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Above&Beyond Selected as Bigcommerce Premium Partner
May 07, 2013 (03:05 PM EDT)
SUNSHINE COAST, Australia and AUSTIN, Texas, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Above&Beyond today announced an agreement with Bigcommerce, the leading e-commerce software platform for fast-growth businesses, to join the Bigcommerce Partner Program as a Premium Partner. Above&Beyond, an award-winning web design agency specialising in building custom-designed e-commerce websites, has been a Bigcommerce partner since 2010. Today, the design firm was hand selected by Bigcommerce to join the program at the Premium level due to their in-depth experience, dedication to helping merchants get the most out of the Bigcommerce platform, and their reputation for stellar customer service. The agreement gives Above&Beyond a new level of service and support to continue to offer the award-winning Bigcommerce platform, delivering the leading e-commerce platform for small businesses to their customers along with the tools necessary to manage all aspects of online retail.
As a Premium Partner -- the highest level in the program -- Above&Beyond will have access to some awesome benefits from Bigcommerce, including:
"We are extremely pleased to have Above&Beyond join our partner program at the premium level," said Simon Clarkson, director of channels at Bigcommerce. "We realize the tremendous value our partners bring to Bigcommerce and are committed to providing them with a fully encompassing program that supports their efforts and contributes to their ultimate success. We are looking forward to working with Above&Beyond to jointly deliver the best e-commerce platform in the world to online retailers."
Damien Viero, founder and director of Above&Beyond, said his company's partnership with Bigcommerce has been a huge factor in their growth.
"We've been in business since 2000, but things have really taken off since starting to work with Bigcommerce in 2010. Our staff numbers continue to grow and we have worked on hundreds of Bigcommerce stores within Australia and around the world. Designing Bigcommerce websites for businesses looking to sell online now represents about 70% of our new business, and we're thrilled to be a Premium Partner.
"We have regular, ongoing conversations with our contacts at Bigcommerce, which enables us to gain knowledge as well as new business leads," Viero continued. "When we first started creating Bigcommerce sites, we just wanted a stable piece of software that we could put our e-commerce clients on while we focused on what we do best – design. But now, the partnership has led to so much more!"
Above&Beyond recently released an instant design quote generator on their website for any Bigcommerce custom design projects or updates, which allows users to select their requirements and immediately receive a price quote.