Zenfolio - Good or Bad

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  1. huntersdad

    huntersdad Elite Refuge Member

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    Unless they have changed something I missed, SM offers 2 levels - non-online sales and online sales. Basically, you can choose the lesser and not have a shopping cart or choose the higher and have one. I believe you can do self-fulfill either way.
     
  2. Dizzy Duck

    Dizzy Duck Elite Refuge Member

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    Redframe runs me about $280.00 a year plus I pay for my own domain and email as well! A problem with many sites is that they are tied into labs for fulfillment which I do not like! I use my own lab, "Millers" and have a professional account.
    Millers has served me well for the past 35 years and I will stay with them.

    Jim
     
  3. CamoHunter870

    CamoHunter870 Elite Refuge Member

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    Redframe is alittle more then I'm wanting to spend Diz but thanks for the information and cost on it. Your site is definitely professional looking.

    From some of the research I did today, SmugMug is $150 with them taking 15% I believe on sales while Zenfolio is $120 with them taking 12% of vendor filled sales and 4% on self-fulfilled sales which majority of mine I would say would be. SquareSpace is $192 and just 3% + 30 cents for each sale.

    Each web host has a couple templates that I'm liking so I'll just need to do some more research and pull the trigger on one.
     
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    bbfky Elite Refuge Member

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    I use http://www.exposuremanager.com/
    I has my own domain and I can do all my fulfillment myself and not use their lab, my lab is cheaper and much better. I can take several payment options but the last 3 years I take CCs directly so I don't pay anything to them outside of the hosting fee each year.
     
  5. Mike Bons

    Mike Bons Senior Refuge Member

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    I use zenfolio and I like it, but I really should spend more time customizing it. I really can't compare it to others as I have pretty much only used them, but their features work for me at a reasonable cost.
     
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