The World Wide Web and its role in building businesses

The internet has done wonderful things for entrepreneurs, and given them tools our predecessors could only dream about.


Website optimisation start-up Ezoic secures Balderton Capital as investor

A Series A funding round worth $5.6 million for online business Ezoic has been led by Balderton Capital, alongside other backers.


CentralNic set to use AIM as launch pad for emerging market growth

The Alternative Investment Market's latest technology admission has seen CentralNic Group join and raise £7 million in the process.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Online Presence – How websites should reflect your brand

Four entrepreneurs discuss how their website reflects their brand.


Webfusion in private equity buy-out

Montagu Private Equity is to acquire Webfusion, a UK-based web hosting provider, and help it expand internationally.

PR and Marketing Strategy

Web analytics: why bother?

Internet marketing is big business – search spending alone is expected to more than double to $18.5 billion (£9.25 billion) by 2012, according to Jupiter Research, and that’s just the money businesses are feeding into search engines to get prospects to glance at their sites.


Poor websites put off customers

Four in five Britons have been frustrated by being unable to find contact details from a business’ website, according to research by web host 1&1 Internet.


Good Month: Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the British physicist who created the World Wide Web, has been awarded the Order of Merit, one of the UK’s most prestigious honours.