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What You Need to Know About Web Hosting

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This blog post is part of “The Ultimate Guide to Web Development” and "The Ultimate Guide to SEO" blog series. Web hosting at many businesses is an afterthought. We are routinely contacted by companies that bought the cheapest hosting they could find when the business was small, and didn’t think about it again until something goes very wrong--the site gets hacked, infected or just plain crashes. Then they are frantic. Here’s why web hosting is critical to your business. Your Business Address In order to direct people to your website, it needs to have an address. That is your domain...
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The Real Cost of Cheap Web Hosting

This blog post is part of “The Ultimate Guide to Web Development” blog series. The web is riddled with cheap hosting services. Some are billed as “free” because they come with a web building service (Weebly), others boast a low monthly fee--under $5 in many cases. But what are you actually getting for these services, and are they really what you want? Web hosting costs money. Whatever company is hosting your website has a building where the servers are located, bandwidth purchased from an internet service provider, staff that maintain the equipment, salespeople, marketers, and other employees, etc. The proliferation...
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The Story of Our Agency’s Move to WP Engine

The Story of Our Agency’s Move to WPengine
This blog post is part of “The Ultimate Guide to Web Development” blog series. The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back - The Story of Our Agency’s Move from BlueHost to WP Engine Around a year ago, BlueHost went down. And I mean down down - all of their sites - and all of our company and client websites. Disaster! BlueHost eventually got everything back online, but this caused us to really evaluate where we chose to host ourselves and our clients. Until something goes wrong, it's easy to look at hosting as a commodity - all the same, with several basic options...
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