Research from website performance and load testing specialist Site Confidence, an NCC Group company, suggests that UK gambling websites are ready to take advantage of renewed traffic from the US to boost revenues, should online gambling be legalised in America.
A survey of marketers by SEO agency dotSEO reveals nearly a quarter of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) still don’t know much about search engine optimisation (SEO), despite Google being the first port of call for most people looking for goods and services.
AIM-listed NetBenefit paid 1.1m in cash and issued 2.9m shares for Netnames, which it will continue to run as a separate company. NetBenefits predicts its annual turnover will double as a result of the deal as it will be able to cross-sell its additional services, which include site hosting and e-commerce and email services, to … [Read more…]
The company launched its mudhut.co.uk site in February this year and has recently struck a deal with the Acid Jazz label. Mudhut have exclusive digital distribution rights of all artists over the next six years, and licenses for ecommerce, mcommerce and bespoke CD compilations.
Barclays in the UK, Deutsche Bank in Germany and French bank Credit Lyonnais are planning a move towards pan-European Internet banking said the report. Differences in regulations between countries are a stumbling block for banks that plan to offer cross-border services in Europe, but increased convergence is expected in the next few years.
Created by iWeb Ltd, the iNotes are delivered to users’ screens while they are browsing. iWeb claim they not only generate a click-through rate ten times greater than banners, but are regarded by users as ‘unobtrusive’ and ‘valuable’. Users can choose whether to receive the iNotes, which are in rich-media, and then allow it to … [Read more…]
The Schwab-sponsored share portfolio is a key feature of the Excite UK Money & Investing channel. Excite’s deal with Schwab closely follows a number of personal finance firsts from Excite, including announcements with Egg and Interactive Investor.
Rudy Prince, CEO, says eFax has concentrated on promoting its free-to-receive service, unlike the market’s main provider J-fax.com. The service allows users to receive both faxes and voicemail messages as email, free of charge. Users are given a UK phone number, hosted by eFax.com, which receives the fax or voicemail message before automatically converting it … [Read more…]
Overall, 78,000 homes representing 216,000 people, or 13% of the population have access to the internet, and Quest analysts predict that up to 20% of households in Northern Ireland will be online next year. These findings place Northern Ireland alongside Ireland, France and Germany and ahead of Italy and Spain in terms of Internet penetration. … [Read more…]
Jewish.co.uk, part of the jewish.net network and the UK’s first Jewish Web site has announced the introduction of a daily world Jewish news feed, the first on a UK Jewish site.World Jewish News is supplied by New York-based Jewish Telegraphic Agency and offers updated daily news supplied through a dedicated network of correspondents across the … [Read more…]