The internet is important to businesses because of their need to advertise and market there services. Most businesses today have websites on the internet, where their customers can either find information about them and even buy or order there service or products. Businesses have also attempted to engage themselves on social networking site such as facebook, to get more business. In business they use the internet for communication and interaction. Most companies have email addresses as a way to communicate with customers or co worker within the company. They use real time communications such as instant messaging (IM), internet telephone like Skype, and Virtual meeting or conferences that aid if one cannot leave the office or are working from home. Some companies use the internet to gather information, like research, checking out the stock market, breaking news and library records also. Most companies hire workers, contractor and consultants using the internet wide variety of job websites like CareerBuilder, hot jobs and indeed which is sometime easier than putting an ad in the local paper because more people are on the internet these days. Internet is even important for the future of businesses because that’s where most of your consumers are, is on the internet. The first place people will more than likely find your business is the internet, especially if your website is easy to read, easy to find the information that they are looking for and is free of unwanted stuff. If consumers like your website, then they will tell others and that’s where your business will grow.