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Resources

Here are some useful resources for establishing your website whether or not you use my services. I have tried to group the links by type of service. Eg payment processors, business card printers etc. Whilst I hope you find them useful, I cannot take any responsibility for the operation of 3rd party businesses.

Payment Processors

I recommend bothandas suitable merchant accounts or payment processors for hobbyists and small businesses not expecting to receive high volumes of sales. They each have their advantages and disadvantages so check them carefully to make sure they meet your requirements.

Phone Numbers

General Printing Services

You can get almost any business stationery from Vista Print for the price of the delivery. Just register and wait for the offers.
Would you like to receive calls about your business on your home phone whilst still protecting your personal phone number?
Get a FREE phone number from


which can do just that.

Domain Names

I can register your domain name for you whether or not you choose my website design and hosting service. Domain names can be pointed at your site wherever it is hosted.

.co.uk / .org.uk and .me.uk names cost £12 for 2 years.

.com / .net and .org cost £12 per year.

You can check the domain you have in mind and find out what you get with your domain name here
Domain name checker.
Clikpic - An ideal DIY website for photographers and artists and ideal for my “Build and Go” service. If you want to order a “Build and Go” site using Clikpic please fill in the information form on the “Order” tab.

DIY websites

Selling Artwork

You don’t need to accept payments and fulfil your own orders. Let someone else do it for you. (Be careful of the commission though). Try

Original art for sale. Original artist galleries. Join for free and create a member gallery for your artwork.

Favicons

Generate a favicon for free here www.favicon.co.uk


Website Statistics

Excellent FREE statistical monitoring service for web sites.
Site Stats

Email marketing / list builders

For DIY email marketing as well as cost effective list building, try
Sign up to MailChimp

Shopping Carts

Vstore provides a very useful, and free, shopping cart combined with a shop site for those of you who want to get into e-commerce in a big way.

Just click this link to be taken to their site.

vSTORE.ca - Get your 100% Free Online Store Ecommerce Website with Shopping Cart and Business Web Hosting

Web Hosting

VerticalResponse free trial
LinkShare UK Referral Program

Affiliate referral programmes

clixGalore Merchant Referral Program