How to Switch Web Hosts?

Allow me to take a shot at a scenario you may be in: You’ve built a website for your business and decided a hosting provider that meets your needs in terms of bandwidth, storage, backups, support and more. Over time you become frustrated with your hosting provider at lack of support or technical competence to fulfill your needs. When you started with your web host it may have seemed like the ideal option, now that things have changed it’s time to move to a new web host. If this accurately describes where you are, here’s how you can do it […]

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How To Start a Web Hosting Business – Go Beyond Just Web Design

Web design and development is a challenging business. With an increase in the number of websites and new businesses coming online in the last decade, a whole new window of opportunities has opened for you, one of them being reselling web hosting. The entry to this business is open and requires almost no cost and can be setup at home. If you already have a web design and development business running, selling web hosting to your clients can help spin off your reselling business. In this post, we’ll explore how you as a designer or developer can start a web […]

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Writing effective emails to market your product

We’re all busy, and we’ve all received lengthy, ambiguous and rambling emails. Ironically, most of us have also been guilty of writing such verbose emails while requesting for someone else’s time. So what kind of emails work then? I have made some interesting and useful observations on effective email – particularly, What not to do when emailing someone (ie. your target market). How to write emails that people will actually (want to) read. The relevance of email has recently become a topic of discussion as part of many marketing plans. There are arguments for and against what is now being categorised […]

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Novas Estensões de Domínios – O Novo Normal

Quase um ano atrás escrevi um artigo chamado ‘Domain Reselling – Ushering in the new gTLDs’ falando sobre como as marcas vem lentamente se afastando de domínios tradicionais, como .COM e de fato estão começando a aderirem as novas extensões de domínios, também conhecidos como gTLDs (exemplos: .online, .tech, .top, .agency). Na época citei exemplos de empresas famosas como: Google, Reliance, entre outros impérios multibilionários que estão tomando este mesmo caminho. Pois é, um ano depois, estou ainda mais convencido sobre a popularidade destes novos gTLDs. O que me convenceu? Simples. Tenho associado que startups, pequenas ou médias empresas que estão em expansão ou estão num crescimento acelerado, […]

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