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What a Business Should Know About The Internet and The
Wide Web (WWW)
The Membrane Domain
What is the internet?
The internet is an international network of computer databases. Fifty-five million
currently access information and interact with "hosts." By the end of the decade,
suggest five hundred and fifty million internet users.
As the tale goes, the U.S. and other government computers connected with
educational sites. Through phone lines, data bases are made available
to anyone having internet access. You can "talk" in real time, send
email, search data banks, and view the world wide web.
The world wide web (www) is the most user friendly method to show products and
services on the internet. To borrow a famous advertising quote ...
"You're soaking in it." You are at this very moment viewing the web.
How an individual views the web is dependent on many things.
By clicking here, you can learn more about
sirphin' the 'net.
The important part is what you can do -- almost anything:
(We're still working on scent.)
- Give Information - text, graphics, video and sound.
- Take Information
- Complete Sales Transactions
- Track, Target, and Monitor
- Stay Open 7 Days a Week, 24 Hours a Day
Here is an example:
Let's say you wanted to sell ... cyber-widgettes. You could obtain a
"homepage address": an identity that allows people to find you on
the internet. How about
http://membrane.com/widgettes/ ? (So, go ahead and click on our new
address. You could also write the address in the "go to URL" option
of most viewers.)