Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Why do people ask whether or not you should host your own blog? So when you have a bunch of “hosts” out there, all ushering you into the window seat, why bother with the hassle of creating your own? Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Are Web-Based Free Hosts Good For Business?

Small Business Mavericks

I’m talking about the free web-based website hosts. And all those people who had websites hosted by Geocities had to move their sites, or lose them. Some of these web-based hosts provide services like analytics, a blog platform, forum add-ons, and their sites even show up in the search engine rankings so the SEO is good. It costs less than $20 per year for a domain name and less than $15 per month for good hosting. Don’t use the free web hosts.

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Why This Blog is Hosted with Tubu

Ari Herzog

Every website must be hosted for you to see it. Because more people visited my WordPress blog (due to better search engine optimization tactics that Blogger prevented me from doing), I quickly approached storage and bandwidth limitations with that $10 plan. Screenshot by theloon.

Who Is Your Host Neighbor?

Small Business Mavericks

Web hosting is a necessity for online marketing. One of the important factors to consider when setting up a hosting account is who your neighbors are. This is important because if you get put on a server that is a bad neighborhood – several of your hosting neighbors are spammers – then you could get a bad reputation by association. Your choice of hosting companies has a lot to do with that reputation. So how do you find out who your hosting neighbors are?

Google Calls New gTLDs Domain Endings, Offers Web Hosting

Bill Hartzer

Google is getting ready to launch Google Domains , where you can get a website, web hosting, and a website editor like Wix.com (which is very SEO-unfriendly, by the way). Too bad it won’t be optimized properly, or very search engine friendly, though.

Cool Facts About Search Engines

Engaging Brand

We all use search engines every day. All these search engines offer a valuable resource to dig through the endless supply of information strewn across the web and bring us what we are searching for. But how did search engines start? Here are some cool facts that you may never have known about search engines: The Users. These users have definite ways of accessing information: 93% of consumers worldwide use search engines to find and access websites.

What to Expect When Moving WordPress to New Hosting

Kikolani

I would actually suggest that if you have a self-hosted blog or website that you sign up for a free account with Pingdom. No crash = you’re paying an obscene amount for hosting or you’re not getting enough attention to your launch.

Behr Paint Now Offering SEO and Search Engine Marketing Services

Bill Hartzer

But, apparently Behr Paint ( Behr Process Corporation ) is now offering search engine optimization and search engine marketing services to registered BehrPro professionals. Search Engine Optimization Wow, that’s one headline that I thought I would NEVER write.

Appalling: US Patent US8515941 B1: System for Generating Search Engine Spam

Bill Hartzer

US Patent US8515941 B1 granted Aug 20, 2013, is titled “System for unique automated website generation, hosting, and search engine optimization” And their websites still rank well in Google despite Google Panda 4.0. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

Moving to HTTPS for Better Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Due to Google’s recent official announcement that an https site is a search engine ranking factor, I’ve decided to move my site, BillHartzer.com, to https from http. But let’s talk about search engine rankings. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

Google Hosts Low Quality Article Directory with Links They Want Us to Remove

Bill Hartzer

Google is hosting the very articles that contain links that Google is telling us that they want removed. So, how is it that Google is hosting low quality article directories and then actually penalizing websites for having links from a site that they’re hosting?

6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog

ProBlogger

Six Tips for Hosting an Interview Series. Use social media to crowdsource questions or host a live Q & A session with the interviewee. This can “tease” your audience into tuning in and also gives the search engines some text to crawl.

Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?

www.clickz.com

› Home › Column › Search › SEO Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? Mark Jackson | August 18, 2010 | 0 comments ); //]]> Share Tweet My company has recommended blogging to many of our search engine optimization clients.

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry

Bill Hartzer

I am still amazed that search engine optimization firms like RankPay are still relying on what I would call shady marketing techniques like sending UCE Spam (UCE stands for Unsolicited Commercial Email), trying to get more search engine optimization business.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Check Your 404 Errors

Bill Hartzer

This is only one seo tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point. In fact, this search engine optimization tip is pretty simple: check your 404 error pages on your website. Your web host may be monetizing your 404 error pages without you knowing it.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Check the Whois on Your Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

This is only one SEO tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

Top 10 Search Engine Optmization Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

This year, though, I thought that I would come up with a new list, the Top 10 Search Engine Optimization Blunders of 2011. This year was especially good for search engine optimization mistakes and blunders–and I had to narrow down the list quite a bit. Search Engine Optimization

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Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk Hacked, Hosting Malware on Site

Bill Hartzer

It looks like Sedo.com and Sedo.co.uk , the search engine for domain names, has been hacked, and apparently is hosting malware on their web site. Typically, when users begin seeing messages about a domain name hosting malware notices, it’s from Google.

Search Engine Optimization:A Guide To Understanding the Types of Google Penalties

Bill Hartzer

Gone are the easy Internet marketing days when you could just pound your website full of garbage information utilizing key wording in order to meet search engine optimization requirements. Google and other search engines have finally smartened up with regard to these old school practices.

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Why Become a Web Hosting Reseller?

