How the sale of a Sting CD sparked an entire industry

On an August afternoon in 1994, 21-year-old Dan Kohn made history.

Kohn had just sold a CD to a man in Philadelphia through his clunky website.

The man paid $12.48 plus shipping for a copy of “Ten Summoner’s Tales” by the rock star Sting.

Why was this such a big deal?

  • That CD was the first item ever sold on the internet.

Internet shopping didn’t exist 30 years ago.

Today, it’s a colossal $900 billion industry… and America’s online industry is about to hit a major milestone.

Data from top research firm eMarketer shows internet sales will pass $1 trillion next year.

Folks look at this big number and assume the profit opportunity has passed them by. I mean… hasn’t online shopping pioneer Amazon (AMZN) already run up 100,000%?

Please don’t make this mistake.

According to Pew Research, 308 million Americans used the internet last year. But did you know

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