Where to host your WordPress site is an important decision because it significantly impacts your online success. To avoid dealing with the technical aspects, many site owners opt for the easiest way out. Unfortunately, that could cost them in the long run, including the loss of their site and domain, or the design that is attached to their branding. Here are some easy tips, in plain English, to help you choose the right host provider for you and your site.
Hosting and Domains
Tomorrow, Dec. 29, 2011, has been officially declared Dump GoDaddy Day by SelfProdigy on Reddit. GoDaddy fell off my preferred vendor list for WordPress hosting earlier this year. And now, they are loosing up to 20,000 domains a day as backlash protest continues over their short-lived support of SOPA. Let me tell you why you should consider leaving GoDaddy and how I can make it an easy trip for you.
Too many new site owners dive head first into site ownership with no site or marketing training only to experience a year of frustration and dismal site performance. Here are 5 tips that will help you avoid costly pitfalls in both time and money.
The first thing most new site owners do is come up with the perfect domain name, then go buy it and a hosting package. What they don’t realize is, that rush to purchase can actually affect them negatively in search engines. I’ll tell you why and how you can lock in your ideal domain name without causing yourself harm.
Multitudes of websites have been down or unavailable since the summer of 2010 due to an increase in various cyber attacks against certain websites or entire host servers. Here’s a little bit of news about what’s behind all of this and ways you can protect your website from being hacked.
Many hosting companies offer free site templates or build-your-own site features. While this may seem like a great value-added service, it could be a trap for first-time site owners.