Web hosting provides a great deal of benefits for website owners looking for an affordable, easy way to maintain their website. But less technical users are more apt to make the mistake of looking for a web hosting provider without knowing what to look for to keep their site secure, or even if the hosting provider in question is reputable. Read more »
Anyone who owns a website, personal or business, is always looking for ways to get more traffic. If it’s a business website, you also want to be able to actively market to your potential customers and visitors. While words and text on a page are great for their SEO value, visual and audio support help engage your audience in an all-encompassing way. So, here we’ll look at some of the basics of web streaming so you can add video to your website. Read more »
Cloud hosting services are becoming increasing popular amongst entrepreneurs and small web-based sites. And as this trend picks up more steam we become increasingly aware of the pros and cons that this option presents. First, a little background: Read more »
Everyone wants web traffic. Web traffic means you’re popular and opens opportunities for revenue. Of course there are certain factors that come into play in order to get the web traffic you want in the world of websites. Read more »
In June 2009, a study conducted by VersionOne found that 41% of senior IT professionals didn’t know what cloud computing was and two-thirds of senior finance professionals were confused by the concept. In this post, I’ll try and clear up any ambiguity about the buzz word that everyone seems to have a different definition for. Read more »
Welcome back! In the last part of Hackbusting we talked about what a hack was, what to look for and the first step to take once you’re sure you’ve been hacked. Today, the second part of Hackbusting, we’re going to address recovery steps, how to get your site back online, and what you can do to prevent it from being hacked, again. Read more »
Choosing a hosting provider can be as confusing as choosing an insurance company – you want to make sure you’re covered in all the right places. This is why it’s so important that you compare and contrast the three hosting services available (VPS, shared and dedicated), in regards to your needs and wants. Read more »
Having an online presence is an important tool for businesses operating in the modern, technologically savvy society of today. However, running a website is not restricted to businesses and entrepreneurs. It is also a good way for creative people to showcase their talents, to provide information for educational purposes; or for the average person to make his/her voice heard through a personal blog. Read more »
Like any super-powerful information database that can connect billions of people anywhere from Kiribati to Bergen op Zoom, wait… the Internet IS the only super-powerful information database that can do that!
The Internet is woven so tightly into our social-political-economic-geographic quilt, that the very thought of someone or something trying to hurt our baby makes us rage, sweat and panic like Doomsday has arrived. Read more »
As the saying goes, knowledge is power and if you are embarking into the wild world of web than it’s practical to have a handle on common web hosting terms. It is not unusual that beginner webmasters sign up for the wrong web hosting packages because they are unsure of what features are useful to them (or what they even mean).
And so, I’ve compiled a helpful little lexicon of useful web hosting terms for your knowledge. Read more »