[Chugalug] Web advice needed

Aaron Welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 01:16:29 UTC 2013


+1. Add to that the benefit of masses knowing about the larger site.  The only way I would suggest rolling your own is if you have a well established brand.

-AW


On Mar 1, 2013, at 7:41 PM, Eric Wolf <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would absolutely recommend against rolling your own site. There are several sites that are designed to help budding amateur photographers sell their wares.
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> Google around... you'll find them.
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> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 5:37 PM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> A lot of you probably don't know I've taken up photography. I'd like to make it so it's at least taking in SOME money eventually... to do that I need to set up a portfolio website to publicize my work.
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>> Does anyone have a suggestion for a good web host and web back-end, i.e. Drupal vs whatever... I *may* eventually want to be able to sell prints out of the website, so that's something to keep in mind.
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>> Keep in mind that I'm more of a desktop hardware geek than a web geek (and rapidly falling behind the times in that respect as well!) so I would prefer to have something with a nice GUI interface (NOT Front Page, though!) to help me build and maintain the website.
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>> Probably start out fairly low traffic... few dozen visitors per month, probably. :D Hopefully I'll expand that fairly quickly.
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