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E-Commerce Solutions

Ecommerce or electronic commerce is one of the hottest buzzwords on the Internet right now. Ecommerce giants like Dell Computer and Amazon Books have become household names. Ecommerce simply means selling items from your web site instead of, or in addition to, your traditional sales method.

There are basically three different approaches we take to ecommerce which vary in price and complexity. Complete Store Solutions, Simple Store or Order Form Only.

Complete Store Solutions

Create a virtual store with inventory tracking, credit card verification and electronic shopping cart. You login and check your orders or receive an email and then ship the product.

ShopSite - More Information | Demo | Stores
Creating and managing a successful online store is easier than ever before, thanks to ShopSite. No other shopping cart software combines ShopSite's unparalleled ease-of-use with such powerful marketing options. That is why more small- to medium-sized businesses rely on ShopSite than any other Internet commerce product.

ShopSite includes a large selection of merchandising tools, from simple sales to offering coupons and gift certificates. Volume pricing, real-time Credit Card Processing, product search, and customer registration are just a few of the many features that make ShopSite the ideal tool for creating and managing an online store.

Requirements & Costs:
Installation Fee: Free
Monthly License Fee: $44.95 (Manager) or $74.95 (Pro)
Monthly Hosting Fee: $19.95 (E1000)
SSL Certificate: $64.95/year
Merchant Account and Gateway Account: (cost varies)

ZenCart - More Information
Navigating through your merchandise offerings is a breeze with Zen Cart™, the program provides several "Spotlight" lists in addition to the traditional category to product links. Once a product is added to the shopping cart, secure checkout is a simple 3-step process. After providing the billing information, your customer chooses the shipping method. (multiple shipping methods including real-time internet shipping quotes are built-in) Next, a payment type is chosen from one of the popular payment modules. (PayPal™ and AuthorizeNet™ are just 2 of the included modules) Last, the customer reviews the order, shipping and payment choices, and confirms the order. You are immediately notified of the order and your customer automatically receives an e-mail confirmation.

Requirements & Costs:
Installation Fee: $32.50
Monthly License Fee: Free
Monthly Hosting Fee: $19.95 (E1000)
SSL Certificate: $64.95/year
Merchant Account and Gateway Account: (cost varies)

OSCommerce - More Information
osCommerce is the leading Open Source online shop e-commerce solution that is available for free under the GNU General Public License. It features a rich set of out-of-the-box online shopping cart functionality that allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain their online stores with minimum effort and with no costs, license fees, or limitations involved.

Requirements & Costs:
Installation Fee: $32.50
Monthly License Fee: Free
Monthly Hosting Fee: $19.95 (E1000)
SSL Certificate: $64.95/year
Merchant Account and Gateway Account: (cost varies)

Simple Store Solution

PayPal Shopping Cart - More Information | Demo
PayPal offers a simple shopping cart solution with their business accounts. PayPal takes a percentage of the transaction and provides the hosting for the secure checkout process. (Transaction Fees - 1.9% to 2.9% + $0.30 USD)

Customers shop on your website and pay on PayPal.

Complete Explanation from PayPal

Sign up for a PayPal Business Account

Requirements & Costs:
Installation Fee: $32.50
Monthly License Fee: Free
Monthly Hosting Fee: $9.95 - $24.95 (any hosting account)
SSL Certificate: Not required
Merchant Account and Gateway Account: Not required
PayPal Business Account: Free

Order Form Only

Simple Order Form - Demo
We create a online order form where users submit their order and credit card information over a secure connection. You receive an email and then charge and verify the card manually or through your virtual terminal and ship the product.

Note: This is not a shopping cart or compelte store solution.

Requirements & Costs:
Installation Fee: $65.00 - $195.00
Monthly License Fee: Free
Monthly Hosting Fee: $19.95 (E1000)
SSL Certificate: $64.95/year
Merchant Account and Gateway Account: (cost varies)

web hosting package t250  
5-10 pages  
custom design  
search engine optimization  
contact and feedback forms  
password protected area  
complete ownership  
dedicated control panel  
500 mb data storage  
5 gb data transfer  
1 domain name  
12 email accounts  
spam & virus filtering  
wordpress  
site statistics  
$699  
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web hosting package t500  
10-20 pages  
custom design  
search engine optimization  
contact and feedback forms  
password protected area  
complete ownership  
dedicated control panel  
1000 mb data storage  
10 gb data transfer  
1 domain name  
20 email accounts  
spam & virus filtering  
wordpress  
site statistics  
$899  
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