Shopping Cart SoftwareBy
Back in the old days (1995 or so), buying anything online with the click of a mouse was not widely done. Now, everyone from the brick and mortar stores we all frequent daily to the small home based business can sell their wares online – and people are buying.
As a web site owner, what are your options for setting up an easy-to-use shopping cart on your site?
- If you have a large inventory and a large budget, you can hire a firm that specializes in e-commerce and get a custom solution.
- You can use a service such as 1shoppingcart.com that charges a monthly fee, but comes with pre-made templates, credit card gateways, e-newsletter and mailing list maintenance features and more.
- Many web hosts now have turn-key shopping cart systems that are easily installed and customized like ZenCart, OsCommerce and CubeCart. Setting up the basics are pretty straight-forward, but making it look and feel like your own can be tricky.
- The easiest way to accept payments online is through PayPal. It’s fast, easy, and secure.
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