To remain on an equal playing field with your competition in today’s challenging business climate, you
have to keep up with the latest digital advancements. One of the most important ways to do that is by
adding e-commerce to your business plan.
E-commerce is simply the purchasing and selling of products or services via the Internet. In the United
States alone, more than 60% of people purchase online…and that figure is constantly increasing. For
consumers, the ability to purchase from the comfort of home 24 hours a day makes shopping so much
more quick and convenient.
For businesses, the benefits of ecommerce are enormous:
Customers, who may have never before heard of your business, can be driven to your site.
Make sales 24 hours a day.
Eliminate geographic limitation. With ecommerce, you can sell your product or service globally.
Learn the buying habits of your customers and tailor products and services to better meet their
By satisfying customers, you can build longer lasting relationships and, subsequently, increase
your bottom line.
Increase sales through positive customer ratings.
Ecommerce set-up costs are infinitely lower than brick and mortar expansion costs.
Ecommerce allows you to manage inventory through a web-based system which can help you
decrease inventory costs as well as personnel costs.
Low overhead allows you to maintain competitive prices.
Sales numbers and so much more are easy to track with a good ecommerce plan in place.
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