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Improving the Net result
by Vipul Verma

Illustration by Sandeep JoshiThe Internet is gradually touching every part of our life. Right from sending and receiving e-mails  to shopping online, itís all happening on the Net. However, in order to access the Internet, you need to connect using a computer, modem and a telephone line. Though at many places there may not be much problem yet in a majority of cases there are a lot of slips between the cup and the lip.


Content makes a site sticky
The Internet entrepreneurs are increasingly realising that creating a successful e-commerce site demands more than just attractive prices, well-stocked virtual shopping malls, and reliable ordering structures. They recognise that the magic ingredient is content and that it has the much sought-after power to inspire return visits. In other words, it makes sites "sticky". Not only that, it makes them sell.

Sought after by marketing and editorial teams
Sumesh Raizada
The computers are nowadays being used extensively for several applications, apart from computing arithmetical or financial data or conducting scientific research. A person need not be a science graduate or a computer literate for browsing the Internet.

Threatened lensmen take shot at Web
News photographers and photojournalists are increasingly turning to the Web in a bid to secure their independence amid growing uncertainty sparked by a wave of controversial takeovers by the picture industryís largest agencies. Concerned by what they see as the beginning of an unprecedented corporate buyout, and taking advantage of the proliferation of cheap, readily available digital technology, an increasing number of photographers are turning freelance to create their own independent online picture agencies.

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