May 21, 2015
May 9, 2015
Morten Elk talks growth at TechBBQ 2015
SimpleSite CEO and Nordic Growth Hackers initiator Morten Elk participated in the TechBBQ 2015 at The Opera in Copenhagen. Here he talked with Steffen Frølund, CEO of Bownty, and Jasenko Hadzic of Copenhagen For The Win about what the prerequisites are for initiating rapid growth.
You can watch the interviews here:
SimpleSite is nominated for second prestigious international award
After winning the Red Herring Award in the European region last month SimpleSite has also been nominated for the North American edition of the award.
The European Red Herring Award was an honor in itself, and this additional nomination is an exciting indication that SimpleSite is also viewed as one of the most talented and promising start-ups outside of Europe. The winners of the North American award will be announced on June 1st, 2015.
Read more about the Red Herring Award here.
May 1, 2015
SimpleSite hires Frontend Developer
Marco Calabrese is SimpleSite’s new Frontend Developer. Marco joins the development team where he will make use of his engineering skills to build the next generation of the SimpleSite product.
Marco has worked for several successful startups and helps small startups with their technology stack.
April 24, 2015
SimpleSite wins prestigious international award
SimpleSite is one of the winners of the “2015 Red Herring 100 Europe Award.” CEO Morten Elk just travelled to Amsterdam to give a presentation and receive the prize.
Since 1996, the Red Herring award has recognized the 100 most promising start-ups from around the world. The Red Herring Europe Award is given to the top 100 private cutting-edge companies in the European region.
Winning the award is a fantastic achievement. It shows that SimpleSite’s exceptional growth has not gone unnoticed in the international business world, and we are all very proud to be part of this triumph.
Read more about the Red Herring Award here.
January 2, 2015
New Full Stack Developer
Joen Sindholt is SimpleSite’s new Full Stack Developer. Joen will work on most areas of the product such as API’s, Frontends and Backends.
Joen has previously worked 10 years as a web developer building a wide variety of web solutions. In many of these projects Joen has had the role of team lead with responsibility for all technical aspects.
November 22, 2014
SimpleSite hires new UX Designer
Dmitry Kozhemyakin is SimpleSite’s new UX Designer. Dmitry will join our Product development & Communications team and work hard on developing the design and interface of our product.
Dmitry started crafting interfaces and websites more than a decade ago. He has worked for startups, ad agencies and consulted several businesses on design and development matters.
November 16, 2014
New Online Marketing Coordinator at SimpleSite
Santi Roc Castells is SimpleSite’s new Online Marketing Coordinator. Santi is a recent graduate with a MSc in Economic and Business Administration and will join our Sales & Marketing department and will be working on optimizing our online marketing channels such as Google and Facebook. Furthermore Santi will work on maintaining and developing our affiliate network.
September 22, 2014
SimpleSite secures talent for Technology and Development
Michael Svendsen is SimpleSite’s new Chief Architect and Head of Development. Michael will work to secure progress in product development and designing a scalable architecture for accepting millions of new customers.
Michael previously worked 4 years in the online payment industry with a special focus on online fraud detection. Michael was co-founder of a large scale search engine company that provided high-end document search solutions to intranets and websites.
August 24, 2014
Michelle de Marée becomes responsible for organic growth
Michelle is a well-known member of the SimpleSite Team as she has been doing our Dutch customer support for 4 years. Now she feels it’s time for new challenges and has taken on the task of securing and developing our company’s organic growth and Search Engine Optimization.
Michelle holds an academic degree in Multimedia Design, as well as a Bachelor and Master degree in Communication Studies. The technical and creative competences she has gained through her education and experience at SimpleSite make her well-prepared for the task of increasing our organic growth.
March 20, 2014
SimpleSite goes all in on growth hacking and hires another member for the Growth Team
Christian Stautz is the most recent addition to the successful growth team at SimpleSite.
Christian is a recent graduate in Information Technology from the IT University of Copenhagen and has worked with several different technologies in both the private and government sector.
September 1, 2014
SimpleSite launches Nordic Growth Hackers
Data-Driven Growth Innovation is the foundation of our SimpleSite business. We would like to exchange experience and ideas with others who are also interested in how to create growth in an online business.
This is why we have launched Nordic Growth Hackers. Nordic Growth Hackers will host four events a year, where we invite others to join us for a debate and discussion based on actual growth hack cases.
The first event will be on the 1st October 2014 and will feature speakers from some of Denmark’s most successful digital growth companies, including a presentation by SimpleSite’s own Growth Hacker Jonas Nielsen.
You can find the program for the day and register for this event at nordicgrowthhackers.com here.
You can also follow us on Twitter here.
July 1, 2014
Watch a video from SimpleSite’s session at the Børsen IT Value Conference 2014
In may SimpleSite presented the session "International Growth for Digital Business Models" that besides SimpleSite's CEO Morten Elk featured speakers from some of today’s most interesting digital growth companies:
Peter Holten Mühlmann, Trustpilot
Nicolai Kærgaard, Stylepit
Ulrik Bo Larsen, Falcon Social
Tine Thygesen, Everplaces ApS
You can watch a video from the conference here:
April 16, 2014
SimpleSite is sponsoring the international growth session at the Børsen IT Value Conference 2014
SimpleSite will present the session "International Growth for Digital Business Models" that besides SimpleSite's CEO Morten Elk features speakers from some of today’s most interesting digital growth companies. The conference "Børsen IT Value" will be held in the Copenhagen Bella Center on the 14th and 15th May 2014. You can read about the speakers and sign up for the conference here.
