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  • Website Editor Jimdo Launches An iOS App So Users Can Build And Edit Sites From Their Phone

    Website Editor Jimdo Launches An iOS App So Users Can Build And Edit Sites From Their Phone

    Jimdo, a Hamburg-headquartered company offering easy-to-use tools for building websites, already seems pretty mobile friendly. Jimdo-powered sites can also be viewed in mobile-optimized layouts, and earlier this year the company announced a “mobile express” format, where businesses create a landing page that highlights their most important information. What’s left? Well… Read More

  • Via Local Telco KDDI: Website Builder Jimdo Lands Deal With Google In Japan

    Via Local Telco KDDI: Website Builder Jimdo Lands Deal With Google In Japan

    It doesn’t happen too often that a European web startup (or any foreign startup, for that matter) makes it in Japan, but Jimdo is one of the very few examples of those that did. After reading an article on the website building service from Germany on TechCrunch Japan a few years back, a team at Tokyo-based telecommunications giant KDDI (over 30 million mobile subscribers, US$40… Read More

  • Website building tool Jimdo is taking off, adding cool features, making money

    Jimdo, a service that lets anyone create a good-looking website without too much effort, is on a roll. The tool has now been used to build over 4 million websites, and 200,000 more Jimdo-powered sites get published every month. Last year, the German startup behind the service rolled out a feature that let anyone create an online store, quickly and easily. Fast forward 15 months and 40,000… Read More

  • Website Building Tool Jimdo Is Taking Off, Adding Cool Features, Making Money

    Website Building Tool Jimdo Is Taking Off, Adding Cool Features, Making Money

    Jimdo, a service that lets anyone create a good-looking website without too much effort, is on a roll. The tool has now been used to build over 4 million websites, and 200,000 more Jimdo-powered sites get published every month. Last year, the German startup behind the service rolled out a feature that let anyone create an online store, quickly and easily. Fast forward 15 months and 40,000… Read More

  • Jimdo Makes Running Your Own Online Store A Breeze, Loses Investor

    Jimdo Makes Running Your Own Online Store A Breeze, Loses Investor

    People who use Jimdo to create and publish their own basic website know how versatile yet easy-to-use the tool really is – I know because I used the service myself to set up and manage a site for my wedding last year. And if these users now want to start selling something online through their websites, it wouldn’t involve as much hassle as it would have a week ago. This is because… Read More

  • Jimdo Sells 30% Stake To United Internet, Signs Deal To License Its Website Editing Tool

    Jimdo Sells 30% Stake To United Internet, Signs Deal To License Its Website Editing Tool

    Last July, international ISP United Internet took a 30% stake in Jimdo, which markets a simple tool that allows users to build their own websites with little time and effort, and now the first results of the tie-in are becoming visible. Today United Internet’s hosting provider subsidiary, 1&1, is debuting a new business service to its customers dubbed ’1&1 MyBusiness… Read More

  • SynthaSite Gets A $20 Million Boost For Simple Website Creation Software

    SynthaSite Gets A $20 Million Boost For Simple Website Creation Software

    There have been simple, browser-based website creation tools available on the market ever since the WWW turned mainstream, but there’s clearly still a significant demand for this type of services, especially with the way the web is evolving. SynthaSite is one of the players in the DIY website / blog builder field, and they’ve just gotten a huge vote of confidence from their… Read More

  • Get Your Family Together At Sampa

    Get Your Family Together At Sampa

    When we covered the slate of companies helping people chronicle family stories and milestones, we left out a quiet but excellent Redmond, Washington startup called Sampa. They aren’t new, and we’ve covered them before. The reason we left them out is that we’ve had some difficulty in categorizing them. In many ways Sampa is a blog platform with a focus on privacy features… Read More

  • Steal Our Site Template With Jimdo

    Steal Our Site Template With Jimdo

    Pumping out HTML may be simple for tech heads, but it’s not simple enough for everyone else. These days it’s not a matter of just designing and coding a page once, but of redesigning it on a whim. MySpace and it’s capricious community of design junkies are case in point, often changing their layouts almost as much as their favorite band of the moment. Several services have… Read More