Fail! What Customers Think Web Hosts Do (But They Don’t)

If you ask someone what they think a web host does, you’ll get a plethora of responses – and many of them are wrong. “Hosting” sounds a lot like generic customer service, and “web”? Well, surely that can describe just about anything to do with the internet or websites. You’d be surprised at just how… Continue reading Fail! What Customers Think Web Hosts Do (But They Don’t)

5 Signs You Need to Dump Your Web Host

If you’re like many website owners, you may have taken advantage of the free or low cost hosting that was offered when you registered your domain. Especially if it was for a free shared hosting package, it just made sense at the time to tick one more item off your to-do list. Unfortunately, not all… Continue reading 5 Signs You Need to Dump Your Web Host

5 Common Misconceptions About Web Hosting

There’s a lot of misconceptions about website hosting on the internet. Whether you’re a beginner looking for hosting for your first website, or an experienced webmaster deploying a dedicated server for his or her latest project, it’s interesting how many myths about hosting prevail. As long as your site seems to be functioning and you’re… Continue reading 5 Common Misconceptions About Web Hosting

Check These Benchmarks When Picking Web Hosts

Shopping for a new web host can seem overwhelming, but there are a few benchmarks that hosts need to achieve before earning your business. It might seem trivial, especially if you want a shared hosting plan for free or very low cost, but your web host can speed up or slow down your site. They… Continue reading Check These Benchmarks When Picking Web Hosts

4 Things Web Hosts Should Offer

Having a host who “only” offers hosting is like going to a restaurant that only serves one dish — and a bland one at that. A good web host should have a variety of offerings to make one stop shopping as easy as possible. However, perspective customers should still look around. Just because a company… Continue reading 4 Things Web Hosts Should Offer

Top Reasons Visitors Don’t Trust Your Site

You might not realize it, but many of your visitors don’t fully trust you when they first visit your site and read whatever information you’ve posted, or purchase your products and services. This is with good reason, and if you’re not well-known (ahem, you’re not an Amazon or a Google), then you might need to… Continue reading Top Reasons Visitors Don’t Trust Your Site