We have changed a lot ! One has to agree that a conventional shopper has now gotten a wide array of platforms for buying goods. Now a business has become bold and with several new avenues to exploit the chances of turning a small idea into a successful business is more of reality. This has now become possible only because of few specific things. A perfect balance of market demand and the technological advancement have lead to this situation. A customer is no longer the only one who walks into the shop. A business owner now engages a customer through e-mail, mobile-app, through a website and many other such electronic platforms. These are the result of new Digital World and referred to as E-Commerce. So what is E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce? Has it really impacted our way of shopping so much? ? Well yes! E-Commerce has been around for quite some time. Electronic Commerce, commonly known as E-commerce or eCommerce, is trading in products or services using computer networks, such as the Internet.
People have been posting information of services they can offer or products that they can sell over the Internet ever since websites have been around. One can argue that E-commerce has been around for a long time. But it has only picked up and gained popularity in recent years.
Flipkart, Amazon or E-bay enjoying a wide range of customer base and that is possible because of popularity of E-Commerce. The phrase mobile commerce was originally coined in 1997 by Kevin Duffey at the launch of the Global Mobile Commerce Forum, to mean "the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand, anywhere, via wireless technology. Many choose to think of Mobile Commerce as meaning "a retail outlet in your customer’s pocket."
The telecom Industries are now providing services at a low price. Because of this and the low cost of Smartphone there are lot of people using Internet through mobile or handheld devices. Mobile Commerce is also known as m-commerce. 2015 is going to be an interesting year. Web-designing and development Industry have now gotten even more avenues to exploit and come up with innovative and smart solutions.