Idaconcpts

Web hosting reselling entails renting a server from another web hosting company and leasing out bandwidth, hard disk space, and processing power to other customers at a lower rate. In turn, you can place ads on the websites of people you host on your private server.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ). Search is as popular as ever, but the percentage of searches actually done on search engines declined slightly in 2012 (by about 1%). WordPress Hosting SEO ).

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Search Engine Optimization: Recovering Lost Traffic and Links on your Website

Bill Hartzer

It then “registers&# the visit by “calling&# the script which sits on a web server over at Google (or Statcounter), or another web host. Recovering this old page from an older version of the website will ultimately help the website’s search engine rankings. Link Building Strategies for Search Engine Optimization in Dallas October 14 Attend the Link Building Strategies for SEO Event in Dallas. Tags: Search Engine Optimization

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress Hosting SEO ). Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are the most popular social networks with search engine marketers. WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ). WordPress Hosting SEO ).

Do You Understand The Basics Of Server Side SEO

Small Business Mavericks

Server side refers to the servers that your website sits on, much of which is controlled by your web hosting company. If you have a low cost web hosting company, then the issue can be even more important. For those on low cost shared servers, you should check regularly to see if you are hosting alongside malware sites, or sites that are consider to lower a neighborhood. If you have compatibility issues, then you simply ask your host to upgrade your software.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

Does the CRM or Marketing Automation tool host landing pages? Once the infrastructure is in place, the content needs to be optimized to the search engine. Content Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Search Engine Optimization

Using Cloudflare or Other CDNs Won’t Help You Hide Your Link Network

Bill Hartzer

In the past, there has been (and currently is still) an issue regarding linking websites together that are hosted on the same Class C Blocks of IPs. Essentially, if you own several websites, they’re hosted on the same server, then they will be on the same Class C Block of IP addresses.

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. Now it’s 2% (because search engines have gotten better). • “If you don’t have open graph tags on your site, need to do that now.”

Web Hosting demystified - II

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Web Hosting demystified – I Market yourself as an individual August 1, 2007.4:55 Jump to Comments Continuing from my last post on Web hosting ( trying to focus a bit on tech. these days … ) My quest for a good web-host landed me at several websites, blogs and discussion forums. 55 am Discussion forums still alive. A lot of them appeared to make quite a few promises.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

User Friendly SEO : These are the tactics that search engine optimizers should use to optimize for search engines and user experience. Using Authorship Markup to Increase Click-Through Rates in the SERPS : A new tag lets you identify authors in search engines and helps you get seen.

25 of the Best Web Presence Optimization Guides of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

PR, social media, and the production of fresh, high-quality content are vital for maximizing search engine visibility. David Erickson shares a presentation from Performics detailing “the cumulative and powerful effect of combining search engine advertising and search engine optimization.”

Five Marketing Metrics that are Definitely NOT “Worthless”

Webbiquity SMM

Search Engine Visibility. Branded search visits are driven by a host of activities that raise brand awareness; again including PR and social, but also advertising, trade shows, sponsorships, speaking engagements, awards, community involvement among others.

Simple SEO Tips

Unspoken

You find a reputable company to host your site. The idea is that you want to use specific words and content that is related to your site in order to get Google (and other search engines) to “crawl” your site. So you’ve decided to start a website for your business.

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DataSift Curation Engine Aims for Relevance in Real-time

www.skepticgeek.com

Number of Retweets Whether tweet contains a hyperlink Datasift is a rules-based engine that can filter this firehose using thousands of complex rules and provide a filtered stream in real-time within milliseconds. It is easily the most powerful relevance filtering engine I have seen yet.

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Directory Owner Charges $1,000 to Remove Low Quality Links

Bill Hartzer

As you probably know by now, one of the search engine optimization services that I am heavily involved in is cleaning up low quality links to websites. Related posts: Google Hosts Low Quality Article Directory with Links They Want Us to Remove Oh, the irony.

7 Skills Your Content Marketing Team Should Master

Small Business Mavericks

SEO – Search engine optimization is the ability to get your content ranked in the search engines for maximum visibility. While search algorithms are constantly in a state of flux, your content management team needs to be familiar with how the search engines organize and retrieve data. You should link builders, content promoters, analytics experts, paid advertising professionals, and a host of other members on your team with their unique specialties.

Microsoft’s Bing Does Not Support HTTPs SNI

Bill Hartzer

One response he gets from Bing Technical Support is that it’s “apparently a server issue which could be addressed by your web host provider” Then he got another response, saying that they would forward it to their research department. Bing Search Engines

Social Media Pros Host Fundraiser for Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Victims

Bill Hartzer

The Social Media Club in Dallas Texas is getting together with more than half a dozen media, marketing and advertising organizations, including the Dallas Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association to host an event called Dallas4Japan.

How Important are Keywords in 2015?

Convince & Convert

A whole host of other factors have sprung up to dethrone keywords from their venerable position at the helm of SEO for years. Using them in the right place and in the right amounts can still get you prime spots on search engine results pages and drive huge traffic to your site.

Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

45 pm Web Hosting demystified – I Jump to Comments I’ve been running my blog on wordpress.com which offcourse is a free account currently. The other day I was doing a bit of search (organic search) for a cheap, reliable, quality (wow i.e. quite a bit) web-hosting provider. After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. i have use it to hosting my web qronis.web.id