January 19, 2014
Growth Hacker ensures revenue for SimpleSite
SimpleSite’s Growth Hacker Jonas Nielsen has with just one of his projects helped to create additional annual revenue of €480.000. The Danish newspaper Berlingske found that very interesting, so they sent a journalist over to talk to Jonas and CEO Morten Elk about how to create growth by analyzing customer behavior. The article (in Danish) can be downloaded here or read on Berlingskes website here.
December 17, 2013
We are among the best!
SimpleSite got great reviews on top10bestwebsitebuilders.com which is a website that review all website services and web hosting solutions. We got voted among the best website builders available by both users and the editor of top10bestwebsitebuilders.com. Click here to read the reviews.
September 20, 2013
Morten Elk will be speaking at international IT conference
Morten Elk (CEO) will be giving a presentation on the 20th September at the ITB Top Executive Conference. The conference focuses on new advances in IT management, business and technology and will include presentations from many international top executives and leading experts. Morten will speak about the use of metrics and measurements as a method to create growth innovation. You can download the programme here. (Danish)
September 4, 2013
New Senior Developer joins our office in Copenhagen
These are indeed busy times for SimpleSite and Radoslav Todorov is a very welcome addition to our technical team. Radoslav’s primary focus will be development on our top priority projects, and he will be responsible for the day-to-day dialog with our office in Bulgaria.
Radoslav holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Technical University of Denmark. For the past 6 years he has worked as a Software Engineer at Dataflight Europe.
August 15, 2013
Morten Elk (CEO) on explosive growth in Brazil
14% of SimpleSite's influx of customers currently comes from Brazil. The national newspaper Berlingske found that so interesting that they sent a reporter and a photographer over to our Copenhagen Head Office, to interview Morten on how SimpleSite has created the rapid international growth, and explosive customer influx in Brazil. The article (in Danish) can be downloaded here or read on Berlingskes website here.
August 15, 2013
Morten Elk will be speaking at the Digital Days conference
CEO Morten Elk will be speaking at the Digital Days Conference on September 25th. The two day conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Copenhagen on the 24th and 25th of September 2013. The conference will also feature presentations from IKEA, Maersk, TV2 and Vestas. The main focus of the conference is on Digital Platforms and Morten has been invited to share 123hjemmeside’s international and very successful SEM (Search Engine Marketing) experiences with the conference participants from the online industry. In his presentation, Morten will, among other things, explain how 123hjemmeside uses SEM to create a high and profitable volume on new customers and how to optimise cost per click prices, cost per lead prices and customer value.
June 1, 2013
Mads Buch Stage joins us as Senior Product Developer
SimpleSite is growing! With further expansion earlier this year, we're right up there, competing with some of the world's sharpest startups within website solutions. That's why we've hired one of Denmark's sharpest talents as our Senior Product Developer. Mads Buch Stage will ensure that our product development continues in the highest gear, with his keen hawk eye firm on developing new, groundbreaking solutions. Mads has worked with Marketing and User Experience for 10 years, with Danish internet portal Jubii and as co-founder of digital agency SeMor. So all eyes are on you, Mads – no pressure!
May 3, 2013
We've hired a Growth Hacker!
Lean business principles are part of our DNA. We measure everything, analyze vigorously and optimize non-stop. To help us strengthen that effort we have hired a Growth Hacker! Physicist Jonas Bjerregaard Nielsen is the man for the job and will keep the reigns tight between our users' needs and desires and the optimization of our products, basing every move on data driven experiments and analysis. Jonas studied Physics at Aarhus University joins us from The Geological Survey Centre of Denmark, GEUS.
May 3, 2013
Leading Customer Support like a boss
It's no secret that we aim to be the best in customer service. With an aim to be the easiest website solution in the world, we must excel in offering our users any help they need to get started or develop their online presence. Kathrine Pedersen has joined us to supervise our service team and keep performance high. Kathrine holds a degree in Business Economics and Process Management and previously worked with HR and Accounting with McDonalds.
May 2, 2013
SimpleSite expands into 10 new markets
On May 1st, 2013, we launched SimpleSite in an additional 10 new markets: Poland, Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Indonesia and Malaysia – in 8 new languages! That means SimpleSite is now available in a total of 18 languages in 24 countries. We invested roughly 13 M DKK at the end of 2012 to be able carry out the effort as a collective launch. And we're truly proud of both the process and the result. With the new markets, we can set an ambitious growth goal for the future of 30-50% per year measured on both revenue and client base.
Martch 2, 2013
Adding more power to Technical & Domain Support
With our comprehensive growth scheme it is essential for us to run a tight ship in the technical department. So we've hired Dragos Chiotoroiu, who has a background in web development and design to add more power to our Technical Division and Domain Support. Dragos came to Denmark from Romania in 2012 to study IT technology at KEA, the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology.
February 5, 2013
1-2-3, free online shops for everyone!
It's all about added value in the world of startups – and our users are definitely getting some. From February 1st, 2013, all SimpleSite users get free access to our full online shop module. That means that anyone with a SimpleSite subscription can now add products and services to their virtual product catalogue and immediately get a comprehensive overview of all their payments, shipping and invoices. They can even accept payments directly on their SimpleSite! We're really looking forward to all the activity.