Karen has studied psychology and business management, and has spent the majority of her career in online retail focusing on people management and development in a virtual environment. In her free time, you can find her in the garden planting vegetables, practicing lawn bowling, or relaxing at home with her partner and four beautiful cats.

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Charlie Monroe: A small family business making apps for iOS and macOS.

Please describe the story behind Charlie Monroe Software: What sparked the idea, and how has it evolved so far? Charlie Monroe Software focuses on developing apps for macOS and iOS. I've started the company in 2013, right after I graduated from college (master's degree in software engineering) - in the hope to make a living with it. I didn't want to get an office job for...

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Help your business grow and thrive online with Woww Digital

Website Planet finds out from Woww Digital how they work towards being the gold Standard in South Africa when web design and WordPress web design Please tell us the story behind Woww Digital? In the early days, we saw that there was no real leader in South Africa when it came to web design and WordPress web design. So, we started with the goal to create a golden standard in...

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Recruit talent faster with Recruiter.com

What is your background, and what brought you to recruiter.com. My background is in high-growth companies, really from the operations side. I started my first mobile computing right out of college at the age of 21 in 1989. I grew that company for over a decade, and Dun and Bradstreet acquired it in 1998. I have worked with some very large pharmaceutical companies, American...

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Generate results by creating empathy-built content with Avalanche Creative

Avalanche Creative researches, designs, and implements SEO strategies that generate quality leads and build brand authority for mid-market and smaller niche companies through an evidence-based empathy-built approach. What is the inspiration behind the company? An Avalanche builds momentum over time. Our team works closely with our clients to help them build momentum through...

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Code, Learn, Build and Collaborate with Codeanywhere

Codeanywhere is a cloud-based code editor. It enables developers to code and create websites and web applications from anywhere inside their web browsers.  Essentially we are trying to do for software development what Google Docs did for Office products – to be more specific helping users migrate from local software based to web-based. As for web-based products all you need is...

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Power your website with a fully managed, cloud-based VPS with ScalaHosting

ScalaHosting is all about Managed VPS, and we believe that every website deserves a dedicated cloud environment managed by industry experts. To make this possible, we simplified the VPS with our in-house developed, all-in-one cloud platform called SPanel. You've won several best VPS service awards in the last couple of years. What makes you stand out? The main difference...

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Track and analyze your statistics and visitors in one application with Visitor Analytics

Please describe the story behind the company: What sparked the idea, and how has it evolved so far? Visitor Analytics started as a simple native statistics plugin on Wix, with the vision of presenting the most important website data in a way that could be easily interpreted by anyone. Back then - and it’s even still partly the case today - we felt that existing web...

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Get a unified, distinct and relevant branded experiences with HZ

Website planet speaks to HZ to find out more about their background, company culture and what makes them unique. Can you please tell us the story behind HZ?  The story behind HZ is really that we started out as a graphic design agency, a true Mom and Pop effort that was centered around graphic design, and really have strategically evolved from there over time, really...

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Get a comprehensive set of security and data management solutions with OpenText Security Solutions

Please tell us what changes have occurred since OpenText acquired Carbonite and Webroot in 2019? The acquisition of Carbonite and Webroot was significant in that it enabled OpenText to build a solid footprint in the growing small and medium-sized business (SMB), prosumer, and consumer markets. Following the successful integration of Carbonite and Webroot, the company expanded...

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Get affordable, custom web design services & branding services with Authentic Style

Authenic Style is a top rated UK web design company that offers affordable, custom web design and branding services. Website Planet spoke to Director, Will Smith, to find out more about how the company started, their top tips for social media merketing and some of the challenges faced when dealing with international businesses. Please describe the story behind the company:...

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Outsource content to craft high-quality pieces to build authority for brands online with Express Writers

Read below to see what Adam Oakley, CEO of Express Writers, told Website Planet about what the company does, how they stand out, and the different content levels they work with. What does Express Writers do? Express Writers is a full-service content creation agency. We work with clients who need to outsource content -- theirs or their own customers'-- to craft high-quality...

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MockFlow makes wireframing easy for all

Website Planet spoke to Prabhuram Baskaran, founder of MockFlow to find out how the company came about, what they offer and what we can expect to see from them in the future. What does MockFlow do, and what is the inspiration behind the company? MockFlow started as a Wireframing tool in 2009 and has grown immensely in the last 12 years. It was a common practice, back in...

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Get connected to the best vetted freelance talent around the world with HireBu

Collaborate, communicate and connect with HireBU. Website Planet spoke to the founder, Nate McKelvey, to find out how. Please give us a bit of background on HireBu and the solutions you provide. The HireBu platform was created as a way to meet the demand for trusted, efficient, and effective freelance talent. It is the result of over 3 years of hard work finding the most...

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Save time on development with CoreUI

Please present CoreUI to us?  A question about CoreUI is a question about core UI needs… As the name suggests, UI is the key. I devoted more than two decades of my life (and I’m still under 40 ☺) to UI solutions. Some of you may remember Bootstrapmaster.com and Brix.io which were game-changers in those days. Based on that experience, great and talented people, I decided to...

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Enable minority group members to learn programming in a safe and collaborative environment with codebar

Website Planet spoke to Kimberley Cook, director of codebar, about how the charity is trying to bring diversity to the tech world.  Please give us some information about your professional background. Sure, I am a software developer, I went to university in Bournemouth to study Interactive Media Production. The course was for people who weren't sure what they wanted to do but...

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