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Web Hosting News Updates: Microsoft Unveiling Windows 10, Firefox 35 Previews, and Adobe Acquiring Fotolio

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Dec 18, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
As website owners everywhere bask in the busy sales of the season, some important news hit the Internet waves about changes that might impact Internet users and website owners in the quickly approachi…

[Infographic] Do You Really Want A Successful Blog?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 04, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
How to build a successful blog? 1. Find the right niche Ever think, “I wish someone would invent…”? That’s called a need, and it’s how many successful businesses are started. The same is true of blogs…
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Why There’s More to Blogging Than Writing – A Road Map to Guide You Through Every Article You Post

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Dec 01, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Wouldn't life be simple if all one had to do was write up a quick post and schedule it to go live? Ask any blogger you know and he or she will tell you that blogging is about so much more than just th…
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Sick of WordPress Comment Spam? Five Ways to Stop It Today

  • WordPress
  • Updated Dec 01, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
Spam! We all hate it, yet marketers continue to inundate the average with spam at every turn. You likely get spam emails, spam popups and, if you own a WordPress site, spam comments posted to your blo…

Web Host Interview: RoseHosting Founder, Bobi Ruzinov

  • Interviews
  • Updated Nov 20, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
There are plenty of hosting providers out there to choose from, but it’s not easy to find one with a longer history than that of Rose Hosting. Founded in 2001, this hosting provider is located in St. …

Web Summit 2014 – Kick Off, Key Speaker Sessions, PITCH, and Startups

  • Online Business
  • Updated Nov 07, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Note: We have got a free media pass from the WebSummit team (thanks Stephan!); and I am flying all the way down from Malaysia to attend this great event. Latest updates, photos, key sessions, and offi…

15 Very Effective Minimalist Themes For WordPress

  • WordPress
  • Updated Nov 04, 2014
  • By Vishnu
Need a great theme to portray your awesome content? A theme that doesn't distract the visitor from your content, but rather emphasizes focus on content. Any such theme generally has a hint of minimali…

Web Hosting News Updates: Facebook’s New Safety Check Feature, Microsoft Azure to Combat Ebola, and Customers Demanding Refunds from AT&T for Cramming

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Oct 24, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
The last few weeks have been interesting as far as news cycles go. With the first US Ebola diagnosis, growing concerns over this disease have dominated news channels and websites everywhere. However, …

7 Quick Ways to Promote Yourself (and Your Blog)

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 24, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Yeah, yeah – I know, we’re not supposed to brag. But, there’s a difference between bragging and a bit of shameless shilling or self-promotion. For starters, bragging makes people feel badly. Self-prom…

Web Host Interview: Founder of Arvixe Hosting, Arvand Sabetian

  • Interviews
  • Updated Oct 08, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
Arvand Sabetian, founder and CEO of Arvixe Hosting, landed Inc. 30 under 30 for two consecutive years in 2002 and 2003. According to an article on Inc, Sabetian first started his company – Arvix…
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Is Sponsorship Killing Your Blog?

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Oct 06, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
On 9/22/14, Marcy Massura, Senior VP at NYC Practice Leader & North American Digital Lead, wrote “How the blogger killed herself off,” about a blogger who stopped being authentic and relevant because …
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Web Hosting News Update: Net Neutrality, The Wedg, Shellshock, and WordPress 4.0

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Oct 01, 2014
  • By Lori Soard
September has been a busy news month for web hosting. WHSR digs a bit deeper into net neutrality and how it might impact your site, the Wedg as a device for small business owners, Shellshock and how t…
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Big Data: Why Your Brand Needs It

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Sep 25, 2014
  • By Mike Beauchamp
When it comes to data more is always better; and thanks to advances in software big data is now manageable. Imagine a room full of people who all have to answer your questions, anonymously. That’s the…

Web Host Interview with HostMetro Manager, Kyle Dolan

  • Interviews
  • Updated Sep 16, 2014
  • By Jerry Low
The world of hosting is continually evolving with players changing positions and new ones entering the market – such is the case with HostMetro, an Illinois-based hosting company established in mid 20…

5 Creative Ways to Find Blog Topics for Clients

  • Blog
  • Updated Sep 16, 2014
  • By Gina Badalaty
It happens to every blogger: writer’s block – that period of time when you can’t find words or topics to write about. When you are writing multiple blogs on a specialty topic, it can be even more chal…

WordPress Tutorial: How To Create An Awesome Page Flip Plugin

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Updated Sep 15, 2014
  • By Rochester Oliveira
Note: We no longer support this WP plugin as the author is not writing for us for now.  Starting today, every week we’ll feature an awesome coding tutorial, teaching you how to do custom stuff using W…