Interviews

How Microweber Went from a 3-Employee Startup to 12,000 Registered Users

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  • Updated Jul 06, 2019
  • By Lori Soard
A mere three years ago Boris Sokolov and Peter Ivanov launched Microweber (www.microweber.com). They started with three employees, but today have grown the concept to over 12,000 registered users and …

A Look At Cloudways: The PaaS For Small Businesses

  • Interviews
  • Updated Jun 10, 2019
  • By Azreen Azmi
Note: This site you are reading is now hosted on Digital Ocean via Cloudways. Please read Jerry's Cloudways review to learn more about the company.  Cloudways may not be the household name that people…

Web Host Interview: Q&A with CloudAccess.net CEO Jonathan Gafill

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  • Updated May 09, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Most Joomla! users are no stranger to the name CloudAcccess.net. Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, CloudAccess.net is the official hosting partner for Joomla! since 2010. Every month, more tha…

Web Host Interview: WebHostFace CEO, Valentin Sharlanov

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  • Updated May 08, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Today we have Valentin Sharlanov, CEO of WebHostFace, as our interview guest. WebHostFace is relatively new but have been rocking the boat (in a good way) quite a bit recently. Without further delay, …

Jetorbit: Making Their Mark in Indonesia Web Hosting

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  • 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…

Blogger Interview: 5 Hosting Questions with Jeff Starr

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  • Updated Jan 10, 2019
  • By Jerry Low
Note: This is an old interview published in August 2013. Jeff Starr (blog at Perishable Press, Twitter @Perishable) is the go-to guy when you have a problem with your WordPress blog. An editor, a book…

A Look at Pixpa: The Place Where Creatives Come to Play

  • Interviews
  • Updated Dec 03, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
The advent of website builders meant that creatives such as bloggers, photographers, and designers now have a bigger canvas and platform to showcase their work, even if they have no technical expertis…

Web Host Interview: Q&A with SiteGround CEO Tenko Nikolov

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  • Updated Nov 14, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
I have always wanted to test more hosting companies and review them on Web Hosting Secret Revealed (WHSR). Even though I already have more than dozen reviewed*,  there is still a long list of other we…

Taking Creativity Beyond The Canvas With Canva

  • Interviews
  • Updated Nov 13, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
Designing is a skill that not everyone is adept at. Some might be born with an eye for design while others, not so much. Canva, on the other hand, believes that everyone can and should be able to desi…

Why Their Users Was Key to MotoCMS Success

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  • Updated Nov 13, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
MotoCMS, well-known as the quick website builder, has been around in the website builder game for quite some time. Their journey towards their current success was one paved with a clear goal for being…

Understanding The Building Blocks of Exabytes’ Success in Singapore

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  • Updated Nov 02, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
Exabytes has established itself as a key player in the hosting industry within Malaysia and Singapore, however, their success did not come easy. Especially with Singapore being a competitive market fo…

How Hostinger Bootstrapped Their Company to 29 Million Users in the Last Decade

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  • Updated Oct 12, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
When an entrepreneur has the idea to start a company from nothing, they usually dream that it will one day grow into something amazing, but no one knows for sure. It is estimated that 96% of businesse…

Interview With WP Engine Co-Founder, Jason Cohen

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  • Updated Oct 11, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
Updates & Introduction Back in 2009 I had some problem with WHSR loading speed and spent tremendously long hours in looking for the right fix. Eventually the issue was solved by switching to a new hos…

How SiteW Established Itself As A Website Builder For Creatives

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  • Updated Sep 11, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
The Internet has always been a powerful platform for creatives to showcase their work and with the advent of website builders, it’s becoming more and more easy for creatives to establish an online pre…

How Exabytes Became A Web Hosting Powerhouse in South East Asia

  • Interviews
  • Updated Jul 31, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
It was back in 2001 when Chan Kee Siak, CEO and founder of Exabytes (www.exabytes.com) had the vision to become the best website and eCommerce hosting solutions for the South East Asia region. Since t…

How Firedrop Used the Growing Popularity of A.I. to Gain 4,000 Users Before Launch

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  • Updated Jul 10, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
Before Firedrop (www.firedrop.ai) even opened its virtual doors, it had more than 4,000 active users in place. The concept for the company developed in 2015, they sought out investors, secured funding…