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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.

How to Define Your Web Hosting Needs
19 Jun

How to Define Your Web Hosting Needs
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Your small business' website is one of your most important "employees." It works all day, every day, to ensure it's engaging your prospects and converting them into customers. Understanding your current and future web hosting needs will help you to make the right decision for your business. Not only is it important to make sure your website has all the features you need, but you also have to keep in mind elements like bandwidth, server requirements, and security, not to mention the level of customer support and technical skills you...

Get more conversion with lead magnets
17 Jun

Infographic: How to Create Landing Pages that Convert
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Customized landing pages are key when it comes to converting visitors to sales and there are some elements which you should include if you're looking for success. Check out this infographic and, at the end of the day, by following a few best practices and A/B testing your landing pages, you’ll start seeing your LP drive more and more conversions! Looking for more details? Go to our full blog post here. Click on the infographic to view the full image. ...

Beginner's Guide to YouTube for small business owners
15 Jun

A Beginner’s Guide to YouTube for Small Business Owners
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On average, Canadians are watching online videos for 84 minutes a day. And 54% of them are looking for more than "Gordon Ramsay's Video Critique of Spicy Wings"; they are watching their favourite brands to understand who they are and why they should buy from them. In fact, according to smartinsights.com, 73% of consumers said they'd been influenced by a brand's social media before buying. This means all small business owners should be joining the 87% of marketing professionals who are using YouTube to promote their brand. Being an especially visual channel,...

Market your Reseller Hosting Business
12 Jun

6 Ways to Market Your Reseller Hosting Business
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Running a reseller hosting business is one of the most potentially lucrative "middle-man" roles an entrepreneur can play. What's more, it's not that difficult; the trickiest part comes after you've identified your niche, figured out your competitive advantage, and purchased the underlying service—to succeed, you must market your business. In this article, we'll go over six marketing channels that you should take advantage of when growing your reseller hosting business. As jumping in without a plan could be costly, we'll start with a brief discussion on establishing a marketing plan. Whether you're...

Meta Titles & Meta Descriptions
10 Jun

Video: How to Create Effective Meta Titles and Meta Descriptions
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The first thing your visitor will see when google searching for your business niche will be the meta titles and descriptions of your pages. Check out this video for tips on how to get engaging metas as well as some recommendations regarding the message you're communicating.If you want more details, go to our full blog-post here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM5EPa4mgCk ...

You will want to downloand these wordpress plugins
8 Jun

Essential WordPress Plugins for Any Website Niche
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WordPress plugins are essential tools to have an aesthetically appealing and fully functioning website. There are plugins for nearly every website function, so if you can think of it, there is probably a plugin for it! However, with thousands of plugins available, you can feel overwhelmed when trying to choose the right essential WordPress plugins for your business niche. The other problem is that having too many plugins on your website could slow down your website's loading speed, increasing your bounce rates and affecting your SERP rankings. And according to Google, a...