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Profitable Dot-Coms

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Profitable Dot-Coms

Profitable Dot-Coms

Profitable Dot-Coms

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Joel Obermayer reports on dot-coms that survived the burst of the high-tech bubble. By changing their focus from a "get big fast" to a "get profitable faster" philosophy, some sites were able to post a profit for the first time in their history.