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Best and Worst Domain Registrars

  So you want to register a domain name and have no idea who to go with. You've seen Godaddy commercials. Your friend told you about Namecheap. But what's the best one? Terms to know before shopping for Domain Registrars Icann: which is an acronym for...

14 Best Website Monitoring Services

  If you’re managing a website, then you want to make sure that your audience can visit and interact with it without any issues or delays. These days, lag times and server outages can cause significant setbacks for a site, leading to a bad end-user experience....

Best Free Blog Sites

If you’ve never done it before, starting a blog sounds scary. Uncertainty, fear of failing, not knowing where to start. These are all common reactions. But looking at famous bloggers making serious money online is enough to keep you going. Where do you even begin? How...

How to Host Your Own Website from Home

  Host your own website? What is this 1996?  No. There are plenty of good reasons to host your own website from home, and we break down how to do it right here.  Looking at the options for hosting a website may have you wondering whether it might be worth...

WP Engine vs GoDaddy

If you're comparing GoDaddy to WP Engine, you're comparing apples to oranges. GoDaddy is all about discount pricing, at scale. WP Engine is a much higher quality, WordPress specific service. Yes, GoDaddy now offers their Managed WordPress Hosting, but it's more of a...

Bluehost vs Hostgator

  Alright sonny, you're comparing Bluehost and HostGator - two of the most well know brands (besides GoDaddy) in consumer hosting. Which do you go with? Let's break it down: They're both discount hosting companies with huge marketing spend. You've probably heard...

SiteGround vs. HostGator

  I'll be honest, SiteGround is my #1 recommended host. It's the perfect combo of price, features, and support. Almost nothing else comes close for 90% of site owners. BUT...maybe you're looking for something else? Both SiteGround and HostGator some some of the...

Dreamhost vs GoDaddy: Which is Better?

Both DreamHost and GoDaddy are solid hosts that have been around since the dot-com boom. They're old. But old is good, because it means they've been around awhile, and will probably still be here in 10 years. GoDaddy was once known for SuperBowl commercials and being...

How to Host a Website

These days it seems like everyone and their mother has their own website. With so many different blogs and niche sites out there it must be easy to create and manage your own page, right? Well, that is true, but the fact is that a lot of different things go into web...