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IT-Analysis: Eyeballs and Downloads: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Feb 22, 2005, 01:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)

"You may remember that at the height of the dot com boom, various dot com start-ups were claiming large volumes of web site visitors (eyeballs), and the figures they gave, which were probably accurate at least within reason, supported ridiculous stock prices--until it eventually became clear that, eyeballs or no eyeballs, these companies weren't selling much. Then, all of a sudden, the apparently forgotten link between revenues and commercial viability was re-discovered and sanity returned..."

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