homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 204.236.254.124
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Visit PubCon.com
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Ecommerce
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks

Ecommerce Forum

    
looking for off the shelf package for small ecomm site
tektwin




msg:3662425
 12:32 am on May 30, 2008 (gmt 0)

i am starting a small retail website and i am looking for advice on an off the shelf ecommerce package. i have other websites however they are strictly content. a friend built those for me so i have limited technical knowledge. i would like a package to include everything from creation to shopping cart.

any and all advice is greatly appreciated!

[edited by: lorax at 12:51 am (utc) on May 30, 2008]

 

Wlauzon




msg:3662544
 4:43 am on May 30, 2008 (gmt 0)

You are not going to find many truly off the shelf packages, nearly all will require some tweaking and setup.

Even Yahoo stores, which is probably the most "ready to run" takes about a day to fully setup, and much more if you customize the look and feel.

tektwin




msg:3662684
 10:20 am on May 30, 2008 (gmt 0)

thank you, i considered yahoo but i figured they do not likely allow the addition of any affiliates or google ads - anyone know if they do? though i will be selling my own products, i wanted to offer other opportunities for shopping as well.

thanks!

krolik




msg:3662818
 1:27 pm on May 30, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hi tektwin,

we are using aspdotnetstorefront and are pretty happy with it. It has many built in features, almost everything online store needs.
There is one time fee when you buy it (price depends on the version you buy) but you have to pay for their support (~$250 / year) if you want it. Support however is excellent.
If you buy version without code your customization is a little bit limited but if you purchase code you can do full customization.

wrkalot




msg:3666653
 1:23 pm on Jun 4, 2008 (gmt 0)

Do a search for Page Down Tech. They have a very affordable .asp package that runs right out of the box.

CarolSLC




msg:3668921
 10:38 pm on Jun 6, 2008 (gmt 0)

I'm using ShopSite as a monthly rental from my ISP. Was simple to set up and get running. Only takes time if you don't like their built-in templates and want to do your own.

Chicken Carbonara




msg:3670055
 12:25 am on Jun 9, 2008 (gmt 0)

Take a look at Volusion, they are quite good....

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Ecommerce
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved