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Re: Stores Online
Posted By: Andrea In Response To: Stores Online (Carol)
Date: Sunday, December 7, 2008, at 5:07 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Stores Online (Carol)
>> Hi! My husband and I recently attended a Store Online workshop. The
>> idea of selling products from our own website sounded like a good idea,
>> and they make it sound easy. However, at workshop they strongly recommend
>> that you purchase SIX websites with a price tag of nearly $6400. Has
>> anyone had any experience with this company? We'd like to work from home
>> but we're not entirely comfortable with laying out this investment without
>> knowing if it's really worth it. Thanks for your time.
OK, so I do not work for StoresOnline, which matters how? I don't know, but somebody was ripped on for working for the company and commenting on this post, so I thought I would clarify for ya'll. I am also not a satisfied customer. I am not a customer at all. I have never purchased their product, but HAVE had access to their sites and have gone to the initial seminar. It is a good product.
HERE'S how I got to this page. I wasn't even researching StoresOnline, but another company where I saw some negative comments about the company as well as some of the other companies that are web-based. I was intrigued by what had been said and so got caught up in a web-nado of negativity.
NOW, here's what I have to say about what has been posted: Many of the negative comments are by people who went to the initial conference, or even purchased sites, who don't want to have to work for a living...literally. So, if that is what you are looking for, then don't buy from StoresOnline. I am sorry if you are lazy and expected someone to do the work for you. HOWEVER, I'm pretty sure that StoresOnline didn't promise you that they would do the work. That just wouldn't make sense. Of course, it DOES make sense that I haven't seen an intelligent NEGATIVE response in all of my searching. It has mainly been people who are either lazy or misinformed.
FOR those who are misinformed, I am sorry. Try going to some of the websites that are used as examples during the presentation. Those are live websites created by real people. Now, you will notice that the people used as examples are not claimed to be millionaires. This is not a get rich quick scheme. If you need help with sites you have purchased, I saw a thread on this same post that gave the information needed to contact the company for customer service help.
FOR those of you who are just LAZY or the product is not for you. SHAME ON YOU. You are the reason that the web is NOT a viable place to get accurate information. You are the people who are uneducated, whether as a whole or just about a certain topic, and breed hate. You disagree? That's fine. I'm sure you'll rip on this comment. That is also fine. I just wanted the opportunity to call you out on what you do.
LASTLY, for those of you who want real information and are intrigued by this company, try searching actual StoresOnline site or even this same thread for some of the positive responses. I am a firm believer in knowing what you are getting into and I have seen a couple responses that are positive but also don't candy coat it. They tell you exactly what their experience was and they were willing to put in the effort to build their websites and market them successfully.
WHAT StoresOnline offers is a tool to help you run a business. It is not a ready-made business. How many ways can I say this? It is not a business-in-a-box. It is a site that has been created for those of us who are not site designers or who don't want to hire one. Hosting is a bit more expensive because of that, but if you look at total costs associated with an online business, it is actually a very affordable way to go. I WISH YOU LUCK IN YOUR SEARCH FOR VIABLE, ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT STORESONLINE.
ALSO, I would suggest that those of you who are interested in real information, stop listening to the BRAYING OF ASSES.
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