'Netherlands earning online'-initiative launched

'Netherlands earning online', an initiative to help Dutch companies get more from the Internet, was launched in The Hague on Thursday, April 5.

A joint project by Dutch retail organisation MKB Nederland, PostNL, ING Netherlands and Google,'Netherlands earning online' aims to help tens of thousands of small and medium enterprises in the Netherlands harness the growth potential of the Internet. The organisations participating in this nationwide initiative will help small and medium-sized businesses set up a website or webshop, as well as develop an online advertising campaign – all free of charge. The 'Netherlands earning online' launch event took place in the 101-year old shop of fountain pen specialist Akkerman in The Hague – the first such business to receive a complimentary new website and webshop.