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Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education CHAPTER 9
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Successful companies embrace the Internet as a mechanism for transforming their companies and for changing everything about the way they do business. Business basics still apply online. In the world of e-commerce, company size matters less than speed and flexibility. Study: By 2011, the Internet will influence more that $1 billion in offline sales. Neilsen study: 86% of the world’s online population has used the Internet to make a purchase. Items purchased most often online include computer hardware and software, tickets, books, music, movies, gift cards, toys and video games, and baby products. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 2
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur FIGURE 9.1 Online Retail Sales in the U.S. 9 - 3
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Opportunity to increase revenues and profits Ability to expand into global markets Ability to remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week Capacity to use the Web’s interactive nature to enhance customer service Power to educate and inform Ability to lower the cost of doing business Ability to spot new business opportunities and capitalize on them Ability to grow faster Power to track sales results ◦ Conversion rate – the percentage of customers to a Web site who actually make a purchase. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 4 In addition to the text
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Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education The Small Business Research Board reports: ◦ 57.3% of small business owners in the U.S. have a Web site ◦ 56.1% of those sites engage in online sales. Barriers: ◦ Not knowing how or where to start ◦ Cost and time concerns Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 6
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education How a company exploits the Web’s interconnectivity and the opportunities it creates to transform relationships with suppliers, customers, and others is crucial to its success. Web success requires a company to develop a plan for integrating the Web into its overall strategy. Developing deep, lasting relationships with customers takes on even greater importance. Creating a meaningful presence on the Web requires an ongoing investment of resources – time, money, energy, and talent. Measuring the success of a Web-based sales effort is essential to remaining relevant to customers whose tastes, needs, and preferences constantly change. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 7
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education 1.Does your product have broad appeal to customers everywhere? 2.Do you want to sell your product to customers outside of your immediate geographic area? 3.Can the product you sell be delivered conveniently and economically? 4.Can your company realize significant cost advantages by going online? 5.Can you draw customers to your company’s Web site with a reasonable investment? Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 8
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Myth 1: Online customers are easy to please. Myth 2: If I launch a site, customers will flock to it. Myth 3: Making money on the Web is easy. Myth 4: Privacy is not an important issue. Myth 5: The most important part of an e-commerce effort is technology. Myth 6: I don’t need a strategy to sell online. Myth 7:Customer service is not important. Myth 8: Flashy Web sites are better than simple ones. Myth 9: It’s what’s up front that counts. Myth 10:Its too late to get on the Web. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 9
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur FIGURE 9.3 Reasons for Abandoning Online Shopping Carts 9 - 10
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Focus on a market niche. Develop a community. Attract visitors by giving away “freebies.” Make creative use of e-mail, but avoid becoming a “spammer.” Make sure your Web site says “credibility.” Make the most of the Web’s global reach. Use Web 2.0 tools to attract and retain customers. Promote your site online and offline. Develop an effective search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 11
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Natural (organic) Listings – Arise as a result of “spiders,” powerful programs search engines use to crawl around the Web. Paid (sponsored) Listings – Short text ads with links to the sponsoring company’s Web site. Paid Inclusion – When a company pays a search engine for the right to submit either selected pages or its entire Web site content for listing. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 12
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Understand your target customer. Give customers what they want. Select an intuitive domain name that is consistent with the image you want to create for your company and register it. ◦ Short ◦ Memorable ◦ Indicative of a company’s business ◦ Easy to spell Make your Web site easy to navigate. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 13
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Add wish list capability. Use online videos. Create a gift idea center. Build loyalty by giving online customers a reason to return to your Web site. Establish hyperlinks with other businesses, preferably those selling complementary products. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 14 (continued)
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Include an e-mail option an a telephone number on your site. Give shoppers the ability to track their orders online. Offer Web shoppers a special all their own. Follow a simple design. Create a fast, simple checkout process. Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 15 (continued)
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Assure customers that online transactions are secure. Establish reasonable shipping and handling charges and post them up front. Confirm transactions. Keep your site updated. Test your site often. Consider hiring a professional to design your site Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 16 (continued)
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education Virus detection software Intrusion detection software Firewall Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur 9 - 18
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Education 9 - 19 Ch. 9: E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur Conclusion Know what you need to know before launching into e-commerce Assess the basic strategies to follow Know what works on Web sites Track results and listen to customers
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