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10 Best WordPress Hosting For Small Businesses

WordPress is arguably the best Content Management System there is.

As a small business, you’ll want to run a self-hosted WordPress site for full control and monetisation rights. According to hosting expert Ryan Sullivan, there are three major components that make up a great host and those are

  1. Performance,
  2. Speed, reliability of support,
  3. Pricing and overall product offering.

That said, finding a satisfying host on both 3 areas to start your blog is not easy.

For that reason, I decided to create this list of the top 10 WordPress hosting for small businesses.

Whether you are looking to build your company’s port folio, landing page, or eCommerce store, I’ve got you covered. After hours of research and compilation, I have shortlisted the best WordPress hosts that you can use right now. Continue reading…

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15 Best Domain Name Registrars for 2016 and 2017

A domain name can take your project to a whole new level.

And while it only takes 10 minutes to buy one, not all domain registrars are build the same. Before purchasing anything, it’s important to check if they have the key features such as

  • 24/7 technical support,
  • live chat facility,
  • security,
  • pricing and renewal rates.

There are various forms of services out there that offers domain name registration from a brand-new domain registration, domain marketplaces, to web hosting packages (a perfect choice if you are also looking to build a website).

Below, I’ve listed out all the best domain name registrar options to fit your needs.

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How To Buy A Web Domain Name For Your Website

A domain name is like your home address on the internet.

Even if you are not a company or organisation, so long as you have a website or blog, it’s always a great idea to get your get your domain name.

Like Bloggingthing.com, for example. 😀

Unlike having a Twitter or Facebook account, owning a domain name allows others to find you more easily. And giving you that much more authority in this online world. As podcaster Arianne Foulks puts it:

Have your own domain name even if you have other web presences.

Why a domain name?

Before we dive into the hows, let’s take a second to ponder the whys.

  • A domain name gives you credibility both as a business and as an individual. Well, most of us don’t ever want to work with folks at your-brand-name.wordpress.com, do we?
  • It’s that much easier to type into your browser than, say facebook.com /profile.php?id=5500957.
  • Best of all, brand new domain names only cost you $10 a year.

And if you’re reading this, you’ve probably decided on taking your online project to the next level.

Great choice! Continue reading…

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Top 10 Blog Hosting Sites For New Bloggers

A web host can make or break your blog.

According to hosting expert Ryan Sullivan, there are three major components that make up a great host and those are

  1. Performance,
  2. Speed, reliability of support,
  3. Pricing and overall product offering.

That said, finding a satisfying host on both 3 areas to start your blog is not easy.

For that reason, I decided to create this list of the top 10 blog hosting sites. After hours of research and compilation, I have shortlisted the best blog hosts that you can use right now. Continue reading…

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15 Monthly Billed Web Hosting Services

Web hosts are pretty sly when it comes to their billing cycles.

While there are tempting hosting offers at only $3 per month, you’ll have to pay up to 10 times more for the whole year to even start using their service.

So are there any hosts with monthly payment methods?

There are, but you’ll have to find needles in the haystack. As a matter of fact, you need to manually go through each hosts billing process to find out for yourself.

Wipe off those sweats. I’ve done it you and here are the top 15 real monthly web hosting services.

This list has been ordered according to ratings from the largest user-generated web host reviews on the internet — WhoIsHostingThis.

Enjoy! Continue reading…

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How to Create a Blog with WordPress (Step by Step)

The easiest way to build your online presence is to start a blog.

While you can use free platforms like Blogger, Medium or WordPress.com, you will get the most control and customization from a self-hosted WordPress.org.

Considering it’s one of the most blogged topic in the online marketing world, WordPress.org is no doubt the number one choice for serious bloggers.

What’s even better is that you don’t have to be an expert to setup WordPress.

In fact, you only need to follow four simple steps

  1. Purchase a web host
  2. Choose a domain name
  3. Install WordPress
  4. Start using WordPress

In this guide, I will walk you through the entire process, one click at a time.

Are you ready?

Let’s go! Continue reading…

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BlueHost vs iPage: The Greatest Web Host?

They are some of the most affordable web hosts on the market.

At lower than $5 per month, you can just as easily build a website on Bluehost or iPage. Then… which one should you choose?

Let’s compare them side-to-side from performance, support to price to find the greatest web hosting solution for you.

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Bluehost

A web hosting service created in 1996. Bluehost is known for their feature-rich, reliable and affordable hosting. Now managing over 3 millions domains, it’s one of the largest hosts in the world.

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iPage

In 2009, iPage relaunched its’ popular and affordable hosting service. Owned by big brand the Endurance International Group (the company behind BlueHost), iPage is now serving over 1 million users.

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In order to compare top web hosts BlueHost and iPage, we need to go over every aspects that define their services such as Continue reading…

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WordPress.org vs WordPress.com [Infographic]

They are the largest websites on the internet with the exact same name.

It’s no surprise that WordPress.org and WordPress.com caused a lot of confusions among new users. What are they really?

Short answer: WordPress.org is the open source WordPress platform or CMS, and WordPress.com is a free hosted version of WordPress (with upgrades).

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Download a checklist to build any WordPress site (in less than 15 minutes). Here’s a link where you can download the checklist.

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