UNIT –I INTRODUCTION
eBusiness (e-Business), or Electronic Business, is the administration of conducting
business via the Internet. This would include the buying and selling of goods and
services, along with providing technical or customer support through the Internet. eBusiness is a term often used in conjunction with e-commerce, but includes services in
addition to the sale of goods.
E-commerce (short for "electronic commerce") is trading in products or services
using computer networks, such as the Internet. Electronic commerce draws on
technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain
management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data
interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection.
Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web for at least one part
of the transaction's life cycle, although it may also use other technologies such as email.
E-Commerce or Electronics Commerce is a methodology of modern business
which addresses the need of business organizations, vendors and customers to reduce
cost and improve the quality of goods and services while increasing the speed of
delivery. E-commerce refers to paperless exchange of business information using
Electronic Data Exchange (EDI)
Electronic Mail (e-mail)
Electronic Bulletin Boards
Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)
Other Network-based technologies
eMarketing is any marketing done online via websites or other online tools and
eMarketing can include paid services while other methods are virtually free. A wide
variety of eMarketing methods are at your disposal, including: direct email, SMS/text
messaging, blogs, webpages, banners, videos, images, ads, social media, search
engines, and much, much more.
M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services
through wireless handheld devices such as cellular telephone and personal digital
assistants (PDAs). Known as next-generation e-commerce, m-commerce enables users
to access the Internet without needing to find a place to plug in. The emerging
technology behind m-commerce, which is based on the Wireless Application Protocol
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use
the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide. It is a network of