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Electronic commerce or e-commerce consists of the buying, selling, marketing, and servicing of products or services over computer networks. The information technology industry might see it as an electronic business application aimed at commercial transactions.
An alternative definition of E-commerce might view it as the conduct of business commercial communications and management through electronic methods, such as electronic data interchange and automated data-collection systems.
Electronic commerce may also involve the electronic transfer of information between businesses with the help of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
One must look at an e-commerce website as if it is a business model. No e-commerce backed business is a philanthropic organization to be giving out information that is not going to benefit us financially .Each word we type or each page we make are for us business pages that is going to generate revenue .Sure we give information that is going to help people apart from the buyers, but it’s the buyers that counts and our only aim will be to equip them with information , so that they are interested and subsequently buy our items .Its imperative that with a clear goal in our mindset , we go and build the website that is going to earn revenue for the company.
In practice, this term and a newer term, e-business, are often used interchangeably. For online retail selling, the term e-tailing is sometimes used.