Simple Definition of E-Commerce
E-Commerce: the ability
to make financial transactions (sales, donations, etc.) on the Web.
A More General
E-commerce, ecommerce, or
electronic commerce is defined as the conduct of a financial transactions
by electronic means. With the growth of commerce on the Internet
and the Web, ecommerce often refers to purchases from online stores on
the Web, otherwise knows as e-commerce Web sites. They may also be
referred to as "virtual-stores" or Cyber stores. It can be subdivided into
- business to business - (Cisco selling equipment to your ISP)
- business to consumer - (Amazon selling books to you)
- consumer to consumer or - (eBay - individuals selling items to you)
Our e-commerce definition
at Frommeyer.Com is harnessing the power of the Internet to help you make
money (sales or donations) more effectively and efficiently by having the
ability ability to conduct financial transactions electronically, securely
and legitimately. We stress both securely and legitimately here because
many transactions conducted online are by thieves.
It also means building your
on-line store on a custom designed foundation (with an inventory database,
needed), and adding secure credit card transactions (with either real-time
or manual authorization) using one of Frommeyer.Com's custom programs or
with any third-party program, such as CyberCash or other similar system,
including PayPal. It includes integrating the on-line checkout process
(including sales tax and/or shipping costs, if applicable) with your fulfillment
center and furnishing you, the merchant, with tools to manage your on-line
Frommeyer.Com has a variety
of solutions designed to satisfy any security concern. One of the
best methods is with a Frommeyer.Com custom designed semi-automated system
- where you, the merchant, must manually review and process data before
any transaction is completed.
Two (2) Economical
Ways To Accept Credit Cards
If you've never accepted
credit cards before, Frommeyer.Com can assist you in establishing your
own business accounts at little or no cost. Click on the links below
for more details:
Own Merchant Account -- direct billing by you for 5 credit cards:
MasterCard, Discover, Dinners Club and all American Express cards.
Business Account -- third-party billing for 4 types of credit cards:
MasterCard, Discover and American Express (but PayPal can not accept the
American Express Corporate Card at the present time).
both of the above accounts -- see why Frommeyer.Com
Donation Forms, Shopping Carts and more...
Frommeyer.Com can custom
design a program (as well as install and modify any third-party commercial
program that you may have already purchased or leased) for any need:
- from 1 to 12 items
- from 10 to 50 items
- from 50 to 250 items
- from 250 to 1,000 items
- over 1,000 items
Offering to sell stuff over
the Internet is not a crime, but there's a company that is threatening
to sue small businesses that are using the Internet for commerce.
current news articles
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