June 30th, 2013
The advent of the Internet has done wonders not just for individuals, not just for certain countries, but for the world. It has brought a vast world with a large population closer together.
Although it seemed that we were all destined to communicate solely by Morse code, telegram, letter, phone, and through traveling, we can now do so by simply turning our computers on.
Essentially, the Internet has made the world a lot smaller, a lot more approachable, and has brought us all a lot closer.
The Internet has also made it easier to conduct business.
Grow the company
People who would normally not be able to work side-by-side on a business venture because of distance can now do so easily and effectively. This includes the sharing of ideas and the collaboration of individuals, organizations, and even nations so that certain goals can be met.
For example, a shoe company that started out in someone’s apartment in Ohio would have had to spend years making contacts, networking, and raising funds to grow the company.
Now, there are various online organizations created specifically to help raise funds without ever having to leave home. Moreover, this same company can attend online networking meetings and use applications such as Skype to talk face-to-face with possible partners.
The quality of life has also been improved, and this is not just limited to the growing of businesses.
Families who lived on two continents once would have had a hard time keeping in touch, which often leads to sadness. However, with online calling, video chat, social media, and more, those same families have a plethora of ways to stay connected.
Further, there has been an increase in online dating sites, which help bring people together who may have had a hard time doing so in everyday life.
Not tied to home Internet connections
The quality of life has improved by simply having an Internet connection.
All of these benefits are increased by the fact that the Internet is now even easier to obtain. People are no longer tied to their home Internet connections, modems, dial-ups or others.
With mobile hotspots and many businesses hosting free Wi-Fi, people can stay connected on the go.
Internet technology makes life easier and more portable, even with home internet serviceso more can be accomplished in a fraction of the time it once took.