Archive for August, 2007

A portal is a portal is a portal

Friday, August 10th, 2007

The number of portals on South Tyrol, from to, has long since passed the mark of 1,000 entries, not to mention all the parked domains referring to South Tyrol, which are certainly the majority among the some 1,300 current hits in a corresponding search (without geographical and umlaut domains).

Most of them have one major aim: to generate turnover for the portal provider or their direct customers (i.e. advertising customers).

So here comes the sixty-four-thousand-dollar-question:

Who takes care of those customers who do not directly pay the portal provider but are simply looking for an opportunity to best use their holiday budget?

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