websites

BaseKit Launches New Website Building Tools for SMEs

New platform enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to create professional websites quickly, easily and affordably BaseKit, the world’s most flexible website builder and hosting service, today launches BaseKit Andes, introducing advanced design and editing features to its website building platform. This allows entrepreneurs and small businesses across the world to take complete control over the design and hosting of their website, without the need to code. BaseKit’s new design and editing features give users the freedom to create websites on their own terms, without having to enlist expensive external help from web designers. Using the intuitive platform, novice users can create websites within minutes and have the flexibility to build the site they want, how they want. It’s possible t... »

Networking

Market Slowdown Firms find Customers via Social Networking

The economic downturn has caused increasing numbers of businesses to use social networking websites as a low–cost way of reaching potential customers, according to business networking website Ecademy. Penny Power, founder of the website, said membership of Ecademy has doubled in the last year. According to Power, online networking sites offer an economical way for businesses to market themselves, and networking is increasingly important for firms wanting to survive the recession. “It saves resources and it’s a very low–cost method of marketing yourself,” said Power. “Because of the fear of recession, people are thinking of ways to reach new customers as they can’t be sure their clients will stay with them. There are many examples of people recommen... »