are a brief overview of the steps to setting up an online
You first need a Domain name. Call it a "dot-com
name," a URL, or a domain. Whatever you call it, it's
the cornerstone of your online presence, and we make getting
one easy. Simply go to Hostgator and
pick the web hosting package size you want. I would suggest
the baby plan for only $7.95 a month on a three year
It is affordable and will have room to have 1000+ items in
store. Click on order
now and enter in your domian name
into the search field, and it tell you
name is available. If it's available, you pay a single fee
that is renewable every year, and the name is yours. If you
already own a domain name and need hosting go to step two.
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Personalized your shopping cart with your design,
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Set up payment method for receiving payments from
your customers. One of the most affordable is Paypal.
like to have a separtate Paypal account for each of my stores.
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