If iWon Wins, Do Portals Lose?

Gurley, J. William
February 2000
Fortune International (Europe);02/07/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p77
Discusses the business model of Internet company iWon.com. Promotions used by the company to increase traffic to its Web site; Ways by which the company can generate revenues; Implications of the company's business model to the operation of portals and to the Internet industry in general.


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