Burlington, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – June 16, 2009 – According to web hosting firm, FatCow, the company has worked with Google to become the first web hosting company to implement the Google Services for Websites console.
With the new solution, customers may gain access of the service directly from the hosting control panel. The goal of Google Services for Websites is to enable customers to maximize the potential of their Web site and provide easy access to expanded services such as Webmaster Tools, AdSense and Custom Search.
Mitch Haber, Vice President, Product Management at FatCow noted, ”We wanted to capitalize on all of these great Google tools by making it easier for customers to utilize these best-of-breed tools through a single sign-on. It was an amazing experience to work with Google. We were able to integrate their innovation, technology and commitment to excellence with our understanding of hosting customers to deliver an outstanding application.”
Google Services for Websites allows Web site owners to easily install, activate and access their Google Web tools through a central location on the hosting control panel. Product Managers from Google and FatCow worked closely together to develop Google Services for Websites and provide hosting customers with a superior user experience.
Rajat Mukherjee, Group Product Manager for Google Custom Search remarked, ”People who manage Web sites are looking for easy access to simple and powerful tools because they want to focus on retaining users and managing their business. It’s optimal when we can work with a valued Web-hosting partner like FatCow to develop new interfaces that make the lives of our Webmasters easier and more organized.”
Each tool within Google Services for Websites adds value to a customer’s site, improves the user experience, and helps the site better communicate with Google. The tools include:
- Webmaster Tools – Allows customers to see how Google views their site, identify visibility issues and submit sitemaps.
- Custom Search and Site Search – Adds a customizable search box to their site with a consistent look and feel.
- Adsense for Search – Helps customers generate revenue and better serve visitors’ needs by displaying relevant ads with their search results.
Existing FatCow account holders will find Google Services for Websites in their online control panel under Web site tools and new customers can learn more about this tool and many others by visiting the website. Google Services for Websites is also available through other leading hosts, including IPOWER, StartLogic and PowWeb.
With the largest index of websites available on the World Wide Web and the industry’s most advanced search technology, Google Inc. delivers the fastest and easiest way to find relevant information on the Internet. Google’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards and citations, including two Webby Awards; two WIRED magazine Readers Raves Awards; Best Internet Innovation and Technical Excellence Award from PC Magazine; Best Search Engine on the Internet from Yahoo! Internet Life; Top Ten Best Cybertech from TIME magazine; and Editor’s Pick from CNET. A growing number of companies worldwide, including Yahoo! and its international properties, Sony Corporation and its global affiliates, AOL/Netscape, and Cisco Systems, rely on Google to power search on their websites. A privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif., Google’s investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Sequoia Capital.
FatCow provides shared web hosting solutions for individuals and small to medium sized businesses looking for an affordable, reliable Web hosting option. FatCow pioneered the ‘one plan one price’ philosophy when it began offering its signature all-in-one Web site hosting solution, The FatCow, back in 1998.
To learn more, please visit: www.fatcow.com.