What Does It Take to Build a Store?
If you want to be your own Webmaster, it's easy! Here's all you
- A computer -- Windows and the Macintosh are both supported.
- An Internet connection from an Internet Service Provider of your
choosing (normally under $20.00 per month) and an Internet browser;
perhaps Mozilla, Firefox, Opera or Microsoft Internet
- A good email program. The ones that come with Mozilla or Microsoft
Internet Explorer will work fine.
- A digital camera or a scanner.
- Lastly, a willingness to learn and be associated with the best
Antique and Collectible mall on the Internet.
Our MakeAShop system is an automated web store.
You can upload as much merchandise to your web store as you want. This
includes pictures and text. You can add and delete merchandise as often as
you like. If you are selling only through auction, there is no minimum
required stocking level. To establish and maintain a fixed-price
store, we will require you to keep a minimum of 25 items with pictures in
your online shop. The items must have a total retail value of at least
We charge a 10% commission on those items that you do sell through MakeAShop
OR 2% on those items sold at Auction. To view our commission fees for all
types of sites click here.
Just remember, there is no maximum amount of
merchandise you can have in your shop and there is no per-item
inventory charge. We know that the more merchandise you have online,
the more you are going to sell. Collector Online wants you to get as much
of your merchandise on our system as possible. Once your merchandise is
loaded, we can help you sell your inventory at many different locations on
You don't need to know HTML to sell your merchandise on
our system. The MakeAShop system makes it simple to run an online
store. All you have to do is type your merchandise into a secure form that
we have created for you. You don't need any special software for sending
us your text, other than your Web browser. Uploading pictures is just as
easy. Many of our dealers are using digital cameras now. They send us
their pictures from their computer, through the Web, to our computers by
simply locating the picture on their desktop and clicking 'upload'.
The MakeAShop system combines the text and the images into an
attractive website that will make your customers want to return again and
To go to your Collector Online site, click HERE now!
To start your Collector Online site,
click HERE now!
Come Buy and Sell with us
As an example of our system at work, take a look at Big Ed's Royal China
Dinnerware. Note that the list of categories on their main page is
unique to their store. Our dealers can add or delete categories anytime
they want to. Test the features and see how well they work.
Notice that when you click on the "Add to order form" button,
the item is automatically added into an invoice. We have a secure server
so that your customers can send you credit card numbers over the Internet.
And, yes, online credit transaction processing is
available for your Collector Online store. And we can help you set
up your own merchant account, too!
We provide you with daily reports on activity at your
site. This includes a breakdown of total hits for your store. This also
includes a list of the countries and service providers (AOL, Prodigy etc.)
that accessed your site. With this information, you can keep track of how
many people are visiting your site, where they are coming from, and what
they are looking at.
Not all businesses qualify for MakeAShop. Click
to check the terms of usage and find out whether MakeAShop is the
option for you!
Have you ever wanted a website but worried about the
cost and complication? Our system has been designed for people like
you. And the best part is that our MakeAShop system has no
hidden charges for listing inventory.
Why wait? Click here to
sign up now! You won't find a better way to sell online!