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Re: Stores Online
Posted By: Dave Hayward In Response To: Re: Stores Online (brent)
Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at 4:35 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Stores Online (brent)
There have been questions on the blog about getting in touch with Mari Silva. In order to contact her directly, you need to call 801-234-5976 or email her at email@example.com. Mari is working with merchants and others who have questions about StoresOnline and seems to be very passionate about her work. She is someone you can talk to and get help from, so I recommend that you get in touch with her.
>> I was one of the stupid ones. I purchased 6 sites from stores online,
>> eventually got a web site up and running, and took it back down after
>> getting sticker shock at the cost of keeping it up and absolutely no
>> I recently put up my own site dontusestoresonline.com to tell my full
>> story to anyone who is interested.
>> My recommendation is DON'T USE STORES ONLINE. You will regret it if
>> you do.
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