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Internet Strategy for E-commerce

E-commerce is the trend that most companies are going toward now days. You are to select one business that does not already employ e-commerce and develop an Internet strategy for it. Most of the big corporations already use the Internet for business so you may have to think of something on a smaller scale, for example a local bi

Creating a free website for e-commerce and profiting

For an e-commerce class, research how to start a website for free and to create a profit from it. Search for possible sites, find several possibilities and evaluate and decide which might be the best fit and explain why.

B2B Functionality

What new B2B e-commerce activities are firms adding to their infrastructure and why? With B2B, why is it important to know your customer and your market?

Opportunity Assessment

Â?¢ Consider the seven-step process to assess market opportunity. â?¢ Analyze the steps of the branding process with a well-known e-commerce site. â?¢ website chose is Apple® and compare the site's particular marketing approach to that of traditional methods.

Analyzing Opportunity Attractiveness

Select an e-commerce website. How would you analyze the opportunity attractiveness using unconstrained opportunity, segment interaction, growth rate, market size, and profitability factors? Selected site: http://www.tigerdirect.com/

Changing Roles of HR Management

Describe how are the HR management roles changing with regards to trends in globalization, technology, diversity, e-business and ethics.

Advantages of Internet E-Commerce

Explain how the Internet might be an advantage in marketing as it relates to any technological product of choice. Address the following components of e-marketing: o Web development Placement Merchandise and audience size Presentation - online customer service Payment Security Fulfillment Four infrastructure

US law and evolutionary changes

Statement: U.S. law evolves and changes along with the norms of society, technology, and the growth and expansion of commerce in the United States and the world. Do you agree? Can you think of any laws that have not changed in 100 years? What laws should be changed?

E-commerce business practices

In August 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann BMG. Review the companyâ??s Web site at http://www.sonybmg.com/ and consider the e-commerce challenges facing Sony. Complete the following: Choose a company, other than Sony, and describe the challenges of that business that are unique to e-commerce. Include in a discussion of th

E-Commerce: Regulatory Implications

Select either the Federal Communications Commission website, www.fcc.org, or the European Commission's e-commerce website, http://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm. Both websites highlight a number on ongoing initiatives. Select one initiative and discuss its regulatory implications. Identify and discuss ways in which public policy regu

How do you propose that each of the Web sites could be improved?

Find examples of each of the categories of e-commerce: B2B, B2C, P2P, and C2B. For each of the examples found, describe the levels of interactivity and customization on the Web site. From a consumer standpoint, what do you like and dislike about each of the Web sites? How do you propose that each of the Web sites could be improv

Among other things, you might consider discussing and contrasting the potential benefits, risks, and challenges of each, as well as how each company's e-business solution planning and implementation m

Two unrelated companies are starting to plan for their respective implementations of an e-business solution. Company A has decided to keep the scope of its e-business very small and to keep the work and time necessary to implement its e-business solution to a minimum. They are planning to implement only an ERP system without

E-Business Focused on Children

Scenario: You have been asked to assist with the formation of a new e-business company. It is an educational site focused on children in grades 9-12. The business model is to provide online tutoring in several subjects in support of the federal No Child Left Behind law. The company has not chosen a name yet. 1. Discuss some of

Management - Shoe store

A new client of a shoe store is planning to move to e-business format. The client is wondering if everything is ready. To evaluate the e-business capability of the shoe store, you will have to perform an assessment of the current state of a company and the process of determining gaps between the current and future state. Eval

Essential Items for a Small Town Website: What would you include?

Many towns and small cities have websites that they use to interact with their citizens. Describe three departments that should be included on the home page of a small town's Web site and describe the citizen interactions that should be facilitated by the site for each department. If you were designing the web site, what else wo

Privacy for internet users

Privacy (Internet and otherwise) is this month's topic at the local business owners' networking group meeting. Implementing e-business solutions that protect individual privacy have ethical and legal ramifications. Addressing these concerns can be seen as limiting your ability to use the technology of the Internet for the most f

Biometric Security Devices

Assume you are working for a medium-sized company that sells products on its Web site and that the company keeps the computers that run its Web server, database server, and transaction processing server in the office next to yours. Describe what a biometric security device is and explain how your employer might use one to more o

E-Business & E-Commerce Initiatives

Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about planning electronic commerce initiatives. Produce a minimum of 3 to 5 pages for the body of the research paper (APA Format) discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your findings. APA formatting guidel

Shopping Carts for Secure Transactions

Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles about the use of the Shopping Cart. Produce a research paper (APA Format) discussing your viewpoint on the topic and refer to the content from the articles to support your findings. APA formatting guidelines require a title page, abstract page, and reference

Discussion of Electronic Commerce Software

Using the Web or other resources, find an article that describes a successful application of Web services. Describe how the company implemented the Web services application and explain why using Web services was better than using an alternative approach to solve the problem.

Discussion Forum: The Opt-in Statement

Assume you are working for a company that sells music online. The marketing department would like to send e-mails to customers who have purchased music from the Web site. These e-mails would use information about the genres of music customers have purchased in the past and would offer those discounts on new releases in those gen

Discussion Forum: Business-to-Business Activities

Many towns and small cities have Web sites that they use to interact with their citizens. Describe three departments that should be included on the home page of a small town's Web site and describe the citizen interactions that should be facilitated by the site for each department. If you were designing the web site -- what else

Electronic marketing: Open source e-commerce

Do you think that open source e-commerce applications are the best solution in the market today? Why or why not? Do you think that the future of e-commerce applications is leading for all applications to be open source? Why or why not? Is this good for the future of e-commerce? In text citing and references needed.

Evaluate Wal-Mart's comprehensive website

Wal-Mart has a comprehensive website that sells a variety of products and expands their ability to distribute goods and services. Please review this site, http://wal-mart.com and discuss the following: 1. How effective is the website in making it easy to purchase goods? 2. Wal-Mart is moving more strongly into service are

Benefits of written and oral communication within the work environment

Identify the elements of the basic virtual communications model focusing on technology as a means to communicate globally. The following subtopics are to be addressed: â?¢ Subtopic 1: Discuss and describe effective and efficient online communication techniques and distinguish the types of technology-mediated communication