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1Trash 2 Treasure (T2T) Startup Proposal Part 2October 16, 2019 Introduction:
2No online business is complete without mobile access to the website, payment systems, security strategies, a website to host the company’s business, and a server to house it all. Although all these features are necessary for an online business like Trash-to-Treasure to thrive in today’s market, they each come with their own set of challenges. To provide users with an unmatched user experience, T2T must explore several app options and choose one that is convenient for the user, cost-effective for the company, and best maximizes company sales. Secure payment options are an essential part of running an online business. Credit and debit cards are no longer the only payment methods in existence. Alternative payment methods such as PayPal, mobile payments, and virtual currencies must be taken into consideration when determining what payment methods T2T will accept. In addition to securing payments, the company also needs to secure its website and app against cyber criminals. With the rise of e-commerce fraud and theft, T2T must come up with a security strategy that will protect customer information from being exposed or stolen. The company will also explore options for building and housing its website and servers. The website design must be smooth and reliable, or it could lead to disaster. Broken websites have ended many businesses and the rush to create and maintain an online presence for many businesses has been a struggle. Along with the website, there needs to be a server to host all of the information. Servers require protection against cyber-attacks as well as routine maintenance. If the T2T website goes down for an extended period of time, it may result in a loss of sales and customer trust would diminish. Section 1: Mobile Options Prepared by Johnny RodriguezTrash-2-Treasure (T2T) will evaluate the following app options to drive sales in the used-goods market. T2T must find the right balance between cost and complexity to determine the best approach. The sale of used goods can be served up on simple static web pages rendered on a mobile web browser or through a fully featured mobile application; the startup must consider its overall strategy and goals to determine which option optimizes the user experience and maximizes its sales potential Mobile Web SiteThe mobile web site option delivers a mobile version of a T2T website to deliver features and functionality. This approach is mobile browser-dependent but mobile-device independent as the website is rendered by the device’s browser using one of two techniques to optimize the experience. This option can take advantage of
3Responsive Web Design (RWD) or Adaptive Web Design (AWD); the former simply uses CSS to adjust the layout to accommodate the screen size, while the latter uses the hosting server to detect the specific mobile device type and serves up an optimized version of the site specific for the device. An RWD website is mostly likely to be the

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