From Steve Champeon comes the  FEB 03 2000

From Steve Champeon comes the evolution of the portal:

    1) come here
    2) go somewhere else

    became

    1) come here
    2) look at an ad (ka-ching!)
    3) go somewhere else

    became

    1) come here
    2) look at an ad (ka-ching!)
    3) go somewhere else, but stay on this site
    4) goto #2

    becomes

    1) come here
    2) go somewhere else, but stay on this site
    3) buy something (ka-ching!)
    4) goto #2

AOL has been so successful, perhaps, because they skipped right to the last part.

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