|What do you think is the most appropriate
way to sell your products or service over the internet? Unanimously
the answer is : An Ecommerce website
with payment gateway facility.
|Ecommerce or Electronic commerce is the
conducting of business communication and transactions over networks
and through computers. Specifically, ecommerce is the buying
and selling of goods and services, and the transfer of funds,
through digital communications
|The owner of this kind of website, is provided
with a facility to list the products, which He/She intends to
sell over the internet. A shopping
cart is incorporated in the site, which is a
piece of software that acts as an online store's catalog and
ordering process. Typically, a shopping cart is the interface
between a company's Web site and its deeper infrastructure,
allowing consumers to select merchandise; review what they have
selected; make necessary modifications or additions; and purchase
|In order to receive online payment for
the purchased merchandise the site is integrated with a payment
gateway. A payment gateway is a service provided by a billing
processor, which allows credit card information to be collected
and passed over the internet. A payment gateway can be thought
of as a digital equivalent to a credit card processing terminal.
Although there are many payment gateways available, some of
the most popular include PayPal, CCAvenue and Verisign.
|This kind of web site is suitable for anyone,
who is innovative and wish to sell their products over the internet.
|The site administrator will be provided
with an password protected administrative control panel through
which He / She can manage / monitor the activities of the website.
The customer details, number of orders placed, pricing on each
product, shipping details, billing details etc can be easily
managed, through a user friendly interface.
|There is no limitation to the category
and sub-category of the product. Infinite number of products
can be displayed in these websites.