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eBay/webstore design needed

Discussion in 'Services Wanted' started by burger, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. burger

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    Hi saw a thread a while ago(cant find it, tried searching)
    I need a webstore/ebay listing template doing, I think it was for £100 or so but cannot find the person advertising it, it may have been a limited offer.
    I use zen cart so on that platform would be ideal
    Hope someone can help.
    Already have domain/hosting just need the website/ebay bit.

    cheers
  2. Ross

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  3. shopafrolix

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  4. eAuction

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    ... you get what you pay for.
  5. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    exactly. £150 for website, ebay store and ebay listing
  6. eAuction

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    All of which are low quality, I'm not going to bang on about it but read a few threads. Numerous problems.
  7. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    where's the 'low quality' in mine?. I posted this design in a thread and only received positive comments. None from you at that time though
  8. eAuction

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    Design isn't the only thing in web design. The logo is ok, the rest isn't very good, not been thought about at all from a usability and accessibility perspective. Looks like it was coded by someone that learn't html a week ago...
  9. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    ha ! the logo is mine and the only thing not re-designed. Are you saying you'd expect and can get more for £150 ? I know there's better - but they can also cost thousands
  10. eAuction

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    I don't know if I'd expect more for £150 but I would never pay £150 for a website. A grand would get something half decent. A decently coded/designed site will pay for itself very quickly if marketed correctly.
  11. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    can you point me in the direction of one of your websites you've paid over £1k for so that I can compare the difference, and understand what you mean ?
  12. eAuction

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    I'm a a full time web developer myself, so of course I wouldn't be paying for a website. Take a look at dascs/ebeezy - theyre around a grand.
  13. Hugo

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    I can see where @eauction is coming from, and totally agree that are much more aspects to a website than just the design. I myself have been learniong web development and there are some website which are just amazing. Cost from 3k to 12k

    However I think for £150, this is good. Some people can not afford to pay that and might just want a small web site to test the waters, especially if they are entering a new market.

    For me it's about automating as much of the sales and customer contact forms as I can, and always go with hosted systems as they can be updated without breaking the design.

    Zen cart and Cube cart are good carts for a new start up website, and for £150 the design is good yes (dont know about the build), as you business grows then you might need something better and at that time I would recommend paying good money otherwise you will keep paying bits here and there and end up costing more.
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  15. shopafrolix

    shopafrolix Banned Member

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    I agree totally, you can't be expected to spend thousands on a website promoting a new product until you know that it'll sell. If it does well, then, as stated, you can then re-invest in a better, custom designed website, made to your specific requirements. I have a site on its third re-design, as the business grows, but it can still only justify a £200-£500 budget. The first website was like a home-made one, but as soon as I could see the potential, I upgraded it.

    Burger, if you're happy with how my site looks ( and take a look at *************************** too) and have a limited budget - then I'd say Go For It !
  16. eAuction

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    I think sometimes you need a good website to give a business a chance of doing well.
    Dascs likes this.
  17. deboy

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    Hi Joe,

    I didnt know you were a web developer. Have you got a portfolio of any of your work.

    I got some great feedback from you on my site and am looking at maybe changing things.

    Can you help
  18. eAuction

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    I'll drop you a PM.
  19. burger

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    The site in your sig take approx 40 seconds to load on IE, firefox and chrome(tried on different machines)
    Each link is the same, ages to load.

    Just letting you know in case you were unaware
  20. eAuction

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    Pretty irrelevant to the thread and yes I am aware. Its a beta and were ironing thongs out with the host, as said in the thread about the website.
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