Convention vs. Convenience Network Seystem

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Consumers are not restricted to reaching information and services through a single point.

Popular search engines such as include a Web site’s domain name within its indexing criteria, therefore, a domain name that directly matches the users search has a strong chance of appearing at the top of the search results. Also the number of Web pages on the Internet continues to increase so does the time it takes to find a relevant site… to overcome this frustration more advanced Internet users have taken to typing the most relevant domain name directly into their internet browser.

- The West Australian

Web sites will shrink. It's the conclusion of many experts that the typical business Web site contains too much information for the average customer to consume. Megacorporate sites from companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Cisco, and IBM are too cumbersome for business use. Look for more companies to invest some effort into developing smaller, tactical microsites or Web services that are focused on a single function or customer group.

                         - ClickZ Today