• Weebly Aims Big For Web Site Creator Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A Polished New Interface

    Weebly Aims Big For Web Site Creator Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A Polished New Interface

    It’s 2012, you’re a small business, and you know you need a web presence — but where do you turn? Maybe a Facebook Page or Twitter account if you want something social and very simple. But maybe you need a fuller set of features, where you can control the look and feel, and offer functionality like blogging and e-commerce purchasing. Enter Weebly and the big update… Read More

  • Weebly Adds Slick iOS App To Its Quietly Huge Web Site Creation Business

    Weebly Adds Slick iOS App To Its Quietly Huge Web Site Creation Business

    I keep hearing rumors about the ridiculous amounts of money that Weebly is making. But the San Francisco company, which provides a set of tools for small businesses and other organizations to easily create their own web sites, has only scoffed at the nine-figure amounts I’ve thrown at them. Instead, they’ve shared something else — a new mobile app that lets new users… Read More

  • Weebly Launches Whitelabeled Platform That Caters To Designers

    Weebly Launches Whitelabeled Platform That Caters To Designers

    Since its inception, Weebly has been focused on making it as easy as possible to build your own custom website using a WYSIWYG, drag-and-drop interface. And it’s done a good job doing that — CEO David Rusenko says that based on a recent Netcraft‘s survey, Weebly powers around 2% of sites on the web. But even though Weebly is relatively easy to use, there are still plenty… Read More

  • Hadoop & Startups: Where Open Source Meets Business Data

    Hadoop & Startups: Where Open Source Meets Business Data

    This guest post was written by Kovas Boguta, Head of Analytics at Weebly. In 2009, Kovas wrote a guest post about visualizing real-time social structures. A decade ago, the open-source LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python) stack began to transform web startup economics. As new open-source webservers, databases, and web-friendly programming languages liberated developers from proprietary… Read More

  • Weebly Launches Support For Multiple Editor Accounts

    Weebly, the web-based website creator that sports an easy, drag-and-drop interface, is launching a big new feature this morning: support for multiple editors under the same account. In short, you’ll now be able to let other users edit your website (or portions of it), without handing over your main Weebly account credentials. After logging into your Weebly account as usual… Read More

  • Seeing Interactive And Weebly Partner, Offer White-Label Websites To Bolster Small Biz SEO

    YCombinator-backed Seeing Interactive, which helps newspapers build and sell space in online ad directories and YC-backed Weebly, the service that lets you build your own drag and drop websites, have partnered up to give local newspapers even more options when selling local advertising to small and medium sized businesses. Seeing Interactive, which raised $1 million in June, used to direct… Read More

  • Weebly's ImagePerfect Gives Users Drag-And-Drop Image Editing

    Weebly, the startup that lets you build a website with an easy drag-and-drop interface, is looking to help you give your site a little extra flair: they’ve just launched a new image editor called ImagePerfect that allows users to craft nifty custom header images with a few clicks. It may not be a Photoshop killer, but it took Weebly CEO David Rusenko all of one minute to build the… Read More

  • YComb's Seeing Interactive Raises Seed Round From Baseline, Buchheit, Schachter, and Lerer Ventures

    When it comes to local advertising, everybody wants to replace the Yellow Pages, which makes money hand-over-fist from local merchants across the country. Seeing Interactive, A Y Combinator startup which launched last March, just raised a seed round of about $1 million from some high-profile investors to help local newspapers take more of those local advertising dollars away from the… Read More

  • Calling All Designers: Weebly Gives Users More Variety With New Theme Community

    Weebly, the startup that allows users to build rich websites using a straightforward drag and drop interface, is about to get a lot more colorful. The site has opened a new Theme Community, allowing any of its 3.5 million users to submit their own themes for use by other Weebly members. To help launch the new feature, Weebly is holding a contest where it’s giving $10,000 to the top… Read More

  • Weebly Deal Gives Hosting Provider Endurance International A Web Editor That Doesn't Stink

    Since mid 2007, Weebly has offered an intuitive and powerful drag-and-drop website building tool that makes it easy to build rich sites websites with no technical know-how required. Up until now, the company has marketed its product directly to consumers, generating revenue by offering some premium features and services. Today, the startup is bringing its technology to a new market: web… Read More

  • Weebly Launches New Managed Site Builder For Educators And Students

    School’s back in session, and Weebly, a startup that makes it super easy to build websites using a drag-and-drop interface, is looking to capitalize on it. Today Weebly is launching a new product geared directly at educators and their students, allowing schoolchildren who may not familiar with the basics of HTML or CSS to craft their own multimedia online blogs and reports with a… Read More