Charity Edit Timeline - our growth these past 15 years

We've been developing Charity Edit since 2002 - here is a little timeline of our last 15 years.


  • First code written for Edit by founder and Managing Director Kyle Cottington


  • First website goes live and our Website software is officially launched


  • Catalogue feature launched
  • We change the name to Charity Edit from the not so catchy ‘Created Media Site’


  • Kyle leaves employment to work on Charity Edit full time
  • Our first free seminar is run on creating effective websites


  • We locate to the Blythe Valley Park in Solihull (where our offices are still based)


  • Included social media integration within all pages


  • We develop a locator using Google mapping technology
  • A new rota feature is added


  • A new drag and drop homepage builder is added to Charity Edit



  • We move to a bigger office
  • Edit sponsor the website for the Neighbourhood Prayer Network


  • Launch partnership with UCB, the UK’s largest Christian Media company
  • We love Chocolate so are pleased to create the website for the Real Easter Egg
  • Following an upgrade of our servers we double MP3 storage space for clients
  • Move to bigger offers to cater for future expansion
  • Our customer survey gives us a 100% customer satisfaction from respondents


  • We reached a milestone as over 1,000 customers now use Edit
  • Edit acquires iKnow Software 
  • We make Charity Edit even better value by reducing the basic price
  • A new video library feature is added to Charity Edit


  • A busy August as we take on 4 new staff as our team continues to grow
  • Launch website for Steve Hill Ministries in America 
  • Implement a new support system as we take on dedicated First Line Support
  • We add a new Customised Template design option for websites


  • 2 new developers join the team during the year
  • We add a new Premium Design option for websites
  • Our offices are getting quite cosy - we are going to need to move again
  • We finish the year with most of our team going for Christmas Afternoon Tea 


  • We move to larger offices - still the same building we've been in since 2012


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