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Los Angeles, CA, United States, 2012/02/28 - The hosted shopping cart, Wazala, announced the integration of SoundCloud within their easy to use, design friendly, ecommerce solution - Wazala.com.
This integration allows musicians to set up an online music shop with a few clicks. SoundCloud allows musicians to record and share their music with fans, and now SoundCloud users can easily sell music on their own websites using Wazala.
“Wazala does not take a transaction fee, thus allowing artists to sell songs directly to fans without giving out a piece of the profit to third parties” said Zeena Bushnaq, Managing Director of Wazala. “It’s a big compliment to other distribution channels artists use. Customers who discover the artists through their website or social profile would not have to be directed elsewhere to purchase, making Wazala a deeply integrated social commerce experience within your own site.
The benefits include spreading the store over multiple websites, blogs and Facebook pages, allows you to capture your customer anywhere they are. Sell tracks, merch, tickets, or any promo items within your own store and the customer is never directed elsewhere to pay or browse other artists offerings.
Musicians already using SoundCloud will benefit from the easy upload and set up of their music for sale with Wazala. After a purchased, an automated link is delivered to the customer allowing for a safe and protected digital download, with control to eliminate any abuse.
Wazala (wazala.com) is a fully-featured hosted shopping cart solution built by and for design-minded people. The store can be easily plugged into any website, blog or Facebook page, and takes a few minutes to set up! Feature packed allowing for a full ecommerce experience, and a mobile shopping experience, Wazala Touch. Wazala has multiple language and currency support, inventory tracking and fulfillment assistance. Sell both digital and physical goods within a single store and offers coupon codes, analytics tracking, and statistics. Wazala also processes payments through widely used payment gateways including PayPal, Authorize.net and Google Checkout.
SoundCloud, launched in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, is a social sound platform that lets anyone create, record, promote and share their sounds on the web, in a simple, accessible and feature-rich way. SoundCloud allows sound creators to instantly record audio; upload original content; share them publicly and privately; embed sound across websites and blogs; receive detailed analytics, plus feedback from the community directly onto the waveform player.