WEB Need an e-store...recommended developers?

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  1. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I need a ground-up e-store. Everything from the front page to the credit card processing. Preferably inventory-controlled. Anyone have any recommendations for reputable outfits and what sort of expense I should expect?
     
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    $3-6,000 depending on how crazy you want to get.

    It also is pricey to set up a credit card gateway. And you will need an SSL package.
     
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    OSCommerce is free. Easy to use, too, and already has most gateways integrated. DIY.
     
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    ....? pricey... not really.

    Your are looking at a couple grand to get a good design and have things set-up the way you need. most e-com platforms have modules for shipping and payment API's. you will need an SSL which will be maybe 150 a year, depends on the level of saftey you want to convey, otherwise they are pretty much the same 128bit.

    If you want hands off completely i would suggest using volusion or a similar hosted solution... you will have monthly expenses for the store on those however.
     
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    Depending on the features you need, anywhere from 4k+

    I have some spare cycles coming up if you are seriously looking
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I'm not looking for anything super fancy. The crowd I'm catering to doesn't need to be "wowed" by the site; just needs to be easy to find what they want (well categorized) and easy to order.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    OS Commerce looks like it would do the job. Is it secure?
     
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    It's outdated and you will have a helluva time trying to do any kind of skinning with it or adding modules.
     
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    Is skinning changing color schemes and whatnot? What is "adding modules"?
     
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    Well if you just wanted to change the shitty stock color scheme that comes on it you would just have to edit the css style file. But I would recommend not using the stock one.

    And modules are just add-ons. For example, different payment gateways or customer incentive programs.
     

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