E-commerce Hosting

Web Services provides you everything you need to offer an effective E-commerce Hosting solution. Expand your customer base by supplying your customers a turnkey E-commerce hosting package. With some simple development you can have an E-commerce Web site working for your customer in a matter of days.

We have outlined 8 steps for developing a successful E-commerce Web presence. E-commerce does not need to be intimidating, as an online-merchant, you can make it an effective product offering. If this is your first E-commerce web site work your way through the steps listed below. If you need specific information on a particular topic, feel free to contact us.

1) Plan an E-commerce Web site
2) Select a Hosting Plan
3) Decide on an E-commerce Software
4) Develop a Website
5) Determine the need of Digital Certificates
6) Processing and Accepting Orders
7) Accepting Online Payments
8) Enjoy a working E-commerce Web site

Accepting Online Payments:
Whether you choose to do Real-time or Offline (Batch) Transaction Processing you will need to open the following accounts in order to receive and process payments:

A Checking account
B) Merchant account
C) Payment Gateway account

After the above accounts have been opened, you are ready to configure the new E-commerce Web site to work with the accounts to accept payments from online customers.

When selecting providers for your Checking account, Merchant account, and Payment Gateway account, you need to be sure that the different companies are compatible with each other. Not all Merchant accounts and Payment Gateways will work together. If you are unsure about the e-commerce software you are working with, most of this information is available on the specific vendor’s web site or by contacting them.

Merchant account providers: (Check with your local bank)

1) Humboldt Merchant Services
2) Transcom
3) Cardservice International
4) SureFire Commerce Payment Processing
5) E-Commerce Exchange
6) Wells Fargo SecureSource

Payment Gateway providers:

1) Authorize.net
2) Verisign/CyberCash
3) MPC**
4) E-commerce Exchange/Quick Exchange**
5) Moneris e – SELECT Payment Service
6) Global Commerce Payment Gateway
7) CyberSource ICSv2
8) Cardservice/LinkPoint
9) Paradata
10) EValuCheck
11) Innovative Gateway Solutions
12) US Merchant Systems

**MPC and E-Commerce Exchange have arrangements with banks that are pre-defined, which also reduces the amount of paperwork you need to complete.

Website Design

Website design is crucial from the architecture through the actual website design process, implementation and web marketing.

Our maryland website design team takes focuses on the big picture, staying within your budget, while producing a first class product. We understand website design from the inside out.

We create sites with presence to push the limits of what you have come to expect from the internet. And most importantly we have fun doing it.

So… what are you waiting for give us a call 1-866-483-5433 or email, the World Wide Web is waiting for YOU! We pay careful attention to the needs of your business and your customers. VIEW PORTFOLIO
Website Hosting Solutions 

Web Services offers customized Web development and web hosting. Our team of developers will provide you with Internet Solutions that will meet your specific needs.

We will power your Web site with the best web hosting solution on the market. If your needs are basic or complex, we will provide the service and skills you need at an affordable price. HOSTING INFORMATION
Business Solutions 

Web Services offers solutions to improve your internal operations, enhance your marketing efforts, and increase your profitability.

We offer domain name registration, shared hosting options, virtual hosting options, E-commerce, hosted database solutions, dedicated servers, and more.

We offer multiple platforms for you to choose from, and we support a wide selection of Web applications. Our team will work with you to ensure that the solutions we provide are tailored to meet your needs. CORPORATE SERVICES
Domain Names 

As well as hosting your Website we can also offer domain names at reduced prices: Starting at $25 a year (and now as low $12 a year when you register for 10 years at once) you can secure your domain names on the Web TODAY, and “park” it on our servers indefinitely.

Even if you do not have a Web site. And for an additional $10/month you can start using your domain names to send and receive your own company e-mail right from your Web browser!

 

Plans & Process 

This plan makes it possible for everyone to have a Web presence. We will make it easy for you to create your own Web page, have your own email account, and establish your online presence.

Web Services will help you from your basic ideas and concept to the finished product. We’ll help you plan your site, and we’ll follow your plan through site development.

