I have been online for a while now. More than half of my life. And I registered my first domain www.novaslap.de in 2004. I dare you to use the wayback-machine to see what it looked like.

My first provider was a friend’s uncle, who had somebody run a server for him, that powered his ecommerce business. His business did not only connect me with html, css, cms, php, osCommerce and so on – it gave me access to web servers. That does not seem to be a big deal now. But it was back than. Considering I a was a minor and could not just open an account with a hosting company. Owning webspace back then was not that common, to put it modestly.

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Tim Steckel writes about marketing, entrepreneurship and for his clients. He is the founder of Lion Tiger Jaguar LLC, as well as author and host of Chicken Management.

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