ShowMeTheParts Launches New Searching Experience

It did not come as a major surprise to us to hear that certain part types are difficult to find on ShowMeTheParts.com. If you are looking for a filter or brake pad the category search is obvious; it is Filters or Brake Pads and Shoes. If you are looking for a “Transmission Oil Cooler” it gets more challenging. While we have worked hard over the last year to reduce the number of categories by 50%, it still did not provide the best user experience.  

So, we dug into our SQL statements, did some rewrites, added a couple of indexes, and created a solution that we dare say is a game changer in terms of user experience of ShowMeTheParts.com. Now, after you have selected the year/make/model, the next selection will be based on all the available part types for that vehicle. Now if you type in OIL, you will get a list of parts that have the word OIL in it anyplace such as an OIL COOLER HOSE  

After you pick your part type, and the engine if necessary, now you will get a list of parts matching that part type and everything else in that category.  

Looking for the Connector, just click on that part type and your list is updated to that specific part you need. 

It is really that simple.  

Take the newly updated ShowMeTheParts.com for a test drive and let us know how it works by emailing me at jwright@verticaldev.com with your comments or by taking this anonymous survey https://satisfactionstats.com/cs/5fd2576b6c735 

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ShowMeTheFilters and ShowMeTheExhaust Launch

The team at ShowMeTheParts is proud to announce 2 new market-focused web catalog:  ShowMeTheFilters.com and ShowMeTheExhaust.com. Each catalog includes BuyNow links to leading aftermarket e-commerce sites that will save you from any additional searching.

ShowMeTheFilters.com covers filters, wipers, lighting, and belts for everything that moves from all the Aftermarket leading companies like Bosch, Fram, K&N, Mobil, WIX, and many more. It features lightning-fast searching by Cars/Light Trucks, Power Sport, and Medium/Heavy Duty Vehicles with application fitment directly from the Brand so you’ll be sure to get the correct part.

ShowMeTheExhaust.com is a unique exhaust specific catalog that features specialized Converter searches for Federal-EPA, CARB, along with NY-CARB, Maine-CARB, and Colorado-CARB from all the leading brands.  In addition, it has complete Exhaust Diagrams from Bosal, AP-Exhaust, and Walker Exhaust. It’s never been easier to find the correct exhaust part.

Both Web Catalogs are mobile-friendly.

All our web catalogs feature No-Nonsense and Ad-Free experiences. Complete, accurate part information directly from the brand owner that includes images, 360 images, cross-references, attributes, and technical documents. With our New BuyNow it’s now never been easier to buy the correct part.

 

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ShowMeTheParts Creates Intuitive Mobile Apps

As the rate of shoppers who are using their mobile devices to connect with the ecommerce world continues to accelerate, it has become a necessity for businesses to make it as easy as possible for those users to find what they are looking for. By creating an app for smart devices, buyers have one button access to the information they want. ShowMeTheParts knows how important this is and continues to create user friendly mobile apps for its partners.  

ShowMeTheParts works with their partners to narrow down what businesses are looking for in the capabilities of their app as well as make suggestions on how to make the app its absolute best. Our development works hard to ensure the app is easy for the users as well as the backend. Below is a sample of aftermarket business that ShowMeTheParts has teamed up with! Want to take your business to the next level? Reach out to the ShowMeThe Parts development team today, email us at sales@verticaldev.com or (630)724-1159.

 

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ShowMeTheParts: ShowMeThePartsPro

ShowMeTheParts is always looking for new ways to help customers be more successful. The latest plug in, ShowMeThePartsPro, allows warehouses and manufacturers to display current inventory and pricing on the familiar ShowMeTheParts interface. With the new registration panel, users are required to sign in before accessing the catalog. Warehouses and distributors can then set custom pricing for each user option, eliminating phone calls and after hour emails.

ShowMeThePartsPro will also allow one or more warehouses to be linked with the click of a button. By having all inventory in one spot it keeps quantities up to date, showing customers exactly how much is on hand. Once the parts are located, ShowMeThePartsPro easily creates the order for the customer so they can check out with ease without the usual extra steps needed to place an order over the phone. This saves time for the warehouses, distributors, and purchasers. What used to take back and forth phone calls and parts lookups can now be done in a click.

Want to learn more about SMTPPro? Check out this video on our YouTube Channel! 

 

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