Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
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
MAY 14, 2011
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.
Host A Hangout-On-Air
Small Business Mavericks
APRIL 5, 2013
But did you know you can host a Hangout and record it live on YouTube? One of the fascinating things about Google+ that few people are aware of but that is a powerful tool for business is Google+’s Hangouts-on-Air. I’ve written about Google+ Hangouts before. If you have a YouTube channel, this is a golden opportunity. You can reach all of your YouTube channel subscribers with one live video feed that you can also embed on your own website. And it’s really easy to use.
Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Apparently the new addition only covers WordPress.com hosted blogs and not self hosted blogs. Anyone that goes to the trouble of self hosting a blog typically is serious about their blogging. Most of the successful and lasting blogs you find online are self hosted.
WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Given that WordPress hosts 59,914,568 as of 09/25/2011 and that over 301 million people view more than 2.5 billion pages each month on WordPress.com-hosted blogs (data from WordPress Stats ), it is not a surprise that many users around the world have chosen WordPress as their CMS of choice.
The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Blog hosting can be a confusing thing to navigate , particularly if you’re new to the blogging game or just striking out with your own domain. While I fully agree that these three are quality hosting companies, I wouldn’t label them as the best WordPress hosting choice for every blogger.
How to Host a Succesful Web Contest
JANUARY 27, 2011
As such, if you are searching for ways to increase your website’s traffic, consider hosting a web contest to appeal to those basic human desires. Every contest your company hosts should have a predetermined purpose. Viral marketing How to Host a Succesful Web Contest
Who Is Your Host Neighbor?
Small Business Mavericks
JUNE 27, 2012
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
JUNE 23, 2014
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).
14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar
Convince & Convert
MAY 7, 2013
Following is a step-by-step list of how to host a memorable, interesting, and useful webinar. She is the lead blogger at PR and marketing blog , Spin Sucks, co-author of Marketing In the Round , and co-host of Inside PR, a weekly podcast about communications and social media.
How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress
The Way of the Web
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
We tend to always recommend self-hosting if your site is important to you and your business, partly because third-party services can close or change, and partly because it gives you a lot more control over backups. Setting up self-hosted WordPress: To set up your site, you need 2 things.
How to Host Your Domain Name with Bing.com For Free
APRIL 9, 2014
Tired of having to pay for web hosting and don’t want to park your domain name with a domain name parking company ? Well, you can (temporarily) host your domain name with Bing.com for free. How to host your domain with Bing. Host: www.mrotgage.com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0
General Electric Hosts a Virtual Science Fair On Tumblr
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 15, 2013
To host this campaign, General Electric has introduced a new “#6SecondsScience Fair” Tumblr , which serves as a virtual home for the best submissions. What started as six second science lessons on Vine has morphed into a user-generated campaign just in time for the back-to-school season.
What to Expect When Moving WordPress to New Hosting
MAY 30, 2011
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.
6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog
MAY 1, 2014
Six Tips for Hosting an Interview Series. Use social media to crowdsource questions or host a live Q & A session with the interviewee. Have you had success with hosting interviews on your blog? 6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog.
All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
With a takeover, the host gets someone who can bring value to their followers while the guest gets to reach a new audience with their content. Have you done Instagram takeovers as either the host or guest before?
Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote
Diva Marketing Blog
JUNE 19, 2016
in addition to the awesome host of course? Jay Ducote came to my attention when he battled it out last year on the Food Network show Food Network Star Season 11. For those who might not be food TV fans (a guilty pleasure of mine. take a look at Diva Foodies !)
Apple Owns Mystery Domains, Hosted on Amazon Cloud Server
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
owns a bunch of nonsensical domain names that use Apple’s own DNS, but are hosted on Amazon’s cloud server. And they’ve been buying these nonsensical domain names and setting up web hosting for at least 6 months now.
Why I Chose SiteGround for Web Hosting
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
In the 14 years since purchasing ariherzog.com, I’ve paid several companies for web hosting. Everyone — person and business — rents space for a monthly or annual period of time with a hosting provider. For the past three years I hosted my site with HostGator. They’ve been in business for over a decade; and are among the most popular providers out there for shared hosting environments.
Cloud Web Hosting: Benefits and Drawbacks
AUGUST 13, 2010
Web hosting in the cloud. When you examine the advantages offered by cloud hosting against its drawbacks, does the equation favor cloud web hosting, or are most websites served just as well by virtual private servers or even shared hosting?
How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Have you attended a bunch of Twitter chats and are thinking about hosting a Twitter chat of your own? Why Host a Twitter Chat? When you are a mere participant in a Twitter chat, you can respond, but when you are hosting a chat, you can direct.
The Importance Of Good Web Hosting
Small Business Mavericks
AUGUST 21, 2011
Businesses who make their first attempt to participate in online marketing often make the mistake of choosing the wrong hosting company. There are so many hosting companies offering services and so many different types of hosting services available that it can be overwhelming to some small business owners who just want a website for their business. While it can be tempting to find a local web host that will provide a place for your website, that could be a fatal mistake.
