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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Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

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.

Host A Hangout-On-Air

Small Business Mavericks

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.

How to Host a Succesful Web Contest

Idaconcpts

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

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).

14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar

Convince & Convert

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

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.

The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting

ProBlogger

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 Your Domain Name with Bing.com For Free

Bill Hartzer

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

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

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.

All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps

Buffer Social

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?

Apple Owns Mystery Domains, Hosted on Amazon Cloud Server

Bill Hartzer

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.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

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 !)

Cloud Web Hosting: Benefits and Drawbacks

Idaconcpts

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?

Why I Chose SiteGround for Web Hosting

Ari Herzog

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.

The Importance Of Good Web Hosting

Small Business Mavericks

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

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.

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Host yourself: Don’t leave your digital space in someone else’s hands

Idaconcpts

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.

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. Have you had success with hosting interviews on your blog? 6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog.

How to Manage an Enterprise Hosting Solution

Ari Herzog

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?

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Google to Retire Hosted Domains Product within AdSense

Bill Hartzer

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

Bill Hartzer

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.

How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About

agora pulse

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.

Why Hosted PBX is a Good Investment

Idaconcpts

UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional

Laurel Papworth

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.

How to be a Rad Podcast Host and Avoid your Guest’s Pet Hates

ProBlogger

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.

Burt’s Bees Turns To Social Media Community To Host Global Beeday Celebration

Convince & Convert

To celebrate its 30th birthday, Burt’s Bees took to Facebook and Twitter on September 17th to host a Global Beeday celebration with its community.

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.

How to Create and Host a Blog Carnival

ProBlogger

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.

9 Tips for a Successful Webinar Event

Idaconcpts

Depending on its content, you may even consider hosting a webinar-for-profit. However, even the best content won’t make up for bad hosting. Below is a list of practices to help you successfully host your own webinar. This is also true for hosts of webinars.

Facebook Lags Behind Pinterest in Social Shopping Engagement

Pamorama

Social Media Consumer Electronic commerce engagement Facebook Facebook Users Image Hosting Lag Like Button Online Consumer Online Shopping Photo Sharing Pinterest Recent Report Social Shopping Software User Report UsersPinterest is superior to Facebook at stimulating conversations about consumer products.

How to Host Guest Blogs while Building your Credibility

ProBlogger

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.