Creating a shop that is integrated into your site and not the main
function of the site narrows your options a little, but again,
plug-ins exist for WordPress that do this.
True, but in my experience, using wordpress for e-commerce is a pain
in the neck. Totally doable, but after a couple of weeks banging my
head against the wall, I gave up and used zencart.
On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Matthew Wayne Selznick
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2008 at 8:12 AM, Martin Brossman
> <martin@...> wrote:
>> I AM looking for someone that is masterful in creating the
>> code for the podcast site which is basically a blog that had audio.
>> Someone who knows how to correct problems with feedburner, check to see
>> if the feed to iTunes is correct, knows how to add affiliate links to
>> the blog to make them look great, is able to add an area to sell
>> products, etc. Someone that writes HTML, PHP, etc and truly understands
>> the unique needs of a podcast blog site. It could be a web developer
>> that has taken the time to master this field not just a web developer.
> Much of this stuff doesn't require writing HTML or PHP -- anyone with
> a DIY spirit and a little time can master these things. I see you're
> already using WordPress with the PodPress plug-in -- you're more than
> halfway there.
> If you want affiliate links, most affiliate programs have automated
> the process of creating links to be cut and pasted into your blog.
> Amazon.com is the best example of this -- it's a very simple process,
> and WordPress plug-ins exist to make it even easier.
> Creating a shop that is integrated into your site and not the main
> function of the site narrows your options a little, but again,
> plug-ins exist for WordPress that do this.
> That said... the fact that you've posted the question tells me you're
> interested in a podcasting consultant and perhaps don't have the time
> or inclination to do it yourself (you must also have the funds to
> outsource this work.)
> I'm sure there are quite literally dozens of folks on this list who
> would be willing to take this on for you on a freelance basis -- in
> fact, I'd be surprised if you weren't already contacted by one or two.
> If the list doesn't generate any potential contractors, try LinkedIn,
> Guru.com, or other freelancing sites.
> Matthew Wayne Selznick
> Author, Podcaster
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