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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

Check our landing page tips for your marketing strategy
27 Apr

How to Create Landing Pages that Convert
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Landing pages are critical to the success of an online marketing campaign. Whether you are driving traffic via search engines (people get to you by searching for relevant business keywords) or through social platforms like Facebook, the landing page is your main conversion point. Landing Pages can also be considered the foundation of your relationship with your potential customers and the first place where you can determine them to take action, so you’ll need to give it your best. What Is a Landing Page and Why Is It so Critical? If you...

Quick Guide to Choosing Your VPS Web Hosting
24 Apr

Quick Guide to Choosing Your VPS Web Hosting
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If your website has slowed down or is crashing frequently because of large traffic spikes, it may be time to upgrade your hosting plan. A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a wonderful affordable option for a growing business that doesn’t want to compromise on performance.  VPS hosting plans offer multiple options, making the task of choosing the right one for your business challenging. To mitigate any confusion and to help you make the best choice, let’s break down what you need to know about VPS hosting and its different plan types.   But...

GDPR Compliance for Email Marketing
22 Apr

Infographic: GDPR Compliance for Email Marketing
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Does your newsletter follow the GDPR guidelines? Does your website include all the transparency requirements? GDPR compliance isn't as hard as you think. Fortunately for marketers and solopreneurs, it's possible to make their email marketing GDPR-proof. From including a privacy policy on your website, to the specific requirements for email marketing, we've got it all covered in this infographic. If you'd like to find out more about GDPR compliance, go to our full blog post here. Click on the infographic to view the full image. ...

Choose the right web hosting for you with these tips
20 Apr

11 Key Considerations When Choosing Your Web Hosting
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Every business needs a website these days. Word of mouth can only take your business so far. Eventually, you’re going to need some way for people to find your business if you want to keep operating.  It’s great if you already have an idea for your website, but have you given any thought about which web hosting service you’re going with?  Your web hosting choice is important because it determines your website’s performance and security—ultimately reflecting your business and brand. But, with so many web hosting services to choose from, how do...

Check these plugins options to keep your WordPress secure
17 Apr

4 WordPress Security Plugins You Can Actually Trust
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No one thinks it will happen to them, but the reality is that WordPress websites do get hacked. And when this happens, website owners—especially those who haven’t taken proper security measures—lose valuable data and, in some cases, even the access to their websites. That’s not all. If your website gets hacked or infected with malware, Google can actively block your website from appearing on its search engine—and can even go as far as to label your site as “unsafe” to your visitors. Statistics show that Google labels approximately 30,000 websites as unsafe...

Make Your Pop-Ups User-Friendly
15 Apr

Video: Making Pop-ups User-friendly
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The average pop-up conversion rate is 3.09% and even though it doesn't seem like a lot, when you take into account all the visitors coming to your website, it's 3% you won't want to miss out on. Check out this video to discover some best practices for page entry and exit-intent pop-ups! If you want more details, go to our full blog-post here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgbpjuJM6cU ...