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Well, what does EC stand for?

Well, what does EC stand for?

Today, Easy Commerce Yes, you can launch an online store for under $300. In fact, with the barrier to entry so low, anyone can build an e-business. E-commerce doesn’t have to be expensive commerce. More and more companies – some of them with very big names – are offering services that let you quickly and easily set up shop on the Web in a matter of hours. Their secret? They make the construction process as simple
How one electronics site is cashing in by creating content

How one electronics site is cashing in by creating content

Some people put their business on the Web for fame. Others, for fortune. Stewart Wolpin and friends put theirs up for revenge. When Wolpin, 44, and four others met at the Consumer Electronics Show in 1995, they found they had a common bond: all were freelance writers who were tired of having publications republish their articles and reviews on the Internet without compensating them. Technically, publishers didn’t own the rights to their online material, but back
Shopping for a handheld PC used to be easy

Shopping for a handheld PC used to be easy

It used to be that shopping for a handheld PC was easy. That’s because there was just one: 3Com’s PalmPilot. But success begets competition, and now there are literally dozens of new handheld personal organizers from which to choose, including two new Pilots and several color Windows CE devices. Ultimately, the decision as to which device to buy is a matter of personal preference and budget, but here’s a handy list of factors to consider before
Capitalizing on the X Factor

Capitalizing on the X Factor

Growing up and making more money, Generation Xers are your ideal consumers. But do they know who you are yet? David Stillman, a 30-year-old Minneapolis business consultant, recently went furniture shopping with his wife. At their first stop, a large department store, the sales staff ignored them. So they left and went to a small, family-owned business, where the employees seemed genuinely excited about helping a young couple outfit their first living room. Feeling appreciated, the
Two start-up ventures are at war

Two start-up ventures are at war

Their start-up ventures are not just duking it out for market share; they are fighting to change the very way America watches television. It’s the ultimate lesson in competitive battle practices One evening in 1991, Anthony Wood came home late from work. That he was a few hours late was not so significant; but that he1d failed to ask his wife to tape his favorite show, “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” set off a spark that
The Match Game & how to play it

The Match Game & how to play it

Committing to an accounting software package is a major decision that will have a direct effect on your company’s bottom line. Here’s your chance to take a good look at the leading programs before you make the leap You need to get your hands on the information fast, because when you can obtain an accurate picture of your company’s financial position – the dollars and cents that constitute its ever-changing bottom line – you can make
How the ‘Law of Business’ still applies today

How the ‘Law of Business’ still applies today

Websites are part of a new era Written over 100 years ago, John Ruskin’s ‘Law of Business’ definitely applies to today with the design and development of Internet business systems such as websites and Intranets. With websites costing anything from a few hundred dollars to a few million dollars, it is easy for potential customers to get confused when trying to compare various website systems and solutions from different suppliers. These days a business website needs