Web designers- can you help a dummy?

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  1. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    how do it happen? :dontknow:

    I've been trying to "make" a website with those free templates at sites like "Wix". I suck so bad.:jj:

    Someone recommended "CodeCademy.com" to learn coding so I'm trying that.

    If I need to pay a guy (I'm meeting a guy that sent me some info next week) how much can i expect to pay? I have ZERO idea. As far as I know a site could be $50 or $5000.

    I'm doing this because I sell some stuff thru Etsy and I've already paid almost $500 in fees since I started. They take a percentage of each sale, and charge a bit to list each item. They more I'm selling the more I'm paying, and I figure it would be cheaper to have my own site.


    Any suggestion for an idiot would be greatly appreciated.:hat:
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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  3. eliasbboy

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    That pretty much covers it. :nocheer:
     
  4. Double Blizz

    Double Blizz New Member Banned User

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    Use your promo code Steve
    I heard it on a podcast commercial
     
  5. eliasbboy

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    Jokes on YOU Chriza.

    My website was going to sell GIANT sandwiches with free delivery to the Portland area.
     
  6. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    Will it rain today?
     
  7. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I had mine down through the Yellow pages at the time, they didn't charge me. Sorry --good luck
     
  8. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Elias, it may be worth your while to join your local Chamber of Commerce, they offer services to new businesses, and the dues are usually less than $100 a year.
     
  9. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

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  10. eliasbboy

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    I have a website thru them, and the templates are kinda boring.

    I just tried "Wix.com" because I also need an ecommerce store. They seem to have better templates.

    I'm about ready to give somebody my password and have them build it. :pissed:
     
  11. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    GoDaddy's sites are pretty easy to do :dontknow: I'm a complete moron and I have made several
     
  12. Satori Brah

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  13. DrivenByDemons

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    Nothing worse than a shitty website. Find someone good and pay em.
     
  14. nserafini

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    If you're willing to put some time in, a tool like Joomla is great for this. It has tons of modules ( like e-comm systems that link to paypal, etc ). You can download and edit templates as you like. You'll just need a hosting service.

    http://www.joomla.org/
     
  15. Satori Brah

    Satori Brah Well-Known Member

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    A prolapsed anus is pretty bad, brah. I seen pics :puke:
     
  16. Oderus

    Oderus Going to hell VIP

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    either check with animalgod for the great service he used or jpeg it.
     
  17. DrivenByDemons

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    Good point
     
  18. eliasbboy

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    Would you believe with all the stupid photoshop crap I do I can't come up with a logo either? :jj:
     
  19. Satori Brah

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    Just use one of the smileys here :pimp:
     
  20. Dream Theater

    Dream Theater DAWGS E-BULLY Squad Gold

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    :naz: