Good starter system for less than 20 products
More products are possible if using another vendor for the shopping cart, and PayPal for check out.
Charges a % for each credit card transaction.
% is probably slightly higher than rate charged through merchant accounts.
5/11: Monthly sales fee
$.30 + 2.9% on $0-$3,000
Shopping Cart (example: Volusion)
If you need to set up Product categories
If you need to categorize by price point or any other criteria
If you need a back end admin area that can track status of order fulfillment, list of customers, any type of history status
Merchant Account: allows you to accept credit cards
% of each transaction, with a $25/month minimum
Gateway: is a virtual terminal, it provides the Internet connection with the merchant account
Secure and certified shopping cart software and certified web server – we use Volusion
< 100 products = $25/month
< 1000 products = $60/month
Annual renewal of security certificate that gives you https:// ability:
Consultant time to set up website and train you to input products.
Minimum 16 hours @ $80/hour
Summary of Shopping Cart Fees:
Minimum $60/month with $1,300 set up fees