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The Rise or Fall of Internet Advertising
Is the Internet advertising industry about to crash? Some pundits think so. Researchers and entrepreneurs aren't so sure

internet surfers  We believe that the Internet advertising industry will save itself by reinventing itself, a process which has already started. For example, in a study done for CBS SportsLine by AdKnowledge, as reported in The Industry Standard, clickthroughs turned out not to be as important as previously thought. While 12 percent of sales attributed to an advertising campaign were the result of clickthroughs, 49 percent came from people who had seen the ads but not clicked, and another 39% were from repeat visitors who

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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