3 Things to Consider When Picking a Location for Your Data Center

Data Center Map

With the power of modern servers and Internet data speeds, something like the geographical location of a server may seem trivial. After all, data zips across the Internet so quickly, so does location matter anymore? Shared or VPS Hosting customers may not need quite as much out of their hosting plans. But, Dedicated Server clients demand greater performance, speed, and reliability. Squeezing more out of a server means exploiting every opportunity for performance boosters, including Data Center location. Continue reading “3 Things to Consider When Picking a Location for Your Data Center”

How to Use Your Smartphone to Shoot Professional Looking Videos for Your Website

Smartphone Camera

Ever seen those billboards or commercials that brag that the whole thing was shot on a smartphone? You may have thought “yeah right.” Funny thing is, it was probably true! More and more producers working on tight budgets have turned to smartphones to meet their production needs on the cheap. Here is how you, too, can create videos and show them on your website using nothing more than your smartphone and a little know-how. Continue reading “How to Use Your Smartphone to Shoot Professional Looking Videos for Your Website”

Top 5+ Best WordPress Caching Plugins

Stay Ahead with Caching tools

Everyone loves a fast loading website. Website owners, site visitors, and even Google all have a special place in their hearts for websites that load quickly and efficiently. And, with good reason: excessive load times can drive away site visitors, prevent conversions, and cause a site to rank lower in search engine results pages. Continue reading “Top 5+ Best WordPress Caching Plugins”

10 Free Ways to Start Marketing Your Website

Free Stuff

Finding the right domain name, choosing a design, and figuring out a compelling user experience. These are the steps most people think about when setting up their website. Yet, once it is built, how do you get actual visitors? Will it cost money to get a site noticed? Continue reading “10 Free Ways to Start Marketing Your Website”

Taking Your Site’s Security Seriously: InMotion Hosting Announces Partnerships with Sucuri and Patchman

Security

It seems like the nightly news has an item on cyber-attacks on an almost daily basis. Whether it is a malware blackmail scheme, a nationally sponsored attack against another government, or just a bit of malicious hijinks, threats to online security abound. Fortunately, there are ways to fight back and prevent these assaults. Continue reading “Taking Your Site’s Security Seriously: InMotion Hosting Announces Partnerships with Sucuri and Patchman”

5 Ways to Improve Your WordPress Site’s Performance

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) around, but some of the tools that make it so powerful can also slow its performance to a crawl. Most web-optimization experts will tell you that you may have only a few seconds (if that) to capture your site visitor’s interest, so a sluggish site is sure to cost you. But, with a few relatively simple tweaks, you can gain a sizable uptick in performance. Continue reading “5 Ways to Improve Your WordPress Site’s Performance”

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain for Your Website

 

When first setting up any website, one of the hardest — but most important — things to decide is what to call it. Your website’s domain will play a big role in defining your brand’s image, search optimization, “buzz-worthiness,” and more. Unique domains are becoming increasingly scarce commodities as thousands of new sites come online each year. With millions of websites already vying for real estate on the web, and each with a distinct domain name, finding the perfect thing to call your site is now more important than ever. Continue reading “5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain for Your Website”

What is G Suite and Why Should I Consider Using It?

Are you looking for one of the most feature-rich and user-friendly solutions on the web that combines email, cloud storage, productivity software, calendars, and more? Do you hear people talking about how great they think Google’s products are and find yourself wondering what G Suite (formerly known as “Google Apps”) is? Continue reading “What is G Suite and Why Should I Consider Using It?”

Optimizing a Drupal Site for SEO and Google PageSpeed

A great content management system (CMS), over 1 million users globally have used Drupal to build powerful websites on the Internet. However, to maximize the search engine optimization (SEO) of a website built with a CMS like Drupal, you must configure the site with the proper settings. Let’s look at the basic steps you should take to optimize a fresh install of Drupal. Continue reading “Optimizing a Drupal Site for SEO and Google PageSpeed”