Unlike the light bulb and the telephone, the Internet has no single “inventor.” It was started in the U.S over 50 years ago as a government weapon in the Cold War. The Internet was used by scientists and researchers to share data and communicate with one another. But today, it has greatly evolved and turned into a powerful everyday technology that gives you the power to do almost anything in the world. Particularly, for businesses, the internet is no less than crystal ball that cannot only help them see their potential customers but also enable them to win their customers.
Online businesses represent the fastest growing commercial sector in the world today. Thus, if you are smart you will not ignore its potential in rebooting your business and your life.
Did you know?
- There are about 1.3 billion people on the internet at present
- There are about 468 million buyers for every online business
- 36% internet users surf the net solely for buying
- There are over 300 million English speaking people online each day
- There are over 100 million Spanish speaking internet users daily
- Many traditional jobs will be replaced by online businesses in the next 5 years
Vaster Than Your Imagination!
If you opened a store in your area, how many people walk in every day? No more than a handful of people compared to the million that are possible on the web.
What do all these facts and figures mean? It means customers — millions of them. No other business tool can put the products you sell to countless people and that too with such convenience. Yes, we are talking about the potential market of hundreds of millions of people around the world who can buy your products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year!
The internet is the market which is much bigger that we can actually image. There are endless opportunities and new business ideas that are hitting the web with each new day. Thanks to the expanding horizons of the World Wide Web, and the exciting business ideas that have opened new doors for every person who wishes to be his or her own boss.