opportunities with eBOC
SunBiz, May 30, 2001
Kuala Lumpur: Local e-business service provider, eOneNet.com
Sdn. Bhd. and the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(NCCIM) are jointly organising the second e-business ownership
campaign (eBOC). eBOC, starting on the 31 July, 2001 aims to create
an awareness among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) about e-commerce
Fione Tan, chief executive officer of eOneNet.com,
said that SMEs have three main concerns about going on the Internet;
not knowing how to attract clients to their website, uncertainty
over their return on investment and jitters stemming from the
recent dotcom meltdown. To address these concerns, we have
invited several top Internet marketing experts to the International
Internet Marketing Conference during the campaign.?br>
Eighty-seven precent of the SMEs we spoke to felt no urgency
to go online,?Tan said. However, she is convinced that there
is still a market for e-commerce if companies use the right approach.
NCCIM vice-president, Datuk Kenneth Eswaran said that despite
the bleak economy conditions, growth in e-commerce has been phenomenal?
Knowledge is the basis for doing business,?he said.
Eswaran foresees tremendous potential after the unveiling of the
new 8th Malaysia Plan, which envisages strong growth in the new
K-Economy. The most attractive thing about e-business is
how easy it is to go global,?he added.
eBOC is also supported
by the Young Entrepreneurs?Association of Malaysia (PUMM).
Seven prominent speakers including Robert Massa, chief executive
officer of SearchKing Inc (USA), an Internet consulting firm,
and Sarina Karim of MSC Ventures will speak at the conference.
For details see http://www.eBusinessCampaign.com
"E-commerce opportunities with eBOC