Big Mouth Local recommends to newspaper partners and SMB clients that product and services are sold every day on the Internet. In fact, industry statistics indicate that U.S. e-commerce sales grew from US$72 Billion in 2002 to US$228 Billion in 2010, of which retail shopping websites generated the largest share estimated at US$142 Billion in 2010. A 2011 e-commerce market forecast predicted that online revenues would reach US$269 Billion in 2015 with the number of online shoppers in the U.S. expected to grow from 140 million in 2010 to 170 million in 2015 according to eMarketer estimates.
E-commerce has two sub-categories: business-to-consumer and business-to-business. With vast opportunity ahead, Big Mouth Local creates e-commerce shopping carts for small business and corporate websites. It’s an easy sell for newspaper and media group sales representatives.