E-business trendsPosted on Tuesday, 06 October 2009 00:00
Being a hardcore web development and web design company building e-commerce websites and developing e-business applications is a regular happening at Attitude.
Although e-business has gained widespread acceptance among the general masses it is rightly claimed that this is just the beginning and right now we're merely experiencing the tip of the iceberg. A very small percent of the world population is using the Internet to carry out their day-to-day purchases, but they makes a big impact on e-business trends and practically define how the e-business companies survive and evolve.
With the advent of Web 2.0, the e-business ideology has gone through a paradigm shift. It is no longer about selling and stuffing products down the customers throats; it's about building a community and then promoting products and services among the community in a more aware manner.
Take for instance Blogging; Blogging is more or less a Web 2.0 phenomenon and practically every e-business enterprise uses it as an awareness and PR tool. It is a highly interactive platform where visitors can directly interact with the organization in an informal manner. This builds trust and bridges the gap between the management and the customers.
There are many e-business brands that have already made a name for themselves such as Amazon.com and eBay.com and these big brands are paving the way for newer entrants because most web surfers, even if they don't shop at Amazon.com or eBay.com are acquainted with the names and know that they are trusted businesses and millions of people use them for their day-to-day shopping. This makes it easier for new companies to enter the arena and sell products and services.
The threshold of the unknown has already been crossed for them.The easy availability of broadband Internet connections has also helped e-business a lot. People wouldn't enjoy shopping online through e-business websites if these websites took ages to load.
It doesn't mean that the mainstream e-business websites take broadband connections for granted because there are still many areas even in the USA where people use dial-up connections to connect to the Internet, but still broadband Internet connections have made a humongous impact on e-business trends.Another big change in e-business trends is the penetration of the Internet in less developed countries in areas such as the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and even a few African countries.
These geographical regions have very dense populations compared to the USA and Europe and economies of scale can really thrive in these regions.
This is where real money in e-business can be made in the very near future.
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