What is eCommerce?
Given some recent questions we have received, we thought it was time for a review of the fundamentals of eCommerce for aspiring web professionals.
Electronic commerce or eCommerce is a term for any type of business, or commercial transaction. It involves the transfer of information across the Internet. It covers a range of different types of businesses, from consumer based retail sites, through auction or music sites, to business exchanges trading goods and services between corporations. It is currently one of the most important aspects of the Internet to emerge.
This eCommerce article provides information about selling online products and also about how to develop an eCommerce strategy.
To review the basics, one should read this article written by Ajeet Khurana an author, educator, mentor, angel investor, and speaker for eCommerce and online business.
He has given few following examples of eCommerce
- Online Shopping
- Electronic Payments
- Online Auctions
- Internet Banking
- Online Ticketing
- Types of Ecommerce
- Business to Business (B2B)
- Business to Consumer (B2C)
- Consumer to Consumer (C2C)
- Benefits of Ecommerce
This cyberchimps article by Pooja Vangikar focuses on advantages and disadvantages of eCommerce. It also has information about the types of eCommerce websites.
- eCommerce Website Definition
- What is eCommerce?
- What is an eCommerce website?
- What is Mobile Commerce?
- Different Types of eCommerce Websites
- Advantages of eCommerce
- Disadvantages of eCommerce
- What Makes a Good eCommerce Website?
- Top e commerce websites
Resources to watch and read
- Short YouTube video make it simple to understand the concept of ecommerce.
- eCommerce in 2018: 8 trends to watch
- What Is eCommerce Marketing?
- eCommerce Wiki
This week’s blog focuses on what is eCommerce, the websites, advantages and disadvantages of using those. Every week we try to deliver something new and informational. We hope you find these resources and overviews useful. We always look forward to your comments and feedback (whether you are a member or not).
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