Category: Online Business News

Website Press Release Introduces Free Press Release Writing Services, which has emerged as a growing press release distribution and online marketing company in recent times, have just announced that they are offering a free 500 word press release with every order placed. The company at this time is offering three kinds of orders – the Online Visibility package,

People cancel online spending if website is poor quality

A total of 46 per cent of British consumers have cancelled plans to spend with a small business after finding a poor quality website, according to research released today by 1&1 Internet Ltd,, a global leader amongst web hosts.  From a study of more than 1800 UK adults, 37

IBM Introduces Cloud-Based Social Media Analytics Capabilities for Marketers

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today launched two new, cloud-based solutions designed to help marketers gain real-time, actionable insight from data available across social media channels. The new solutions expand IBM’s business analytics capabilities by enabling organizations to develop faster, more precise social media marketing programs that support their brand’s total online

1&1 MyBusiness Site provides a successful website in minutes

1&1 Internet Ltd, a global leader amongst web hosts, now provides small businesses with new tools to create a professional online presence quickly and easily.  With two new additions to the 1&1 MyBusiness Site range, 1&1 Internet can even better meet the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs who require

‘Twitter for business’ – United Planet launches microblog for the Intranet

United Planet has launched ‘140’, a microblog designed to provide the Intranet and Enterprise Portal market with a ‘Twitter for Business’ App that will enable companies to pick up on the current social media trend and introduce the benefits of a 140 character-based instant messaging service to companies of all

Crowdfunding website gives start-ups investment from general public

A new crowdfunding website that makes it possible for the general public  to buy shares in start-up and growing businesses was launched today.  Crowdcube is the first crowdfunding website in the world to offer people equity in exchange for their investment. It aims to make access to finance easier for

Monitor your website using mobiles

1&1 Internet Ltd.,, a global leader amongst web hosts, today announced the launch of its new app for monitoring servers. With this app, 1&1 users can monitor the availability of their dedicated, virtual and cloud servers and the network services they are executing.  Furthermore, the customer will be notified

eDigitalDashboard – your key business results in one central location

To help operational, marketing and research professionals effectively monitor immediate business performance, leading market research specialist eDigitalResearch have announced the development of eDigitalDashboard – an interactive, personalised and condensed summary report of Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s) and top line statistics, providing an instant visual ‘snapshot’ of real time business results.

Top Ten Wireless Predictions for 2011

As 2010 draws to a close Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the coming year, all neatly wrapped up as the top trends for the mobile and wireless industry for 2011. A free report detailing the findings is available to download from the Juniper website today.

Latest Melcrum research – Video set to star in internal communications

Video is set to assume a place of importance in internal communications, according to a new survey by Melcrum. Nearly 93% of the 1,200 internal communications managers questioned by Melcrum say that [visual communications channels such as video are becoming more important to them. {{More than 70% reported that they

Fasthosts reveals that small businesses are cutting web design budgets

Fasthosts has revealed that British web designers continue to face tough market conditions, according to recently conducted research. The study of 300 web design firms* by Fasthosts, a leading web hosting provider, finds that whilst 72 per cent have seen an increase in expectations from their SME clients, the majority

‘Digital Finger Printing’ Now Core for Sales Success

Businesses that fail to capture, tag and track vital information about visitors to their website – ‘digital finger prints’ – won’t survive in the modern world, according to lead generation specialist Profunnel, which has developed a dedicated White Paper on the issue. With visitors able to come onto a website

Half of all firms fail to check their website from a mobile device

British firms are neglecting the needs of consumers accessing websites from mobile devices, according to research released today by 1&1 Internet Ltd,, a global leader amongst web hosts.  From a study of 530 small firms, 53 per cent have never checked the appearance or functionality of their website for

Fasthosts launches free reseller training programme

Fasthosts Internet Ltd, a leading web hosting provider, and Technology Sponsor of The Great Exhibition 2012, recently launched an independently certified webinar training programme created specifically for Fasthosts Resellers. Provided free of charge to Fasthosts Advanced Reseller customers, the programme will deliver both strategic and practical training in how to

86% of IT professionals admit reliance on paper records

The findings of a survey by document management software company, Version One (, highlight that 86% of senior IT professionals are still reliant on paper records with over half of these (51%) stating that they are VERY reliant. Just 1% of respondents state that they “hardly ever” have to rely

Small businesses should be benefiting from online bookkeeping

Small businesses should be benefiting from online bookkeeping. Surrey based Silverlining Accounting Ltd are offering a one year’s free subscription to an online bookkeeping and accounting system for businesses that sign up with them for accountancy and tax services by 15th December. ‘The offer is intended to alert businesses to

SMEs looking online to overcome £21.7bn impact of CSR cuts

Easynet Connect, one of the leading ISPs for small and medium sized enterprises, has warned that whilst the £81bn public sector spending cuts outlined in the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) could reduce the output of SMEs by £21.7bn per year and lead to 288,500 job losses, the SME sector is