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by Ostin 0 Comments

So the day-job folks have essentially said goodbye. Unless they decide to suddenly ramp up their web development, I’m basically out of work. I know this is a very common thing currently. Doesn’t make it any less of a change.

This provides me with not only a problem, but also an opportunity. I can focus more energies into creating music and developing my composition/production business. So I think I’m going to add a quote request section here. Now to go search for WordPress plugins that enable that kind of thing, which should be pretty simple as it’s just going to be a form that emails me.

Changes indeed.

Adding a store in the probable future

by Ostin 0 Comments

Friday afternoon a coworker at the architecture/construction firm I used to work for asked me about some consulting work on getting a shopping cart to work with his roommate’s website. The name of said website has, as Wil Wheaton is known to say, gone to the land of wind and ghosts. However, like this site it ran off WordPress. This has me thinking.

Once I get the massage CD pressed correctly I’ll start the process of marketing. Luckily I’ve already got some leads, but I’ll also want to provide a means for people to purchase directly from me. So a shopping cart/store would be in order. Now whether I’d want to limit it to direct purchases only or offer consignments for retailers is something I’ve yet to consider, so I’ll also need to do that.

Now, however, I need to figure out how I’m going to pay bills…