How to start a business on the Web

This site consists of information about how to start and post your own business on the Web. Feel free to browse through the information to learn which businesses are thriving on the Web. Internet merchants sold $518 million in goods in 1996 and are projected to sell $6.6 billion by 2000, according to Forrester Research in Business Week.

A 1998 Time article found that more small businesses are connected to the Internet. About 61 percent of small businesses are connected to the Internet compared with 15 percent in 1996. Online businesses are making sure their shops are "cozy virtual hangouts" by having contests that keep surfers coming back. Fifty million people by 2000 are projected to be connected to the Internet providing an audience comparable to television audiences. Check out the successful small business page that includes profiles of businesses.

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