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A vision for the future

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Name: Nate

From: New York

Bio: Internet Entrepreneur, doctoral candidate, internet user

Area of Expertise: Entrepreneur/Business Leader

Topic: Economic structures

Headline: The Internet is no longer an option

Nutshell: In 3-5 years the Internet will no longer be an option for existing or prospective business owners; it will be a requirement.


In an effort to reduce costs, increase productivity and maximize profits, existing and prospective businesses will be required by local, county, state and-or federal government agencies to have a website. This breakthrough will be required as budget, time, functional constraints will dictate that all businesses have to have websites.

Date Submitted: November 6, 2008