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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

How to Change Your Domain Name Without Losing All Your Traffic
8 May

How to Change Your Domain Name Without Losing Traffic
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As a small business owner, you may need to change your domain name for any variety of reasons. You may change your business name and, as a result, need to update your website, or you may be rebranding a product or service. Either way, there is a right and a wrong way to change your domain name. Unknowingly, some business owners just purchase a new domain and build a new website. Unfortunately, this can have a disastrous consequence on the traffic and sales to your site as well as damage customer...

HostLabs is now a part of HostPapa's family
7 May

HostPapa’s Family is Growing
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We’re growing together! HostPapa has acquired the US web hosting brand, HostLabs. We would like to give a big warm welcome to all the new members of the HostPapa family! This change will see the former HostLabs customers gaining an enhanced infrastructure with better performance and increased stability. They will also benefit from having access to a variety of additional services provided by HostPapa, helping them to achieve greater efficiency and giving them more ways to get things done.  HostPapa’s state-of-the-art servers offer robust and reliable web hosting, and the new...

Check these tips to learn what to do if your domain name is taken
6 May

Infographic: Domain Name Taken
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Finding the best domain name for your website takes time and research. But what can you do when the specific domain name you decided on is not available? From taking into account specific keywords that can improve your domain name to changing the extension of the domain, in this infographic we'll take you through all the options you've got to make sure you choose the best domain name to support your online business. For more information, check out our full blog post on the topic here. Click...

8 Must-Have Web Management Tools for Small Business
4 May

8 Must-Have Web Management Tools for Small Business
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Managing a small business and a website can sometimes feel both challenging and time-consuming. However, there are specific tools that can make it easier and more cost-effective, so you can focus on what you do best. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the best tools available to small business owners. 1. WordPress WordPress is the most popular content management system for creating websites. This CMS is well supported and has been around since 2001. The best part about WordPress is that it’s free. For small businesses, WordPress allows...

Small business website costs
1 May

Small Business Costs for Building a Website
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Most small business owners are subject matter experts in their line of businesses, but not when it comes to websites and hosting. For this reason, determining the cost of building a new site may be particularly challenging. While some things like a domain name and web hosting may be obvious, other cost considerations like plugins and website maintenance may not even be thought of at all when launching a website. No need to worry! We’ve got you covered with a list of key aspects you’ll need to think about when planning...

8 Important SEO Basics You Shouldn’t Ignore
29 Apr

Video: 8 SEO Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore
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For people who are just starting out, SEO can be a complex and occasionally strange field, but it doesn't have to be too complicated. We're making it way easier with this video that will cover 8 SEO steps you should go through if you want to improve your ranking. Looking for more details? Check out our full blog-post here. https://youtu.be/Um0m_B98V1M ...