21 November 2014

A Domain Name? Many Small Businesses Use Facebook, Not Websites

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Says Many Small Businesses Use Facebook, Not Websites:
"Facebook plays an increasingly important role in how companies, particularly small businesses, connect with customers, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg said November 6th, during the first public town hall livestreamed from Facebook's Menlo Park, California, headquarters. Zuckerberg said 30 million businesses use Facebook pages, and "something like 30 or 35 percent of small businesses in the U.S. don't even have a website and just use something like a Facebook page to communicate with their customers."(source: Bloomberg BNA)
Who needs a domain name and website, when you can just use a Facebook page?

Domain Mondo | domainmondo.com: Are Domain Names Dinosaurs?: "... Need a web page? Facebook or Google or Amazon or Tumblr or Twitter or LinkedIn or Pinterest (and many, many others) will gladly provide you a web page with its own distinct URL, on an easy to use platform with lots of traffic, accessible on any device, including mobile devices through a native app, all for free! So the real competition for new gTLDS are Facebook et al, and apps--a "Billion-Dollar Trend" that alone is a major domain name killer...." (read more at link above)

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