is the buying and selling of goods and services on the Internet.
Products Hard Good and E-Goods
can sell hard goods from your business, as well as e-goods, which
are down-loadable products such as e-books, software and videos.
can stock and ship the hard goods yourself, or you can use a third
party drop shipping service to handle all the order processing
your product can be sold as a physical product or also as an e-product,
such as books, information or software, you should look
marketplaces like Clickbank. Clickbank is the leading internet
retailer of E-goods. The most powerful feature of Clickbank is
can easily find and promote your products on their websites.
All they have
to do is paste a special link that sends customers through the
ClickBank site for payment, and then on to your site for products
Marketing Recommending the products and services
of others. This little-known aspect of e-commerce involves placing
specially coded links on your site that take the visitor to the online
of another company.
Example: the online
store of LittleShamrocks.com does not actually sell any
products but links to the online store of FoodIreland.com.
LittleShamrocks.coms function as the affiliate site is to pre-sell
the visitor and create demand for the affiliate partners
products. With sections on Ireland Travel and Irish Recipes,
the site creates
interest and demand for Irish food.
List It is important to collect the names and email
addresses on visitors to your website so you can stay
in touch with them to invite them back to the website and also market
to them if you want to. If your website host does not
include a mailing list service, I recommend a dedicated email list
service like AWeber.com or GetResponse.com,
or you can get a hosting service that includes a mailing list like
manage the collection of names and the list, send out emails, give
you the stats on how many were read,
addresses. They handle the whole mess for you, and
you can even set up a schedule
for a whole season of newsletters all at once. They
also keep the list safe for you. That list is money, and you
just on your home computer.
get names into the mailing list you just add the name and the email
address box code to your website
which is linked to the mailing list service.
Shopping Cart service allows visitors to select items for purchase,
calculates shipping costs and
such as coupons or promotions, and then passes
the total to your credit
merchant account for payment.
Checkout is a combination of a merchant account and a single-item
shopping cart. This is
way to get
with an online
store by selling single items. Just sign up for
Google Checkout and you can make Buy
can just paste
into your web
page. You can upgrade Google Checkout to use
a shopping cart as you expand.
Cafepress.com and Lulu.com are digital print-on-demand services that make it really
easy to offer on
your website just about
anything that can be printed from a digital
file, such as posters, prints,
books, cards, and lots more. You just upload
your artwork or book, pick the formats you
want to sell,
website to the store items.
Websites collect monthly or yearly fees for access to special information
to the public
and is used to promote the membership section
of the site.
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