Published December 05, 2010
The impact the internet is having on the global marketplace is astounding. These days we use the internet for everything from checking the weather, reading the latest news and banking to researching that new product we are interested in, making vacation reservations, and communicating with friends and family.
Manufacturers are pushing their e-commerce aggressively, while media, retailers and even utilities are spending billions of dollars hoping to reap a little of the internet's revenue and profit for themselves.
The number of entrepreneurial businesses with access to the internet is staggering. The growing number of small businesses that maintain their own websites have found that using the web leads to more revenue and higher customer-service ratings.
What does that mean for you? It means you can advertise, reach new customers, conduct business-to-business transactions and even create a private internal network for your employees.
Do you need a web presence? Yes.
What the web can do for your business:
The cost is low, and all you have to do is research and shop around for the best prices you can find. It's your company -- open 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
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