Articles by Timothy Shim

How KnownHost is Spreading Enterprise-quality Services to the Average Consumer

  • Interviews
  • Updated Nov 19, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
KnownHost was founded in 2006 and at the time was extremely focused on the Virtual Private Server (VPS) and server co-location business. It was only roughly two years ago that KnownHost CEO Justin Sau…

Keeping an Eye on Site Reliability with Freshping

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Nov 14, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Freshping, developer by Freshworks, is a very simple website monitoring tool that starts off at a fantastic price – free. In a very small nutshell, it allows you to automatically monitor a set of webs…

Free Web Hosting Sites (2019): How to Host a Website for $0

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Nov 05, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
We all love freebies and it should come as no surprise that even in web hosting there are tons of freebies if you know where to look. Not all things free are equal though, and this time I’m going to l…

HRANK Aims for a New Era in Shared Hosting Monitoring

  • Interviews
  • Updated Oct 24, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
HRANK is a site that offers information on web hosting companies. It has a fairly large number of reviews along with a transparent methodology and something that most review sites don’t offer – compre…

The Curious Case of Absolutely Free Domain Name

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Nov 05, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
With more than 348 million domain names registered as of end 2018, domain names are hot selling commodities. In fact, there has been such great demand that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

The A-to-Z Guide to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for Online Businesses

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Nov 05, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
To build a relationship requires trust and this is much more intense for one in which the two sides most likely have and will never meet. Trust on the Internet is one of paramount importance, especial…

Surfshark Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Sep 12, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Surfshark Pros 1. No Logging As I mentioned earlier, the first thing that made me take note of Surfshark was the BVI-base it works from. That bodes very well for the no-logging policy that the company…

Textoptimizer Review: Optimize Old Content & Find New Ideas

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 01, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
TextOptimizer (site – https://textoptimizer.com/) is a service provider who’s concept mainly revolves around two front – helping users come up with creative content ideas and helping them optimi…

Jetorbit: Making Their Mark in Indonesia Web Hosting

  • Interviews
  • Updated Mar 15, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Although roughly five times smaller than the United States, it is easy to get distracted from Indonesia since it is made up of thousands of smaller islands in addition to its main land mass. That is p…

The Best 10 VPN Services of 2019

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Sep 26, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Choosing the absolute best of the best isn’t an easy task. Much depends on extensive tests carried out, but a major portion of it also depends on you – the user. Everyone has different needs when it c…

TorGuard Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 29, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
TorGuard Pros 1- TorGuard is Highly Secure Security is one of the main lifelines of a VPN service provider and TorGuard does an incredible job of balancing user needs and security. While some may not …

NordVPN Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Oct 23, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
NordVPN Pros: What I Like about NordVPN 1- NordVPN Pricing: Reasonable Long-term Choice NordVPN has various price points you can choose from depending on how long you want your subscription to last. A…

ExpressVPN Review

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Nov 13, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
ExpressVPN Pros 1- ExpressVPN offers True Anonymity One of the first things I’d like to point out about this company is that it is based in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Although technically a dep…

Sitejet: 6 Easy Steps to Building a Business Website

  • Online Business
  • Updated May 10, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Website builders are awesome. That’s quite an introductory line but it is in fact true. For those of you who are from pre-historic times such as me, site builders are to websites what automatic gear i…

Choosing a Secure Web Hosting Service Provider

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Nov 05, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
If you’ve been following my articles you may have come across some security-related topics such as Secured Socket Layer (SSL) and on WordPress Security. The Internet is has become a vastly more danger…

8 Tips to Speed Up Your Website

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Nov 02, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
Even if there’s nothing else that I’m certain about, one thing is for sure – you’ve encountered at least one painfully slow website in your life before. If that sounds familiar to you, let me pass on …