The Career Path of an Ecommerce Computer Professional

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The ecommerce industry is one of the most upcoming and prospering industries of recent times. The development of the internet has enabled businesses to reach a large mass of people. Gone are the days when people required high investment in order to start a business. The advent of the internet has brought down the initial investments to start a business. Anyone with a good knowledge about the internet can start an Ecommerce business. All you need is a computer with an internet connection. An ecommerce computer professional can be anyone who is a part of this industry.

Ecommerce computer professionals have a variety of jobs to choose from. You can be a web content manager. Your job includes writing web articles for your clients' websites. These write-ups will involve writing about the products or services of the clients and press releases about any new launches. A web content manager also does research on behalf of his clients and tells him about his competitors. You can also work as a web developer to develop ecommerce websites for your clients. You can also work as an ecommerce strategist and maintain the websites of you clients see to their top ranking in the searches. This includes optimizing the website of your clients. There are various search engine optimization techniques (SEO) and the pay per click that you must be aware of. Other jobs include working as a web researcher wherein you have to advertise the products and services of your clients. This includes finding the target audience and reaching them. Some other jobs that have evolved of late are related to copywriting and copy editing of web content.

Ecommerce computer professionals must have a 4 years bachelor's degree in computer science. One of the main requirements of web designing is to be aware of graphics designing. There are various universities and private institutions that provide courses in graphics design. If you specialize in one of the fields, it will give you an advantage. A 1 to 2 year course on internet advertising can certainly be helpful.



You must be aware of animations and visual arts to be a part of this industry. Knowledge of HTML is needed. This job requires you to have a profound knowledge of the internet and its intricacies. There are various programming languages that you will use to design a web site. Some of them are VB script, PHP, JavaScript, ASP, JSP and so on. You must know at least a few of them. Ecommerce websites require their content to be filled. So it is essential that you hone your writing skills that will enable you to circulate information about product and services of your clients to their customers. Writing articles and submitting them to article submission directories is also a major part of the job profile as a search engine optimizer. You must also be aware of various techniques of optimizing websites. Besides this, you must be adept at working with various office platforms on the PC.

In order to become an ecommerce computer professional you should gain knowledge about web developing, content writing, and search engine optimization by working as an intern with companies providing ecommerce solutions. This you can do simultaneously with the pursuit of theories about trade in the classrooms. Freelancing is also a good option if you want to work as a web developer or content writer. Such experiences and practical training will land you good positions in reputed companies.

The employment outlook for an ecommerce computer professional is excellent. As the ecommerce industry is growing day by day there will be the need of more qualified professionals. An ecommerce computer professional can even start a business and gain more experience in the trade. He needs to employ a team of content writers, web developers, and search engine optimization experts for smooth functioning and good outcomes.

On an average the salary is around $60,000 annually for system analysts where as for web designers it is around $70,000 per year. The web content writers also draw good amounts with experience. Remuneration again will be dependent on factors like the employing organization, geographic location, years of experience, and educational qualification.

If you have the innate talent to shine in this industry, groom yourself early for handsome pay-packages and flourishing careers.
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