Hockessin recognized for having the most web savvy businesses in Delaware

(file/NewsWorks)

(file/NewsWorks)

If you’ve been looking for products or services in Delaware, don’t be surprised if the majority of your results are in Hockessin.

Hockessin has been recognized for having the strongest online business presence in Delaware.

The city was named Google’s 2014 eCity for the State of Delaware, based on how they engage customers in the digital economy.

“When Google recognizes you as the eCity of Delaware, you’re doing something right,” said New Castle County Executive Tom Gordon. “Only those who keep up with the latest technology and trends will survive well into the future. I congratulate Hockessin, and I hope other areas of New Castle County replicate its effort.”

According to Google, 97 percent of Internet users look online for local products and services. Businesses that are online grow twice as fast as businesses that do not have an online presence. They also create more jobs.

The city of Bear was named Delaware’s eCity in 2013.

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