Feature #42

Per project web stores

Added by J. Simmons almost 9 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:New Start date:10/12/2011
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:v0.3 - Sustainability Enhancements


Idea originally submitted as comment on KickStarter Campaign by Jarryd Bekker. His comment is quoted below.

Brilliant idea! We have been looking for something like this for some time now. There is just one thing we really thing should be included: a web store. If the site also incorporated some sort of selling mechanism for projects to supply (partially or fully manufactured) open hardware, we believe that there will be a much higher number of sustainable projects due to the accessibility of hardware to the community as well as the flow of funding to the projects. It may be as simple as integrating paypal (in which case there wouldn't require too much development) although the users would still need some sort of guidance/tutorial/template to get going.
We are completely behind this project and have pledged our 25 buck, but if hardware sales and distribution were a more explicitly included, we will GLADLY up our backing!!
Good luck with the remaining few days!

Note, Feature #13 will partially serve this need, but having a fully integrated shopping cart would greatly simplify things for project owners and could create a revenue stream for both projects and ODE (as ODE could keep a small percentage of sales like KickStarter and Pledgie do).


Updated by J. Simmons over 7 years ago

Investigate using Shopify to implement this feature(?)

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