Commerce Plans and Ecommerce
- Should I open
an online store?
If you are reading
this, you're probably half-sold on the idea of extending your business
online. Online sales in the year 2000 will total at least $8 billion-and
that's a conservative estimate As more people worldwide gain access to
Internet, ecommerce and online shopping will become second nature to
consumers and businesses alike. Can you afford not to open an online
With our E-commerce Plans, you can launching
your online store and take your business into the information age-all
for less than the cost of cable TV service!
- What is the
difference between E-Commerce and Custom?
What is the difference between E-Commerce
E-Commerce comes with SSL Order secure
order form, which supports LinkPoint, Signio, and CyberCash transaction
processing. It suits stores with 20 or fewer products. If you are
looking for an economical and easy way to get started, ECommerce
may be the right choice for you. If you need the extra sophistication of
Custom Commerce, you can upgrade quickly and easily without an extra
Custom Commerce includes our shopping cart-not just a
secure order form. Golemweb Merchant's robust architecture gives
your customers sophisticated shopping features and allows you to take
advantage of the latest ecommerce tools available, such as customer
registration for repeat customers, online reporting tool for your
- What software
do I need to get started?
except for the browser you are using to view this page. If you know how
to point and click, you're ready to start.
- Do I need to
know HTML to build my store?
don't. The bundled shopping carts are also store building tools. You
don't need to know any HTML or programming.
- How long will
it take for my store go online?
place your order online with a credit card, you can start building your
store within 24 to 72 hours. This is the time needed to activate your
domain name (if it is new) and to spread information around the world
about the physical location of your site on the Internet. If you have a
new domain name, this process takes 24 to 48 hours; if you are
transferring your domain from another hosting provider, it takes 48 to
72 hours. Once you start building the site, it doesn't take long. Sites
with just a few products can be set up in less than an hour. For most
stores, however, it takes from a few hours to several days. One day is
about average for our customers.
- Do I need to
sign with Hostway for some minimum term?
No. You are on a monthly billing schedule and can change
or cancel at any time.
- Will my store
be registered with search engines?
Once your account with us is activated, we will send you a pointer to
the search engine submission page, where you can register your domain
name with the major search engines.
- What do I
need to sign-up for your service?
need an Internet connection and a valid email address, so that we can
send you the account information. If you are paying by credit card, you
should have your Visa, MasterCard, or Amex ready. You can also choose to
pay by check. If you don't already have a domain name, you need to
decide on one. We will check its availability and take care of
registration as part of the signup procedure.
transactions be secure?
on your online store will be encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
protocol. Any shopper using a browser supporting the SSL protocol can
shop with confidence, knowing that their credit card information is
being sent safely and securely over the Internet. Almost all browsers
nowadays support SSL.
- Can I view a