and clean. Don't put too much information on one
page. You can design multiple pages to hold
all of your information.
one set of navigational links for your site. Under
your main links put sub links to make it easier on your
for your target audience. Putting Music and other
content might require other plug-ins for your visitor to
download. Pick and choose wisely. Some people
might not stick around to see your site if it takes to
long to load or if they need something special to see it.
it is your site, but always be humble enough to ask
someone else's opinion. You can learn a lot from
or .gif images will work on browsers. You will need
an image editor to help you in your quest. Ulead
Photo Impact is a great program for the Beginner to
Master, Adobe PhotoShop/Illustrator is more for the
intermediate user (and more pricey). Smart saver
will help you compress your images to a small file size
and speed up your loading times. JASC's paint shop
pro is shareware and very inexpensive but also another
images are best saved as .jpg files.
images are best saved as .gif files.
your graphics will make or break your site. If you
think it will take too long to load try to design
something else that will make the cut.
Carts & Secure Servers:
you plan to have any sales on your website you will need
the use of a secured server. You do not want to take
orders where you accept credit cards if you do not have it
secured. That is just asking for
are some hosting companies that give free use of their
secured shopping carts that will run separately from your
website and they also offer upgraded support for a nominal
fee. These carts are pre-configured and very easy to
use. If you don't have the money to go full
e-commerce this would be your best opportunity.
you want to go full e-commerce with online verification of
credit cards keep in mind you will have to pay a banking
institution a percentage fee, plus a gateway fee for the
processing. This can become rather expensive and can
cut into your overall profit if you do it too early.
Credit cards can be taken over the internet and processed
manually by you in your store through your bank you
already have. Make sure you check with your bank
about rules they have about online
transactions. I plan to add more to this
section in the future, until then if you have any
questions please email us and ask. Don't hesitate,
we will point you in the right direction for your needs.
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