There is no horsing around when it comes to how important one little dot can mean to the world.
Article by Jane Sadowy President of Analog Entertainment LLC Analog Entertainment LLC - Online Entertainment(DOT)com

How we learn to say it as DOT COM

Where would our world be today if the DOT never existed? That little small dot before .com, .us, .biz .org .me .us & etc. is offering allot of knowledge to world. That little small DOT does all the command for reaching any website. Never did I think 30 years ago a DOT would mean so much! Who would have know back then that tiny little DOT was going to grow into something really HUGE!

How about Twitter's DOT? What does dot before @ sign in Twitter mean? At-replies that start @person can only be seen by people following both the sender and the recipient. Putting a dot (.) (or anything else) first makes the tweet visible by all of the sender's followers, just like a normal tweet.

How about sending and receiving emails. It that Dot was missing in the email address you would never get that email!

A dot-com company, or simply a dot-com (alternatively rendered, dot com or .com), is a company that does most of its business on the Internet, usually through a website that uses the popular top-level domain ".com" or how we are learn to say it as DOT COM) (in turn derived from the word "commercial").

What's a hidden <.dot> file? Look how important this DOT is for computer knowledge

How about search engine? They hate DOTS. If you query string them together they get mad. It may hurt your search engine results. And how about that DOT under the exclamation mark? Who put that there anyhow? LOL

I for one, I know how valuable a Dot is. I've invested thousand of dollars and millions of hours in this Internet DOT because I know the power of it and how valuable it is.

Look, that little dot started me out to help families online with free child clothing way back in 2001 over at Swaphandmedowns(DOT)com. Swaphandmedowns is the pioneer in the swap, barter and exchange of free used fashions online. When I first put this site up (2001) there was no other program online like it. It was the very first of its kind online!

Now every body wants to barter online. Good! Recycle is good! Again, that little small DOT inserted after the word Swaphandmedowns and between the com, helped so many.

Since 1999 You can follow or find me anytime in Google Search by just typing in my full name. No DOTS needed!

PS I don't use a DOT in my email address name since I find people forget to put that DOT in there Jane.Sadowy@gmail and I would be really upset if an urgent email never arrived because the DOT was not administrated.

About the Author

Since 1999 Jane, President of Marketing Analog Entertainment LLC has been involved with helping businesses be seen online. Jane’s Specialties: Web Designing, SEO, Business Global Support, Branding, Marketing, Media, Customer Engagement, Community Involvement, Social Media, Video Production, and Video Broadcasting. About our customer care team: You can hire us by the hour. We can quote on your project. Let us to guild you or do it for you. We can even direct you with marketing tips that can save you cost. Email Jane your inquiry.

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