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Handling codes


 
jaxz Dear all,
Are there any good sources for ready to use php/asp solutions to handle keywords for eBooks?

I’m thinking scripts that also deal with databases (MYsql) to keep track of who downloads what etc. The free demo script on this site should be a good starting point I think.

I plan to offer my ebooks for download, and upon receipt of payment provide a link for getting the key code.

Very grateful for any suggestion on this!

I assume there are ready to use scripts since this must be a very common request. But if there are none, I’d be happy to pay somebody to create it.


PS
I have seen nifty solutions that include Paypal/clickbank inside the ebook, but I don’t use these services. (Clickbank only makes payouts by Check – which is useless to me, the cost of cashing checksis prohibitive…)
DS

/Jaxz


Posted on: 11:36 am on February 8, 2006
jaxz me again - it would be great also if it "just" deals with Access databases - I expect low volume traffic in the beginning!
/Jaxz

Posted on: 2:37 pm on February 8, 2006
Storyman Hi Jaxz,

Using PHP/MySQL has been used by many to do exactly what you want to do. If you are not going to write the PHP yourself be cautious...very cautious. The reason is that over the years PHP has evolved and in part due to security problems.

Since your preference is to avoid payouts by check you might be interested in this site that discusses issues around e-commerce.
http://www.webhostingtalk.com/forumdisplay.php?s=73099533c4bb4f1ec7d21ca4c5a44414&forumid=66

You'll find information about advantages/disadvantages of online payment systems. Be sure to check out whichever company you intend to use. If you are inside the US be aware that companies like ClickBank are technically resellers. This means that they are responsible for collecting any sales tax due. If you are selling just a few ebooks this may not be an issue--for now. Consider it a heads up.

If the problem with check cashing is that you are outside the US consider having someone in the US do it for you, then wiring the money to you. Others have found this a more practical solution because it sometimes takes weeks to transfer money from an US bank to one offshore.


Posted on: 5:44 pm on February 8, 2006

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