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Starting a Business on the Internet

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 06:31 AM
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The number one question to ask when starting a business,

whether on the Web or in a traditional setting, is why would

people want to buy the product or service. Somewhere in

the world, one can find people selling anything so why

would people come to you? Are you selling something

unique, do you make or market something that no one can

find anywhere else or would find it almost impossible to

find elsewhere? Do you sell your product at a lower price

then anyone else? Maybe your prices are competitive with

other businesses but you offer superior service. Perhaps

you have the ability to offer unique services that no one else

can or will duplicate. Do you have some other advantage

over other companies? The next thing to consider once you

have settled on a product or service to market is a name.

Names are very important especially when starting a

business on the Internet. The Web address or URL

(Universal Resource Locator) of a Web page is an

important part of becoming a popular place for surfers to

shop. There are two ways in which an URL for a business

Web page can de done: registering you own second level

domain or being listed under some one else's domain name.

A URL is made of several parts. First, there is the root

level domain: com, org, net, tm. The root level domain can

be many things; com, org, and net are the only root level

domain names not associated with a two-letter country

code. Any other domain name will be associated with a

country: us, United States; de, Germany; tm, Turkmenistan.

Some business names will lend themselves to easily

become a second level domain name, that is the name

before the root level domain name. Major brand names are

easy to do such as www.microsoft.com, www.ibm.com.

When people look on the Web for a certain company it...


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    • Apr 01, 2011 - Evaluator: (lokerty)
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