How the internet become the internet?
The internet was actually Called (ARPAnet) ARPAnet is an acronym for Advance Research Projects Agency Network, in the late 1960s the Advanced Research Projects Agency and the department of defence set out on a Mission. They were trying to find a way to simplelify Communication and share Data but not using the old Telephone Method to Transfer Voice and Data Communications.
It was in the late 70s and early 80s
Useing packet switching which enabled the sending and receiving of Communication and Data to multiple locations, with this the TC/ip Communication was Born. We probably has to thank Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf, who is often referred as the Father of the Internet. What started out as a defence project quickly expand to the National Science foundation (NSF) which allowed the shareing of information in real time. In 1989 ARPAnet was shut down and replaced by NSFnet.
The first public and commerical use of the internet.
In the mid 1989 Compuserve and Mc imail added email services for anyone who wanted it. Then by the end of 1990 Tim Berners-lee came up with Hyper Text Transfer Protocols, (HTTP), next came HTML usenet, and FTP file transfer protocol. And the internet was up and running. Today over 4 billion people are now connected online across the globe. Which is a welcome news for us Marketers.
The internet speed up the flow of information.
In 1999 Bill Gates wrote a book called the speed of thought. In which he explane some of his thoughts of the internet. The internet has everything in the way we communicate in our world. But no where is the shift so as dramatic as in the business world, from 1990 to now within these years everything has changed how we do business online.
Below is a Quick list of some of the paradign shifts the internet has brought to business.
Commercial,E mail become the preferred method of written communication. Companies, Regardless of the size built. Websites compet on a level playing field. Interative, Websites allowed customers and business to conduct business online. Industry portal websites sprung up with information in every sector of the economy. Search engine, Competition rapidly evolved to serve the instant information needs of consumers. Bulletin Boards and Blogs. Brought a two way open transparent information for business communications. Social media networks. The whole world went mobile with smart phones. The rest is history.Today the worlds information is at our fingertips, where ever you are and when ever you need it.To get more Traffic, leads and Sales CLICKHERETOENTER