Cloud Services Buying Guide from the Experts


Build a Successful Product Landing Page in 5 Easy Steps

Published on 11/18/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
The landing page your product or service is attached to can either sell your goods with god-like speed or send you down a quick road to failure. A simple, well-designed, easy-to-use landing page not only introduces your new product, but also has the monumental task of converting visitors into buyers. And let’s not forget that your page must also rank well. As simple as most landing pages look, there’s a lot of hard work that goes into them. Here’s how your startup can build a successful product landing page in five easy steps. ... → Read More

Learn the Basics of Programming and Get Your Startup Online Faster

Published on 10/21/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Why would you, a non-tech founder, want to invest in learning a new skillset? Learning basic coding skills can help you fix problems faster, test new ideas from the comfort of your own computer screen and add features at will. Of course, you’ll also save a bit of money since you’ll be able to build a few things yourself rather than relying on a code master to do it for you. ... → Read More

What are SEO Tools?

Published on 6/3/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving website or web page results in search engines. By using SEO tools and software you can dramatically increase your results and decrease the amount of time you devote to optimizing your website.

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Virtualization vs. Public Clouds

Published on 2/14/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

The virtualisation of technology has redefined every level of government and enterprise. This creates many budgetary, resource and compliance issues. Now, more than ever, the cloud and other virtual environments deliver THE pivotal commodity - real-time IT - that every business needs. However, there are subtle and crucial differences between cloud and virtualised platforms and as a result of the big data explosion and mobilisation of technology, it is virtualisation that has become the game-changer for institutional success at scale. Why?

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How and Where to Report Copyright Infringement

Published on 2/7/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

We like to think that everyone is working just as hard as we are to produce fresh, unique, eye-catching content and images. However, that’s simply not true. Copyright infringement takes place daily online, often slipping under the radar unless it’s reported. Image and content theft is so rampant that web hosting companies now have special pages on their websites with which you can report others who have stolen your work. Protect yourself against copyright issues by learning how and where to report problems.

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How Will You Be Charged for Bandwidth Overages

Published on 1/12/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Most webmasters dream of the day when their website goes viral, leading to a seemingly never-ending stream of new visitors and business. Who wouldn’t like that? What many website owners tend to forget, however, is that all those new eyes on your domain may come at a price. The more traffic your website receives, the more bandwidth you use. And, just like money, bandwidth does not grow on trees. If you use more bandwidth than your webhosting package allows for, how and what will you be charged? Let’s find out.

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What's Slowing Down Your Website?

Published on 1/11/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Google engineers discovered recently that most web surfers are unwilling to wait for slow-loading websites to load before moving on to another site. As it turns out, internet users don't even have 400 milliseconds of patience--that's literally how long it takes to blink your eyes—to wait out a web page that stutters and sputters as it displays in their browser. If you’re a webmaster, those can be scary numbers. Have no fear, Reviews Gurus is here! You can learn what’s slowing down your website with these online apps and tools.

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Never Forget to Renew Your Domain Name Again

Published on 1/10/2013 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
Horror stories from people who forgot to renew their top-level domain names (TLDs) abound online. And it’s not just the flighty or the too-busy-for-your-own-good types who let this important date pass them by. The University of Queensland failed to renew their domain name in 2011, causing student and faculty email addresses to stop working, among other things. And sometimes, even famous people let their domain renewal go by unnoticed. ... → Read More

DNS Explained

Published on 12/27/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

If you've purchased a domain, you're directly involved with the Domain Name System (DNS), whether you know it or not. According to, the Domain Name System is one of the most important and overlooked parts of the Internet. It can also be one of the most confusing. Check out this educational video from Learn DNS that translates this very complicated system into easy-to-understand language.

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Dispelling Mac Hosting Myths

Published on 12/18/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

There are no shortages of misconceptions out there regarding web hosting, especially when it comes to Mac-centric hosting. Windows and Linux hosting may seem to be the predominant leaders in the hosting industry, and certainly they’ve been around the longest and have the richest histories, but Mac hosting is quickly gaining momentum and loads of loyal customers. Regardless, there are an abundance of rumors floating around the web regarding Mac hosting, what it is, and what it isn’t. Today we’re going to dispel a handful of Mac hosting myths, hopefully clearing up a few misconceptions along the way.

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Help Make cPanel Better By Taking a Short Survey

Published on 12/4/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Like everything else in life, web hosting control panels get better with feedback. When users are able to communicate exactly what’s working and what isn’t, developers get to work tweaking and improving things here and there to please their audience. Right now, you have the chance to make the web’s number one control panel even better by participating in a short survey.

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New Study Finds That Customers Are Most Concerned About Speed and Uptime

Published on 11/28/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

What is it about your web hosting company that impresses you most? Are you more thrilled with your hosting control panel or the price you pay for hosting each month? According to a new study from, it’s speed and uptime that clients appreciate most. And that makes a fair amount of sense. After all, if your website is constantly down it doesn’t matter much what control panel your host uses or how much you shell out each month for hosting services.

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How To Have a Successful Live Chat Experience With Your Hosting Company

Published on 11/20/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide
One of the biggest complaints in the web hosting industry is that support is too slow to act. That’s not always true, of course. When your website is down it seems like every moment drags on for hours, and it’s easy to become impatient in such cases. Live chat services provided by hosting companies have done away with long telephone, email or trouble ticket system wait times. Even so, they’ve come with their own complaints. We’re constantly hearing that users are frustrated with their live chat experiences, in part, because they don’t understand the dynamics of live chat support. Here’s how you can have a successful live chat with your hosting company every time you reach out for support. ... → Read More

The Webmaster's Online Toolbox

Published on 11/20/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Webmasters used to have to download local copies of software to perform even the most basic tasks. From design to coding to monitoring uptime, it was the norm at one point in history to pay for a piece of software, download it to your computer, and then access it when you needed to perform a certain function. That worked fairly well when you were able to power up the computer on which you installed that software, but didn’t work at all when you were at work and, say, your website needed a quick update and you didn’t have your usual software tools at your disposal. These days, almost anything you can imagine can be done online, including routine webmaster tasks. Here are a few web-based webmaster tools you should have in your toolbox.

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Three Dead Simple Ways to Boost Your Website Traffic Right Now

Published on 11/14/2012 12:00:00 AM by The Editor in: Expert Guide

Website visitors are everything! You can have an impressive website design, a killer web hosting company backing you and the most phenomenal product on the market, but if you don’t have a daily stream of people clicking on your website each day it’s all for nothing. Imagine if no one ever visited! All the many products that Amazon features would just sit there, collecting dust.

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