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Ecommerce Solutions: 5 Ways to Sell Digital Goods Online
We highlight the features, pricing and process for five affordable ecommerce stores and shopping cart solutions you can use to sell digital goods online.
Improve your Rep with RatePoint Reviews
RatePoint’s online reputation management services can help boost your business rep with customer reviews. The company recently added product reviews to its platform—for less than $20 a m...
An Introduction to Payment Gateways
Payment gateways are an essential part of e-commerce, but there’s a lot of mystery around them. We explain what they are, how to pick one, and how to set them up.
Review: Klix Online Accounting and E-Commerce
Klix Online's Web-based accounting package can also build a Web-based retail store that accepts PayPal payments and comes complete with back-end accounting support.
Ruby Lane is a Gem for Online Antique Sellers
This week we take a look at eBay alternative Ruby Lane, an established online marketplace for vintage, antique and artisan sellers.
Open Source E-Commerce: Twelve Promising Programs
An overview of 12 new open source and low-cost e-commerce programs sure to grab headlines this year — as well as market share from osCommerce, Zen Cart and CRE Loaded.
CafePress Creates Cash for the Casual Online Seller
If you want to sell your customized wares online but don't want to go through the process of setting up your own store and payment processing, try using on-demand services such as CafePress. We sh...
Doing Business on eBay Alternative for a Buck a Month
Online vendors listing on The SOC Exchange pay just one dollar a month or $10 a year to sell, with no other fees. Plus, eBay security updates.
Open Source: Noteworthy Newcomers PrestaShop, Ubercart
While the Big Three of the old guard — osCommerce, Zen Cart, and CRE Loaded — continue to duke it out among themselves, new-generation open source e-commerce projects are nudging into ce...
Review: Avail Intelligence eMarketing Suite
The modules of the suite collect and analyze customers' actions and determine the information and products that should be the most relevant at each phase of the selling cycle.
Open Source: CRE Loaded 6.31 Released...for A Price
To the open source commerce industry, the most startling change in this e-commerce program will be its new pricing scheme: the Standard Edition is no longer free.
Review: Interspire Offers Inspiring Storefront Solution
Interspire excels at offering enough comprehensive features to keep you happy while you grow your business, while maintaining its ease-of-use. A Cozy Site for Social Commerce
This new e-commerce site aims to combine the best features of MySpace, YouTube and eBay for online sellers.
Bonanzle: The Best eBay Alternative We've Seen
This snappy, start-up company created an online marketplace that's easy to use, affordable and includes awesome online selling tools. In fact, it's the best eBay alternative we've seen yet.
Web Shop Design: Plugging into Photoshop
Our design doyenne Helen Bradley shows how to add instant functionality to Photoshop with free plug-ins that let you edit product shots and add aesthetic elements.
Review: Using inkFrog Auction Tools for Princely eBay Profits
Third-party platform inkFrog integrates with eBay to help you list, showcase and manage your sales so you can leap ahead of the competition.
Glamour Shots: Inspiring Inventory with Free Image Editors
Add pizazz to your product shots with the best five free photo editing programs on the 'Net.
Review: SearchFit Combines Storefront with SEO
What if your shopping cart and e-commerce system could improve your firm's placement on search engines and attract and forward customers to your store? That's the idea behind SearchFit, which cove...
SalesGenius: E-Mail Marketing that Leverages Your Web Site
E-mail marketing service SalesGenius offers an affordable way to base campaigns on real-time customer behavior.
eBay Watch: Feedback Frenzy, iPhone Apps, Free Ad Site
Third-party sites emerge to cover eBay feedback, a new iPhone application and a review of a community-based, free classifieds site.
Review: WordTracker is the Key to SEO
WordTracker helps you identify effective keywords and study the competition so you can optimize your site for search engines.
Letting Shoppers Have Their Say: Adding Customer Reviews
We outline three affordable scripts you can use to incorporate customer reviews into your Web shop site.
Storefront Service IRUN Integrates with eBay
Merchants who want to run their own Web shop in addition to selling on eBay should take a look at IRUN, a full-featured hosted Web site builder.
iStorez Ties E-Mail Marketing to Social Shopping
This new company pulls products from your e-mail marketing campaigns and puts them into customized storefronts showcased at its shopping portal.
Three-for-All: Affordable Selling Services for Digital Goods
If you sell digital downloads and have just been booted from eBay auctions, don't fret. We review three alternative marketplaces for new media merchants.

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