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E-commerce refers to the use of any networking technologies to transact business.
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Retail consumer e-commerce is growing at single-digit rates.
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The Internet shrinks information asymmetry.
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Rich media advertisements are a sales-oriented marketing format.
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All previous mass media in modern history, including the printing press, use a broadcast model where content is created in a central location by experts.
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Disintermediation provides major benefits to the distributor.
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In general, for digital goods, the marginal cost of producing another unit is about zero .
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An example of the service provider business model is Flickr, a photo management and sharing Web site.
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An example of the content provider business model is Barnesandnoble.com, a retailer of printed books.
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Web personalization is used primarily as a major marketing tool.
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podcasting allows subscribers to listen to live, streaming radio and other audio content
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intellectual property refers to all forms of human expressions, both tangible and intagible
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ninety six percent of all us households with internet access use a broadband connection
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Behavioral targeting occurs at two levels: individual Web sites and through ISPs.
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EDI standards that take advantage of network communications have yet to be fully implemented at the industry level.
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Net marketplaces may either support contractual purchasing based on long-term relationships with designated suppliers, or short-term spot purchasing.
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Exchanges have become one of the most popular types of Net marketplace because they encourage competitive bidding that drives prices down.
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Automobile manufacturing is an example of a vertical market.
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Advertising networks track a user’s behavior at thousands of Web sites.
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In the free/freemium revenue model, firms offer basic services for free and charge a fee for special features.
Online advertising sales
Through what channel did e-commerce first evolve?
still in a revolutionary phase.
Based on your reading of the chapter, e-commerce is:
marketspace
A marketplace extended beyond traditional boundaries and removed from a temporal and geographic location is called a(n):
The music recording industry is disrupted as music creation and distribution become decentralized
Which of the following is not a recent development in e-commerce?
Technology players such as Yahoo! seek to dominate online advertising and expand into offline ad brokerage.
How are the Internet and e-commerce causing severe disruption to the existing advertising business model?
the availability of the internet everywhere and anytime.
The quality of ubiquity, as it relates to e-commerce, is illustrated by:
transparency
Which of the following is not one of the unique features of e-commerce technology?
interactivity
The act of engaging consumers in a dialog that dynamically adjusts the experience to the individual describes which dimension of e-commerce technology?
richness
The integration of video, audio, and text marketing messages into a single marketing message and consumer experience describes which dimension of e-commerce technology?
information density
The lowered costs of information storage, processing, and communication, along with the improvement of data quality, has resulted in which unique quality of e-commerce?