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other none-commerce sections only were able to average around six percent. These outweighed variations absolutely overwhelmed the more traditional business sectors and forced adherence and evolution within this business or face the risk of failure. By the end of 2000, the unforeseen occurred and there was a selloff from e-business investors and the bubble for the dotcom era bursts. It was later speculated and debated on whether it was a massive selloff or a gradual crashover a six month period toward the end of 2000 (Geier, 2015). Either way, this was a volatile time in e-commerce and large business in general. Following the crash, only a small portion of dotcom companies still existed. The crash was attributed to poor or lacking quality business practice, operations, and fundamentals. The basic business fundamentals were overlooked so these companies were not based on a strong foundation. During this devastating period of time, the NASDAQ lost 78% of total worth and it is still unknown the overall impact to the e-business sector as a whole (Geier, 2015). The crash forced many investors and financial institutions to have much higher standards and restrictions when providing funding to these types of businesses. In present day, a typical new startup e-commerce company would need a strong business model and revolutionary product to acquire large investments. The lessons learned during the dotcom bust were a memory that financial institutions and investors will not long forget. Current Views and Present Day E-businessIn current day, e-businesses have continued to evolve implementing new aspects to the industry that have promoted new opportunities. Such additions as mobile devices, social media outlets, and the overall boost in smart technology had led to these many opportunities. For
E-BUSINESS: HISTORY, CURRENT VIEWS, AND EMERGING ISSUESexample, smart thermostats have the ability to control varies home devices while transmitting information back to the manufacture. Providing an opportunity for internal upgrades, reminders for maintenance activities, and an avenue to market new upcoming products and services (Porter,2015). The improved size, functionality, and affordability for mobile devices have provide opportunities to the masses to access the internet and invest time and money into products and services that is within reach 24/7 if so desired. In addition, the overall increase in speed of the internet has allowed for more complex and evolving programs, services, and process to be implemented using the internet. Furthermore, the popularity of social media and other media outlets like streaming audio and video has provided new opportunities to market and reach the consumer. These media outlets provide a regular interface for the consumer to enjoy what is desired like social interaction and audio and visual stimulus while provide a platform for large organizations to promote products and services even related to the items being viewed. In an article from Heather Kelly in CNN Money, “A new Google (GOOG) feature can tell when someone who clicked on an ad in search results made a credit or debit card purchase at a corresponding physical store. The tool

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