Month: February 2014

E-commerce For WordPress.com

Did you see the article on the WordPress blog that if you are a WordPress business user you can now open a store selling products from your site. It costs $299.00 per year to be a WordPress business user. For that you get unlimited bandwidth and storage, your own domain name and mapping, no advertisements messing up the look of your site (oh how we all want that), any of the premium themes that are on WordPress now and any they introduce in the future, plus of course, custom CSS design if you want. And with e-commerce from Ecwid, Shopify, and Shoplocket you can sell products. Let’s get to it. Oh, hang on a moment. What does the ecommerce part of the deal cost? What does Ecwid cost? 10 products – free 100 products – $15.00 per month 2500 products – $30.00 per month What does Shopify cost? Basic (Unlimited bandwidth, Unlimited products, 1 GB File storage, 2.0% Transaction fee, Discount code engine) – $29.00 per month Professional (Unlimited bandwidth, Unlimited products, 5GB File storage, …

Because I Only Have Eyes For Ewe

I remember taking the photo of the sheep. We were driving in the countryside and passed a field where all the sheep seemed interested in the people passing. We are crazy about sheep. There is something fascinating about them. I don’t say that from an a priori position. I say it after Tamara and I have spent hours and hours watching them over the years. So on this occasion we stopped and I took some photos and we said hello. A couple of weeks ago I uploaded a jpeg of the photo into iPhoto and then transferred it to my iPhone. Once there, I ran the photo through Waterlogue to produce the image you can see. As a variation, I added the text in Photoshop and we put it up as one of the images on our ecard site. Later, and this is where I get to the point of this article, I added the strip at the top of the frame and I added the security camera. I see now that the strip at …