If you haven’t ventured out into the world of e-commerce, then you are already late. But better late than never isn’t it?
UAE alone at the time of writing this article has around 9000+ websites created for e-commerce, but only a fraction of that survives 1 year, and a few of that ends up in the big leagues. What about others? Well, some are in a specific niche area so they do survive and thrive in their niche. But many just close down.
Starting an E-Commerce Business is as complex as starting a new business itself, it requires:
- Market Research
- Business Planning
- Marketing Strategy
- Operational Processes
- Human Resources
- and everything else based on the domain and process of the business.
It is even more challenging for an existing brick and mortar business to go online, due to the shift and allocation of time and resources that need to be put aside for e-commerce. But it’s a necessity, but with a well-planned operation, this can take the business to new heights and beyond boundaries.
Working with few portals that focus on various consumer and industrial user segments, has given me insights that help in real-time a business to be successful, and pitfalls to be avoided.
If you are looking for consulting to understand how you can start online, or improve your existing web presence. Then feel free to book an appointment for a quick chat.