Monday, August 23, 2004
"The Internet is the most important invention in the last 500 years, exceeded in all of human kind only by the wheel and the printing press." London Economist.To prepare for the website plan, we need to review three things
- The Business or Organization
- The Internet and the World Wide Web
- The Customer
What is the Internet?
A network is a group of computers connected together. An internet is a network of networks. It is a group of networks connected together. The world's largest internet is what we normally think of and it is capitalized ... it is the Internet.
What is the World Wide Web?
There are many parts to the Internet, one of the most well known is the World Wide Web. It is the collection of web sites on the Internet. Our websites are a part of the World Wide Web which is a part of the Internet.
The Internet is rapidly changing, and we need to sit down and review what is current on the internet so we can plan for the web site. Some of the topics to consider.
- Internet Search
- Search vs. Directories
- Blogs and Blogging
- Web Site Hosting
- Internet Service Providers
- Domain Names
- Broadband Statistics
For detailed information on the Internet, see How the Internet Works
If you have broadband or patience, see Warriors of the Net, a delightful movie about how the Internet Works.