Archive for August, 2012

5. Selecting a Shopping Cart and Web Hosting Service for Your Online Store

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

The Closet Entrepreneur by Kendra Leah Fuller

By , @Writing2Day

I apologize for my absence over the past month. Unfortunately, I have a day job that has been rather hectic lately and some unforeseen travel came up. On top of that I’ve been wrestling with the proverbial question, “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Or in this case, “Which came first, the web hosting company or the shopping cart?”

I would rather get into choosing a web hosting company first. However, since you can’t choose a web host until you know what type of servers your shopping cart software will need to run on, I think we’d better figure out what type of shopping cart will best suit your needs. In some cases, this will go hand in hand with choosing your web hosting company so we’ll address both issues here. (more…)