight a SaaS program or site builder that is compatible with popular payment gateways like Authorize.Net and NMI and allows for high-risk processing integration for merchants that are commonly considered a prohibited category by many merchant account providers. Below we will go over some features and benefits of Yola because if you are looking for a fast, free, and simple website builder for your business, Yola might be the right fit. With powerful tools, flexibility, and no third party ads, you can set up your business website without looking like a puppet for advertisers, which helps your potential customers know you’re serious!

Keep it Personal

First of all, know that your site is secure with the industry standard of cyber-security, updated as new threats are discovered. You can also password protect your pages; giving you the ability to share with authorized people exclusively. With great designs to start with, you can customize your site any way you choose! There are templates to choose from to begin building the framework of your site, organizing in whatever way you wish, and you can modify them anytime. In addition to all that, there are widgets that make your tasks even easier, and of course, there are in-depth SEO tools to help you get found on Google and Bing. Yola sites are HTML based, making them much more friendly to Google indexing. You can integrate your current website domain name or select one that fits your business best, and personalize your email address.

Keep It Mobile, Keep It Social

Yola has direct plugins for Facebook, making it easy to connect with your fans there and connect your business page with your website. Yola also has a mobile publishing feature, which easily converts your website into a mobile-friendly site, for any smartphone or tablet. You can also add share buttons from other big social media sites, including Twitter and Google+, and even incorporates Facebook comments onto your site. If that’s not enough, you have the age-old, tried and true email marketing toolset to run any email marketing campaigns or newsletters you want!

E-commerce For The Win

Obviously, this is only good if there are competent e-commerce tools to go along with your site, and Yola delivers with tools like inventory management, credit card payments including via Authorize.Net which means you have many processing options including high-risk options. If you need any payment gateway support or high-risk credit card processing options, please contact us anytime. Yola also offers real-time shipping quotes and tracking, mobile shopping and analytical tools to view statistics and track sales and clicks and lets you build custom forms and mailing lists to reach as many shoppers or potential new clients as possible! Yola has a scalable infrastructure making it match with businesses of any size and several hosting options including cloud-based hosting. They claim a 99.9% uptime and complete DDoS protection to boot!