Hello from Jin & Co.

At Jin & Co, we craft distinct, user-friendly websites for bookstores Hello from Jin & Co. a Melbourne-based web specialist team celebrated for our innovative, distinct, and user-friendly author and bookstore websites.

As a trusted choice among renowned authors, illustrators, and industry leaders globally, we transform bookstores’ online presence into a rich, engaging, and immersive experience.

We believe in transparency, offering fixed, upfront pricing, and a comprehensive, white-glove service, taking care of every step for you. Let us bring your bookstore’s charm to the digital world, enhancing not just your site’s aesthetics, but its overall functionality and customer experience.

Your brand is your strength. It’s time to build it online.

Bookstores hold a cherished place in our communities, reflecting a local charm that’s unmatched by large online retailers. It’s time for your bookstore to start a new chapter and bring this unique spirit online.

Many bookstore websites struggle to provide a customer experience that differentiates them from other online retailers. Our WordPress solution creates a rich, immersive digital experience that reflects the purpose and passion behind your brand. Transform your site into a space that not just sells books, but celebrates reading.

Simplified monthly pricing with no upfront investment. No risk – change or cancel your plan anytime.

Bookstore Standard

One-time setup: $1,999

Monthly subscription: $99/month

Includes:
Jin & Co. Design, WordPress website, Booklists, Reviews,  CircleSoft Integration, Hosting, Backup, Security, and Support.

Bookstore Premium

One-time setup: $1,999

Monthly subscription: $149/month

Everything in Standard, plus:
News/Blog, Email Newsletter Integration, Upcoming Events, and Subscription Products.

The one-time setup fee is due at the start of the project.

Monthly subscriptions can be cancelled at any time, but the setup fee is non-refundable.

If you prefer to pay annually, you’ll save 10% compared to monthly billing. Please contact us to set up annual billing.

Build meaningful customer relationships

We believe that your entire website is a touchpoint for building customer relationships. With a tailored WordPress overlay, you can create meaningful moments and interactions beyond the checkout process. Share staff picks, promote in-store events, or tell your store’s story – all these elements contribute to a personalized experience that fosters customer loyalty.

Create rich immersive experiences for your customers

Many bookstore websites aren’t equipped to compete on customer experience – a key differentiator online. This gives the edge to brands with an immersive online experience.

Readers that shop at local bookstores are willing to pay a premium for brands with a purpose. Convert physical experiences into virtual ones, promote in store events, and build beautiful booklists.

Capitalise on the eCommerce revolution

In recent years, we’ve witnessed an unprecedented surge in eCommerce sales, with factors like the global pandemic providing a significant boost. This dramatic shift towards online shopping has underscored the importance of having a strong and appealing online presence. Now more than ever, bookstores need to ensure they’re not left behind in this digital transformation. By enhancing your online presence, you can capitalize on this eCommerce growth and secure your bookstore’s place in the digital landscape.

Enhance your Circle POS system – don't ditch it

Our solution doesn’t require you to change your current Circle POS system. By integrating a WordPress overlay, we create a seamless experience that matches the look and feel of your existing site. This enhances your site’s functionality, leading to an increase in time spent on site, pages per session, up/cross-sells, basket size, and sales.

Provide a consistent experience across all devices

In this era of ever-expanding digital consumption, it’s vital to provide a consistent experience across all devices – from desktop to tablet to mobile. As the distinction between in-store and online shopping continues to blur, ensure that your customers enjoy a convenient and enjoyable shopping experience wherever they are.

How does it work?

Here’s the 3 Step checklist for a CircleSoft + WordPress integration

1. Design and Build

Let us craft a new WordPress website tailored to your brand’s unique identity.

2. Domain Configuration

We work with Circle to reconfigure your current domain to point to the new WordPress site while creating and directing a sub-domain specifically for your Circle system.

3. Launch

With a new SSL Certificate issued for the subdomain by Circle Support, your enhanced Circle + WordPress site goes live, ready to reach a global audience.

“We had been talking about overhauling our website for years. Always wanting a level of customisation that wasn’t available with our previous site. We couldn’t recommend Jin & Co. highly enough for other bookstores looking for a more personal presence online.”

Leesa Lambert / The Little Bookroom

Owner of The Little Bookroom

“Cannot give a higher recommendation to Jin And Co – it’s a consensus shared by many of my peers. Most recently the landing page he designed for the ABIA Awards (which were moved online due to COVID-19), was a crucial part of us being able to execute it and bring a lot of joy to our community in such uncertain times. I can’t wait to see what he makes for us next.”

ABIA Awards

“Jin is a talented designer. His websites are unique, beautifully designed and very good value.”

Dervla McTiernan

No. 1 Bestselling author of The Ruin, The Scholar, The Sisters, The Good Turn

“Jin has been an absolute efficient delight to work with, proved to be a great, collaborative problem-solver and has done a wonderful job with the design and functionality. Thank you so much!”

Kaz Cooke

Author of Up The Duff

It’s been such an incredible experience to work with Jin on creating the website of my dreams. He was endlessly patient with all of my questions and requests, and was so thorough and responsive with his communication the entire way along. He went over and above to make sure I was happy with every single detail of the finished product — I cannot recommend him enough!

Lynette Noni

“Jin was quick to respond, open to suggestions and overall lovely to work with. The website he’s created for us is functional and beautiful, and all the more better to know that he is always on hand to help if any problems arise. Thanks Jin!”

Monica McInerney

Million-copy selling author

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