Unformatted text preview: dicators have emerged as another variant of the Online Content Provider
The Web makes it much easier for companies to aggregate, repackage, and distribute
information and information-based services.
Application Service Providers provide online services to subscribing Businesses.
Other Service Providers offer services to Individual consumers, such as Remote
Storage of data at Xdrive.com or online Photo storage and digital photo printouts at
Ofoto.com. Service Providers generate revenue through subscription fees or from
advertising. ELECTRONIC COMMERCE (E-commerce)
Although most commercial transaction still takes place through traditional retail
channels, rising numbers of consumers and businesses are using the Internet for
TYPES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
There are many ways of classifying Electronic Commerce transactions.
There One way is by looking at the nature of the participants in the e-commerce
transactions. The three major e-commerce categories are :
• Business-to-Consumer (B2C)
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- Spring '11
- web sites, Internet business models