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Research: Two B2B and B2C Technologies

Details: Your eCommerce Venture Begins

Here are some ideas for online businesses that allow you to get the most out of your paper.

A boutique that sells specialty items (jewelry, clothing, swimwear, kid's clothes, etc.)
A website that offers meal delivery to homes and offices

A site to purchase sports memorabilia or other collectibles
A store that sells regional art or crafts

Used book, gaming, or music store
A service oriented business: like resume writing or other services like business plans

Choose one of the above businesses based on your interest, experience and/or area of study. B2B and B2C Technologies that support your Web Site

The purpose of every e-business is to utilize technology in a way that enhances communication and the company's profitability. Business-to-business (B2B) use of technology would enhance efficiency within the company's supply chain, while business-to-consumer (B2C), also known as e-commerce, technologies would facilitate a transaction between a company and its consumers.

PART 1: RESEARCH

Using your text, online internet periodicals, or articles from the full-text databases in the library:

Describe at least two B2B technologies and applications.
-Provide examples of companies that are utilizing the e-business strategies you just described and what advantages they offer to the business.

Describe at least two B2C technologies and applications.
-Provide examples of companies that are utilizing the e-business strategies you just described and what advantages they offer to the business.

PART 2: BUSINESS APPLICATION

Using the technologies you addressed above:

Analyze how your business could implement a similar B2B strategy. Provide specific examples to support your points.
Analyze how your company could implement a similar B2C strategy. Provide specific examples to support your points.
What other B2B & B2C technologies and applications would you consider using on your website? Provide rationale.

Your paper MUST include a reference list. All research should be cited in the body of the paper. In-text citations and corresponding references should be included in your paper. The use of direct quotes is strongly discouraged. Your paper should contain a cover page, and a reference page in addition to the body.

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Part 1:

Online Businesses

Internet revolution as well as communication technology has put pressure on organizations to ensure improvement on their day-to-day operations and processes. For organizations to survive the intense competition available in the market, they have to ensure automation of the key business processes such as; procurement, customer relationship management, materials purchasing, distribution, and warehousing.

Describe At Least Two B2B Technologies And Applications:

B2B technologies are considered as the tools which businesses use in communicating to other organizations as well as how they sell their products examples include the wireless web, cell phones, wireless internet among others (VUJASINOVIC, BARKMEYER, IVEZIC & MARJANOVIC, 2010).

Several organizations have already changed the way they do business to ensure collaboration with their electronically trading customers. The collaboration in question is referred to as business to business applications with supply chain management and E-procurement being some of the examples. In addition to this, the software programs used in communication, buy side applications and sell side applications are also considered as examples of applications (Al-Naeem, Rabhi, Benatallah & Ray, 2004).

Provide examples of companies that are utilizing the e-business strategies you just described and what advantages they offer to the business.

Rags to Riches and Please mum are examples of companies which utilizes the E-business strategies which have just been defined above (Rags to riches, n.d; please mum, 2011). This has provided the organizations with several advantages such as increasing the organization's customer base since the organization can be able to have access of customers from different parts of the globe. In addition, the utilization of the organization's e-business applications and e-business technology has assisted the organization in achieving the full range of business benefits which arises as a result of the technologies offered.

Describe at least two B2C technologies and applications:

Business to consumer or business to client refers to the transaction which takes place between a seller ...

Solution Summary

The solution researches two B2B and B2C technologies application and implementation.

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