E-support of non-electronic business
The purpose of this business model is the creation of extra advertising channels designed to promote products / services online and simplify business relations between the company itself and operating / potential partners. Among other things, this model makes customers and partners consider the company as a progressive business unit using modern technologies. The concept is the creation of a corporate web site containing data on the company, its goods and services, current prices, licenses, and more. In this case, e-support does not bring profit in its pure form. Though, it supports for real.
Production distribution via the Internet
No doubt, World Wide Web is a great marketplace. The purpose of this model is to use the Internet for advertising and distribution (plus all the purposes of the previous e-model). One may say it is a partial shift of non-electronic business to the Network. The concept consists of developing an interactive corporate web resource containing corporative and contact information. Besides, this model brings possibility to implement and tune the online ordering system and delivery service. Unlike previous model, this e-constituent of business participates in outcome formation.
E-company distributing goods / services exclusively via the Internet
The purpose lies in setting up complete business cycle: The model is focused on the profit generating and is based on the trading activity. The concept is the creation of an interactive web site designed to set up & support business relations with customers (online orders, catalogues, pricelists, etc.). This model also features implementation of delivery and online billing systems.
This model is designed to draw attention of rigidly segmented target audience, estimate business contacts and sell these contacts to advertisers. The concept lies in the web site creation containing interesting content, attractive and useful to a target audience. The main goal is to bring the maximum possible quantity of visitors using lotteries, drawing of prizes, etc.
The all above listed network business model is very popular nowadays. However, it is extremely unstable to fluctuations of prices and e-advertising demand. Actually, no pains, no gains: Online business is risky itself.