Hosting Guides

Undercover Experiment: I Asked 28 Hosting Companies for Live Chat Support

  • Hosting Guides
  • August 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
For hosting support – I prefer live chats over phone calls because: It’s easier to talk about technical issues via words, images, and screen captures Conversations on overseas phone calls are less use…

5 Truly Scary Things that Should Make You Run from a Web Hosting Company

  • Hosting Guides
  • July 06, 2017
  • By Guest Poster
Talk to nearly anyone who has ever owned a website and you’ll quickly find at least one web hosting horror story. One of the most important things about your online presence as a business owner or ent…

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You about Web Hosting

  • Hosting Guides
  • February 14, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
I’m sure your blog is terrific. You’re doing everything right: You’ve got great headlines, you’ve sourced some great visuals, you might even be actively involved in every area of content creation, dev…

How to Migrate Your Website to HTTPS (Step-by-step Guide)

  • Hosting Guides
  • February 10, 2017
  • By Guest Poster
I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that if you want to have a high ranking website these days then you’ve got your work cut out. Getting backlinks, optimizing pages, creating content, social media…

Web Hosting Survey 2016: Results, Highlights, and Hosting Advice

  • Hosting Guides
  • August 10, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
It’s always interesting to learn about people’s opinions of and expectations for their web host. In May/June 2016, I started a survey and spent 1.5 months collecting users’ hosting f…

Target vs. Wal-Mart: Whose Server Is Faster? (& Why It Matters)

  • Hosting Guides
  • December 10, 2016
  • By Daren Low
When choosing your next web host, speed should be at the top of your considerations. A faster web host means a better experience for your users and customers. It creates a stronger foundation for your…

10 Ways to Protect Your Business from a Bad Web Host

  • Hosting Guides
  • March 03, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
A reliable web host keeps your site up and running (accessible to clients) consistently with minimal downtime; a bad host, on the other hand, can be detrimental to your success by capsizing traffic, n…

Where do Bloggers Host Their Blogs? WHSR Web Hosting Survey 2015

  • Hosting Guides
  • May 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
In January 2015, I reached out to a handful of bloggers and did a quick hosting survey. The purpose of this survey is simple, I want to know – Where are bloggers hosting their blog, Are they hap…

[Infographic] Total VPS Hosting Guide

  • Hosting Guides
  • May 01, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Just in case you have no time for our Total VPS Hosting Guide, the following infographic will give you a quick overview on things you need to know. Keep in mind that most websites launched using a sha…

No Overselling Web Host: What Are Your Options

  • Hosting Guides
  • August 10, 2017
  • By Jerry Low
Overselling is a concept that ethically is a bit off, but unfortunately happens all too often in the hosting world. In a shared server scenario, hosting providers are responsible for selling, allocati…