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dot-com company

An organization that offers its services exclusively on the Internet, either via the user's Web browser or a client program that must be installed in the user's computer. Amazon.com, Yahoo, Google and eBay are examples of dot-com companies. Telecom companies that offer voice or video services over the Internet also fit into the dot-com company umbrella.

But, Doesn't All Software Access the Internet?
Today, almost all software accesses the Internet for some purpose, if only to look for updates that can be downloaded. However, that does not necessarily make the company a dot-com company. The software or service must be hosted on the company's computers and accessed by users over the Internet. See dot-com.
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3]: DotComs change their prices more frequently than do MCRs.
Investment capital in general has become much harder to come by since the heady days when nothing with a dotcom after its name could seem to go wrong.
Frankly, employment-related liability isn't at the top of the to do list for most dotcoms.
The lack of focus on traditional business skills is also holding dotcoms back - their biggest challenge is to achieve financial credibility.
In this context, dotcoms with a unique or easy-to-copy offering must consider mechanisms for preventing other companies from diluting their market share.
The dotcoms also presuppose that both licensors and their vendors-the manufacturers-will be willing to change the way they do business.
Several of Technorati's Silicon Valley veterans recalled watching championships of the late nineties when a fancy ad for a dotcom was as likely as a spot from a consumer goods company.
She needed to be there because of course everyone knows a successful dotcom needs a babe on the board as well as some anorak type in Clark Kent glasses (Oh dear, that's me).
The site is well organized and lists information for both Fortune 1000 companies and dotcoms.
In the future, you may not see as many dotcom millionaires, but you will see thousands of businesses presenting everything from plans and products to employee training in Vizario-enhanced Windows Media digital video format.
With all the burgeoning dotcoms in the area, it was extremely difficult to get the accommodations and facilities we needed," says Elam.
A lot of the dotcoms have had interesting ideas, but their business plans are far from realistic.