When starting a small business ecommerce site, retail is one type business that many people lean toward. While it may seem that the requirements for conducting retail business online are easier than those for a brick-and-mortar store, it’s important to know you still have rules, regulations and standards to comply with. This article provides details on four of the ecommerce regulations that every small business ecommerce site owner should know.
Read the Story: 4 Ecommerce Regulations to Need to Know
By Vangie Beal, October 27, 2010
Selling digital goods online is a great, low-cost business for any entrepreneur who creates non-tangible products. We offer five tips to help you choose the right delivery service provider.
Selling digital goods online can be a good small business for any entrepreneur who authors these types of products, as this type of small business has little upfront costs to start — with the exception of having your own Web site.
For the ecommerce aspect of the small business, you will need a digital goods delivery system to handle the sale and downloading of the product. When you use an online service provider for the transaction, you’re responsible for creating or providing the digital product, uploading the files to the online service, and providing contact and payment details in addition to writing descriptions of each item.
While there are a number of digital good service providers online, not all offer the same features; but there are some key things you should look for. Here are five tips to help budding entrepreneurs choose the right digital delivery provider for their small business.
Small Business Tips: Selling Digital Goods Online
By Vangie Beal, April 28, 2010
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Tagged e-commerce, eBay Alternative, ecommerce, email marketing, entrepreneur, how to, selling, shopping, small business, Technology, Web
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