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Six of the Best Paid Forums for Your Website

Six of the Best Paid Forums for Your Website

At the beginning of this year we took a look at some of the free forum software which allows developers to add forums to websites. To balance the equation we thought we might have a look at some of the premium (paid) alt

May 19, 2017
The 5 Best Free WYSIWYG Alternatives to Dreamweaver

The 5 Best Free WYSIWYG Alternatives to Dreamweaver

When we first published this article back in August 2013, we had no idea how popular it would prove to be. Many thousands of people have read it since then and looked at the solutions we suggested might be viable alterna

April 18, 2017
Free Forum Software for Your Website

Free Forum Software for Your Website

Remember the days when every website had a forum? Those were the days, weren't they? Unfortunately, with social media on the scene, these days many website developers just don't bother adding a forum anymore, instead lea

January 16, 2017
Changing to a New Domain Name? What about SEO?

Changing to a New Domain Name? What about SEO?

Remember the days when the only domain names available ended in .com, .net or .org? Things were easy back then. You either got the exact name you were looking (like 'web.com') - or you got the next best. Back in those da

December 20, 2016
Keep Your Joomla 3+ Website Safe and Online

Keep Your Joomla 3+ Website Safe and Online

Over the last decade there has been a revolution in access to the internet. Whereas once building websites was the sole domain of developers and coders, these days you don't need any programming skills to setup even the

November 9, 2016
How Generate an Income from Your Blog or Website

How Generate an Income from Your Blog or Website

Let’s face it - everyone and their brother has a blog or website these days. While many people manage blogs and sites for the love of it, still more are hoping to get rich from their efforts. You might have the passion

November 3, 2016
How to Save Battery Power on your Android Phone

How to Save Battery Power on your Android Phone

Whether you run a web hosting business or any other type of business, the chances are that you are pretty much running everything through a mobile phone. Arranging meetings, doing deals, contacting customers - everything

June 17, 2016
Why New Web Hosts Should Consider Coworking Space

Why New Web Hosts Should Consider Coworking Space

With more and more people joining the 'new economy' and either becoming involved in startups or self-employed, coworking space is being viewed by many as an ideal solution to avoiding the cost of dedicated business premi

June 6, 2016
How to Start a Successful Blog

How to Start a Successful Blog

It seems that everyone and their brother are bloggers at the moment, but few are truly successful. However, when a blog has 100,000 subscribers or more, what might have started out as a bit of a side interest can become

June 3, 2016
How A Hosting Provider Can Affect Your SEO Efforts

How A Hosting Provider Can Affect Your SEO Efforts

With Google's algorithm constantly evolving, changing and growing it can be stressful determining what factors are important in regards to your search engine optimization (SEO) efforts. Some aspects are obvious and routi

May 9, 2016
Why your (Web Hosting) Company Needs Twitter

Why your (Web Hosting) Company Needs Twitter

If you are a small company, particularly one with a global audience of potential customers, social media marketing is important. For web hosts and cloud companies, it's vitally important. The typical web host customer ba

April 27, 2016
WordCamp London 2016

WordCamp London 2016

WordCamp London 2016 is in the history books. Over this past weekend, hundreds of WordPress enthusiasts, hosting providers, developers and designers descended on London Metropolitan University to meet, learn, and grow as

April 12, 2016
Why Your (Web Hosting) Business Needs a YouTube Channel

Why Your (Web Hosting) Business Needs a YouTube Channel

Let’s face it. Running a small business – regardless of whether it is a web hosting business or not – is hard work. You have enough on your plate. You are doing the marketing, setting up the products, getting i

March 16, 2016
Why your company needs a blog?

Why your company needs a blog?

As a web host, you might have set up thousands of blogs for your customers but never once considered needing one yourself. Why, you might ask yourself, do you need a blog? Well, the immediate answer is fairly simple

February 10, 2016
The Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT)

One of the key buzzwords at the moment is the curiously entitled 'Internet of Things' - usually abbreviated to 'IoT'. The term was introduced in the 1990s by a founder of MITs' Auto-ID Center, Kevin Ashton, who was part

February 10, 2016
Right Infrastructure for your Reseller Business

Right Infrastructure for your Reseller Business

Choosing the right hosting provider for your business can be a harrowing experience for anyone who is not well versed with server infrastructure and its subtleties. Here are guidelines that will assist you in choosing th

January 20, 2016
Getting the Word Out as Cheaply as Possible in 2016

Getting the Word Out as Cheaply as Possible in 2016

A new year is upon us - a time that energizes us and strengthens our resolve to do something more with this coming year than we did with the last. For web hosts and other small businesses it's a time for renewed commitme

January 5, 2016
Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming Procrastination

If you have always wanted to read a book about overcoming procrastination, but never go around to it, read this article instead…

January 4, 2016
New Year Resolutions for People with Startups

New Year Resolutions for People with Startups

It's the same every year ... Millions and millions of people worldwide set out their New Year resolutions at the end of December. Of course, on a personal front it's always something like 'lose weight' or 'make more mone

December 29, 2015
Improving Customer Loyalty in Web Hosting

Improving Customer Loyalty in Web Hosting

Let’s face it – a lot of companies are offering very similar products and services, and that’s especially true in the web hosting industry. Simply do a search for ‘shared web hosting’ and up comes a seemingly e

December 2, 2015
Why a Mobile App Will Benefit Your Small Business

Why a Mobile App Will Benefit Your Small Business

Small businesses used to be easy to run. You set up shop, you placed an advert in your local newspaper, and you waited for business to come your way, and that was it. Unfortunately, the advent of the Internet changed eve

November 6, 2015
Finding Your First Host

Finding Your First Host

Finding your first host can be intimidating. Although hosting will seem simple once you’ve been around awhile, at first it’s all very opaque. Part of the problem is simply that there’s a lot of misinformation out t

September 21, 2015
Why You Need To Plan Your Website's Content

Why You Need To Plan Your Website's Content

Building a website is generally considered a technical process that a coder or website designer should manage. Many people think it's a simple process... It's about impressing people with graphics and cool effects that w

August 3, 2015
SEO Tools You Should be Using! RIGHT NOW!

SEO Tools You Should be Using! RIGHT NOW!

Search Engine Optimization (otherwise known as SEO) is a series of techniques that help websites achieve a higher rank in Google's search results. Obviously, the higher you are in Google's list of sites for a particular

August 3, 2015
Google Docs and Google Sheets Add-ons You Need to Use

Google Docs and Google Sheets Add-ons You Need to Use

Many people are a bit disparaging as far as Google Sheets and Google Docs are concerned. 'They are no Microsoft Office' people say. Well that's true - because unlike the online edition of Microsoft Office, Google Sheets

June 26, 2015
Google Functions that Save You Time

Google Functions that Save You Time

To say that Google Search is a time saver is something of an understatement. Without it many people wouldn't be able to find the products and services they need, nor would they be able to plan a night out, or indeed find

June 24, 2015

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