The Rise of the Internet

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  • Topic: Computer, Mail, Online advertising
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  • Published : May 2, 2011
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The internet is one of the most useful creations to come out of our generation. We use the internet for everything these days. It’s the easiest and most effective way to find information. It’s commonly used for advertising for products and for events. These days a lot of corporations use the internet as a way to help their business grow. Talking online is a great way to stay in touch with old friends and family. Though the internet has many up sides one pit fall is that many people become increasingly dependent on computers. There are many sources you can use to learn the things that we all need to know but. The internet is the fastest and most frequently used source. Who has the time to sit around and search for information in books these days? Using the internet to find facts and information has become one revolutionizing things of our generation. With sites like Google and Bing finding what you need to know on the web has become so easy George Bush once said “The Internet is the single most important development in the history of human communication since the invention of the telephone.” ( The internet is the fastest way to advertise these days. The quickest way to get the word out about an upcoming event is by utilizing the internet. Websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter are commonly used for just this. Although advertising on the web is not just used for publicizing events, a lot of small businesses and large corporations use the internet to advertise their business and products. One of the most cost effective and efficient means of advertising is on the Internet. Pay-per-click advertising, for instance, allows you to place ads on behalf of your business. Most company’s used to rely on direct mail to promote their business; they quickly discovered that direct mail advertising certainly is not cheap. With the high price of postage these days, the costs for conducting a direct mail advertising program...
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