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Fish.Net is Fifteen!

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, the only people using the Web were geeks, the curious and those who listened to people like Fish.Net’s four founding directors.

For in 1995, Web pages took an age to download and displayed just basic text and images.  Google wasn’t even a research paper (with work not beginning on it until January 1996), and the idea that we would be able to access virtually any information from a portable handset that we made telephone calls on was still the domain of futurists and sci-fi/Jetsons fan-fic writers.

Companies still needed persuading that email made the fax machine archaic.  With all this in mind, some must have looked at Fish.Net’s Managing Director Chris Paterson and Operations Director Michele Hayes’ quest to raise awareness of the Internet and help businesses exploit the capabilities of this emerging technology and wondered what planet they were on.

But for Fish.Net the opportunities were clear to see, and fifteen years on we have the luxury of hindsight backing up our instinct.

We have helped hundreds of small, medium and large companies, government-funded initiatives, individuals and charities take their first tentative steps onto the Web and grow their presences into major revenue-driving channels.

The dot-com bubble has boomed and bust, and many rising stars such as fashion e-store Boo.com and browser manufacturer Netscape have since burnt-out.  Fish.Net has remained on course throughout its 15 years by aligning technology with demonstrable business needs.

Here’s to the next 15 years!

Looking back over 2009

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

The media’s bleak picture of economic woe belies the positive approach and growth of most of our clients in 2009.  Optimistic yet cautious, companies have turned to Fish.Net to help retain a healthy outlook and further promote their business.  Indeed, Fish.Net has expanded its team to accommodate the additional work in helping companies adapt in these challenging times.

Continue reading to find out more about how Fish.Net has helped clients keep prudent and market through the downturn.

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