E-commerce is the process of buying and selling goods or products online. The ‘e’ in e-commerce stands for electronic or internet where internet commerce is also another way of calling e-commerce. There are four ways of doing e-commerce online.
Business to Business (B2B)This enables companies to do business amongst themselves which mostly comprises Manufactures, Wholesale Merchants & retailers. Here the end user is not the target.
Business to Consumer (B2C)This enables the Consumer to directly buy their intent online. The consumer visits a website to see for himself the available products online, which are displayed in an orderly fashion & chooses what he wants to buy & orders. Some examples of these online stores are Amazon, Flipkart, Myntra etc.
Consumer to Consumer (C2C)Here the consumers interact between themselves and buy / sell their products. The consumer displays his product, refurbished or any used items that he no longer needs on a portal / website which grabs the attention of the other consumer who is looking for the same & closes the deal online. Some examples of these portals are OLX, Quikr, etc.
Consumer to Business (C2B)This model is where the service provider gets benefited from the consumer for a service or product that he has to offer. This is the model that is adopted by many freelance websites. Some examples are freelancer, Upwork, Fiverr etc.
These days we have many platforms that are used for setting up an e-commerce website. The top platforms that are widely used but not limited to. At Easy Link we offer the right solution & give you the opinion on the best platform that will suit your business to sell online.