Description - 50 Great E-businesses and the Minds Behind Them by Emily Ross
Creating profitable businesses on the internet is no mean feat and, as anyone who has watched the rise of eBay or Amazon knows, the web has forever changed the way we do business. Now the bestselling authors of "100 Great E-Businesses And The Minds Behind Them" take a look at some of the smartest, most profitable internet businesses operating today, and reveal that whether big, small, local or on the other side of the planet, when it's web business, it's a small, fascinating world, with potentially limitless opportunities. This collection of 50 case studies from around the world offers valuable inspiration, ideas and lessons on the principles of successful internet businesses - from travel to sex (Danni Ashe), in cyberspace there is a new way to sell everything. The founders of sites like lastminute.com, netaporter.com and collegehumor.com provide lasting lessons on the art of building an e-business success rather than a dot.com bomb. It's all about web innovation, timing and tapping into those billions of customers.
"50 Great E-Businesses And The Minds Behind Them" delves into thriving sites in the areas of travel, gambling, sex, retail, blogging, medical testing, financial services, celebrities, astrology and other entertainment. And with fresh updates on Google, Dell, and CraigsList covering all of their innovations, where better to look for e-business advice than from the world's best?
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Author Biography - Emily Ross
During her 15 years as a journalist, Emily Ross has worked at Text Media, edited a travel magazine, had editing stints on the Qantas inflight magazine and, more recently, written about business life for national business magazine BRW. Her interest in business is very people-centric, about what makes businesspeople tick, where they get their ideas from, their drive, their tenacity and their motivations. She wants to lead a crusade against all those business ninja, five-seconds and you'll be a millionaire books. Angus Holland is a senior editor with The Age newspaper. A Walkley-Award nominee, he is the author of REAL DADS. They live in Melbourne with their two children.