Month: July 2016

e-commerce

Thinking about starting an eCommerce startup but you simply don’t know how?

Does it seem like an impossible challenge for you?

…you’re not alone.

So before anything just make proper plan and then execute in better way.

One of the major reasons, why online eCommerce startups succeed its  because of the right development / consultant partner selection.

So being a startup you need to be very careful while selecting the team or company  for your online eCommerce web portal development as well as Mobile Application. So you need to select best team to handle all the development process from scratch and make proper plan to execute.

Four parameters for your startup eCommerce business:

  1. Ecommerce Development Expertise: Start the ecommerce web portal development expertise before you handover your project development work by discussing their work examples in detail. You can also ask about their client references and just to be sure does a reference check that whatever they are claiming as their developed web portals are originally delivered by them only. Also refer a few resumes/portfolio /profile to assess their expertise in ecommerce  development and short list top talents to compare with few other IT companies / consultants/freelancers.
  2. E-commerce Consulting Experience or Expertise: Apart from the technical expertise, being a startup company, it is most important for you to review their(companies/freelancer) domain expertise in the ecommerce field. You should choose a company which not only delivers technically but also understands the ecommerce depth and can consult you with respect to further steps which can take your online business to the next level. It means you need technical person as well as ecommerce adviser they can give you advice.
  3. Support & Maintenance( after product delivery until its stable): The team must be ready to provide support after initial ecommerce development, third party integrations, bug fixing and maintenance tasks. They should also know about payment integration methodologies
  4. Marketing :  Marketing of any product play vital role in product success. 90% of product success and failure is depends on marketing stuffs. So Choose wisely a marketing team If the company know  how to market the products online and how they reach the goal , it is an added advantage for you to select them However before allocating your business projects to them. you should review their past projects and the growth of their past clients with their efforts.

 

One of the important aspect of eCommerce success is Mobile application. Because of my generation, everything they want in smart phone. So mobile application is also play very important role for product success.

We also provide end –to –end Web and mobile application support and maintenance as well as development To more about my service and solutions drop us an email at  info@kodesoft.in

Read More Four Things You Need To Know Before Ecommerce Startups:

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Following example shows step-by-step process to  how to integrate an AdMob advertisement into your Android application:

Step 1 If you are not already registered at AdMob, just visit the AdMob Website and create a new account. After the registration process you can see your empty AdMob dashboard. The screenshot below shows an empty AdMob dashboard:

Click on monetize new app then bellow screen will appear:

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Step 2: Click on Add your app manually.Bellow Screen will show

admob2

Step 3: Click on Add App Button :next screen look like is as bellow:

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Step 4:   Download Admob Android sdk: The AdMob Android SDK allows the developer to seamlessly integrate an advertisement within an Android based application. Download and unzip the Android jar archive (googleadmobadssdkandroid.zip). The archive contains the AdMob Android SDK for integrating an ad view into your Android user interface layouts (GoogleAdMobAdsSdk-6.1.0.jar).

Step 5: Let add admob jar file in your native application:googleadmobadssdkandroid.zip  unzip it and copy in lib folder in your anroid application:   Start Eclipse and create a new Android based Java application.   Create a /libs folder directly within the root folder of your Android project folder and copy the AdMob Android SDK jar into that folder. Right click on your project and add this library to your projects build path by selecting Build Path > Add External Archive…

The sample application consists of a simple main layout that contains a single TextView. Now we are going to modify this simple layout to contain an AdView. Therefore we add a new AdView as it is shown below:

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?>

<LinearLayout xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android”

xmlns:ads=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/lib/com.google.ads”

android:layout_width=”fill_parent”

android:layout_height=”fill_parent”

android:orientation=”vertical” >

<TextView

android:layout_width=”fill_parent”

android:layout_height=”wrap_content”

android:text=”@string/hello” />

 

<com.google.ads.AdView

android:id=”@+id/adview”

android:layout_width=”fill_parent”

android:layout_height=”wrap_content”

ads:adSize=”BANNER”

ads:adUnitId=”a1501676c633fac”

ads:loadAdOnCreate=”true”

ads:testDevices=”TEST_EMULATOR, TEST_DEVICE_ID”

/>

</LinearLayout>

 

Step 6: Go to the AndroidManifest.xml file file open it and give the required permission:

Now add the Google AdActivity as well as both necessary permissions ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE and INTERNET to your AndroidManifest.xml file as it is shown here: 

<uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE”/>

<uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.INTERNET”/>

Code will look like bellow in AndroidManifest.xml

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?>

<manifest xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android”

package=”at.smartlab.androidbook.AdMobTest”

android:versionCode=”1″

android:versionName=”1.0″ >

 

<uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion=”15″ />

 

<application

android:icon=”@drawable/ic_launcher”

android:label=”@string/app_name” >

<activity

android:name=”.AdMobTestActivity”

android:label=”@string/app_name” >

<intent-filter>

<action android:name=”android.intent.action.MAIN” />

<category android:name=”android.intent.category.LAUNCHER” />

</intent-filter>

</activity>

<activity android:name=”com.google.ads.AdActivity”

android:configChanges=”keyboard|keyboardHidden|orientation|screenLayout|uiMode|screenSize|smallestScreenSize”/>

</application>

 

<uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE”/>

<uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.INTERNET”/>

</manifest>

 

Step 7:To receive ads from AdMob you have to create an AdRequest instance within your own Activity and hand it over to your AdView layout element, as it is shown below:  

 

package at.smartlab.androidbook.AdMobTest;

 

import com.google.ads.AdRequest;

import com.google.ads.AdView;

 

import android.app.Activity;

import android.os.Bundle;

 

public class AdMobTestActivity extends Activity {

/** Called when the activity is first created. */

@Override

public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);

 

setContentView(R.layout.main);

 

// Look up the AdView as a resource and load a request.

AdView adView = (AdView)this.findViewById(R.id.adview);

adView.loadAd(new AdRequest());

}

}

Step 8: Copy the bellow code in layout/main.xml file 

<com.google.ads.AdView

android:id=”@+id/adview”

android:layout_width=”fill_parent”

android:layout_height=”wrap_content”

ads:adSize=”BANNER”

ads:adUnitId=”a1501676c633fac”

ads:loadAdOnCreate=”true”

ads:testDevices=”TEST_EMULATOR, your test device ID goes here”

/>

 

To know the your test device ID goto the logcat file and copy it

The resulting Android app shows the demanded advert in combination with a HelloWorld TextView:

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Read More AdMob Advertising in Android Application/Game Step wise process

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