How Much Space and Bandwidth Do You Need for Your Site?

On October 14th, 2010, wrote:

There are plenty of web hosting services out there that want you to believe that you need five gigabytes of space and terabytes of bandwidth for a simple WordPress-powered blog that you just started. In reality, most personal websites, even business websites, need nowhere near this capacity. Even so, bandwidth and space are becoming cheaper every year from web hosts and even E-mail services. It’s a feature which seems to take precedence over some of the more important aspects of finding a good web hosting service provider. What could happen if you run out of bandwidth? Running out of bandwidth is one position you don’t want to find yourself in. As a website matures and gains more users, it’s natural that your space and bandwidth requirements will grow. As such, you should keep an eye on the trends of your website and try to anticipate the need for more bandwidth or space before you run out or you will be faced – Read the full article

Going GoDaddy: A Review of the Popular Web Hosting Service

On September 11th, 2010, wrote:

Reliability, speed, support, and pricing: these are the things that one looks for in a web hosting provider. And while there are plenty of hosts who have put their names and services out into the market, none are perhaps as popular or widely talked about as GoDaddy. You’ve all probably seen the Super Bowl ads. But loving the commercials doesn’t automatically mean being familiar with the product or service. Does GoDaddy live up to the hype? Or are you better off with lesser-known domain registrar and web hosting providers? Services: GoDaddy offers a variety of hosting types – Economy, Deluxe, and Ultimate – each of which comes with unlimited bandwidth. Economy gets you 10 GB of space, 100 E-mail accounts, and 10 MySQL databases. Deluxe, meanwhile, offers the best value with 150 GB of space, 500 E-mails, and 25 MySQL databases. An Ultimate Plan gives you unlimited space, bandwidth, and domains, plus 1,000 E-mail accounts, unlimited databases, and a free – Read the full article

Effective Tips to Green Your Website or Blog

On September 3rd, 2010, wrote:

It can be tough to measure in tangible terms the impact of the Internet on the environment, but this doesn’t mean there isn’t any. As we continue to enhance our presence online and live and work towards the digital, it’s important to note that the environmental costs of using the Web will inevitably rise, too. The heavier the burden will get. If you have a website or blog, you can be sure that it takes plenty of energy to keep that up and running. The infrastructure needed, the electricity used, the data servers and power plants required to keep all the information online 24/7 are only some of the things through which our online goings-on can affect the environment. Start “greening” your own little place on the Web and minimize the Internet’s environment footprint in your own way. Here’s a list of great tips to help you do just that. Go for green web hosting These days there are plenty – Read the full article