Ecommerce Web Development Services

Having an ecommerce presence on the Internet can expand your customer base and increase sales considerably. If your business already buys and sells products or services over the Internet, then you are already familiar with the dynamics of building an electronic commerce system. Whether you are new to ecommerce or you are considering adding an online channel, our development team can assist you with your custom ecommerce solution with our wide range of ecommerce web development services. Some ecommerce, or e-business, solutions include:

  • E-tailing or “Virtual Storefronts” with Catalogs
  • Market Research – Gathering and Use of Demographic Data through Web Contacts
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) – Business-to-Business Exchange of Data
  • Email, Fax & Internet Telephony Marketing
  • Business-Business Buying and Selling
  • Security of Business Transactions

Ecommerce Business Applications

There are many applications related to ecommerce. Selecting the right applications that will work smoothly together and achieve you’re your desired results can be very difficult if you are not familiar with all of the options. Our ecommerce web development services can assist you with any number of applications involved in your ecommerce solution whether it is an off-the-shelf, open-sourced or a custom solution. Some of the most common applications related to electronic commerce are the following:

  • Email
  • Content Management
  • Instant Messaging
  • Newsgroups
  • Online Shopping
  • Online Banking
  • Online Office Suites
  • Payment Systems
  • Shopping Cart Software
  • Teleconferencing
  • Electronic Tickets

Ecommerce Government Regulations

Participating in the ecommerce revolution will require additional legal and financial considerations. Some electronic commerce activities are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the United States. Commercial emails, online advertising and consumer privacy are a few activities regulated by the FTC. 1st Custom Software can help ensure that you meet the government regulations of your ecommerce web site design.

Ecommerce Assessment

Developing business over the Internet is much like developing any other business, but not all products are well-suited for being sold over the Internet. For example, the shipping costs may be too high for selling online, marketing online may widen your market more than your current business structure will be able to accommodate, you may need to control “intellectual property” and other security issues to consider. These are just a few examples of the many factors to consider when deciding whether or not to sell online. With our ecommerce web design and development services, we will assess your business goals and lay out a strategic plan to get your online commerce into action. Contact us today for ecommerce consulting or ecommerce web development services to help you with your ecommerce solutions.