Eight Things You Need To Know About Hosting

On March 8th, 2013, wrote:

Web hosting is a type of internet service that allows individuals as well as commercial organizations to make their websites accessible over the World Wide Web. Web hosts function by operating a number of servers on the internet, they can then give out some space on their servers to potential customers where these people can put up their own websites. These may range from individual pages which are very light, to include business profiles and websites of commercial companies that may require vast databases. Personalized webpages are usually uploaded via the File Transfer Protocol which requires minimal processing and the web host’s fee is either free or highly inexpensive. Commercial sites however are a lot more expensive and require copious amount of backup to act as insurance in case the server crashes. There are many kinds of web hosting available in the market today: Free Web Hosting: this kind of web hosting offers limited services and is supported by advertisements. – Read the full article

Process Of Finding A Quality Hosting ‘Provider’ At The Lowest Price

On March 6th, 2013, wrote:

One of the main prerequisites of setting up your first ever web page is finding a hosting provider for it. Your web host is responsible for keeping all your web pages online and active on the World Wide Web. With no web host, there are no websites. Requirements for your web hosting needs COST The first and foremost aspect that needs to be considered is the cost of the hosting provider compared to your budget. This is also the first step into finding a quality web hosting provider at lowest price. You can find providers which may give great discount coupons since hosting services may start from $10 to hundreds of dollars a month. EASY USAGE The second thing you need to give a moment of thought is how efficient would you like your hosting provider to be. And how much time do you have to spend thinking about Web Hosting? If you’ve sorted the answers to these questions, then – Read the full article

What Is SEO Friendly Hosting And Why One Should Invest In It

On February 26th, 2013, wrote:

SEO hosting for websites aims to maximize the positioning strategy of a website by giving each one its own IP address. Dedicated IPs are perceived as unique and independent from any websites they are linked to. This large increase in the strength helps raise performance of the website in search rankings. The search engine ranking of any website gives greater emphasis to websites which are linked to different websites and IPs. Hence, when your website has a dedicated IP address, you’ll witness a dramatic impact on your SEO strategy. Like normal hosting, SEO hosting is also the same kind but with the extra feature of a C Panel (Control Panel) and the difference lies in the dedicated IP address in SEO hosting. It’s also a DNS name serve with the dedicated IP making it a strong meshwork resulting in better ranking in search engines than a usual website with normal hosting. Investing in an SEO friendly hosting has innumerable benefits. – Read the full article

Disadvantages of Shared Hosting for eCommerce

On June 11th, 2012, wrote:

Shared Web hosting is a form of Web hosting where multiple clients share the resources of a single Web server. The advantage to this approach is that by sharing, the clients can keep overall costs down. However, shared hosting is not without its limitations, and some of those drawbacks can significantly affect E-commerce. With that in mind, let us examine the disadvantages to sharing as they relate to ecommerce web hosting. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) SSL is the standard technology for establishing a secure link between a website and a web browser. It is necessary for modern E-commerce. The most important SSL resource is the SSL certificate. The primary issue with SSL and shared hosting is that all SSL traffic must be bound to a single IP address. It is still possible to achieve it, but the process is more complex and is usually a more expensive endeavor. Dedicated IP Address A website on a shared hosting plan does not – Read the full article

Web Hosting Today: Essential Things to Look Out For

On February 16th, 2012, wrote:

With the thousands of web hosting companies in existence, choosing a suitable plan can be a long and time-consuming decision. The following are some things that you need to take into consideration when selecting a web host. 1. Storage space/Disk space This refers to the amount of storage space provided for storing your web files. Nowadays, web hosting companies offer disk space in terms of gigabytes, though there are those still offering storage space in megabytes. Depending on your storage needs, you might require more or less space. 2. Bandwidth/Data transfer When selecting a hosting plan, the amount of bandwidth offered is a very important consideration. Generally, it is better to choose a company which offers you as much bandwidth as possible. A large bandwidth will enable you to handle increasing volumes of traffic to your site. However, you need to beware of web hosting providers who offer unmetered or unlimited bandwidth. Though some could be genuine, there are those – Read the full article

5 Tips To Help Eradicate Spam

On August 25th, 2011, wrote:

It is quite common to open your email inbox and find pages of unsolicited emails. Putting an E-mail address out there on the Internet usually results in unwanted mail filling your inbox before you have a chance to delete and block it. Sorting through this spam mail is not only time consuming, but is an aggravation most of us will agree we could do without. Here are some tips to help a savvy domain owner and email user utilize the tools at their fingertips to reduce the amount of spam mail received, and possibly eradicate it altogether. Identify Spam Mail Using SpamAssassin Offered as part of the cPanel interface and available for Windows and Linux through the Plesk interface, this weapon against spam is often overlooked by users. Although disabled by default, you can put this tool to use by choosing to enable SpamAssassin in your mail settings. It is possible to configure SpamAssassin to blacklist and block a sender’s – Read the full article

Web Hosting Company GoDaddy Sold for $2.25B to Private Equity Firms

On July 4th, 2011, wrote:

Internet domain registrar, Web hosting company, and SSL Security Certificates provider GoDaddy has been sold to a consortium of private equity firms in a deal reportedly worth $2.25 billion. The company, which grew by 25 percent to $947 million from 2009 to 2010, and which has been expecting 2011 revenues to hit $1.1 billion after managing more than 48 million domain names and 9.3 million customers, will now enter into a strategic partnership with venture capitalists KKR & Co., Technology Crossover Ventures, and Silver Lake Partners. GoDaddy follows in the footsteps of Groupon, Zynga, and Skype as the latest in Silver Lake Partners’ series of technology investments. “I’ve always said we would make a move like this when the right deal with the right partners could help us do the right thing for our customers and our employees,” said Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons in a press release. “This is it! We are partnering with KKR, Silver Lake and TCV – Read the full article

Tips for Optimizing Your Site Globally by Using Local Languages

On December 21st, 2010, wrote:

Google is not the only search engine in the world. In some large countries like Russia, it isn’t even the most popular. It has been estimated that only one fourth of the Internet’s 2 billion users speak English as their native language. Only one fourth! That means that if you are only optimizing your site for people who speak English then you may be missing out on 1.5 billion potential customers! Obviously if you want to expand your market globally, you have to start thinking about targeting local areas around the globe that search on the Internet in different languages. This means translating your site, among other things that will help SEO-wise, and you should do so because it has been proven that people searching on the web trust their native speaking tongue when it comes to making a purchase on the Internet. Where to Start You must first decide if you want to target by location or by language. – Read the full article