There are many options available to businesses
who want to set up their websites to sell goods or services.
If the number of products and transaction
volume is small, you won't even need your own merchant account
security certificates for your website.
Lower volume, low number of products
and options that don't change much.
You can use the facilities
from PayPal.com.au or
add the sale items to your existing website. These companies
will provide the secure shopping cart to take care of your
More extensive shopping cart facilities are
available at www.mals-e.com and
the facilities here allow you to use many popular payment
processors, as well as interfaces to real time credit card
processing for your own merchant account.
High Volume, High number of products and options,
At the other end of the scale are larger database driven
systems suitable for stores with thousands of products.
can be can be updated online in real time, or
have data imported from database or spreadsheet
These systems can keep
track of inventory, calculate discounts based on
the world based on number of items, weight, etc.
Webangel can help you determine your needs, and get your
e-commerce store up and running.
The best way to conduct high volume e-commerce
is by using your own merchant account, but this is not essential.
are a wide range of alternative payment processors available.
US based processors who accept Australian clients include:
An Australian company that provides similar