Uses of Computer in E-commerce

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(a) List three uses of computer in E-commerce.
(b) Explain how computer can be useful in business.

(a) The uses of computer in E-commerce are as follow:

1. Electronic Shopping (E-Shopping)
Many business organizations have websites that allow Internet users to buy their goods or services. Shopping can take place using a computer at home, from work or at a cyber cafe.

2. Video Conferencing
Video conferencing is a meeting between two or more people located at different places. It is conducted through computer network. It saves time, cost of travel and speeds up the business process.

3. Electronic Banking
The customers can connect to the bank and do online transactions from home, from work, or on the road instead of a physical bank location.

(b) Uses of Computer in Business
Today, in global markets, it is impossible to run the business without the use of computer technology. Many business activities are performed very quickly and efficiently by using computers. The administrative paperwork is also reduced by using computers. Many businesses use websites to sell their products and contact their customers.