Ecommerce Questions


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Do i need to get in touch with an organization to include it in my website?

I want to build a travel website. Do i need to get in touch with an organization to include it in my website? Lets say I want an option for people to book a room at Hotel x from my website. Do I...

asked Feb 13 '17 at 04:53
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Vineeth Nair
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Any good alternatives to Fulfillment by Amazon?

I want to use a third party service for storing and processing my inventory for an eCommerce site. The logistics of packing and shipping are just too much for me to bear.The problem is that the...

asked Jul 14 '14 at 21:59
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Harold Paschal
7 points

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How do I get products for an eCommerce website?

I'm working on an eCommerce project from past few months. Now I want to buy the products from a supplier. I don't have an idea about from where to find suppliers. Is there any source which provides...

asked Jun 10 '14 at 07:36
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Sky Buzz
36 points

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Common features on multi-vendor eCommerce sites?

I would like to know what features are found in multi-vendor eCommerce sites. So that I would get an idea to for developing my own ecommerce project.

asked Jun 19 '14 at 07:33
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Nandakumarrkk
-4 points

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Which strategy is better when starting an eCommerce site: lower prices than competition or value add?

I'm looking to buy electronics (unlocked phones) from a wholesaler and sell them online.What's a better strategy to compete with other sites selling the same product? Should I lower my margins and...

asked Jul 7 '14 at 21:25
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Morgan Barra
2 points

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1 Answers
660 Views
Selling cakes online. Is it a viable business and are there regulations against it?

Are there any regulations that I would need to adhere to if I wanted to bake and sell cakes online? I would only be shipping within the United States and offering the product at a premium price...

asked Jul 7 '14 at 22:25
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Pablo Webb
14 points

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693 Views
How to compete with Amazon if you sell the same items?

Is it possible to compete with a company like Amazon if you want to sell the same merchandise online with an eCommerce store?It will be near impossible to compete on price as they have the volume...

asked Jul 16 '14 at 18:14
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Thomas Smith
12 points

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Key points for successful and quick funding?

I'm about to go for our seed funding round. Before jumping into this, I would like to get some advice from the experienced entrepreneurs. I'm starting in an eCommerce company. What are steps should...

asked Jul 29 '14 at 09:55
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Sky Buzz
36 points

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What are some resources for learning about lifestyle-brand ecommerce businesses? [more answers welcome!]

I'm digging in to this industry and would love insight into what's unique about lifestyle ecommerce businesses / the consumer path to purchase in businesses like Holstee, Ministry of Supply,...

asked Jun 26 '15 at 19:46
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Jay Neely
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Any experience with StartSSL class 2 certs?

I am interested in buying a cert to sign my binaries as well as web server cert. https://www.startssl.com/?app=2 seems to provide it at decent price, but I am not sure if this is a reliable...

asked May 5 '11 at 13:22
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Jewelthief
151 points

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723 Views
Buying inventory vs drop shipping for a first eCommerce store?

I have a blog that I want to monetize by offering relevant products for purchase to the readers. I've tried affiliate programs but the merchants keep most of the profits -- I'd like to cut out both...

asked May 25 '14 at 16:58
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Richard Perez
7 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
636 Views
Closing the sale of a small business without a lawyer?

I have a small ecommerce store which generates a profit ($200K to $300K a year) that someone would like to purchase. The value of the deal isn't huge, it's just 1.5x the yearly multiple. As such,...

asked May 29 '14 at 16:30
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Zachary Masten
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Do businesses still create eCommerce sites from scratch or just use SquareSpace or Shopify?

We're a small development firm trying to figure out our niche. Instead of trying to be a generic development shop, we want to cater to a specific segment of customer needs.eCommerce is one niche...


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Which eCommerce platform would you recommend?

I'm creating my first online store and don't want to reinvent the wheel by developing a custom website. There looks like a ton of free and paid services online that I can use to sell. Is there...

asked Feb 4 '14 at 14:01
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Orval D.
1 point

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Projecting revenue from website

I am planning on starting a website(and app) similar to Wikipedia targeted towards specific issue. I want to put ads on the website to generate revenue. How do we project ad revenue? What are the...

asked Nov 23 '13 at 07:04
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User899893
24 points

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E-Commerce Terminology and Formulas

I can't seem to find straight answers in my Google searches (perhaps I'm not searching for the correct keywords?) and need some guidance. What are the values in a standard e-commerce system and how...

asked Nov 6 '13 at 05:45
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Cillosis
178 points

4 Votes
5 Answers
725 Views
Micro-payment on low profit $1 sales, is this even possible?

I'm a software developer working on an application, so forgive me if this question does not contain the proper terminology... I'm trying to figure out if what I want to do is even possible to do....

asked Sep 28 '13 at 10:40
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M Y
121 points

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What shopsystems do customers usually trust?

I have recently finished an ebook which I now plan to sell. So far I am going to use CreateSpace and plan to support Leanpub.com. Later I plan to publish more e-books. In a few blog posts I read...

asked Aug 13 '13 at 23:19
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Christian
3,590 points

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What are the required licenses for an e-commerce website branch?

I am planning to start a branch of my friend's e-commerce website (based in India). I am a USA green card holder, and I want to open a branch in Chicago so that I can trade all across the US. Can...

asked Jul 20 '13 at 09:32
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Speedy
1 point

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504 Views
Is there a free, open source inventory / order control system?

I am looking for a free and preferably open source system to deal with order processing and stock/inventory control, that can integrate into amazon, ebay, and our own website sales. At the moment...

asked May 14 '13 at 19:35
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Darkcat Studios
190 points