The internet has been around for more than 25 years, but it is only since graphics were incorporated (now called the world wide web), that its popularity has really soared. This ability to reproduce images as well as words has provided the business world with a very valuable resource in the form of added sales opportunities. Information can be accessed speedily by end users anywhere in the world ” globally, there are now 40 million web users. Around two-thirds of these are in the USA, but usage in other countries is growing fast.
Many companies find the web really does encompass the world, helping them to make business contacts in such diverse markets as Australia, Germany and Brazil, at all times of the day and night.