I've not used Lemon Stand before but heard good things about it from developers that I have a lot I respect for: http://lemonstandapp.com/ Jono http://www.twitter.com/chsweb On May 24, 2012, at 9:57 PM, Dan McCullough <dan.mccullough at gmail.com> wrote: > If you want to look at a good Magento host the one I have worked with > is<eric at magemojo.com> > magemojo.com they are a specialist in Magento hosting and provide support > both in hardware and software. > > The project does seem to have taken off and Magento is a wonderful piece of > software and will do a lot -- probably more then you will use -- it is just > one of those tools where if you can't use its full array of features then > its almost not worth the hassle. > > If you are going to go the Magento route there are resources that can help > with custom themes inexpensively, they will also help with installation and > pointing out which modules you need -- they are very process driven so you > have to make sure the design mockups are fully fleshed out. > > HTH > > Dan > > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:04 PM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote: > >> I had also heard this in the past,maybe 4-5 years ago, but hadn't >> re-explored Magento since. >> >> My customer wants to go with PayPal Payments Advanced for various reasons, >> the main one being that they have a swipe device in the works. That seems >> to eliminate Drupal and fringes Zen-Cart. He also frowned at widgets such >> as Google Checkout (not professional...). An then there's "PayPal is >> recommending Magento" thing. >> >> I contacted hostgator asking about Magento and their feedback mirrored >> what you said. I am double-checking with them - options for monitoring >> this account as well as moving it to a separate VPS if it piles up. >> >> Resource intensive - where is this problem going to show its ugly face? >> Load average impacting other accounts? Other? >> >> This was supposed to be a slam-dunk type of project, add paypal buy now >> buttons and go home at noon; it's become an extraordinarily research >> intensive trial and error effort. Including time spent already, I've easily >> doubled the budget. >> >> >> >> >> On 05/24/2012 07:17 AM, Chris Dorer wrote: >> >>> Magento is a very nice solution, very robust with lots of positives. >>>> However this is not a solution that you can get away without have a >>>> dedicated developer/administrator. You need to know your stuff on >>>> server/hardware optimization or have a very good Magento specific hosting >>>> company. >>>> >>>> I agree. >>> >> -- >> >> * * Please support the community that supports you. * * >> http://evolt.org/help_support_**evolt/<http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/> >> >> For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester >> and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org >> Workers of the Web, evolt ! > > > > > -- > Thank you, > > Dan > > Cell: 484-459-2856 > > <https://www.facebook.com/dpmccullough> > <http://www.linkedin.com/in/danmccullough> > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !