Some of these questions will be your midterm examination questions.

Chapter 1.

  1. What are e-commerce and e-business?
  2. What are some of the unique features of e-commerce technology?
  3. Give examples of B2C, B2B, C2C, and social, mobile, and local e-commerce.
  4. Describe the three different stages in the evolution of e-commerce.

Chapter 2.

  1. What is a business model? How does it differ from a business plan?
  2. Give a sample outline of e-commerce business plan (this plan will be prepared for your term project before creating e-commerce website with WP).
  3. What are the eight key components of an effective business model?
  4. What is cloud computing, and how has it impacted the Internet?

Chapter 3.

  1. Describe the five primary revenue models used by e-commerce firms.
  2. Name and describe five services currently available through the Web.
  3. What is the Internet of Things?  Select one example and describe what it is and how it works.

Chapter 4.

  1. Name the main pieces of the e-commerce site puzzle.
  2. Define the systems development life cycle and discuss the various steps involved in creating an e-commerce site.
  3. What are the e-commerce website features that annoy customers?
  4. What are the most important factors impacting Web site design, and how do they affect a site’s operation.


Project 1.

Go to as an author, and prepare a post about “E-commerce Growth in the World and in Turkey” (do NOT forget to write your name & surname in your post and show internet resources (or links) used.

Try to prepare and publish this post(or page)  which is a readable page for visitors by using writing formats of WordPress.

Project 2.

Visit any e-commerce website and evaluate the effectiveness of this site according to the eight basic criteria/factors listed in Table 4.8 below.

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