Any Advice?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Cdman, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    I'm starting to make decent money content writing and I've always been thinking about getting a website made for it. I'm used to Wordpress and so on but not sure if I could do this. There's no way I could set up a site with an ordering system, right?

    So I've been thinking about getting a one page site made, with a page with reviews of my service, prices, my email address and so on.

    Anyone know how to go about this?

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  2. 195471

    195471 Regular Member

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    Congrats on making money with your writing. You can certainly use Wordpress to set up shop. All you have to do is get a Business PayPal account if you don't have one already, and you'll be able to create order links/buttons for your different offerings. Then you just put the buttons on your site and PayPal does the rest.
     
  3. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Hmm thanks. Only have a personal account though. Wouldn't mind getting a site where orders are listed etc but that would probably be too difficult.
     
  4. ryce889

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    They have various wordpress plugins to help with creating a shopping cart system so that if you are offering various services, the user can select which one.
     
  5. gmjames

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    you can also easily upgrade your personal account to a business one
     
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    195471 Regular Member

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    The thing is, once you start getting a lot of orders, PayPal could limit your account if it's being used for business, so like gmjames suggested, you can/should upgrade your account. You could also just create a new account strictly for business and keep your personal account the way it is.
     
  7. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Yeah I was worrying about that, but of I stick under the yearly limit I should be ok should I?

    Here's another thing that I'm worried about, I have the wrong date of birth on my PayPal account since I wasn't 18 when I joined. I'm 18 now though, but I'm sure I could get banned or whatever for lying, right?

    So would it be more risky to make a new account than just leave it as it is and hope they don't notice
     
  8. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Still a bit worried about Paypal, just dont trust them.

    Anyway, someone recommended joomla to me to create a ticket system and so on but I've never used it before. Is it easy to do?