Through the Internet and electronic commerce, small businesses can match the potential of large multinational firms however technology may not be enough to ensure success.

If small-to-medium enterprises are to succeed in the e-commerce market on a global level, it is importance for them to forge strong, stable local and global partnerships.

It’s time to team up.

Through combining one’s resources with those of other local enterprises, such as banks and merchants for various services for remittances, savings, loans, bills payments, allows growth in the market and expansion of the sales force.

Aside from domestic partnerships, there is the need to form global partnerships. By reaching out to global experts, small-to-medium businesses will not only have access to funding support but can learn about global best practices.

Continued partnerships are also the constant thrust for business development as working with  various partners, ideas will come and  with customer feedback, results in product or services innovation.



There are nine innings in a regulation, non-tied game of baseball, nine justices who sit in the US Supreme Court, nine planets that surround our Sun in the solar system.

And according to an article from E-commerce News, nine social e-commerce activities that have impact on business.


These are in order, from greatest to not-so-great:

  1. Customer Reviews
  2. Shopping widgets
  3. Questions and answers
  4. Twitter
  5. User-generated Cross Sells
  6. Facebook pages
  7. Co-browsing
  8. Retail blogging
  9. Video sharing

Read more about the pros and cons of each online market activity here



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The Internet is a great avenue to use for business!

By just simply using e-mail, a small-to-medium enterpreneur can attract new customers and build up a database of information regarding their personal preferences and buying trends.

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