Make Use Of E-Commerce Guide - Swain
12 November 2000
Swain Encourages Small And Medium Sized Businesses To Make Use Of E-Commerce Guide
Information Minister Paul Swain is encouraging small to medium sized businesses to make use of the e-commerce guide launched at the government's e-commerce summit last week.
"This free guide, put together by the Ministry of Economic Development, is a great practical tool for small to medium sized businesses wanting to get into e-commerce," Paul Swain said.
"The guide is designed to give businesses basic information about e-commerce and how to best take advantage of it.
"It explains what e-commerce is and the changes it is likely to make to the way we do business.
"It looks at the experiences of a few New Zealand Businesses that have taken the plunge and are successfully using e-commerce and the Internet as business tools.
"And it provides some practical guidance on how to get started and where to get help.
"The guide is available online at: http://www.med.govt.nz/consumer/elcom/guide/index.html or through business development agencies around the country.
"And for those who want just an indication of what's in the guide there is a shorter brochure form available. Brochures can be found at sites including Citizens Advice Bureau and libraries.
"This is a handy resource that businesses should find very useful. It doesn't cost anything and I encourage businesses to get hold of one," Paul Swain said.