I was born in Romania. I live in Romania. I breath Romania. That’s me. Like you guys and girls, I love my country. And the people, even sometimes I have some doubts regarding a few (LOL!).
But today I’m very proud. For years I watch the Internet over a few Romanian netpreneurs. I found couple of them and start helping. But I wasn’t satisfied only with this.
I know that many Romanian’s are working for other netpreneurs. Perhaps you use or try some of their work without knowing who is behind the product or service. Most of them “walk” smoothless around the Net. They prefer to build products for different projects and to be paid at fraction of their value of work.
But this will soon change. This week was really great because two Romanian netpreneurs finally release their OWN products almost at the same time, without knowing each other.
2004 was an amazing year for the search engine marketing sector. Over the past year, search has become the most important aspect of the World Wide Web, eclipsed only by Email as the most widely used online application. Benefiting from a highly profitable year, the Big3 of Google, Yahoo and MSN enter 2005 with what appears to be a lock-hold on the future of the sector.
The next twelve months will change the way we relate to information, not only over the Internet but in the offline world as well. There will be a lot more of it available at the click of a button.
Aside from thirsty searchers, the first to be affected will be traditional information outlets such as libraries, encyclopedias, newspapers and telephone directories.
A new year come and many people think at their new strategies for 2005. The main question at the beginning of this year still the same: what will work in 2005?
In December 2003, on my Internet Marketing Profits Newsletter – issue 37, I post an article written by the well-known internet marketer, Jim Edwards. He analize the big issues of 2003 and make some predictions for 2004.
At that time he wrote:
Today, in honor of this season of giving and joy, I have a special gift for you. It comes not in a box with a big, red ribbon, but in the unadorned text of the message you’re about to read. It reveals one of the great secrets of marketing, of life, of how to connect with people, and, most of all, how to experience unsurpassed joy any time you wish.
If you read every word that follows, don’t be surprised if a tear wells up in your eye. This is my holiday gift to you, a true story that will touch your heart. This story is about a father of a disabled child, in his case, a son named Shaya.
This story was originally reported in the New York newspapers. It was so touching, it spread like wildfire across the internet, and many began to question, “Did this really happen, or is it just another urban legend?”
Looking back itâ€™s amazing to recall that magazines were once considered the best-positioned companies to succeed online. In the ancient days of the early 90s, magazines seemed to have it all: a brand name, years of archived editorial content, a deep list of advertisers who could be lured to the exciting new world of banner ads. Banner ads would produce the revenue to make it all profitable. Banner ads.
It looked like an easy transition, but magazines experienced an instant red-ink wrenching. It was so bad that breaking even was bragging rights. Meanwhile, to make magazines feel even worse, sites like CDnow (big bucks in mom and dadâ€™s basement) made cyber profits look easy.