||I have been developing Yahoo! Stores since 1999. I
have been a Yahoo Store designer/developer registered with Yahoo's
Referral Program since 1999. I wrote the first book, a comprehensive
guide, on Yahoo! Store's proprietary template language, RTML.
Operating an online store on Yahoo! has many advantages over
other shopping cart solutions. In fact, a Yahoo! Store is much more
than just a "shopping cart"; that is why there are over
40,000 merchants running Yahoo! Stores today. With Yahoo!, you get
reliable, fast hosting, complete back-end including credit card
processing and detailed statistics, and with a correctly set up
store, maintenance is a breeze. With a custom Yahoo! Store design,
all you have to do is add your products (either manually or by
uploading a simple spreadsheet) and you are ready to go. Contrary to
some misconceptions, anything that can be done in pure HTML can also
be done in a Yahoo! Store. And by correct coding, your store can be
just as search engine-friendly as anyone else's web site. What's
more, with Yahoo! Store's template language (RTML), even SEO (search
engine optimization) can be automated and streamlined, so that you
don't have to waste your time analyzing and tweaking your HTML code.
As a Yahoo! Store merchant, you also get discounts in the largest
online shopping portal, Yahoo!
|If you don't have a Yahoo! Store yet:
||... I can assist you in setting it up and designing your
online store to your specifications.
Once your store is up and running, I can coach you and help
you learn how to manage and maintain your store yourself.
|If you do have a Yahoo! Store already:
||... I can help you make it look more professional and add custom
features that are either not provided by the Yahoo! Store
software directly or that require special, advanced
While the Yahoo! Store editor package is easy to learn and
operate, a truly custom site that stands out of the crowd
requires the understanding of Yahoo! Store's proprietary web
design language, RTML. By using RTML, it is possible to alter
some or all of Yahoo! Store's standard features, create a
truly customized navigation bar, change the way your pages are
laid out and much more.
|If you have a web site hosted by a third
party web hosting company or are considering having onee
||... I can integrate your two sites and create some very
advanced features such as:
- Custom shipping and tax calculation against your own
database and rules
- Real-time inventory checking and maintenance
- Online discussion forums
- Anniversary reminder service
- Online newsletter
- Coupon club
- "E-mail this site to a friend"
- and more!
- If you are interested in learning about RTML to set up or
modify your own store, visit the "
Yahoo! Store Books" page at Ytimes.info.
- If you would like to have your store designed, redesigned, or
enhanced with custom features, get a detailed
- If you have questions or need more information, contact