Newsgroup

Business / Internet Marketing / Newsgroup: A discussion group on Usenet devoted to talking about a specific topic. Currently, there are over 15,000 newsgroups. Also called usenets, newsgroups consist of messages posted on electronic bulletin boards. Each board has a theme, and there are tens of thousands of newsgroups concerning every imaginable topic. Many of them cover professional subjects and societies and are rich sources of business information: others are junk and contain little but mindless drivel.

Url

Business / Internet Marketing / Url: Uniform Resource Locator, an HTTP address used by the World Wide Web to specify a certain site. This is the unique identifier, or address, of a web page on the Internet. URL can be pronounced 'you-are MORE

Usenet

Business / Internet Marketing / Usenet: Internet message boards, also known as Newsgroups. Each board has a theme, and there are tens of thousands of usenets concerning every imaginable topic. Many of them cover professional subjects and so MORE

Listserver

Business / Internet Marketing / Listserver: A program that automatically sends email to a list of subscribers. It is the mechanism that is used to keep newsgroups informed. MORE

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