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Or, as Internet evangelist Vinton Cerf said: “They say a year in the Internet business is like a dog year ... equivalent to seven years in a regular person's life. In other words, it's evolving fast and faster”. Here are just a few milestones of the past 10 years.

45 million Internet users worldwide

Inktomi, HotBot launched

Lycos and Excite go public

21 year old Clay Cook founds ineedhits (then named Business Web) after realizing that the large numbers of new websites need help getting listed and getting noticed on search engines. He starts the company in his parents’ house

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