How to choose your hosting company
Social Media Citizens
AUGUST 30, 2013
There are so many hosting services online that it is really difficult to choose the right one, but doing your homework always pays off in the long term. The hosting market keeps expending, various new services are being introduced every day.
Google Hosts Low Quality Article Directory with Links They Want Us to Remove
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
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?
How to be a Rad Podcast Host and Avoid your Guest’s Pet Hates
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
As a podcast host, a guest, and from working with hundreds of podcasters, I’ve seen almost everything. So I thought I’d sit down and give you a heads up on what makes a good and terrible podcast host. As a host, be on time. By Karly Nimmo of Radcasters Podcasting S’cool.
Host yourself: Don’t leave your digital space in someone else’s hands
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
When it comes to running a small business or blogging about your recent travel adventures to Spain, anyone who works online understands the need for speedy and effective Internet hosting service. So, about web hosting services? Web hosting companies provide several features that vary.
How to Manage an Enterprise Hosting Solution
OCTOBER 19, 2010
I often get a lot of questions about enterprise hosting solutions – and for good reason. However, hosting depends on the amount of space you need. With an enterprise hosting solution, you can not only protect your information by placing it on your own dedicated servers, but you can also determine exactly where you want specific data to be stored – something you lose with public cloud hosting. Enterprise Hosting Software.
Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?
JANUARY 4, 2011
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Google to Retire Hosted Domains Product within AdSense
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Google has decided to retire the “hosted domains” product that they have through the Google AdSense program. According to an email directly from the Google AdSense team, they have evaluated the benefits of their partner network and decided to retire the Hosted Domains program with Google AdSense. After evaluating the benefits of our partner network, we’ve decided to retire the Hosted domains product within AdSense.
Chase Ignores Domain Name Whois Privacy, Sends Credit Card Offers to Web Host
MARCH 2, 2011
When they encounter whois privacy on a domain name, they are disregarding it and alternatively sending the credit card offers to the domain owners’ web hosting companies. I own a small web hosting business in East Texas called Mabank.net.
Seven Reasons Live Video is the Hardest Form of Content Marketing
MARCH 13, 2017
With the advent of Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram Live, live video is the hottest thing in content marketing. However it is also the hardest one to master. Dev Sharma shares the reasons behind it and more.
How to Create and Host a Blog Carnival
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
Host a blog carnival : a roundup of timely posts from other bloggers, concentrating on a particular area of interest. My blog, Control Your Cash , hosts the weekly Carnival of Wealth. In other words, hosting a carnival means something for everyone. If you’re wondering, I had originally offered to host the Carnival of Wealth once a month. The mechanics of hosting a carnival are straightforward. Hosting a carnival can be a lot of work in the initial stages.
Invitation: IBM #SocialBizChat to Host @SocialEmployee w/ @kevinbrandall, @ckburgess, @mnburgess #socbiz #HR
Blue Focus Marketing
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Our little social business book that could, The Social Employee , keeps rolling right along. We are proud to announce that IBM (@ IBM ) has selected The Social Employee (@ SocialEmployee ) for “ The Shortlist ,” the company’s monthly book club.
Why Hosted PBX is a Good Investment
JUNE 8, 2010
The Hard Things About The Hard Thing Called "Digital Transformation"
MARCH 15, 2017
Notice how quickly we moved from hosting to cloud services? hosting. You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs without the words "digital transformation!" tumbling out of their mouth. There is no doubt that digital transformation affects everyone in business today. Small, medium and large businesses are being impacted.
How to Host Guest Blogs while Building your Credibility
DECEMBER 20, 2011
One way to satisfy these challenges is to host guest blogs on your site. While there are plenty of tips out there on how to be a good guest blogger, what about being a gracious host? When hosting guest blogs, professionalism and courteousness can take you a long way. When hosting guests, reply within a set period of time, and make it your policy. Once again, the same scenario is true for hosting guests on your blog.
Podcasting: The New Frontier for Women Bloggers
AUGUST 18, 2016
The data is clear, podcasting is on the rise and doesn’t appear to be stopping. Here are five steps to get you started and on your way. The post Podcasting: The New Frontier for Women Bloggers appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Is Shared or Dedicated Hosting Best for You?
JULY 10, 2011
One of the questions to which blog owners rarely give enough thought is what kind of web hosting solution they’ll use. Shared hosting. Shared web hosting is the lowest cost hosting option available. Dedicated hosting. When to switch to dedicated hosting.
UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional
SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
Compare these two situations: A UK Teen is arrested for making comments about an Olympian diver’s (Tom Daly) father’s death on Twitter and a lauded Australian Radio Host is lauded for making comments in front of Uni students about our Prime Minister’s father’s death.
Guest Post Hosting: the Surprising Traffic Driver
MAY 1, 2012
But what about hosting guest bloggers as a way to increase traffic? Benefits of hosting guest bloggers. Every time I hosted a guest blogger, my page views more than doubled. The whole reason your blog will benefit from hosting a guest, is because of cross-promotion. Guest Post Hosting: the Surprising Traffic Driver. This guest post is by Shari Lopatin of ShariLopatin.com.