What is E-commerce?
E-commerce refers specifically to selling over the Internet. You can sell nearly anything over the Internet. There are somethings that are easy to sell online, such as books, and others that are not, such as groceries. You can also sell intangibles such as services or electronic books. Even if you won’t be selling your product online, your web site is an important part of your overall sales and marketing solution.
Online Sales in 2010 estimated to be nearly 200 Billion.
More and more people are more comfortable buying goods and services online than ever before. Several generations, don’t remember or ever lived in a time before computers and the Internet. Even traditional sales are driven by your online presence, you can learn more about social media and advertising on our Marketing page.
What do I need to get started?
In order to get your products in front of your potential customers you will need a few special additions to your website, a shopping cart, a SSL Certificate, and a Merchant Service. The shopping cart is the program that stores and displays your products to your customer . In order to secure your customers logins and credit card information, your shopping cart will need an SSL Certificate which encrypts sensitive data. Lastly the Merchant Services accounts provides the payment gateway between your site and the credit card company. We will help you set up and theme your shopping cart. SSL Certificates and Merchant Service accounts have additional fees and requirements.
Contact us today for a quote and more information on setting up an e-commerce solution for you.