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Reasons for Having a Web Presence on the Internet



Why in the World Wide Web Would You Want To Buy a Web Site from a Newspaper Company?



We're glad you asked.



More and more businesses are looking into establishing a presence on the Internet World Wide Web. The experts say businesses who are not represented on the Internet risk losing out big time to businesses who are. That's all the more reason to turn to an experienced and established media leader when you're investigating the "new media" and how you can integrate it into your business strategy.



The Moline Dispatch Publishing Company has been in the information business for over 130 years. We're proud to offer our custom web page design expertise to businesses throughout our area. With the resources available through our newspapers, specialty publications, library archives, graphic and photo departments, we've got the tools to help you develop the Web presence you want with the means to tell the business and Internet community about it. An important question to ask yourself is..."What good is a page on the World Wide Web if no one knows it's there?" We will not only get your web site listed in all the right internet search engines but also promote your site in our newspapers to reach the local market.

Great Reasons to have your home page on the Internet

24 HOUR REPRESENTATION OF YOUR BUSINESS


Your organization is on-line to offer information, answer questions or take orders at home and around the world 24 hours a day. This means your advertising or organization information is suddenly available to millions via the Internet 24 hours a day. Internet users can shop and gather information from your web page in their office or home at their leisure. And they can print out your information in hard copy for future reference.

EXPAND YOUR MARKET


Gives you the power to expand your offering of goods and services to prospects far beyond what local and regional advertising can deliver. You'll be surprised at how cost effective reaching new customers and clients can be.

COMMUNICATE CHANGES IN YOUR SALES MESSAGE INSTANTLY


With your home page you instantly have the capability to update or change your sales message as conditions change via full color photos, full-motion video, audio, e-mail and interactive capabilities. This can be done in a fraction of the time it takes to reprint sales material and get them to clients and prospects.

PRESTIGE


Your presence on the Internet identifies your organization as a dynamic, market conscience leader in your field.

START SMALL AND GROW


The dynamic nature of electronic media offers smaller organizations an excellent opportunity to establish a presence on the Internet (at very low cost) and present a professional image...then upgrade to a full blown multi-media presentation when the time is right. Your customers will know where to find you and will enjoy your new additions along the way.

ESTABLISH A BIG PRESENCE ON INTERNET QUICKLY


No matter what size company or organization you have, In a matter of days or a few weeks you can have your home page on the Internet reaching people and doing business.



For More Information: support@qconline.com, or phone: (309)757-5037

Get Connected To The Internet



Getting connected to the Internet World Wide Web is easy with Quad-Cities Online. We offer local subscribers total access to the Internet at reasonable rates plus local news, e-mail, teleconference, community events, listings, classifieds and much more.



Our Welcome To The Quad-Cities home page is the areas most extensively developed information site on the web. It offers information on our area: historical, industrial, educational, recreational, shopping, services plus links to the world via the Internet. You can visit our home page at http://www.qconline.com/.



Many bi-state subscribers have found Quad-Cities Online offers great service at significant monthly savings versus national online providers. We offer a discount to Dispatch and Rock Island Argus subscribers and a monthly time bank option for frequent users. Iowa users can access a local Iowa phone number to avoid long distance charges.



For information on how to subscribe to Quad-Cities Online please see the Getting connected page.



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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