VOL. 110 | NO. 152 | Wednesday, August 7, 1996
The Memphis Connection, a division of Internet Solutions, a Memphis-based company providing Internet software, training and marketing, announced that it has added to its virtual mall a used car locator
The Memphis Connection, a division of Internet Solutions, a Memphis-based company providing Internet software, training and marketing, announced that it has added to its virtual mall a used car locator. Dobbs Brothers Automotive Network and Memphis Connection have combined efforts to provide the service, which combines the inventories of Covington Pike Honda, Dobbs Ford, Dobbs Brothers Buick, Pontiac, GMC, Mitsubishi, Courtesy Honda, Dobbs Brothers Lexus and Dobbs Mazda-Suzuki. It can be searched simultaneously using make, model, year and price criteria. The mall can be reached through America Online, CompuServe or directly on the Internet at www.memphisconnection.com.
State Technical Institute will offer for the first time this fall a class on creating and maintaining a World Wide Web site. "Introduction to Webmaster" will cover server installation, access control, programming languages used in home page development and business applications of Internet browsers. A background in Windows and data communications is required to take the course. The four-credit-hour class is being offered this fall at three different times: from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. All classes will be held at the main campus, 5983 Macon Cove. Fall classes begin Sept. 3. Registration is now being accepted. For more information, call 383-4140.
According to a survey by the National Association of Realtors, top- producing sales associates are not only computer literate but also high technology users, incorporating the use of on-line services and the Internet. The survey found that 94 percent of all highly successful associates own or lease a computer; agents who were high technology users earned over $34,000 more than agents who rarely incorporated technology into their business activities; nearly 50 percent of top producers subscribe to an on-line service; and 49 percent currently access the Internet.