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Major Competition to Cafepress and Zazzle Coming Soon

Hello, We need a clone of or with exact features. Please review the website before bidding. Please let us know if you already developed a similar website for someone before and have script available for saleā€¦ (Budget: $250-750, Jobs: ASP, Flash, PHP, SQL, Website Design)

A Google alert for Cafepress brought up this project on that has 15 bids with an average bid of $ 727.

I can’t decide which programmer I would choose if I was the project creator. Maybe this guy….

Hi, we are very interested.we have gone through wit the requirements you pasted in your description. We can easily do it with our expertise. we will provide your project with required language. we will provide you regular updates during progress, if we get this…. And also if you have any query please let us know. We are available for you all the time. Let’s work together. Regards Meena

or maybe if you like a programmer who is brief.

Demo will be provided within 30 days. Please feel free to leave me a message if you’ve any question. Thanks

but then again I am always looking for a true developer:

I can Provide this Service tou you. If you want to cooperate with a true developer, please give me a sign.Please Contact me on PMB. Thank you.

Watch out Cafepress and Zazzle, Shirtauctions is going to be a major player sooner than you think! with JUST $750!

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  1. Rude Retro · August 7, 2009

    That’s hilarious. $750. And a website with the exact same features as Cafepress and Zazzle. Wouldn’t they have to chose one as they don’t have the exact same features as each other.
    He’s probably on Craigslist trying to get dtg printer for 99 cents.

  2. Adam (TD) · August 7, 2009

    Haha, brilliant. I remember we found another one of these a few years back while I was at Spreadshirt. They were offering something really laughable for a Spreadshirt clone, like $125 or something.

    At the time one of the guys in the team jokingly mailed him offering smuggled out source code on a memory stick and details of an offshore bank account for payment. But he didn’t reply, I guess it seemed too good to be true, a thought that somehow didn’t occur when posting an ad for incredibly complex systems like Zazzle, Cafepress or Spread and offering $125+…..People are strange.

  3. Rob · August 17, 2009

    I hope there programming is better than there spelling… lol!

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  5. Tim · October 30, 2009

    The Idea of coming up with a legit competitor to cafepress and zazzle is good but the price of 750 is laughable. Zazzle and Cafepress are at the top since they know what they are doing. Between them both they have thought of almost every feature possible to allow people to make their own products quickly and easily.

  6. Bo Bonnett · March 29, 2010

    Once I was outsorcing a website design project and I picked a developer not too cheap but not too expensive either. The project was delayed about two months. Never again!

  7. CF · September 15, 2011

    Zazzle has terrible customer service stay away. Good thing new competition is coming along.

    I needed a quick turn around on one T-shirt for a company event. We were trying to put our new logo on a t-shirt for an internal event. It was very last minute but they cancelled my order because they claimed I did not have the license to use the materials. From a customer service perspective, the only thing I received was an email (15 hours later)with no phone call. Given that I was paying for rushed service you would think they would want to sort out with their customers as quickly as possible. Also when I called customer service I was placed on hold for several minutes and then told to contact the content review department and that customer service has no instructions for why the blog certain things.

    They lost a customer for life so I will welcome a competitor.

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