Web Optimization: Where to Start

Do you see web optimization as something shrouded in mystery? Contrary to popular belief, SEO is not an ancient, unknowable magic that only a select few have understanding of (though there are those who would have you think that). Instead, search engine optimization simply involves taking certain steps to make sure your website is as […]

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Website Security: Tips to Keep Your Site Safe from Digital Threats

How would you rate your website security? Chances are it could be better. A report published by firm Whitehat Security revealed that 86% of all websites had at least one serious vulnerability. Lack of website security is a serious concern, and not even larger organizations are immune. On Guy Fawkes Day of 2011, a holiday […]

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Mobile Web Usage Trends: What You Need to Know

You see it everywhere. While waiting in line at the bank, sitting in the coffee shop, and even while stuck in traffic, people are browsing the internet on their cell phones and tablets. Where we used to carry newspapers and books, we now carry tablets and e-readers. Instead of old-school Walkmen, we’re listening to music […]

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Code for America Contest Results

Last month, in conjunction with our participation in OSCON 2013 and our partnership with Code for America, we held a contest through Facebook to gather ideas for Code for America projects and reward some of our friends with awesome Bluehost gear. Congratulations to Joshua, Tim and Jason for being chosen as the winners of the […]

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The New SEO: What’s Big in 2013

The rules of search engine optimization are always changing, and old techniques quickly become outdated with the development of new search technologies. This is a point that Google has been driving home lately with its Panda and Penguin algorithm updates (most recently, Penguin 2.0). These algorithm changes are aimed at weeding out spammy, irrelevant websites […]

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How to Add an Email Opt-In Form to Your Website

If you have valuable information to share with your customers on a regular basis, then it might be time to start an email list. Start by putting an opt-in form on your website – you know, those “Sign up for our newsletter,” boxes you see on other websites.  Doing so will allow you to expand […]

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17 Web Design Resources You Need to Know

The Internet and social media have proven that humans are very visual creatures. How a website looks can be just as important as the content it holds. If a website looks slapped together, it makes your business look rushed, unreliable and untrustworthy. And since humans are so visual, it’s possible that your design will turn […]

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Should You Upgrade to VPS or Dedicated Hosting?

If you’re like most webmasters, you start off with a shared hosting plan in order to save money on your growing site. But what happens when you start to feel the growing pains? If your business starts to grow, your hosting plan should grow with you.  Is it time to think about upgrading to VPS […]

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Highlights from OSCON 2013

Today marks the end of another great OSCON. It’s certainly been a busy week but we had a blast, learned a ton, and enjoyed our time spent with open source projects and developers from around the world. To wrap things up, here’s a recap of the event along with an update of our second annual […]

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Introducing Next-Gen VPS and Dedicated Hosting

Introducing VPS and dedicated to OSCON Recently we launched our revolutionary VPS and dedicated hosting services. People have been asking us to offer these configurations for a long time and we’re thrilled at how well these services are being received. But one of the biggest reasons we were able to engineer truly breakthrough new servers […]

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