How to Set Up an Online Shop
Setting up an online shop now a days are not as hard as 7 to 10 years ago when only those who are knowledgeable creating websites and have some programming skills are the ones who can create them. The only choice you have is to hire a competent webmaster or web designer who knows how to set up an e-commerce website if you lack programming and web development skills. Today, if you have some knowledge on creating websites and knows a little bit about PHP and MySQL there are many free shopping cart scripts that you can integrate in your existing websites and you don’t have to program them. You can search Google for free shopping carts and there are lots of them to choose from. One of them is Zen shopping cart. If you have a self-hosted WordPress blog, there are also plug-ins available where all you have to do is install the plug-in an make fine tune your settings.
But if you don’t have your own website or a blog and want to create an online shop, then there is a popular site that caters to those who were interested to make one without the hassle and technical knowledge of a web developer. It’s Multiply.com which is a free blogging site that is similar to blogger.com. What make it special is that Multiply.com is pushing and helping online entrepreneurs to create their own online shop. It is not totally free because there are some features that you have to pay but it is definitely a lot less than making your own website and shopping cart and hiring someone to do it. It doesn’t require a technical skill to do it, if you can make a blog in blogger.com, then you can do it in Multiply.Com. So to get started just go to the Multiply Market Place here >> http://multiply.com/info/get-started