Internet Advertising Continues to Grow

Internet advertising in the US has hit new highs reaching $7.88 billion in the 3rd quarter of 2011, a 22% growth from the 3rd quarter of 2010.  Although Internet Advertising has increased significantly and remains the fastest growing segment of advertising it still has a relatively small portion of overall advertising at 15.9%.  The December 2011 report from Zenith Optimedia…

The 40th Birthday of the Internet Born at UCLA in 1969

In 1969 UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock sent the first message from his computer at the school to another computer at Stanford Research Institute.  Kleinrock was trying to create a login starting up a remote system which crashed after only two letters and lo! producing the first Internet message.  The Internet was born with the simple…

Netextinct – Business, Services & Items the Internet is making extinct

Netextinct –adjective1. no longer in existence; that has ended or died out: travel agencies are quickly becoming netextinct.2. no longer in use; obsolete: a netextinct business3. having ceased operations; no longer active: an extinct business due to the Internet The Internet provides millions of people instant access to information, products, services, friends and constantly evolves…

Online Classifieds Usage Double Since 2005

According to the latest Pew Internet Research study nearly 50% of all Internet users are using online classifieds. Forty-nine percent of online adults surveyed said they have visited sites like Craigslist, Kijiji and Oodle, up from only 22% in 2005. The study says that 9% of Internet users visit these sites on any given day,…