Mals - Premium or Free?

The primary differences between the free and premium version of Mal's are

1) advanced shipping options in the Premium version

2) automated merchant payments via merchant account providers such as Paypal Pro and 1stPay

http://mals-e.com/featuresChart.php

Calculating orders
Free
Premium
Shipping calculator - 8 different methods
Y
Y
Tax calculator - 4 different methods
Y
Y
Issue gift or discount coupons
Y
Y
Discounts
Y
Y
Integrated UPS, Fedex and USPS rate services  
Y
Advanced shipping: 20 zones, 6 options per zones, rate tables with up to 26 bands  
Y
Unlimited product options that don't change the price
Y
Y
Quantity discounts for individual products
Y
Y
     
Payment processing    
PayPal standard, PayPal Express checkout, Nochex, Skrill and Paymate
Y
Y
eCheck
Y
Y
Manual card payments
Y
Y
Define your own payment methods
Y
Y
Postal payment; MO and check
Y
Y
Third-party card processors (Verisign, Authorizenet, etc)  
Y
     
Promote    
Google analytics
Y
Y
Built-in FREE mTracker affiliate program
Y
Y
Bulk upload of up to 5,000 discount coupons (for Groupon.com type promos)  
Y
Built-in tracking code for Google, Shopping.com, Bizrate, Miva, Overture and more Y
Y
Third-party affiliate programs
Y
Y
 
 
 
International    
29 different languages
Y
Y
Setup up to 5 currencies
Y
Y
Three different numeric formats
Y
Y
     
Customize    
Responsive design which automatically adapts to mobile devices Y Y
Upload your own logo Y Y
Upload your own style sheet Y Y
Upload your own template for cart pages   Y
Your own template for HTML email customer receipts Y Y
     
Order processing    
Quickbooks integration with Traxian
Y
Y
Quickbooks integration with Webgility.com
 
Y
Batch download of new orders  
Y
Remote HTTP call when an order is received
Y
Y
Customized email customer receipts
Y
Y
Merchant order notifications to up to two addresses
Y
Y
Restricted Admin just for picking up orders  
Y
     
General    
No adverts
Y
Y
Mobile webstores
Y
Y
Unlimited products (excluding the downloadable goods)
Y
Y
Products sold for download on the internet
50
3500
Number orders per day up to:
30
150
Mal's e-commerce logo in page signature
Y
 
Friendly support forums!
Y
Y
More than 99.9% up-time over the last 12 months
Y
Y
     
Cost
Free
$8 month
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