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CYBER MARKETEER: ‘Sticky’ Is Super for Web Business

If you’re familiar with the term “stickiness” with respect to the Web, you’ll know that it means the way in which a Web site retains its visitors. Visitor retention is an all-important aspect to e-commerce marketing on the Web — statistics show that the longer someone spends on a Web site, the more likely they are to buy.

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WorldCom Exec Takes Role At MicroStrategy Subsidiary

<TAB>John Sidgmore, who helped build Internet service provider UUNet Technologies into a multi-billion dollar business, has agreed to serve as chairman for a subsidiary of MicroStrategy.<@SM><@SM><TAB>Sidgmore, 49, is vice chairman at teleommunications company WorldCom and has been a board member since February at MicroStrategy, which makes software that analyzes corporate data on marketing and customer relationships.

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Prime-Time Wall St.

<TAB>Can the stock market compete with emergency room mayhem, police shootouts and courtroom combat for prime-time television viewers?<@SM><@SM><TAB>Two networks hope to prove so this fall, pitching Wall Street as the new frontier in TV drama and seeking to capture some of the success of the recent wave of medical shows, courtroom dramas and police epics.

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CALENDAR — Sept. 6, 2000

Wednesday, September 6WorkshopThe Maryland Small Business Development Center Hubzone and Pronet workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the SBA’s offices at 34 Market Place, Suite 801. The workshop is free; advance registration is required. For registration, ...

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Fighting NSA Secrecy

<TAB>A National Security Agency employee accused of fraud by Bank of America is fighting to obtain his financial records and related documents to clear his name.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The only problem is that the Charlotte-based bank and the supersecret NSA at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County say they can

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