D-commerce is becoming the term of choice for businesses that deal in purely digital products or services. It's a brand new business model where the whole customer journey - everything from brand awareness to product selection, payment processing, delivery of the product or service and customer support - takes place entirely online. For today's entrepreneurs, D-commerce holds opportunities that have never been seen before. And the global potential is truly mind boggling. Read the article.
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Don't underestimate the global reach of Twitter!
Twitter has been in the news a lot lately. Investors are concerned that its growth seems to have tapered off, at least in the U.S., and that it still hasn't figured out a revenue model as effective as, say, Facebook's. Proposed changes to Twitter's micro-blog format have even loyal proponents
predicting its sad and slow demise.
It's globally popular: Twitter is still the 4th most used network in the world, with 21% of Internet users active there.
It gets high engagement: half of active Twitter users say they access the network at least once a day.
It boasts high visitation rates: over the course of a month, 42% of online adults visit Twitter for its publicly-accessible content. (This is facilitated by the fact that they don't even have to log in, unlike with many other networks.) By world region, Twitter is most visited in the Middle East & Africa (53%), Latin America (53%), and Asia-Pacific (48%).