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Domain Name for Dummies: How to Buy A Domain Name

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 17, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
It was back in 1985 when the first domain name was registered and since then, the Internet has seen an exponential growth of active domain names. Verisign’s report notes that the domain industry in 20…

How Does Wikipedia Work?

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 17, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
Founded a mere three years after Google was incorporated, Wikipedia is today the largest multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia. In fact, it is so high in resources that it is surprising the site …

[Market Survey] Cost of Building a Website: Estimation based on Top 400 UpWork Freelancers

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 16, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
It’s the single most important question when you’re starting your own website. And honestly, the answer will depend on how much you want it to be. There are a number of factors that you need to consid…

How Smart Web Hosting Companies Keep Their Clients

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 11, 2018
  • By Guest Poster
All industries need to understand the importance of keeping their current customers happy, And, in the last few years, there has been an upsurge and increase in the demand for higher standards of cust…

5 Best Web Hosting for Small Businesses

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 11, 2018
  • By Azreen Azmi
One of the lessons I’ve learned after reviewing dozens of web hosts is that a good web host might not always be the right web host. Why? Because different kinds of websites will have different n…

How Exabytes Became A Web Hosting Powerhouse in South East Asia

  • Interviews
  • Updated Jul 11, 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…

3 Critical Concepts For A High Performing Website Strategy

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 11, 2018
  • By Guest Poster
People and companies create websites for various different reasons, and their approaches differ accordingly. If you’re putting together a personal blog, for instance, you might not be very concerned a…

Best Email Hosting: Receive / Send Emails from Your Domain

  • Featured Articles
  • Updated Jul 11, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
The following are my recommendations – based on my test results* and usage experience. Best Email Hosting Services  Host Class Host Website? Unlimited Emails? Spam Protection Price Learn InMotio…

Three Easy Ways to Create a Website: Step-by-step Beginner Guide

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 10, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
Creating a website is super easy in 2018. You don’t have to be a tech geek nor a programmer. Follow the right method. Select the right platforms. Use the right tools. You will be 100% fine. I ha…

Vim: Making Life Easier for Coders while Helping Children in Uganda

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 10, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
If you’re in any type of web development or programming, then you’ve likely heard of Vim (vim.org), which stands for “Vi Impoved.” Vim is an open source text editing software. …

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

  • Interviews
  • 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…

How to Switch From One Web Host to Another (Step-by-step Guide)

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 09, 2018
  • By Jerry Low
In an ideal world, we would never have to worry about switching web hosts – our site would remain happily housed at the current hosting provider’s facility with great load times, low costs, and 100% u…

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

  • Interviews
  • Updated Jul 09, 2018
  • 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 …

Survey: Best Web Development Tool for Online Businesses According to 24 Experts

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 09, 2018
  • By Christopher Jan Benitez
So many platforms to build your website, so little time! As an online business owner, the last thing you should think about is the platform you will be using to set up your website. You are already sw…

26 Free Site Builders to Create Amazing Websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 09, 2018
  • By Disha Sharma
Fact: You can build your website for free. But I’m sure you’ve heard this advice before: If you’re serious about your online presence, DON’T use a FREE website builder! After all, a standard entry-lev…

June Roundup: Writing Strong Content & Changing to HTTPS

  • Site Updates & News
  • Updated Jul 09, 2018
  • By Lori Soard
Hello dearest readers, I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but in southern Indiana it is hotter than blue blazes. The last few days, the heat has soared into the high 90s (Fahre…