Some Scary Stuff
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Okay, I give up - auto download is for rocket scientists
I have sold a number of goods on auto download over the years, mostly through Payloadz.com or via other similar utilities. Awhile back, I purchased a software program to utilize the PayPal IPN (instant payment notification) but it did not survive the upgrade of my webserver from PHP4 to PHP5... it... Sign in
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Sunday, April 5, 2009
The revolving door of online store owners
If there is one thing that has remained a constant over the past few years that I have been installing ecommerce storefronts for people, it is the revolving door of dreamers. There seems to be a number of misconceptions regarding ecommerce that are held by a great number of people enterig this field... Sign in to see full entry.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Your own free killer ecommerce store - an overall plan
If you are going to take the trouble of investing your time and effort into building an ecommerce business, attempt to understand from the outset where the true economies lie. Many of the decisions you make in the early stages are vitally important to the success of your new enterprize, none moreso... Sign in to see full entry.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
How to make your own free killer ecommerce store
This is the beginning of a tutorial that will eventually be worked into a subtle or soft sell salespitch. As the state of world markets has recently caused a great deal of upheaval, more and more people, beginners and experienced online sellers alike are focusing more and more on ecommerce. Our... Sign in to see full entry.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Wading out of the quicksand
I've just about completed the latest upgrade to my online ecommerce store template. Still, I'm struggling with a chincy look, my web graphics talents have always been lacking but the store itself works perfectly and has many features the aspiring online seller needs. The most important aspects are... Sign in to see full entry.
Sunday, March 29, 2009
When your project hits quicksand
If there is one thing I am really good at, it is starting out to do something simple and turning it into the re-invention of the wheel. My User Management System project is long ago completed, the script works and so far has tested as completely stable. As I was deciding which means I was going to... Sign in to see full entry.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
An article about a small project - Part 3
Today I sat down to organize and publish all of the little snippets I had accumulated for my little project. It was my hope to go live with selling the digital downloads before the weekend was over. Unfortunately the my Achilles heel of not being able to design my way out of a wet paper bag began to... Sign in to see full entry.
Friday, March 20, 2009
An article about a small project - Part 2
As I continue in my attempts to turn lead into gold, I must utilize efficiencies to insure that I do not simply get myself in deeper. Now approaching 50 hours invested into a project that so far has only gleaned $50, it is vital that getting from point A to point B is done as quickly as possible.... Sign in to see full entry.
Monday, March 16, 2009
Turning lead into gold
A few weeks ago I was asked by a web client to provide a password user management system for their private online catalog. As much as I hate doing things this way, I knew from the outset that I was going to lose but threw out a price of $50 anyways, mostly because I wanted to do it. 40 hours later,... Sign in to see full entry.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
An article about a small project - Part 1
This may be the first time I have used Blogit for this, it may very well be the wrong forum for this series of articles but there is a much broader point than simply choosing the right audience. The article itself will be republished in condensed form, then turned into a small money generator where... Sign in to see full entry.