Three Big Mistakes New Site Owners Make (And How To Avoid Them)

Don’t handicap your new website by falling into beginners traps. Here are some common pitfalls you should actively avoid.

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4 Ways To Keep Your New Magento Shop Secure

Below are some no-downside tips for securing your Magento store against most of the currently known attacks.

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Oh No, He’s Pwned Our RAMs!


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Semi-Dedicated Hosting Plans Now Available in Singapore!

Due to popular demand we’re extremely pleased to announce our semi-dedicated hosting plans are now available in a new location: Singapore! We’ve previously offered these plans in our Los Angeles, Dallas, and Washington DC location with great success but customers kept asking about our Singapore location.

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Create a Better Site with Weebly: It’s Free, It’s Easy, It’s Built for You

Building a web site can be difficult. Very difficult. Creating an easy to use, well designed, practical, and affordable web site is seemingly impossible. One option is to spend thousands of dollars on a professionally designed site that is responsive, mobile friendly, modern, and easy on the eyes. For most of us it’s just not practical to spend that much on a website. That’s where Weebly comes in. Weebly gives you the power to create a professional looking and feature rich website for free.

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An Introduction to cPanels New Site Publisher

With the release of cPanel version 56 comes a new feature titled ‘Site Publisher’. While the name is a bit vague using the software is anything but that. In short, the site publisher is a remarkably easy to use “editor” that lets you get a quick website up in less than 5 minutes. Well, the first time may take you 5 minutes, but once you know what you’re doing it will take about 30 seconds to get the publisher working on any of your sites.

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How To Improve Your Newsletter: Part 1

While it is difficult to get users to agree to sign up for your mailing list it’s many times more difficult to keep them opening your email once they do sign up.  Here are some good battle tested general tips to improve your newsletter.

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It’s Mail Time!

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4 Easy & Extremely Effective Ways To Speed Up Your Magento Store

Magento isn't very snappy... HA, GET IT!??!

Running a high-performance Magento shop on shared hosting can be tricky, even for the most experienced webmasters. Magento is extremely resource hungry and will bring even dedicated servers to a crawl if you don’t take the right precautions.  Here are 4 tips to speed up your store that are easy enough for just about anyone, and best of all won’t cost you anything.
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Flash Sale in Los Angeles! Save 55% On All Hosting Plans!

Surprise! For the next five days we’re hosting a flash sale for all new orders in our Los Angeles datacenter! You can order any new shared, reseller, or semi-dedicated hosting plan and receive either a 55% one time discount or a 40% recurring discount. Those are some pretty hefty savings, so don’t let this one pass you by.

What! A Flash Sale!?

What! A Flash Sale!?

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6 Ways To Increase Your Magento Store Revenue Without Spending A Dime

Assuming you’re willing to invest some time, learn, and get your hands dirty then these tips will help you get your store’s revenue trending upwards.  Let’s dive right in.

Install an “Exit Intent” lightbox

For the uninitiated these are the annoying banners that pop up (and sometimes shake) at you when you move your mouse off the top of the screen presumably to close the tab.

The technology that drives these now nearly ubiquitous pop-ups was once limited to companies with huge marketing budgets or large development teams, but now you’ll find them nearly everywhere. There are several free & open source options but for my money the best option is Oui Bounce. Even if you’re not graphically inclined a simple text based popup will give you one last shot at converting a customer before they walk out the door. Continue reading

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Free SSL Certificates – Let’s Encrypt Now Supported

Encryption on the web has been a hot-button issue lately, one that deserves all the attention its received. Anyone even remotely tech savvy understands just how important and vital encryption is for the safety of not only individual web users but for the Internet ecoystem as a whole. It should come as no surprise that we’re huge proponents of encryption as part of our hosting environment/platform, and that’s why we’re now offering free SSL certificates as part of the Let’s Encrypt program. All customers are immediately eligible to install a free and trusted SSL certificate on their account.

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