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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
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17 Jul

Infographic: WordPress for Beginners
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If you are completely new to WordPress, the amount of various buttons, settings, and other options might seem overwhelming. We've all been there, so we know how you must feel! But don't worry! There is a reason why WordPress is so popular: it's because it's extremely easy to use. All you need is a systematic approach. In the infographic below, we've outlined the most important steps you will need to take to get your WordPress website up and running. Once you tackle things in that order, you will see it's really...

16 Jul

Making Use of Google Search Engine Results Page for Your Business
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Google's mission is "to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful."  The company has gotten very good at understanding what we're searching for and delivering information that accurately answers our queries. Plus, they present the information in increasingly helpful ways, adding Search Engine Results Page (SERP) features that improve access to the information we need. Google's SERPs are sophisticated, sorting and grouping information in the most effective way possible. If you're interested in getting your website to show up prominently in search results, it's beneficial to know about...

5 Ways You Can Reduce The Bounce Rate On Your Website
12 Jul

5 Ways To Reduce Your Website’s Bounce Rate
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If your website has a high bounce rate, it means it’s not performing well.  But what is a bounce rate?  To understand this, let’s first look at what a bounce is.  A bounce is a web session in which a user visits only one page on your site. A bounce rate, therefore, is the percentage of sessions in which your visitors viewed only a single page on your website.  What Are the Consequences of a High Bounce Rate?  A high bounce rate means people aren’t browsing your website. They’re just landing on a page and...

10 Jul

Infographic: Why Choose WordPress
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A content management system (CMS) is a crucial part of having your website up and running. Through the CMS, you can create, manage, and share all of your website's content. Additionally, it also makes it easier for the search engines to index your website. Even if you are new to world of websites, you have probably heard about WordPress. It's because WordPress is the unbeatable market leader and the most popular content management system in the world. It didn't become that for no reason. In this infographic, we cover eight main reasons...

SEO For Beginners (The Complete Guide)
9 Jul

SEO for Beginners
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With Search Engine Optimization (SEO), you can significantly boost the amount of traffic that comes to your website. Many startups and established businesses have successfully used SEO to get more customers without spending a dime on paid advertising. For example, consider one software developer and a blogger who saw their web traffic skyrocket following effective SEO initiatives. As a beginner in the marketing world, you might not have any idea what SEO is. After reading this article, you’ll know everything necessary to get started on the right foot.  We’ll show you: What SEO...

Common Myths About Having A Website
5 Jul

7 Common Myths About Having a Website
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It’s not unusual for people to get the wrong idea about having a website. There are many common myths surrounding website ownership, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In this myth-busting article, we’ll shoot down those misconceptions and empower you with real website wisdom, so you can learn to make your website work for you. Let the truth be revealed! Myth 1: Once Your Website Is Online, You’ll Automatically Attract Visitors Getting your website online is only half the work. Many business owners suffer from a misguided expectation that their website will...