You will be pleased with the price, and we are sure you will be pleased with the product.At Web Services, we are positive that with the right maryland website design planning, development, and marketing, we will be able to reach your target audience.

 

Web Site Internet Marketing and Promotion Services 

When your site is on the Internet, we will help you with your internet marketing by adding it to online search engines. This will allow potential customers worldwide to find your site.

Our expert team will do our best to have you listed effectively on search engines, and make it possible for you to reach customers anywhere in the world. For this, just add the url like this on Google.

In addition, we will continue to work as your consultants, helping you with internet marketing more effectively and improve your operations. Please contact us for additional information, INTERNET MARKETING

 Search Engines 

Search Engines are the #1 way, people find your website. They account for virtually 90% of all the traffic your website receives.

Currently, the search engines we work with most of the major search engines: Yahoo Infoseek Altavista, Lycos Hotbot, Excite, Webcrawler, Northern Light, Inktomi, Direct Hit, AOL. As well as, many of the smaller search engines and local web sites.

As equally important as having an artistic, easily navigated website is the internet marketing and web promotion that goes into getting your website noticed on the Web and in particular, the Search Engines and Directories. We have our own traffic.

We have thousands of users signing on each day. This really helps get the word out about your web site, service, product, event or announcement.

Internet Strategy

Getting Started

Boreal Sites takes the confusion out of getting started. We go step-by-step with you to acquire the information necessary to construct the perfect website for your company within your budget. Below is an outline of the information you’ll need to collect before we start your website project.

Check list before getting started:

  • Do you have a Federal ID number for your business?
  • Are you incorporated?
  • Will your business idea require a non disclosure agreement?
  • Have you opened a bank account? (If you are just getting started?)
  • Have you established a gateway and merchant account?
  • Do you have a business plan?

Pre-Design – Write a content outline:

What we need from you:

  • Brief summary about your company
  • Mission statement
  • Products your company offers including fees/costs
  • Services your company offers including fees/costs
  • Contact information (i.e. website address, telephone numbers, fax, email, directions, map, forms, etc.)
  • News/events/downloadable articles
  • Photos
  • Keywords related to your business: For example: Ask yourself: If you were trying to find a company like yours on the internet, what words would you type in to Google, Yahoo, or MSN to find your business or idea?
  • What makes your company’s products/services stand out from that of your competition?

Fun facts:

Web pages should have at least 500 written words per page.

Each site should consist of no more than 10 menu items including your homepage.

Things to Think About

Have you formulated your website budget? This should include:

Do you have an idea/preference of how you want your company to be portrayed visually? How about selling with this site and make money.

  • Company logo/tag line (see Branding/Logo Design)
  • Color scheme/look and feel

Boreal Sites makes getting started easy by taking the guess work out of the initial process. Please note that for an additional fee, we have access to creative, experienced web writers that can compose and fine-tune your web content.

 

Website Hosting

Boreal Sites provides customized web site hosting solutions that will meet your specific needs. Boreal Sites powers your website with the best web hosting solution on the market – whether your needs are basic or complex.  We provide the service and skills you need at an affordable price.

Domain Name Services                                 Yearly                              DNS Setup

Domain Registration 1 year                                      $25                                         $50
Domain Registration 2 year                                      $15                                         $50
Domain Registration 3 year                                      $12                                         $50
Domain Registration 4+ year                                   $10                                         $50
Registrar Transfer                                                       $25                                         $50

 

Shared Hosting                                                                                        Yearly                   Monthly

Basic Hosting 1-4 pages ($175 /year; 5 Emails)                                           $175.00                   $15.00
Basic Hosting w/ Control Panel & WebMail                                                $225.00                    $18.75

 

Control Panel is Now Available in Spanish and Asian character sets

Small Business 5-10 pages ($360/year; 15 Emails)                                   $360.00                    $30.00
Business Class Hosting 11+                                                                             $600.00                    $50.00
Dynamic Hosting w/database                                                                       $1200.00                  $100.00
Additional Disk Space                                                                                             —                       $3/25MB
Additional Bandwidth                                                                                             —                            $4/GB

