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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.

Use VPS hosting to improve your website pseed
13 Jul

VPS Hosting for Improved Page Speed
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Part of having a professional website is ensuring that it loads fast. Users will become frustrated if your pages take too long to display. In this article, we'll look at VPS hosting as an effective and affordable way to ensure that your pages load fast. We'll start with a definition of page speed, discuss why it matters, and then consider how VPS hosting guarantees fast page speed. Let's get started! What Is Page Speed? The term page speed refers to the amount of time required for a web page to load fully in a...

Learn what is better for you, wordpress or website builders
10 Jul

Should You Use WordPress or a Website Builder
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WordPress or a website builder? That's a fork in the road that many small business owners have had to navigate. One of the options is a little bit easier, the other offers slightly more design flexibility, but both paths can lead to a great looking, highly functional website. In this article, we'll examine what a website builder is, what WordPress is, and compare them. We'll wrap up with a look at four things you should consider when you find yourself at this critical juncture in website ownership. What is a Website Builder? A long time...

Small business website costs
8 Jul

Infographic: Small Business – Understanding the Cost of Building a Website
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Determining a budget to build a new site can be a challenge, especially when you have a small business and limited funds. But don't worry! With this infographic, you will get to learn all about your website needs and the best way to optimize your budget considering maintenance, hosting, plugins, and other add-ons. You can also check our full blog post for more information. Click on the infographic to view the full image. ...

How to grow your Facebook Group
6 Jul

5 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Group
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With over 2 billion active users, Facebook continues to gain lots of popularity. At least half of these users participate in Facebook groups. They virtually gather to express their views and share common interests in business, leisure, entertainment, politics, and issues affecting society. Facebook groups are among the best ways to engage with your audience and achieve a level of interaction that wasn't even possible 25 years ago. As Facebook prioritizes user intent and human-to-human interactions, Facebook groups focus on just that. In this article, we'll explain what a Facebook group is...

Facebook Stories for Small Business
3 Jul

Facebook Stories for Small Business – 8 Things to Consider
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Are you using Facebook Stories for your small business? If you’re not familiar with Instagram Stories or Snapchat, the concept of Facebook Stories may seem a little foreign to you. One-third of Facebook’s 1.56 billion users post or watch Stories every day, so have you included them in your marketing mix? What are Facebook Stories? Facebook Stories are short photo or video collections that can be uploaded by Facebook users. Stories work similarly to the typical news feed, but the content posted disappears in 24 hours, allowing people to only view fresh...

6 Tips to Optimize Your Email Marketing Campaigns
1 Jul

Video: 6 Tips to Optimize Your Email Marketing Campaigns
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While other digital trends might be shifting, email marketing still remains king. With over 79% of small businesses saying email marketing is important to their business strategy, you'll need to bring your A game for best results. We've got you covered in this short video with 6 tips you can easily implement to optimize your email marketing campaigns. For the more details check out the full blog post here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ54235x5Sg ...