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July, 2010

  • 30 July

    Closing Down a Server

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    Everything comes to an end, and there are times when shutting down a server for the last time may just be the right thing to do. Whether the hardware is old and the websites need to be moved to a new server, or you have just decided to move on, …

  • 30 July

    Server Backup Tips

    Server Backup Tips

    Backing up your server may be the single most important thing you ever do. It could save your websites, your clients, and your business. We have covered quite a few backup issues on this blog. Here is a summary of some important points. 1. Always use a remote backup server. …

  • 16 July

    Business web hosting

    If you own a business and don’t have a website, it’s time to get with the plan. You may already have someone to design your site and a domain, but what about business web hosting? For most small business websites, shared hosting is more than adequate. If you have a …

May, 2010

  • 3 May

    Managing Reseller Payments

    One common mistake that web hosting resellers make is jumping into the hosting business without any solid plan for customer management. In an ideal world, customers always pay on time and upgrades always go according to plan. The fact is, however, both you and your customers will make mistakes. The …

March, 2010

  • 1 March

    Privacy policies and terms of service agreements

    Even if you did not pay attention to them, you have probably seen privacy policies and terms of service statements on multiple websites, especially those owned by major businesses. If you are just starting out with a new web hosting account, do you really need to worry about such things? …

February, 2010

  • 5 February

    Before you commit your data…

    When you have a small to medium-sized business (SMB), it is tempted to take lowest service offer, especially when a vendor makes big promises. There are plenty of database vendors on the market, and some of them offer very attractive custom proprietary packages or cloud computing solutions. But before you …

October, 2009

  • 27 October

    Web Hosting Terms of Service Agreements

    You know what they are and have probably seen hundreds of them in various forms on websites, in software, and even cable and telephone service. But how many of them have you actually read? For most people Terms of Service (TOS) Agreements or Acceptable Use Policies are just legal formalities …

  • 8 October

    Reseller vs Dedicated Hosting

    Question: What is reseller hosting and how does it differ from dedicated server hosting? Answer: Reseller hosting is when a web hosting provider sells you a number of bulk hosting accounts that you can then turn around and market to your own customers for profit. It differs from a dedicated …

September, 2009

  • 23 September

    Before you hire someone to design your website

    Whether you are a business owner, freelancer, or hobbyist, having a website can have great benefits in expanding your audience and marketability. Unless you also have web design experience, you have probably considered hiring someone to design your site. Here are a few things to consider before you make a …

  • 4 September

    5 E-Commerce Web Hosting Tips

    When starting an e-commerce site, it is important to mindful of several essentials, many of which are relevant even to traditional businesses. There are, however, issues specific to web hosting that you might want to consider. Here are five. 1. SSL: If you are going to conduct secure transactions that …