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23 Dec

10 Reasons Why Choosing Free Web Hosting Is a Bad Idea
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With everything becoming digitized, websites are more important than ever to establish your digital presence.  A well-planned website can help you or your company establish a strong brand.  Websites aid your company’s marketing and give you an advantage over your competitors. And you are only one Google search away from discovering a list of companies willing to provide you with free hosting services for your websites. You may find free hosting appealing if you have a limited budget and little experience. You might even consider it a blessing.  However, you will quickly realize that the...

30 Apr

Infographic: Estimating Your Hosting Bandwidth Usage
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Your website consists of things like code, images, text, maybe videos, and whatever else you choose to add to it. When a user lands on your website, it sends all this data to their device. Bandwidth defines how much of that data can be sent. For instance, when your phone plan runs out of data, you cannot use the internet and so on. Similarly, if you run out of hosting bandwidth, your website won't be able to send data to your visitors, thus it won't get displayed. In this infographic, we outlined...

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24 Apr

Infographic: Difference Between Web Hosting & Domains
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If you are planning on becoming a website owner, things like web hosting and domain registration might seem the same. You got your website address and that's it, right? Well, not exactly. Website hosting and domains are actually very different things. Think of the hosting as the house you live in and domain as your street address. In this infographic, we cover the main differences you need to understand, so that you could get the best of both worlds for your upcoming website. For more details, click to read the full...

16 Apr

When to Upgrade to a VPS Hosting Plan?
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Is it time you upgraded to a VPS hosting plan? Your website is finally gaining traction, your visitors have spiked, but your website seems unable to keep up. Can it be that your current hosting plan doesn’t have the resources it needs to run your growing website? Shared hosting is a fantastic starting point for most small businesses and websites. But, as your website grows and requires more resources, it can disrupt the other accounts’ services and you might lack some much-needed resources. Has the time to upgrade to a VPS hosting...