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Tonight I was reading an article on yahoo news and it listed several big-time business or at least they used to be big-time, that are poised to disappear in 2011 at least this is what the experts say!
So what does Blockbuster, Dollar Thrifty, Readers Digest, Zales, and Radio Shack all have in common- they were all listed in this report- and I tend to agree with the author- as all have physical addresses and are basically brick and mortar businesses. I also have to agree with the exception of Readers Digest- who could turn it all around and put their info on the net, even for free and cash in on advertising to support their business are doomed for history books.
I constantly tell the BFHS network all the time- that they better learn the internet or the internet will learn them- I don't care how successful your storefront is- you can't beat the net and the person in your niche that figures the net out first- is going to win the battle. In no way am I saying that you shouldn't have a brick and mortar business- but if you don't have both- you are a fool... even if is just a blog that points to a few different products that you can sell online or keep your visitors abreast on the newest and greatest in your niche- even your comings and going and I don't care what anyone thinks- facebook and twitter alone or combined are not going to get it.
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