What’s been going on in the E-commerce world? Has Amazon managed to take over and drive everyone else away? Has the economic downturn drained and dried up pocketbooks so throughly that nobody is spending online? Has cyber crime finally scared so many buyers away from online purchasing so as to impact the prospects that were so bright just a few years back?
One thing is sure. Get your buying in before the cash-strapped Federal and State governments come up with new ways and the hubris to finally impose onerous taxes on online retail purchases. According to reports Online retail is set for serious growth if the important variables don’t change too drastically.
The success of App stores may be a sign of the future but also present an opening for the tax option stated.
E-Bay is still rolling in it and penny auctions are attracting buyers looking to score big deals.
Mobile e-commerce seems to be where many of the greatest e-commerce opportunities live for both buyers and sellers. Shopping by smartphone is red hot for a whole variety of reasons. Most web development platforms have implemented shopping cart plains and solutions that have taken the pain and expense out of developing a secure e-commerce presence.
Online entrepreneurs deserve our respect and due consideration. We encourage all efforts to make the users online buying experience safer and much more secure. We implore hackers and cyber criminals to refrain from activities that have the power to slay the Golden Goose of opportunity. Their efforts would be better spent trying to set up legitimate business and use their talents for good.