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Once you are organized, visit the Web site you have chosen to host your free store.
You will have to log in, choose options, and upload your images. Follow the
instructions provided. Most free online store sites have an FAQ section or technical
support to help you. After you have completed your store, print out the browser
view of the home page and catalog page.
1. Just how popular is e-commerce? How many of your friends, family members,
coworkers, and classmates purchase on the Web? Survey at least 20 people.
Determine the following:
● How many have purchased an item online?
● How many have shopped but not purchased online?
● How many purchase online once a year? Once a month? Once a week?
● What is their age range (18 to 25, 26 to 39, 40 to 50, or over 50)?
● What is their gender?
● What is their level of education (high school, some college, college graduate, or
● What is their favorite online shopping site?
Create a Web page that uses multiple tables that illustrate your findings. Also com-
ment on the results and draw some conclusions. Search the Web for statistics that
points for your research. Place your name in an e-mail link on the Web page. Print
the source code (from Notepad) and the browser view of your Web page.
2. This chapter provided a number of resources for e-commerce shopping cart and
ordering systems. Use them as a starting point. Search the Web for additional
resources. Find at least three shopping cart systems that you feel would be easy to
use. Create a Web page that reports your findings. Organize your page with a table
that lists the information along with the URLs of the Web sites you used as
resources. Include information such as the product name, brief description, cost,