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Magento 1 Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

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Companies are shifting from offline to online, and the result of this process influences both relations between businesses and end users as well as between companies. Thus, digital commerce appears in all possible spheres. Of course, B2C ecommerce develops faster than its B2B counterpart, but there are already a lot of ecommerce solutions aimed at digital B2B relations, for example, different marketplaces which work only with companies. And since custom ecommerce adds tons of new opportunities, different B2B ecommerce solutions give rise to dozens new professional ecommerce websites. One of key roles in this process belongs to Magento. In this post, we have gathered the best B2B Magento extensions and solutions developed to improve the default capabilities of the platform.

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Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce in 2015

Magento 2 Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

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How To Become A Successful E-Commerce Merchant

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E-Commerce Success Guide

By 2017, e-commerce is going to pass the milestone of $400 billion in sales in the United States only. The industry is rapidly growing worldwide, so everyone can participate in the competition. E-commerce seems like such a simple money source at first glance, but actually it is much more complicated. There are tons of important nuances which separate online merchant from success. In this ecommerce startup guide, we offer a complete compilation of key advices, which will help you enter the new business level with your online store. The article include tips for both B2C and B2B businesses. There is also a checklist, which shows the readiness of ecommerce website. Last but not least are success stories related to different platforms. Let’s start the journey.   Continue Reading

Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce in 2015

- E-Commerce

everything about B2B e-commerce

Business-to-business is a complex of commerce transactions which occur between companies. The most common examples of B2B relations are transactions between manufacturers and wholesalers, wholesalers and retailers. The overall volume of business-to-business transactions surpasses the volume of B2C transactions, because a typical supply chain consists of many B2B transactions and only one B2C transaction. For instance, a smartphone manufacturer buys processors, modems, camera modules, and other necessary components to produce the mobile device. The number of transactions can range from few to dozens. But there is alway one final transaction – a finished smartphone is sold to the consumer.

Another area of B2B relations is communication and collaboration. Many B2C companies relies on social media to interact with their consumers, but social tools are also effective in business-to-business relations. In this situation B2B social media marketing takes place.

What is B2B marketing? What are the nuances of B2B e-commerce? What are B2B e-commerce trends? We will try to answer these and others questions in this post. Continue Reading