1996 - 2004
Weblinks was founded in 1996 to provide website design services alongside a print and advertising company. Martin Ellis had taken a keen interest in the Internet and the World Wide Web back in 1995. He started Weblinks Advertising Limited with two work colleagues and the owner of the printing company for which he worked as a graphic designer. As the business quickly grew additional staff were taken on to help with demand for websites in the late 1990’s.
2005 - 2017
In 2005 Martin became Managing Director of Weblinks and expanded the business to incorporate brochure and advertising production as well as bespoke website design and content managed web solutions. Weblinks produced many leaflets and brochures for the Art and Antiques trade, working closely with both antique dealers and printing companies to ensure the highest possible standards. Weblinks started creating print advertisements which were produced for many clients in local, national and international publications.
For over twenty five years the company created websites for estate agents with data links to the major property portals. During this time Weblinks created solutions for content managed property listings, building bespoke websites for agents both locally and nationally. Many features were added to the range of services offered, from property viewing statistics to email alerts and password protected property microsites.
2018 - 2021
In 2018 the company adapted to the changing marketplace, offering website solutions to a more diverse client base. Further changes were made, as a result of the Covid pandemic, with the business being restructured to enable full time working from home.
Having scaled the scope of the business back, Joel now looks after all things website related and Martin continues to design and produce artwork for commercial printing. Weblinks are able to offer very competitive website solutions with Joel drawing on over 20 years experience in the business and Martin overseeing things as well as being the main point of contact for print design enquiries.