Produce an online platform that allows businesses to connect with potential customers and other business in a social networking environment.
Shustir is an online social networking community that allows small businesses and entrepreneurs to promote themselves by creating online storefronts, their own eCommerce-enabled "websites" within an established marketplace. Conversely, by joining the Shustir community, consumers can locate and support neighborhood businesses as well as find and buy a variety of goods and services offered beyond their locale. All Shustir members are able to exchange information via messaging as well as interact on forums and blogs. They can also post and access global classifieds.
Avatar provided a complete web design solution that included business concepts, information architecture, design, development, and ongoing support. From the conceptual stage through site launch, Avatar worked along side Shustir to define and refine their innovative ideas and realize their vision.
Shustir is an online launch pad for small businesses and a trusted resource for communities worldwide. Businesses can create and manage a virtual storefront, display their business logo and contact information, describe their business and sell their offerings in an online marketplace. Consumers can locate a business and buy their products, as well as comment, rate or become a fan of the businesses on Shustir.