Date of Award

Fall 12-1-2007

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

First Advisor

Wayne Pauli

Second Advisor

Ronghua Shan

Third Advisor

Mark Moran


The need of a simple and inexpensive way to promote my business, product and services along with the traditional ways of advertising is examined. It costs practically nothing to put a web site online. Putting brochures, newsletters, and catalogs online saves a fortune in printing and mailing cost. News Releases and media can be distributed over the Internet quicker and cheaper. Web site for my shop will work 24 hours a day, seven days a week advertising my business. Currently we have no way to changes information on our printed advertising material instantly. The Customers have to visit in the shop to view our products, make an appointment for services, or order the products and come back the next day or later to receive the products. I will implement the web site for my shop using ASP.NET, C# and use my local machine as a web server. Having web site is an easy way to change the information about our products and services instantly. The web site will allow customers to browse products, make an order, and make an appointment for services online. The website will be a good simple inexpensive way to advertise our shop.