Not-for-profit uses

The design of Web sites for public, not-for-profit organizations is similar to other Web sites including the same marketing , customer service, and cost control uses seen previously.  What makes them different is that  they sell items donated to them though auctions, and request donations with no products sold in this last case. These different features are summarized  below, but  the basic reference for not-for-profit uses is covered in details in chapters 1-5, Book IX, of Starting an Online Business.

Auctions for public, not-for-profit organizations:

Soliciting donations

Shopping for a good cause or charity malls:

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