Pro Features

Fisherman Looks to Build the “No Effort Web”

Far on the simplicity side of the website-builder spectrum is Boston-based Fisherman. The company just raised $1 million to eliminate friction from SMB presence, or what it calls the “No Effort Web.” We examine.

Newfold Digital

Newfold Digital Officially Launches

Newfold Digital now officially launches and flips on the open-for-business sign. As part of this moment, it’s also taking the chance to roll out new branding through an employee-created logo. We examine its strategic positioning.

Endurance

Video: What and Who are Driving Newfold Digital?

One of the biggest events in the website world over the past year was the formation of Newfold Digital. After covering the news last month, we’re going one level deeper with our video panel of M&A experts.

GoDaddy

GoDaddy Goes Deeper with Instagram

GoDaddy just made it easier to manage Instagram campaigns. Its direct integration lets SMBs post directly to Instagram from their GoDaddy dashboard — engendering one-stop convenience. 

revive

Squarespace Goes Big in $300 Million Raise

The latest evidence of website-world momentum is Squarespace’s latest funding round. The website builder raised $300 million, bringing its valuation to a whopping $10 billion. We examine.

Microsoft

Microsoft Enters the Website-Builder Biz

Microsoft has officially entered the website-builder competitive fray. Last week, it announced a new suite of free tools designed for SMBs to get a website up and running quickly. We break down the strategic implications.

automattic

Automattic Gets More Analytics

The latest acquisition in the website world came earlier this month when Automattic bought Parse.ly. This will give Automattic more direct access to publishing data and e-commerce insights.