Re: trouble convincing client of ecommerce security requirements

by "Lisa Bradshaw" <zibbler(at)>

 Date:  Tue, 5 Mar 2002 16:23:08 -0500
 To:  "Noteworthy Web Designs" <webmaster(at)>
 Cc:  "HWG" <hwg-techniques(at)>
 References:  ipsvc noteworthydesigns
  todo: View Thread, Original
I don't think most people would have a problem signing up with PayPal. If
you think about, almost any site that sells something will usually have you
fill out a membership form so that when you go to buy from them again, you
don't have to fill in all the info over and over again. is one
that comes to mind. Same with PayPal

Just my $0.02

Lisa Bradshaw ,  Web Designer

Crescendo Web Design -
----- Original Message -----
From: "Noteworthy Web Designs" <webmaster(at)>
To: <cbirds(at)>
Cc: "HWG" <hwg-techniques(at)>
Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 1:43 PM
Subject: Re: trouble convincing client of ecommerce security requirements

> The thing my clients find out with Paypal, though, is that so many
> potential customers are hesitant to "join" something else that requires a
> username and password, free or not. Unless they're big into the auction
> thing, a lot of people don't want to go that route. I've referred
> customers to Propay, which is similar to Paypal, but doesn't require
> buyer membership. Of course, then you need the secure server again, but
> if the client really wants to get into e-commerce, he either needs to get
> it, or just accept orders via phone.
> "cbirds(at)" wrote:
> > Nancy S.Brown hunted and pecked out this message on 3/5/2002 1:41 PM
> >
> > >>...and explained shopping cart systems and the need for a SSL and a
> > >>certificate...
> >
> > Depending on how many items this person has to sell, they can do this
> > using PAYPAL quite easily and economically without any fancy server
> > setups of their own.

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