myths about online business

Myths about the Online Service

myths about online business

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Trusting an Online Service has always been a difficult task for Customers. Which brand is 100% secure and gives quality products is a thing that they ask themselves before ordering from that particular website. There are a number of myths that people believe in as it has become a trend of doing everything like a flock of sheep. However it is also important to understand internet business misconceptions you should never buy into:

What Myths Are There Of Online Services?

It is necessary for everyone to know about the misconceptions about online services. Therefor, we have mentioned some of the major myths below.

They are Fraud

online fraud
  • The most used phrase among the Audience. Whenever a new company emerges or any product is launched the first thing that the public questions is their legitimacy. The audience does not trust any business which is only Online based. 
  • It is a myth that all online businesses are fraud, before starting the business owners need to register their companies in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) by submitting an application there through their Chartered Accountant. 
  • The audience also has the access that before placing an order or relying on an organization they can check that the particular company is legally registered or not.

Fake Product/Service 

Fake products and services online

People have made this perspective that Online services & products are always defective. They believe in “ what they see with their own eyes is always real/correct” and it’s not 100% sure, due to few fake selling companies, the majority of organizations have to pay the price by opting for an immense number of ways to prove their innocence. 

Delivery Issues

Delivery issues

This is another myth that mostly the customers have. What if the company takes the payment and does not deliver the product. It is obvious to have trust issues but it does not happen often only the companies who are not registered legally do this, whose price the companies with clean backgrounds also have to pay. The delivery might get late but it will get delivered to the customers appropriately.

Time Consuming

Time consuming
  • Some of them think ordering online is somewhat also time consuming but it is a myth. In a rare case the delivery gets delayed otherwise it does get delivered on time or even prior to the delivery date. 
  • When it comes to the Legal Documentation ordering them Online has always been a better choice than going by yourself and draining your stamina by waiting in long queues. 
  • Getting your documents offline will take approx a week or a month but ordering it online would only take a few working days and the delivery comes at your home just like online shopping.

Validity of the Documents  

Validity of documents

Major times the customers tend to question the authenticity of the documents which they order Online. “Is the Document legally valid?” That’s a question which pop’s up in people. Well then it is also a myth as a person can easily check the authenticity of the Documents at the Government website (



The most common myth or say trust issues. People mostly don’t trust Online Companies with their private information as they think it might leak and they could bear a huge loss. It does not happen often as most of the companies are encrypted with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) giving Internet communications privacy, authentication, and integrity which the customers can check easily.


Nowadays the technologies have become so advanced that the customers can easily check the authenticity of the websites and the products/service by staying at home. By worrying about getting scammed by these online web portals will stop the customers from enjoying the luxury of ordering online at ease.

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Adrika Mishra – Content Writer

Adrika Mishra is a Content Writer with a passion for writing crisps and well researched pieces. With a graduate degree in Mass Communication and over a year of hands-on experience in writing content for the web. Adrika is a person brimming with creative instincts. Constantly seeking to learn and grow, she uses writing as a medium to document her knowledge on topics she is passionate about. When not working, Adrika can be found grooving to music. Believing in the power of “The pen is mightier than the sword”, Adrika hopes to inspire and educate readers through her writing.