For shopping cart solutions we use a robust Content Management System called Drupal with a Ubercart install.
This is a shareware program that is free to install, so you are only paying for development time in your development. Basic installation $800. Add-ons and customizations more.
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SpinCraft Knitting Patterns: This is our own website where we sell a line of knitting patterns written by Connie Delaney in the 90’s. Patterns are available as download files so the income is completely residual.
Learn To Knit: To teach knitting and also a subsidiary site for SpinCraft Patterns.
Evefoundation.org: Missoula Montana based Non-profit dedicated to ending violence in the home.
LiveatLava.com - Yes, you can run an event with a shopping cart e-commerce site! This website is for a bi-annual dance retreat in Lava Hot Springs Idaho.
WildernessDanceCamp.com – A sister site to the Lava retreat. This is for a week-long dance retreat in Montana.
Yote Wear: Motorcycle gear and clothing. Full shopping cart.
Bitterrootbitandspur.com: Western lifestyle store in Hamilton Montana.
Mansurjohnson.com: Author of memoir of life in the 60’s needed site to sell his book and photos from the time.
KnittingZone.com: Sells knitting supplies throughout the country.
The Stylish Cabin: decorating and style site for western homes.
These sites have an extensive back end shopping cart. Merchant accounts can be managed through your already established bank account (if you take credit cards in your store), or run through PayPal, or a service like Authorize.net on the web.
These sites have modules for sending customer newsletters, uploading products, receiving orders, and managing customers.
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