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Difference Between E-Commerce and E-Business [With Table]

The points presented below are substantial so far as the difference between e-commerce and e-business is concerned:

  1. Buying and Selling of goods and services through the internet is known as e-commerce. Unlike e-business, which is an electronic presence of a business, by which all the business activities are conducted through the internet.
  2. e-commerce is a major component of e-business.
  3. e-commerce includes transactions that are related to money, but e-business includes monetary as well as allied activities.
  4. e-commerce has an extroverted approach that covers customers, suppliers, distributors, etc. On the other hand, e-business has an ambivert approach that covers internal as well as external processes.
  5. e-commerce requires a website that can represent the business. Conversely, e-business requires a website, Customer Relationship Management and Enterprise Resource Planning for running the business over the internet.
  6. e-commerce uses the internet to connect with the rest of the world. In contrast to e-business, the internet, intranet, and extranet are used for connecting with the parties.

Difference Between E-Commerce and E-Business

BASIS FOR COMPARISON E-COMMERCE E-BUSINESS
Meaning: Trading of merchandise, over the internet, is known as E-commerce. Running a business using the internet is known as E-business.
What is it? Subset Superset
Is it limited to monetary transactions? Yes No
What they carry out? Commercial transactions Business transactions
Approach: Extroverted Ambivert
Requirement: Website Website, CRM, ERP, etc.
Which network is used? Internet Internet, Intranet, and Extranet.
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Nikhil Agrawal

Nikhil Agrawal holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree and he loves to write how-to guides around Computer Fundamentals, Computer Software, Computer Programming, etc.

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