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Website Buying Guide Checklist

Can you really get a website even without knowing anything about code, and without paying a fortune? Find out.

The days when websites were primarily distinguished by their code are long gone. Nowadays, the web is a true publishing medium that favors well thought-out ideas. You can get a professional-looking website online in minutes with many website building services and software. But what should you look for? What are the features you really need and which are just clutter?

Content Editing

Some website authoring software packages only allow you to entire plain, unformatted text. Some of them allow you to entire HTML tags. Others provide a WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) interface with options for font, links, and image insertion much like a word processor’s. Some will allow you to use more than one, or even all of these options so you have a choice on how you want to format your text.

Template Designs

Every website builder ever invented came with at least one or two templates for creating the graphical look of a website, so you don’t have to design the look of the site yourself. But some packages have very large libraries of templates, some have only a few. Some will let you mix and match elements of the design templates, while others will lock you in to one setup.

Ecommerce Functions

Many ready-to-go websites created by website builder software feature built-in shopping carts. Some even come with credit card processing. This is of course necessary if you’re going to be selling stuff direct online. But if you’re not going to be selling anything, ecommerce functionalities may just complicate the administration of the site and pad the price for the software or service.

Blogging Functions

Blogs are “web logs,” but blogging software involves more than just a simple online journal. Blogging technology allows you to send your new posts directly to subscribers via RSS, without them having to visit your site or receive an email from you. Still, unless you plan on updating your site regularly (at least once a month), your website’s blog will just gather cobwebs.

Email

Some hosted web authoring systems provide email accounts at no additional charge, while others do charge separately. Some web builder systems even come with modules for creating email newsletters.

Support

It is very likely that you will encounter a technical difficulty at some point while owning your website. Make sure you know in advance of paying whether the company provides only paid support, and if any included support is over email, a web ticketing system, or the telephone.

Photo and Image Management

For many, if not most, people who want personal websites, displaying pictures online is a primary motivation, if not the only motivation. If you want to display pictures on your website, make sure to choose a website builder system that makes it easy to upload and publish images.

Renting vs. Owning

You can buy website authoring software upfront for a flat fee, or you can “rent;” i.e., pay a company every month to use a hosted service. The choice is up to you, but remember that the hosted service will likely charge you much more in the end: averaging around $3/month, hosted the typical hosted website builder will cost you around $240/year–far more than most desktop software.

In short, you don’t need to know how a website is coded to make one, any more than a book author needs to know about printing ink. Don’t burden yourself with learning how to do web design. Having fun with your website starts with choosing a website builder software that will make it fun.

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Web Ecommerce: Where To Begin?

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In web ecommerce, you are going to find a wealth of information about what it is and what it can do for you within minutes of looking on the web. The problem with this is, it is hard to sort out the good from the bad and the worthless from the maybe-worth-something options. Relying on the bad stuff will leave you broke and everyone is in search of the best options to make them a ton. So, where do you begin when it comes to web ecommerce?

In order to help you get started with web ecommerce, here are some of the things that anyone on the web selling can do to make their business more profitable and more potentially interesting to their buyers.

• Provide quality and something that is user friendly to the client. If you want to sell, you need to convince them that you have something that is better than what is out there or something that isn’t out there at all. You need to provide for them a good experience as well.

Sales and promotions work as they would in the retail setting of a store. To get people in and buying, offering incentives can definitely help.

• Provide a great looking website for them to visit. Make sure that it is user friendly and that it is easy to navigate as well. Things like photos and graphics that are exciting and appealing are great tools to use as well.

• You can also do well by offering things like chat rooms and blogs that keep up the readership to your website. Allow them to play a role like this and they will likely book mark you and come back for more web ecommerce action!

Web Ecommerce can be a remarkable tool when you use it well. So, as your first step, take the time to explore what ways you can create a great place for your customers and how you can make sure that they come and come back.

In Cambodia now have too many expert companies that can help you to build these kind of website.

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E-commerce and Online Shopping in Cambodia

Online Shopping – A Modern Day Practice

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Online shopping has become very popular in the last few years with the advent of numerous online shopping portals in Cambodia. There are significant problems associated with physical retail stores such as the almost never-ending traffic congestions on roads and people thronging super markets to get their monthly shopping done. Thanks to E-commerce, we can bid goodbye to all our physical shopping woes! This can be attributed to the many benefits E-commerce offers to both buyers and sellers. From expedience to ease of delivery and product information which is put up (by sellers) and is available on the mere push of a button, there is so much that E-commerce has in store for us.

Several E-commerce giants like Kaymu, Shop 168 and Glad Market have contributed to the growing credibility of secure online payment gateways. Despite all of the above, the trust placed in online ventures is still pretty low. This is because there are still many people out there who are reluctant to make payments via their debit/ credit cards or through online transfers.

However, the growth in the number of card users is very convincing. According to this article, the number of people using cards has grown by around 25% over the seven year period from 2008 to 2015.

Driving Forces behind the Growth of E-commerce in Cambodia

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Several factors have contributed to the evolution and rapid growth of E-commerce in Cambodia, the biggest including rising internet penetration rate and the prevalence of cheaper and seamless internet connectivity options. With the internet becoming more and more widespread, mobile phones have come to assume the status of necessities. Together, these two factors have allowed many online businesses to rise to the surface and project themselves as promising E-commerce players at the forefront of Cambodia’s E-commerce.

With untapped potential from Cambodia’s E-commerce market, businesses must adopt novel and distinctive ways of marketing themselves so that they are able to break through the clutter of online ventures and marketplaces and create an indelible impact. The primary focus must be on building a powerful website with clearly defined product categories and sub categories and high resolution images as well as accompanying product descriptions. With the introduction of compatible mobile apps that let buyers shop online (important from a mobility point of view), it is not long before shopping from brick-and-mortar stores would be a thing of the past. Working on SEO is imperative for any online business to gain visibility to begin with, and it must hire an SEO expert to that effect.

All in all, the potential of online shopping in Cambodia is very bright and we have so many factors to thank that for.

 

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