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The resources of e-BC and Small Business BC are probably the most valuable resources you will discover. I have used them for over 6 years and have great results with their courses and their free 1 on 1 consultation. I would credit them with my entire online business learning and development experience. I have had great success ranking page 1, position 1,2 and 3 with Google, Yahoo and MSN with the information and systems I learned here.
The information provided in this blog is provided by e-BC and Small Business BC with their permission.
Every Business Needs a Website
Electronic commerce or e-commerce refers to business transactions that happen online.
That is, selling on the Internet. Electronic business or e-business refers to more than just
In Canada’s private sector, more than 75% of businesses are estimated to be using the
Internet to facilitate some aspect of their business. In fact, more than 62% of businesses
in Western Canada operate a website.
The Benefits of eBusiness
E-Business is about utilizing Internet technologies -- such as email and online banking
solutions, and more sophisticated systems such as web-based customer relationship
management solutions –- to provide superior customer service, streamline business
processes, increase sales and reduce costs.
► Consumers demand information and businesses’ websites are where more and
more of them are finding that information.
Cost effective advertising
► Dollar for dollar the web is the best place to advertise. Compared to traditional
media such as TV, Radio and Yellow Pages a website:
_ Information can be updated and added 24/7
_ Accessed 24/7
Levels the playing field
► The Internet levels the playing field for small businesses. That is, it allows small
business operators to compete on equal footing with larger businesses in the
Increase customer interaction
► Email communications, website FAQs and auto-responders are examples of
simple and cost effective electronic techniques that can help to improve
communications between you and your clients/customers.
Increase brand awareness
► Even if you are not considering selling online, having a website that promotes
your business, provides contact information, and outlines your unique value
proposition -– that is, the unique collection of benefits attributed to your product
or service which create value for your customers or clients -- will simply increase
your reach and value in the marketplace, and make it easier for your potential
clients/customers to find you.
StartSmart With eBC
For more information on Internet Business Solutions visit www.e-bc.ca
Phone: (604) 775-7532 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Website: http://www.e-bc.ca