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Shopping Portals network of web sites
ShopGaithersburg.com Prototype for all these other domains/web sites

Montgomery County, Md.
ShopRockville.biz - OPEN NOW
Montgomery County, Md.
ShopGermantown.com - OPEN NOW
Upper Montgomery County, Md.
Northern Montgomery County, Md.
Silver Spring, Md.
Calvert County, Md.
St. Mary's County, Md.
Patuexant River Naval Air Station
St Mary's County County Lenordtown, Md
Frederick County, Md.
Arlington, Va.
Rosslyn - Petagon area
ShopAlexandria.biz -

Alexandria, Va. - Old Town
Northern Virginia, Fairfax County, Va. - Tyson's Corner
Northern Virginia, Fairfax County, Va.
Reston Town Center & Dulles Area
Northern Virginia
Fairfax County, Va.
Central Virginia, State Capital
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The local community marketplace is highly competitive. With Internet presence you can extend your marketing even further. ShopBethesda.com offers you the opportunity to extend your marketing reach with membership in our online Business Association.

ShopGaithersburg.com launched August 15, 2002 and was embrased by the local community immediately. ShopGermantown.com launched November 5, 2002 and continues the popularity of local Internet communities. ShopRockville.biz and ShopAlexandria.biz have now opened and joined the ranks of local community web sites. Local community web sites are the fastest growing resource on the Internet today. Their popularity has continued to grow as more people want to find out information about businesses and events in their local communities and are frustrated by the junk links served up by the large search engines.

If your seraching on the major search engines, Google, Yahoo, MSN, you'll find us at the TOP OF ALL THE MAJOR SEARCH ENGINES. ShopGaithersburg.com has been at the top since 2002 and has remained the primary link when searching businesses in Gaithersburg.

ShopBethesda.com objectives are to build relationshsips for businesses with the local community. We offer our members the opportunity to promote their business as part of a local group and keep expenses low while providing professional marketing, advertising and promotion services.

The growing ranks of experienced Internet users as well as the deepening reach of the Internet into all aspects of American culture has raised all Americans' expectations about what is available online.

  • 52% of Internet users say they will use the Net next time they have a medical inquiry, a figure statistically indistinguishable from the 47% of Internet users who say they will contact a medical professional.
  • 55% of Internet users say that if a store provides product information online, even if it doesn't sell goods at its Web site, this would make them more likely to go to the physical store to buy the product.
  • 65% of all Americans expect a business will have a website that gives them information about a product they are considering buying;

"The message of this survey is that the Internet is the norm now in America," said Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project. "Most expect to find key information online, most find the information they seek, and many say they turn to the Internet first when they have a pressing need."

According to the researchers, e-retail will grow by 30% in 2003, and by an average annual growth rate of 21% between 2002 and 2007. The outlook is that by 2007, more than 5% of US retail sales will be transacted online. Jupiter forecasts that the number of US residents that access the Internet will grow by 11% during 2003, from 141 million to 156 million. As a result, the online population will represent more than one-half (54%) of the overall population by year-end.

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You don't need to have a web site to join ShopBethesda.com or any of our other local shopping portals .

Looking for a low cost way to advertise your business. We can offer you low cost advertising opportunites on ShopBethesda.com

Judith Palfrey's background is marketing with over 12 years experience in retail marketing having been the Marketing Director of several large shopping malls in four commercial marketplaces. The International Council of Shopping Centers has acknowledged her marketing ideas with several Maxi awards and the industry has featured many of her unique promotions in their trade magazines, allowing her ideas to be shared with other shopping center promotion professionals. Ms. Palfrey is a recognized retail promotion industry professional who has helped promote new shopping centers and redesigned centers successfully. Ms. Palfrey redirected her career when she started learning everything she could about the Intnernet in 1995. Ms Palfrey has successfully developed many commercial web sites inlcuding AMTRAK's current web site built in 2001.

Call ShopBethesda.com at 301-417-9066 today, or send us email at members@shopbethesda.com to learn more about how you can get your business listed with this new exciting online shopping portal.

Here is a link to review some web sites created by Palfrey & Palfrey Associates the designers of all the shopping portals. We can design a new web site for you if you are considering this kind of markting tool. Your site can be live and delivering new business within 30 days for a very low cost.

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