All You Need To Know About Online Shopping [Ultimate Guide]

Online Shopping origin can be traced back to 1979 when the English Entrepreneur Michael Adrich invented it according to wikipedia. With time, it successfully spreads from its founding place to almost all over the World including Nigeria, India and Others.

In the yester-years when technology hasn't been populous in Nigeria, Online Shopping was heard of by few people, known by Internet Marketers and are done by the Professional because of its advance processing, payment methods and mode of receiving Goods.

Online Shopping

At those earliest time, though i've heard of online shopping a couple of times but i didn't put much thought into it until my Curiosity woke up from its deep slumber after watching a movie titled Kickass. The Movie is all about a dude who wanted to be an Hero by saving people from mess just like the previous heroes; batman, spiderman, superman and others.

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After Kickass [the Nick he named himself] had practised mere combat skills and satisfied, he then decides to get an outfit for himself since those Heroes he's trying to copycat also had their special outfit. After surfing online to Shop for the costume that'll deem his hero-self, he finally choose one that suite him in which was later deliver to his apartment.
Below is an image of the costume he chose.


I was amazed at how "faster and easier" the process was, that is - ORDER online and DELIVERED to his Comfort Place. So Simply Put, ONLINE SHOPPING is a process where Goods and/or Products are bought online and delivered to one's preference of location.

Online Shopping though has its advantages and likewise disadvantages. Below are the advantages

The Major Advantages of Online Shopping are:
*. Ability to shop conveniently from wherever you are in the Whole World as long as there is Internet Connection.
*. Delivering of Goods being bought to your Location or otherwise your preferred nearest location.
*. Easily check wide varieties of Goods, Price, Specification and other Info in your own comfort

Whilst The major disadvantages ARE;
*. Location - It might be a little bit difficult delivering goods to some specific places due to inability to locate the place or inaccessible road network.
However this disadvantage is usually overcomed by negotiating on a comfortable location nearest to the buyer's location.
*. Mode of Payment - In the earlier age of Shopping, Payment were made "mostly" via Credit Card, Paypal and other advanced payment method.
but Nowadays there are easier payment methods like using NIGERIAN DEBIT CARDS, MASTERCARDS, PAY UPON DELIVER and others.

By now, i hope you must have understood Fully what ONLINE SHOPPING is, Its ADVANTAGES and likewise DISADVANTAGES.

If you're from Nigeria and would like to Shop Online, The Populous Online Stores are Konga and Jumia. I hope to publish a post on how to shop from them in the nearest future.

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