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Expedia, Washington-based travel company has revolutionized entire travel industry. Allowing individuals to serve as their own travel agents and search a database of airfares, rental cars, and hotel rooms, Expedia has allowed everyone to gain access to phenomenal travel deals that would previously be reserved for insiders.
Technology giant Microsoft launched Microsoft to serve a variety of needs for a consumer. Boasting email, news, chat software, and website hosting, MSN is one of most visited websites on internet.
America Online has found a great deal of competition with companies like MSN and Yahoo! but is still one of most popular internet service providers out there. Boasting an entire network of satisfied customers, AOL goes beyond service of other providers. Many individuals new to internet choose to use AOL due to its ease of use and availability all over globe.
Netflix has become an increasingly popular option for many movie-renting customers. Instead of having to travel to your local movie store, movies are shipped directly to your home. You have an unlimited number of rentals and pay a nominal monthly fee for service. By lowering its fees in middle of year to compete with lower competitor prices, Netflix drastically increased its clientele.
With popularity of burning audio and video files to create your own CDs, many copyright issues have taken center court. Instead of illegally trading music for free using person to person programs; Real.com has a wide array of songs available for legal download for a nominal fee. Additionally, Real.com offers a variety of free and pay media players so individuals can play MP3s, CDs, DVDs, and any other type of media file directly on their computer.
The last internet company in top ten is online retailer and technology giant Apple. Their website Apple.com boasts an amazing number of customers each month, as it provides a forum to purchase Apple products along with different programs necessary for maintaining your Apple computer, iPod, or any other electronic product sold by company.
John Evans runs http://www.SuccessAlert.com, and has written the book Success Alert - Conversations with Successful Internet Entrepreneurs which has been widely acclaimed in a variety of media. If you want to hear about Top Ten Internet Businesses 2004 this book is a must-read!