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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 Estimate Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
9 Apr

How to Estimate Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
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You want as many people as possible to visit your website. If all those visitors are going to have a good experience, you’ll need bandwidth and a lot of it. Here’s why: Your website is made up of text, images, and many lines of code. All that is what’s called your website’s data, and when someone visits your site, you have to send all that data to their computer or mobile device. Technically, the term bandwidth refers to a computer network's data transfer rate. In the context of web hosting packages, however,...

Web Hosting vs. Domain Registration
5 Apr

Web Hosting vs. Domain Registration
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It’s common for web providers to offer web hosting and domain registration in a single package, but there are usually questions about those kinds of products: What is the difference between web hosting and domain registration? What services are provided? Can you get web hosting without domain registration? Can you get domain registration without web hosting? To help clear things up, we’ll take a look at how the two services differ and why you should never confuse them. What follows is a basic explanation of the options you have when selecting...

How to write effective product and service descriptions
4 Apr

Infographic: Effective Product & Service Descriptions
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When it comes to the online world, the only way you can present your products and services in the most favorable light is through the descriptions that you write. They are your digital version of a sales rep. These descriptions tell the customer everything they need to know. If the person doesn't find the information they are looking for, a sale might not happen. Which is why writing effective product and service descriptions is so important. In this infographic, we go through the important matters you need to consider when creating...

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Domain Name
2 Apr

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Domain Name
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This is a guest post by Alisha Shibli. Alisha is a Content Marketing Specialist at Radix, the registry behind some of the most successful new domain extensions, including .STORE and .TECH. You can connect with her on LinkedIn.   How much thought and research would you put into investing in a home? Buying a domain name is like investing in a home...

29 Mar

How to Increase Your Newsletter Subscriptions
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Getting people to subscribe to your blog or newsletter is no easy task, in fact, it’s one of the hardest things a site owner has to do. Most people don’t trust newsletters, seeing them as spam, but that’s because most newsletters offer subscribers very little value. Today, we’ll show you how to create valuable newsletters and blog posts that will have your users eagerly anticipating your next installment. This should help you to get a much healthier subscription base for your blog or newsletter, which will lead to increased traffic to...

How to Create a Sense of Urgency on Your Website to Grow Sales
26 Mar

How to Create a Sense of Urgency on Your Website to Grow Sales
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This is a guest post by Anastasia Sviridenko   Anastasia Sviridenko is a content marketing specialist at TextMagic. When she's not working, you can find her sipping on cocoa in the nearest coffee place, or reading a book at home.   Creating a sense of urgency is an intricate part of online sales. A beautifully photographed and well-worded product listing or even simple consumer need isn’t enough. Even if customers look at a product on your website and decide they need it, they may figure there’s no rush, and put off the purchase until...