E-commerce Introduction

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

What is E-commerce?

E-commerce is a term used for electronically buying or selling products by using the Internet.

Some other activities also considered as E-commerce;

  • Internet banking

    (internet banking, mobile banking, telebanking, ATMs, debit cards, and credit cards. )

  • Payment gateways

    (PayPal, Stripe, Square, SecurePay, Worldpay, Authorize.net, 2Checkout.com, Braintree.)

  • Online ticketing

    (Railway booking, Airline reservations system, Airline ticket.)

E-Commerce online ticketing example
E-Commerce online ticketing example
  • online auctions

    (GoDaddy domain name auctions, ebay acutions, ebid acutions)

online auctions example in e-commerce
online auctions example in e-commerce
  • Conversational commerce: e-commerce via chat

    (live support of hostgator)

Conversational commerce e-commerce via chat
Conversational commerce e-commerce via chat
  • Digital Wallet

    (PayPal, Apple’s Passbook, Square Wallet, Chirpify, Zipmark.)

Paypal is an example of Digital Walletpng
Paypal is an example of Digital Walletpng

What is the scope of e-commerce?
Types of E-Commerce

  1. Business-to-business (B2B)
  2. Business-to-consumer (B2C)
  3. Consumer-to-business (C2B)
  4. Consumer to consumer (C2C)
  5. Business to administration (B2A)
  6. Consumer-to-administration (C2A)

What are some examples of e-commerce?
What are the advantages of e-commerce?
What are the types of e-commerce applications?

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