Questions and Answers:
Q. What is the internet?
A. The Internet is a world wide market place, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Q. What is a website?
A website is instant access to product or service information that is complete, graphic and up to date and can answer frequently asked questions without tying up your telephones or employees and is easy and accessible.
Q. What is hosting?
A. Hosting allows individuals and organizations to provide their own website on the internet making your company, product, service, domain name, pages and images accessible via the World Wide Web.
Q. What is an e-Commerce website?
A. An E-Commerce website also know as electronic commerce, e-commerce, eCommerce or online store consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems. With a E-Commerce website you will need the following:
- Shopping Cart - allows online shopping customers to place items in the cart. Upon checkout, the software typically calculates a total for the order, including shipping and handling (i.e. postage and packing) charges and the associated taxes, as applicable.
- Online Merchant Account - provides real-time credit card processing and on-line checks payment processing.
- Secure Payment Gateway - facilitate secure file transfer with external parties.
Q. What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?
A. Search Engine Optimization is to fully optimize your website to be search engine friendly. Search engines are an undeniably important method of marketing. Proper placement for relevant terms results will bring in a steady flow of traffic to your website. There are a number of criteria that contribute to high result page rankings and a proper understanding of them could make all the difference in the success of a web-based company.
Q. What is a retail or online merchant account?
A. Accept credit cards online or through an electronic terminal. Transactions are sent electronically to merchant processing banks for authorization, capture and deposit. Online merchant accounts or internet merchant accounts use a secure payment gateway to authorize, capture and deposit money collected from the sales of your online store (e-Commerce website).
Q. What is a domain name?
A. A domain name is a address you choose to use for customers to find your website. www.yourbusiness.com
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