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Catalogs

We generally assume catalogs are stores, but Lesley Elizabeth Inc wanted a virtual brochure, and a little web presence that didn't give them headaches.

Lesley Elizabeths is a simple site with a few interactive features designed as an addition to their wholesale catalog. The site is fully scalable, and the company can add email collectors, newsletters, even contests, in-house by using Microsoft FrontPage.

Wool and Feathers is designed to promote small farms to the armchair enthusiast, to build awareness of the issues facing small farms, and to build interest in the products produced by small farms. As such, WoolandFeathers.com doesn't have an online store. Instead is has a catalog of resources directing browsers to online stores which stock products produced by small farms.

Frelsi Farm of Limerick Maine is a multi-dimensional site which includes sheep sales pages as well as a functional online store with fleece, roving, wool yarn, soap and gifts. The site has a regularly updated newsletter as well as a complete reference section for new shepherds. This farm makes use of a number of profit centers, including using affiliate relationships to add both merchandise and income to the site.

Vermont Artisan Coffee supports their wholesale business with a retail coffee and tea sales site. The company wanted their site to always look fresh, but were working with a limited budget. A php script rotates the image on the index page on a random sequence, popping up one of several professionally rendered images from their product line.

A customizable block of text below the image allows them to post product specials and announcements through their browsers, keeping the site relevant and fresh.

Linda B Pottery uses the options function of Powerful Hosting's e-store to offer her pottery in a wide variety of colors and sizes. Linda's site is connected to her PayPal account, generating an automatic bill when the customer punches the PayPal button. 

Simple and easy for Linda to maintain, this site has brought her business from across the country, much to her surprise!

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Additional Articles:
Investing In You: Budgeting for a Website
The Web Worksheet: Designing Your Site