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Flash adds impact

PERTH-based web development company Virtual Impact offers a good example of a flash enhanced web site at

The company recently signed a co-production agreement with UK-based web development company Fortune-Cookie to develop web sites and e-commerce capabilities.

Virtual Impact is also a major supporter of the Internet business incubator Ideas To Empires, found at

Global freight info

FREIGHTMARKET.COM director of operations Patricia Murray claims the company launched the first business-to-business freight information web site on the Internet.

“ is among the few sites that provide for international, multi-modal transactions,” Ms Murray said.

She said the site offered shippers, carriers and freight forwarders faster, more cost-effective matching of cargo to transport.

The site is at

Poynton tops awards

HARTLEY Poynton has won the gold medal for Australia’s best stockbroker web site in Personal Investor magazine’s inaugural Financial Services Website of the Year awards.

The site, at, beat 13 online and full service brokers including E*Trade and Commonwealth Securities.

Judges tested each web site against a set of criteria based on functionality, design, content, originality, professionalism and effectiveness.

Heartlands web guide

A NEW holiday planner and web site has been launched for the Heartlands Tourism Association at

The Heartlands Tourism Association includes 44 shires and is a combination of the former Midlands Regional Tourism Association and the Central South Tourism Association.

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