Jimdo

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Jimdo GmbH
Type Private
Founded Hamburg, Germany (2007 (2007))
Founder Matthias Henze
Christian Springub
Fridtjof Detzner
Headquarters Hamburg, Germany [1]
Employees 30 (2009) [2][3]
Slogan Pages to the People
Website Jimdo
Registration Required
Available in German, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Italian
Launched February 19, 2007 [4]

Jimdo is a WYSIWYG web hosting service.[5] Jimdo offers JimdoFree, a free web hosting service, and JimdoPro, a premium service. Jimdo is operated by Jimdo GmbH, a Hamburg, Germany-based company.[1]

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History

In July 2008 United Internet AG got a 30% stake in Jimdo GmbH.[1]

In 2009 Jimdo aimed to get users of Google and Yahoo! In April 2009, after Yahoo! announced that GeoCities is closing, Jimdo announced that former GeoCities users are welcome on Jimdo.[6] Jimdo started the "Lifeboat for GeoCities" to help users transition to Jimdo.[7] Jimdo offered 10% discounts to users who moved from Geocities and Google Page Creator who wanted to use the JimdoPro service.[8]

Reception

Rafe Needleman of CNet gave a positive review to Jimdo.[9]

References

External links

fr:Jimdo it:Jimdo ja:Jimdo ru:Jimdo

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