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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.

20 Sep

Website Security – Why You Should Care
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When you’re setting up a new site, migrating, or upgrading your brand’s existing website, security is likely to be low on your priority list. It’s not uncommon, given everything you’re juggling to get a site online. The unfortunate truth is that small- to mid-sized businesses, even startups, have every reason to be just as concerned about security as a globally-operating enterprise brand. You may see headlines focusing on data breaches for brands like Target and Sony, but that’s only because startups and small operations don’t carry enough reach to warrant news coverage....

14 Sep

What You Need To Know About CRM Software
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What if I told you that integrating a CRM into your business could increase your revenue by 25%? If you’ve never heard of a CRM, you’d probably ask, what it is? If you have heard of it, you might be skeptical and wonder how this revenue increase is possible. Don’t worry, in this article, we’ll be covering both those questions and more as we take a deep dive into CRM software. “CRM” stands for Customer Relationship Management, and it is a set of online tools you can use to track and manage all...

11 Sep

The Definitive Guide to Web Hosting
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Getting a website online can be a complex process, and much of the work, functionality, and final design hinge on the type of web hosting you choose, and the technology (servers) used by the provider. Technically, you don’t need a hosting provider to host a website. Any computer can act as a web server. But, setting up a server is complicated, and there’s a lot to account for. That’s why most businesses work with web hosting providers, who use dedicated machines capable of offering the best performance and highest security. At a...

7 Sep

How to Launch Your Own Website Without Any Skills
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People are often intimidated by the thought of creating their own customized website. A lack of necessary knowledge and skills might seem like a serious blocker for you to proceed. The truth about website creation is that it is no longer the daunting technical feat that it once was, especially for newcomers. There are a multitude of tools, templates and tutorials that can help you get a website up and running in no time at all. We will take a look at some of the most common methods and concepts for...

4 Sep

What is cPanel and Why You Need it for Your Business
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If you have an online presence or are working towards building one, you’ve probably heard of cPanel. Many hosting companies offer it with their hosting packages for free. The problem is, a lot of people don’t understand what cPanel is and what it is capable of. Picture this, you are a new small business owner trying to make a name for yourself. You know the best way to create a presence is by getting your business online, but you don’t know where to start. That’s where cPanel comes in. By definition, cPanel...

28 Jun

6 Things That Make a Good WordPress Hosting Plan Even Better
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The task of developing your own WordPress website is one of the greatest and most frustrating DIY projects. Unlike the build-your-own furniture that comes with everything from screws to instructions, getting a WordPress website up and running is a much more fluid and freeform process. So where do you start? The first step to building a successful online presence is finding a host that will help you on your quest. That means finding the right balance between price, performance, security, and support. Because more than 60 million people power their sites with WordPress,...