It's no surprise that nontechnical professionals, such as photographers and real estate agents, consider the Web a valuable business tool. But what is surprising is that such Main Street proprietors are now buying up more domain names than their high-tech counterparts are -- further evidence that the Web is, well, everywhere.

Top First-Time Domain-Name Buyers, by Occupation
1. Photographers
2. Attorneys
3. Real estate agents
4. Church officers and clergy
5. Insurance agents
6. Internet service providers
7. Restaurateurs
8. Physicians and surgeons
9. Software professionals
10. Accountants

Source: Network Solutions Inc., January 2000