Benefits of E-Commerce	<br />EP M6 E-Commerce<br />
Today we will have a look at the benefits for businesses that use E-Commerce against traditional methods.<br />There are b...
Can you think of any benefits for a company that wants to sell their products or services on the Internet?<br />E-Commerce...
The business can operate on a GLOBAL scale.<br />The internet is global. There are no distance barriers. <br />E-Commerce ...
The customer has greater power.<br />Better buyer decisions, more choice.<br />Quicker and cheaper to shop on the net.<br ...
Data Security. <br />Some people do not trust the internet.<br />Credit card details can be stolen on the net, unless the ...
Some products do not sell well over the net.<br />You cannot see, touch, smell or try on items you purchase from the net.<...
First Task Today<br />Come up with a list of 5 items that would be easy to sell on the net. For each item, tell me why the...
Som tam<br />Som tam would not sell very well on the internet because people like to eat it at a restaurant with friends a...
Second Task Today<br />A local company is thinking about using E-Commerce.<br />Your job is to tell them why they should u...
The company<br />Currently has no website.<br />Is not computer literate, keep it simple.<br />Is ambitious, wants to comp...
Add your completed presentation to the website before next lesson. This will count towards your mid-term mark.<br />Rememb...
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M6 - Lesson 2 - Benefits Of E Commerce

  1. 1. Benefits of E-Commerce <br />EP M6 E-Commerce<br />
  2. 2. Today we will have a look at the benefits for businesses that use E-Commerce against traditional methods.<br />There are benefits both for the business, the customer and society.<br />We will also look at some of the disadvantages and problems for businesses that choose to operate E-Commerce. <br />E-Commerce<br />
  3. 3. Can you think of any benefits for a company that wants to sell their products or services on the Internet?<br />E-Commerce<br />
  4. 4. The business can operate on a GLOBAL scale.<br />The internet is global. There are no distance barriers. <br />E-Commerce will save the company money.<br />The cost of operating online can be cheaper than having a shop, office. You can automate sales, meaning a reduction in staff. Advertising is cheaper. Any saving can be passed on to the customer.<br />The business has no time barriers.<br />An online business is available for customers 24 hours a day. The internet never sleeps.<br />Benefits of E-Commerce<br />
  5. 5. The customer has greater power.<br />Better buyer decisions, more choice.<br />Quicker and cheaper to shop on the net.<br />Ideal for niche products.<br />A niche product is a product with very few customers. The internet is a vast marketplace, and can generate volume.<br />Environmental Benefits.<br />The customer stays at home and orders goods from the net. Goods can be delivered directly from the warehouse. Staff can work from home.<br />Benefits of E-Commerce<br />
  6. 6. Data Security. <br />Some people do not trust the internet.<br />Credit card details can be stolen on the net, unless the E-Commerce company is secure.<br />Data Privacy.<br />Many customers worry about sending information on the net.<br />Identity theft.<br />Disadvantages of E-Commerce<br />
  7. 7. Some products do not sell well over the net.<br />You cannot see, touch, smell or try on items you purchase from the net.<br />Some customers like to shop in the high street.<br />Colours and shapes look different in pictures.<br />On the net people do not get to see which item they are buying.<br />Disadvantages of E-Commerce<br />
  8. 8. First Task Today<br />Come up with a list of 5 items that would be easy to sell on the net. For each item, tell me why they would sell well.<br />Come up with a list of 5 items that would not sell well over the internet. For each item tell me why they would not sell well.<br />Add these 10 items to the discussion forum for this lesson.<br />You can work in pairs.<br />You have 15 minutes.<br />E-Commerce<br />
  9. 9. Som tam<br />Som tam would not sell very well on the internet because people like to eat it at a restaurant with friends and be able to smell the food before they order. The food may not arrive fresh.<br />
  10. 10. Second Task Today<br />A local company is thinking about using E-Commerce.<br />Your job is to tell them why they should use E-Commerce.<br />What are the benefits of E-Commerce for their company. <br />What will happen if they don’t set up an E-Commerce business?<br />Create a PowerPoint Presentation with your information.<br />Use examples from the Internet.<br />E-Commerce<br />
  11. 11. The company<br />Currently has no website.<br />Is not computer literate, keep it simple.<br />Is ambitious, wants to compete with larger companies.<br />Sells the latest model mobile phones and various electronic items.<br />Currently operates in Phuket.<br />Has 3 shops in Phuket and employs many staff.<br />Doesn’t really trust the internet.<br />Wants to increase profit, and cut costs.<br />E-Commerce<br />
  12. 12. Add your completed presentation to the website before next lesson. This will count towards your mid-term mark.<br />Remember, you want to convince them to use E-Commerce, so sell the advantages with confidence!<br />Don’t forget to include the name and numbers of your group members.<br />E-Commerce<br />

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