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Jigoshop Showcase #15 Low Down Deep Recordings

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We love to see the great online shops which are being created using Jigoshop, and this is a series highlighting the amazing stores that have come to our attention. If you’ve gone live with an implementation of Jigoshop, and would like to be featured and promoted, email [email protected]

Low Down Deep Recordings – lowdowndeep.com

Back in October we featured French hiphop download site Deuxkids, and now it’s the turn of British Drum ‘n’ Bass with Low Down Deep Recordings and the work of young British designer Rory Morris. Much like our own Overload theme for digital downloads, Rory has created an eye-catching and standout site in darker colours which capture the spirit of darker and more underground dance music in the UK.

And it certainly seems to have worked – in the first three weeks of being live, the site had 50GB of encrypted downloads alone. That’s down to the combination of the music itself, the design of the site, and Jigoshop taking care of the backend so site owners and developers can focus on what’s important in securing sales.

Rory has shared that his client is already impressed with the revenue from the site. He also said he found Jigoshop a pleasure to work with, having switched eCommerce solutions halfway through the website build due to specific payment requirements.

What’s really interesting about the site in terms of functionality is that some products are available as physical purchases, whereas others are digital downloads only. And then there are also products available in both formats, leading to a variety of layouts and options on product pages.

The above example is only available as a CD – also notice items like the Facebook Comment integration which work well to promote your products via social networks.

Whereas the product below is available as an MP3, Wav, or even on vinyl.

We all really like this site because it fits perfectly with the tone and feeling of the products it sells, which is no doubt one of the reasons why it is so successful. And it’s great to see such a wide range of shopts and styles based on Jigoshop, proving that it really does work for practically any type of eCommerce store.

Jigoshop Showcase #1 Angel Bean Baby Shoes

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Jigoshop Showcase #1 Angel Bean Baby Shoes

We love to see the great online shops which are being created using Jigoshop, and this is just the first blog post highlighting one of the amazing stores that has come to our attention. If you’ve gone live with an implementation of Jigoshop, and would like to be featured and promoted, email [email protected]

Angel Bean Soft Leather Baby Shoes – www.angelbean.co.uk

Angel Bean create soft leather baby shoes, and was inspired by Founder Bev giving birth to Dylan, her first child. With the help of web designer husband Alex, they’ve just launched the Angel Bean website in summer 2011. And it looks particularly nice.

Obviously the design reinforces the fact that the shoes themselves are pretty cute, and then selecting the Shop gives you the handy Categories Menu, and the always useful Tag Cloud. Alex, who built the site, has used other eCommerce plugins for WordPress, and very nicely says ‘Jigoshop has been by far the easiest and most pleasant to integrate. The themes are great (responsive!) and the backend has everything you’d need. So the overall integration was really easy.’

At the moment Angel Beans are using a grouped product to display the two available sizes for each shoe design, but with configurable products due to be released shortly, that’ll be made easier very soon. And not only have are the ‘You May Also Like’ lists encouraging us to buy several pairs of booties, but there’s a very nice and clean integration of sharing buttons for Facebook, Twitter, and Google +.

So if you’re looking for a lovely example of Jigoshop in a nicely-designed online store, or you have a young child or own on the way, it’s worth checking out Angel Beans. About the only thing they could add now is a Jigoshop bootie design!