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The Main Benefits of Opening an Online Business

High internet connection speed and access to the global market are definitely the engine behind the development of many online companies

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As the world gets busier, being able to access a website at any hour is an important facility and an Online Business. This is not available for e-commerce shops only, but also for all types of businesses which can offer their clients the possibility of researching their activities any time of the day. Pixabay

The number of people starting online businesses has increased a lot in the last several years thanks to the low maintenance costs and the possibility of accessing worldwide markets. Starting an Online Business has many advantages, among which these already mentioned are just a few of them. It must be noted, though, that registering an online company implies similar steps as for starting a traditional one. For example, when opening an e-commerce company in the Netherlands, incorporating a business entity the traditional way is still necessary. From this point of view, the Dutch private limited liability company is the easiest to register.

Returning to the advantages of an online company, we will present some of them below.

A great marketing tool

An online business is an important, if not the most important marketing tool, in our days. While e-commerce companies can sell goods through their websites, having a website is useful for traditional businesses too. For example, if running a dental office in Dubai, having a website where all the procedures, costs, testimonials from patients are gathered can help attracting more patients and also increasing the level of confidence in the business. As many studies indicate, people trust companies with websites as these act as extensions of a company.

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The number of people starting online businesses has increased a lot in the last several years thanks to the low maintenance costs and the possibility of accessing worldwide markets. Starting an Online Business has many advantages, among which these already mentioned are just a few of them. Pixabay

Round the clock access for clients

As the world gets busier, being able to access a website at any hour is an important facility and an online business. This is not available for e-commerce shops only, but also for all types of businesses which can offer their clients the possibility of researching their activities any time of the day. When it comes to shopping, the option of ordering a product online and having it delivered is even more important as clients will save time, energy and money with going to and back from the store.

Low logistics and labor costs

Renting or buying office space, warehousing space and dealing with other logistics-related processes is time and money-consuming for traditional companies. For online businesses these costs can be kept to a minimum thanks to the fact that most of the activities are completed online. When it comes to the labor costs, there is no need to hire many people to work for an online company, thus helping the owner save important amounts of money.

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High internet connection speed and access to the global market are definitely the engine behind the development of many online companies. Without a doubt, the world is heading towards a majority of Internet-based businesses thanks to the advantages mentioned above and also to new developments underway. 

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Emergence of New Digital Platforms Drives Growth: MakeMyTrip

Mobile-centric approach drives growth, says MakeMyTrip

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MakeMyTrip said that a mobile-centric approach to e-commerce is fuelling growth. Pixabay

A mobile-centric approach and the emergence of new digital platforms fuelling greater adoption of e-commerce has driven reach and growth of MakeMyTrip, the online travel company said in a presentation to investors.

With 28.1 per cent growth, the platform’s gross bookings reached $5.4 billion in the 2019 financial year compared to the previous year.

In the first half of fiscal year 2020, gross bookings reached $3.2 billion, a growth of 22.3 per cent year-over-year.

Its adjusted revenue grew 17.3 per cent year-over-year to reach $379.6 million during the first half of this fiscal.

The platform experienced 13.5 per cent growth in air ticketing segment, 13 per cent growth in standalone online hotel bookings and 37.4 per cent year-over-year growth in bus tickets sold.

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MakeMyTrip is an online travel company and offers its customers travel services. Wikimedia Commons

Increasing use of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Big Data is driving better user experience, MakeMyTrip claimed.

Low penetration of hotels booked online presents large opportunities of growth in India, according to the presentation.

While the current online hotel booking penetration rate is just 15 per cent in India, it is about 30 per cent in China, 41 per cent in European Union and 46 per cent in the US.

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MakeMyTrip offers its customers with access to all major domestic full-service and low-cost airlines operating in India and all major airlines operating to and from India, over 66,500 domestic accommodation properties in India and more than 500,000 properties outside India, Indian Railways and all major Indian bus operators. (IANS)