Easyspace, the UK leading web hosting and domain name provider have been selected as preferred provider of goMobi mobile website builder as part of the Google’s campaign called GetMo. GetMo, as in “Get Mobile”, is an initiative to mobilize websites for better user experiences.
Launched today, the GetMo campaign is to educate UK businesses about mobile websites and to help everyone keep up with the rapidly changing consumer behaviour. The campaign is aimed at individuals and businesses worldwide to help them build mobile version of their standard desktop websites on smartphones.
Easyspace is dedicated to helping businesses reduce costs and improve their online presence. As part of the Google’s GetMo campaign, Easyspace will be offering the goMobi mobile site builder at a 40% off the normal price, £42 per year. This means customers will be able to tap into new mobile market for only £2.08 per month (£25.00 per annum). A 21 day free trial is also available to all customers who wish to trial this innovative mobile builder before buying.
Sarah Haran, Managing Director of Easyspace, said: “Easyspace is proud to have been chosen as the UK partner for goMobi as part of this new Google initiative to promote the business benefits of having a mobile website. There has been an incredible rise in the use of mobile phones in the UK and we’re delighted to be enabling businesses to react to this by providing them with the tools they need to go mobile. For less than the cost of a cup of coffee every month, businesses will be able to tap into a whole new mobile customer base.”
goMobi, is an incredibly innovative product which offers all-in-one, easy to use, feature-rich platform for businesses to get on mobile web. It features click-to-call, m-commerce support, maps and directions, social networking, custom analytics to mention but a few.
Google latest reports shows 166% increase in mobile searches for top retail brands during the festive season in the UK. Yet 79% of large UK online advertisers had no mobile site to serve that traffic. With over 60 million internet users in UK, this is a market that is increasingly growing and becoming more prosperous.
Eileen O’Sullivan, COO and CFO of goMobi parent company dotMobi, said: “We’re excited to be part of Google’s GetMo initiative in the UK with Easyspace and are looking forward to getting UK business on mobile.”
“It’s vital that businesses showcase their products and services to customers who are increasingly mobile phone savvy. For online retailers a mobile version of your desktop website is an absolute must. Achieving this doesn’t require long-term business planning. With the help of Easyspace you can create goMobi sites in a matter of minutes and the web pages created will work on any phone. By using goMobi through Easyspace, you’ll be able to access a whole new audience which in turn could become a whole new customer base.” Sarah Haran added.
Easyspace is a subsidiary of iomart Group plc which was named Scottish Digital IT Company of the Year 2011 and is ranked as one of the top web hosting providers in the world.
Founded in 1997, Easyspace has gained a reputation for offering high quality and innovative products backed by excellent customer service. Easyspace has grown to become the UK’s largest ICANN accredited domain name registrar and one of the largest web hosting companies in the country. The company now serves over 350,000 consumer and SOHO customers with an extensive portfolio of hosting and ecommerce solutions, ranging from dedicated servers through to professional web design. Easyspace is a subsidiary of AIM Listed iomart Group plc. For more information about Easyspace visit www.easyspace.com
About iomart Group plc:
iomart Group plc (AIM:IOM) is one of the UK’s leading providers of managed hosting and cloud computing services. From a single server through to private cloud networks, iomart specialises in the delivery and management of mission-critical hosting services, enabling customers to reduce the costs, complexity and risks associated with maintaining their own web and online applications.
iomart Group operates in its chosen markets through a number of subsidiaries: iomart Hosting, RapidSwitch, Easyspace, EQSN and Westcoastcloud. The group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) since April 2000. For more information about iomart Group plc visit www.iomart.com