Acquiring an established website is quite simply the online substitute of purchasing a brick and mortar business, seeing as it comes with the same advantages, challenges and risks. On one hand, you conveniently bypass the tedious initial period of developing, promoting and monetizing a website. Furthermore you can expect to earn profits from day one, you inherit an already engaged ...
Website performance is key these days, and server response times are crucial when working to optimize the performance of your website. To help you with this comes Bitcatcha – a free online tool which checks your server response times from 8 different locations around the world. The results are then compared against Alexa’s top 10,000 global websites – and you’re ...
I talk about creating and managing an online presence alot here on Rapid Purple – and every now and then someone will ask me what I think is the most important aspect of an online presence. Often times they are totally shocked by the answer. Backups. Backups are by far the most important thing when it comes to your online presence ...
StableHost has been around for quiet a while now and they’ve built up a reputation for themselves in the web hosting community as a no-nonsense hosting company with a huge focus on support & performance. Well continuing with that focus the team over at StableHost has began building a simple, straight forward, website monitoring platform – complete with email, SMS, ...
So you decided to bypass the website builder route and build your website yourself. This is definitely the harder way to go about building your website however you will learn alot more and hopefully have some fun along the way. First thing is first. Your going to need to get yourself a domain name and a hosting plan. Now usually ...
So the time has finally come when you’ve decided it’s time to get a website up – whether it be for your personal blog or your business you’ve made the decision to get yourself onto the world wide web. So now you’re probably sitting there wondering – What now? Do I call GoDaddy? Web.com? Wix? I want a website – ...
Adult websites. Porn. XXX. However you call it it’s still one of the greatest moneymakers on the web. It still gets more traffic than most other web-based industries. So if you’re considering starting an adult website, it is certainly no wonder why. With some business acumen, a bit of ethics, and certain knowledge of the law, you can make quite ...
Some myths seem to make so much common sense that people will keep repeating them. When it comes to eCommerce, the misconceptions are particular virulent. Here are a few myths that seem like they just won’t go away no matter how hard people try and spread the word about them. eCommerce Is Easy This one is half myth and half marketing ...
Web hosting is a very important part of any business, service or entrepreneurship. One needs to convey their ideas to the external world through the best platform that exists today, the Internet. Not only does it improve one’s reach, it also enhances the probability of someone finding you as the best solution for their particular problem. The complete process of ...
If you are new to owning and managing a website, this advice can save you a ton of trouble. If you are an experienced blogger or site owner, the idea may come as a surprise. Sometimes, we don’t see the obvious until it whacks us over the head. First, a story. Is saving money always a good idea? My friend, ...
1&1 would like to welcome everyone to the summertime, and help celebrate it with their new lowered pricing for 1&1 MyWebsite. The new price of a 12-month subscription is now $6.99/mo as opposed to the usual cost of $9.99/mo. 1&1 MyWebsite includes customizable industry designs, a web address (domain name), professional e-mail addresses, social media integration (Facebook & Twitter), and much more! To ...
Back in April I had first mentioned the redesign of the HI Abseiling website – a custom WordPress based theme drawn up by Colin Berwick in Photoshop, and converted over to WordPress by me. HI Abseiling are one of London’s premier window cleaning providers, along with a wide range of other services including concrete testing, blasting, and painting. I had worked ...
Sandoony Spa, located in Brooklyn – New York, came to me with a full flash-based website that they needed to get away from and build something a bit more modern, more intuitive, and easily accessible across a wide range of devices. As such their original flash website was scrapped and work started on a brand new site, build entirely utilizing HTML5, CSS3, ...
Most first time webmasters launch their website and immediately start worrying about generating backlinks and increasing their ranking in search engines, however many miss the first and most important step – On-Page SEO. On-Page SEO defines how search engines will view and list your website. This starts from your core meta and open graph tags, down to the keywords you ...
No matter how brilliant your website design is, if it is hard to reach the content of your site then your site is as useful as an empty shell. Here are some tips to improve the usability of your website to ensure it serves its functions optimally. This post goes hand in hand with the previous article about setting up ...
A few months ago the team at SpeedySparrow had submitted a feature request to the cPanel development team asking for support for wildcard SSL certificates
Hosting provider 1&1 is “deactivating” MySQL 4 databases starting on May 1st, 2013. All WordPress sites hosted with 1&1 that have not migrated their databases from the old database to the new MySQL 5 databases may have their sites go offline, however 1&1 doesn’t explicitly say the sites will go down. If you host a database driven site on 1and1.com, ...
I have spoken to plenty of webmasters and online marketers who utilize Google Adsense over my years working with the Internet, and I have noticed that a common question amongst many of them is “Why am I not earning much from my Google Adsense ads?” This is far from a simple question to answer, and the answer will vary depending ...
Easyspace.com have a number of coupon codes for March 2013 onwards, including one for their new website builder package – EasySiteLive Pro. To make things easier for everyone, most of these new discount codes below don’t expire until 30th June 2013. Before we get into the new Easyspace website builder, EasySiteLive Pro, let’s focus on some of the more basic ...