Cloud Services Buying Guide from the Experts


Six Foolproof Ways to Promote Your Blog & Gain Visitors

Published on 6/8/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Blogging is big business. At the close of last year, there were more than 126 million blogs on the Internet. As any blogger who makes a living writing online will tell you, in order to succeed, you need to treat your blog as a business. Want to gain more traffic and get people interested in what you have to say? If you’ve already done the basics, like submit your blog to search engines, you’re ready to take the next big steps. Here are six foolproof ways to promote your blog and gain visitors. ... → Read More

Top 5 Free FTP Clients

Published on 6/7/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
FTP is short for file transfer protocol, which is a fancy way of explaining how data is moved from one computer to another. In order to have your own domain based website, you’ll need to get your design, pictures and words from your computer to your webhost’s server on a regular basis. The safest and most efficient way to do this is by using an FTP client. ... → Read More

PHP Web Hosting - Part 2

Published on 4/21/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Quick Tips for Choosing a PHP Hosting: Here are some additional tips to consider when choosing PHP web hosting: 1- Technical: Find a web host that gives you all applications (MySQL, PHP, and Perl are standard ones). You may not understand it all, but you may need to use it in the future. ... → Read More

PHP Web Hosting - Part 1

Published on 4/12/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

PHP is one of the most popular server side programming languages that can be embedded into a website. It contains a wide variety of applications used in building dynamic websites and is easy to learn and use. PHP is adapted from Perl and C, and even if a user has no experience with either, PHP is a great way to start programming and making dynamic websites. Finding PHP scripts and software packages is easy and many of the applications are free.

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Web Hosting Essentials

Published on 3/23/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Just the sheer number of web hosts can make choosing a company very confusing. However, competition is great for the consumer because it keeps prices down. One must take into consideration what is needed, and the expense will depend on whether you want dedicated or shared servers, lots of bandwidth, or servers with high end hardware. ... → Read More

The Truth about Unlimited Bandwidth

Published on 3/5/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Web hosting is an extremely competitive market and catchy promotional advertisements attract more business. Companies offering “unlimited bandwidth” are a popular marketing ploy, and all consumers should know the facts. Bandwidth is the amount of data to and from your website. There is no such thing as “unlimited bandwidth.” No data centers offer Internet connections of “unlimited megabytes per second.” How could a web hosting company do it? Computer services and backups would collapse if all customers used all of their bandwidth allowances to the max. Bandwidth costs money, and a company has to meet their costs. The more megabytes (or gigabytes or terabytes) a company gives, the less money they make, but many of these companies merely play the odds. ... → Read More

Hybrid Hosting: Using the Best of Managed and Cloud

Published on 1/29/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Websites are designed to perform varieties of services for their owners, whether they are internal company sites, blogs, or e-business sites. From supporting an email system and personnel data to products, orders and customer information, websites need flexibility to perform at their best in order to provide top quality service for customers and visitors to the site. Both managed hosting and cloud hosting provide for a website’s needs in different ways. Hybrid hosting is a very useful option that website hosts may start to consider as their online needs grow and change. ... → Read More

Cloud Hosting: Why Your Site Needs It.

Published on 1/16/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Much like cloud computing, cloud hosting has become the newest form of shared computing. In fact, you may already be using cloud hosting without even knowing it. If you use Gmail or share photos via Flickr or Photobucket, you’ve used cloud hosting. ... → Read More

Shared Hosting - An Inexpensive Alternative to Dedicated Hosting

Published on 1/3/2010 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
The debate between shared server hosting and dedicated server hosting provides proof that there are advantages and disadvantages to both methods of hosting. Often times, this can cause confusion for anyone considering the development of a Web site. Following are some pros and cons to shared server hosting. ... → Read More

The Foundations of Web Hosting

Published on 12/23/2009 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Like the foundations to a house, an excellent web hosting package should be solid, offer support, and remain invisible unless there's a serious problem. However, finding the right foundation for your web site can be difficult unless you know what you're looking for. When you compare web hosts, you need to first understand what the needs of your particular web site are. How much traffic do you anticipate? Will you need an e-commerce component? What degree of security will you need? If your web site requires exceptional speed and performance, you may need a virtual dedicated server. By understanding what your needs are before you begin comparing competing web hosting packages, you can get the best package for your web site without spending a fortune. ... → Read More

What is dedicated server hosting?

Published on 12/3/2009 12:00:00 PM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Simply put, dedicated server hosting simply means taking an entire web server on rent from your hosting service provider. This is different from shared server hosting, where a number of clients are hooked to the same server and share the resources of the server jointly. ... → Read More

How To Choose a Virtual Dedicated Server

Published on 12/2/2009 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Choosing a good but affordable dedicated server can be complicated and time-consuming, so we’ve made it a little easier for you. Following below is a complete guide on choosing the best dedicated server, taking into account your technology needs, financial constraints, business requirements, with also reviews of dedicated server offers. ... → Read More
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