Spam Experts Outgoing Filter Available to all Shared Hosting Customers

We’ve got great news for shared hosting customers in 2019. As of March, all customers on our shared hosting platforms will have access to the class-leading SpamExperts outgoing filter.

This will ensure that our valued customers are able to avoid rejections and blacklisting. You’ll protect your brand, be better able to identify abuse from your own user accounts, and avoid severe fines related to unsolicited or malicious emails.

SpamExperts outgoing filter stops spam from leaving our network and increase credibility and deliverability, and it’s available today.

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Managed Hosting vs. Self-Managed: Which is Right for Your Business?

Choosing the right hosting solution is critical to the success of your business. Whether you are hosting a website to maintain online brand presence, or even if e-commerce forms the core of your business model, you will need a reliable hosting that helps you achieve your business goals.

In addition to choosing the right service provider, you’ll need to determine whether you need a managed hosting solution. With fully managed servers you can get access to the technology you need, even if you don’t have the technical know-how to install and maintain your own server.

If you’re confused about the differences between managed servers and their self-managed counterparts, then this simple guide will help you to make the right decision for your business.

Managed WordPress Hosting

Due to its flexibility, reliability, and extensive plugin support, WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) available today. The user-friendly interface of WordPress is one of the reasons why it has dominated the CMS market, but that ease of use does not translate to server installation, setup, and maintenance.

Not everyone has the experience or technical inclination to install, configure, and maintain a WordPress server. With managed WordPress hosting, this won’t become a problem. Continue reading Managed Hosting vs. Self-Managed: Which is Right for Your Business?

WordPress Cache – The Best 5 Plugins in 2018

Caching is one of the most important ways to improve the load time of your website. Users are likely to bounce from a website that takes too long to load.

With WordPress now being commonly used by a large number of businesses and individuals for developing a website, this content management system has included a number of plugins for caching.

Before proceeding to take a look at some of the fastest WordPress cache plugins for 2018, let us first understand the terms plugin and caching. Continue reading WordPress Cache – The Best 5 Plugins in 2018

Three Consumer Tech Innovations of 2018

Any online business owner can relate to the challenge of keeping up with technology. Even in businesses that don’t seemingly have any major link to emerging technologies, there are still benefits that can come from keeping up with consumer and industrial electronics. Many of the latest tech innovations are based on technologies that can scale to different industries, so there’s always some insight to be gained from the latest trends.

The Consumer Electronics Show is arguably the most important tech show of the year, as it reveals innovations that can be game-changing for both businesses and consumers. These are five of the most exciting technologies that have been revealed over the last month at CES and private industry events.

Innovations:

Alexa Voice Commands in-car with Muse

Muse is a new device developed by Speak Music. It’s a simple accessory no larger than an Oreo cookie, which will integrate with a car audio system and provide Amazon Alexa voice functionality. Users can change the music that they’re playing, interact with their schedule, and perform other functions that are available on the Alexa platform.

While an interesting device for consumers, it’s also noteworthy for business owners. It shows how natural language search and voice search will become more important in the coming years, as more consumers gain access to voice control devices. This will change the way that business owners and webmasters approach to search engine optimization and content marketing. Continue reading Three Consumer Tech Innovations of 2018

The Differences Between Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Hosting

Any modern business will benefit from having a professional website. A website provides a gateway to a larger market, and most businesses recognize that a website is essential for growth. For small and medium-sized businesses, making the online transition can sometimes be intimidating, especially when it comes to the different hosting solutions that are available.

One area that often leads to confusion; is the difference between shared, VPS, and dedicated hosting. The three options have some similarities but can provide different benefits at an additional cost. Choosing the right hosting solution for your website is your responsibility, however, our engineers are assisting our customers to choose the right hosting plan and provide the advice for the best results and peace of mind.

The following is a breakdown of each solution, with simple explanations aimed towards online business owners.

Shared Webhosting for Online Business

Hosting is essentially the parking garage for a business website. A hosting solution combines storage, bandwidth, and the hardware and software that is needed to start and maintain an online presence.

Entry level packages are predominantly shared solutions, which offers a good compromise between performance and affordability.

Hosting providers use servers to store website data and service their customers. With a shared solution, an online business website will be stored on a server that is also used by other websites. This makes hosting more affordable and accessible.

The server needs to share all resources between websites (including storage, RAM, network connectivity, and processing power), which in old days can mean degraded performance when compared to VPS or dedicated hosting. While Continue reading The Differences Between Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Hosting