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We’re Not Stupid!

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Earlier today, I had a funny yet equally annoying experience with a host’s customer support representative. I don’t like the host — they’re a really cheap “budget host” and they’ve demonstrated incompetence so many times. If I owned the account I’d move the websites away from them as soon as possible. Unfortunately the account is my friend’s and I would have to bear for a few more months with this host until the contract expires.

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Why Most Other Review Sites Suck

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I’ve been feeling lazy all day and I’ve got no work to do, so I decided to read some web hosting reviews by other people. I was browsing through many sites including WebHostingTalk but the one site that made my day was WhoIsHostingThis.

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Yet Another Reason Why MDDHosting is Awesome

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At around 3 am EST yesterday, my brother and I were working on one of our sites when we experienced sudden slowness. We couldn’t publish articles, we couldn’t update pages, we couldn’t do anything productive at all. This was very unusual so we decided to wait it out a bit. A couple minutes passed and we were going to check again but to our surprise, the site was down! In fact, we found out all the sites in our account (including Review Hell) were down!

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Giving GoDaddy a Second Chance

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Last January, GoDaddy introduced a new product called “GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting.” They claim that this hosting plan is optimized for WordPress which means users can expect a boost in speed and overall performance. It’s generating a lot of buzz lately most probably because they’re selling a package that’s very similar to WPEngine‘s $29/month plan for about 1/4 of the cost!

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Sorry, You Just Lost a Potential Client

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I was browsing Reddit and I came across a very interesting story. It seems a guy had his web hosting account terminated for tweeting about a downtime issue!

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5 Signs You Need a New Web Host

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Using unreliable web hosting will have a negative impact on your business sooner or later. It might be more disastrous if you chose to stick with a host just because you don’t want to be bothered with switching. It is well worth it in the long run and most web hosting companies will help transfer your site for free.

Sign #1: Your sites go up and down like a yoyo.

This one is a no-brainer. If your website is inaccessible at random times and your uptime monitor frequently emails you downtime notices, then it’s probably time to transfer to another host. Who knows how much sales you’re missing because your host can’t even do their primary job?

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WebHostFace Hosting Special – $8.95 for One Year!

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I came across WebHostFace‘s special offer and seriously, it made me go “WTF?!” because it’s a crazy offer.

As far as I know they’ve only been around since 2013 but this isn’t an offer I would pass on. Why?

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Claiming Review Hell on Technorati

I’ve been meaning to do this since last month but I’ve only had the time to do so now. Here you go, Technorati bot: C8MCBYH8SRRN

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Your Backups Can Tell How Much You Value Your Website

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Around 6 months ago, I was tasked to build an e-commerce site for a client who said it was their first website and they were going to focus on it as their *only* business. Everything went well, from constructing what they wanted up to uploading and setting up the site. Eventually my client’s website became a successful local online business.

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Great Web Hosting Deals – January 2014

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Here’s a small collection of great web hosting deals/promo codes which are still active at the moment. I’ve considered the quality of service so no need to worry about getting crappy service just because “it’s cheap.”

Note that these aren’t new promos nor are they exclusive for January 2014 only.

Enjoy!

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