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What type of payment system should I use?

I lot of our clients ask us, "What type of payment system should I use?". I recommend Paypal when you're starting out. That's mainly because the third-party processor is so widely known as a secure system for accepting online payments. While there aren't any sign-up or fixed monthly charges for PayPal's basic service, Barkat cautions that PayPal's seller fees "can really add up quick." PayPal sellers pay a 2.9 percent transaction fee on the total sale amount, plus a 30-cent fee per transaction. Authorize.net is another popular payment processing solution that I recommend. The processor charges a $99 set-up fee, plus a $20 monthly fee and 10 cents per transaction. Still, many shoppers prefer to pay for online purchases with their own credit...

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How can I best customize the overall look of my online store?

In most cases, if your company already has a website, your ecommerce site should reflect your existing online look, including your logos and color schemes. If you don't have a business website, choose background and accent colors for your ecommerce site that complement your logo. Most design templates from ecommerce vendors come with preset theme settings that don't require HTML or CSS knowledge to customize. So, it should be relatively easy to upload your logo and product images and add banners, slideshows and more. Let eshopmavens set-up and develop your Shopify website.  eshopmavens, is an eclectic gathering of passionate professionals that provides strategy, design and development services to passionate small, medium & large size companies. Since its founding in 2010, eshopmavens has...

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How do I start building my online store?

If you can't afford to hire someone to build a custom online store, don't worry. There are plenty of ecommerce vendors, like eshopmavens, Monroe's Louisiana's Premier Shopify Experts, that can help you create one quickly. "They can take the hassle and headache of hard coding, hosting and doing maintenance on a server of your own out of the online store equation," says Carlfred Giles, Director of ecommerce and online marketing at eshopmavens.com, a Monroe digital marketing agency.

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