Electronic Commerce (eCommerce) is one of the most important aspects of the internet to emerge. It allows people to exchange goods and services immediately and with no barriers of time or distance. Any time of the day or night, you can go online and buy almost anything you want – even in your underwear.
Current eCommerce statistics state that 40 percent of worldwide internet users have bought products or goods online via desktop, mobile, tablet or other online devices. This amounts to more than 1 billion online buyers and is projected to continuously grow.
Some key components to the eCommerce Model:
- The online store
- The shopping basket
- The SECURE Gateway checkout
- The online customer data collection
- The shipping methods
- The credit card or payment methods
- The merchant account with your bank
The road to creating a successful online store can be a difficult and confusing one if you are unaware of the concepts and principles behind eCommerce. The trick to entering this market smoothly is to Plan. To be successful you will need to have an experienced E-commerce partner. Thats where Fox Valley Web Design comes in.
As a creative branding firm, Fox Valley Web Design has worked with a lot of E-commerce shopping carts over the past 19 years to help our clients achieve great results selling their products securely online. Because of this, we know the ins, outs, ups and down of the most popular shopping carts available. We continue to work & support different E-commerce platforms including the Pinnacle Cart, Zen Cart, Miva Merchant, Magento, Zen Cart, Yahoo Store, Volusion and more.