 

Virtual Private Servers                                                                           Setup                     Monthly

Server A                                                                                                                    Free                           $55
Server B                                                                                                                    Free                          $95
Server C                                                                                                                    Free                         $245
VPS v2 Standard                                                                                                     Free                           $95
VPS v2 Pro                                                                                                               Free                          $105
VPS v2 Pro Plus                                                                                                      Free                           $245
Solaris Standard                                                                                                     Free                           $150
Solaris Pro                                                                                                               Free                            $325
Additional Disk Space                                                                                             —                 $7.50/25MB

 

Add-Ons                                                                Setup                                          Setup

Additional Domain Name                                            —                                                    $25
SSL – Web Server Encryption                                      —                                                    $99

 

VPS Solaris Add-Ons                                       Setup                                       Monthly

ColdFusion – Web App Development Tool                —                                              $40
Chili!Soft ASP – Web App Development Tool           —                                              $40

 

E-Commerce Add-Ons                                                    Setup                            Monthly

For VPS and MPS Servers

Mercantec SoftCart                                                                       $50                                 $45
Merchant Payment Center Module                                              —                                   $30
QuickBooks Module                                                                        —                                    $10
Drop-ship Module                                                                           —                                    $20

 

Managed Private Server                                                Setup                           Monthly

FreeBSD Server                                                                        $495.00      starting at     $700
Solaris Server                                                                             $695.00     starting at    $1,050
Additional Bandwidth                                                                     —                              $60/20GB

 

E-Commerce Servers                                                      Setup                               Monthly

Miva Merchant Server B                                                           $50.00                                 $125
Miva Merchant Server C                                                           $50.00                                 $275
Additional Disk Space                                                                     —                              $7.50/25MB

 

Oracle8i Hosting                                                            Setup                                 Monthly

Value Plan                                                                                $250.00                                 $210.00
Professional Plan                                                                    $250.00                                 $340.00
Corporate Plan                                                                         $250.00                                 $510.00
Additional Disk Space                                                                  —                                     $0.75/MB

 

What we offer you:

  • Availability – Get started quickly.
  • Reliability – Guaranteed 99.9% uptime.*
  • Confidentiality – Your files are secure with us.
  • Data integrity – Daily backups protecting your files from loss or corruption.
  • Throughput – Your pages come up quickly for your visitors.
  • Scalability – You can upgrade your account as you grow.
  •  Support – 24/7 support that provides prompt, useful answers to your questions.
  • Control – You can easily change your page design or database entries.
  •  Information – Web Traffic Reporting – You get critical statistics about traffic and the success of your web pages through web log analyzers like Urchin.
  •  E-mail – Accessible from your own desktop e-mail client.

 

Quick facts:

Starting at $25 a year (and now as low $10 a year when you register for 10 years at once) you can secure your name on the Web TODAY, and “park” it on our servers indefinitely — even if you do not have a website.

For an additional $10/month you can start using that web name to send and receive your own company e-mail right from your web browser!

We work with our clients on a case by case basis to determine what is best for each website. You can earn much more than this with your website. Even selling , one of the best options to make money with a website. Contact Us
Domain Services

  • Domain Name Registrations
  • Registrar Transfers
  • FREE Domain Parking

Starting at $25 a year (and now as low $10 a year when you register for 10 years at once) you can secure your name on the Web TODAY, and “park” it on our servers indefinitely.

Even if you do not have a Web site. And for an additional $10/month you can start using that Web name to send and receive your own company e-mail right from your Web browser!

Starting at $25 a year (and now as low $10 a year when you register for 10 years at once) you can secure your name on the Web TODAY, and “park” it on our servers indefinitely.

Even if you do not have a Web site. And for an additional $10/month you can start using that Web name to send and receive your own company e-mail right from your Web browser!

We work with our clients on a case by case basis to determine what is best for each Website. Contact Us