How to Start a Web Hosting Business with Reseller Hosting

How To Become A Web Host

Looking at making a little residual income through web hosting? Why not consider becoming a web host. Here are a few points that might be helpful: What is web hosting? Web hosting is a service that facilitates individuals or organizations to put up web page(s) on the Internet, such that it is available for users to see, by typing in the website address (URL). Web hosts are providers of such services. In order to be able to host with a provider, a domain name is required. Whom is it for? If you have working knowledge of the Internet and are […]

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Service Tax on Cross-Border Online Services in India – Explained

With a view to providing a level playing field to Indian Service Providers providing taxable ‘online information and database access or retrieval [OIDAR] services’ including electronic services in India, the Indian Government has made some revisions in its policies. The service tax exemption given to products in this category which may include Domain Names and Hosting has been withdrawn with effect from 1 December, 2016 for such services ‘provided in India’ by service providers located outside India or in a foreign territory. Effective 1st December, 2016, Government of India has expanded the definition of OIDAR services (under Notification No.46, 47, […]

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How to increase open rate of your emails

Well, since you’re reading this, we’ve probably done a fine job of catching your attention. So you know you’re reading it from the right people! In the age of digital media with almost everything online and yes, groceries and pets too, it’s essential to tap the email marketing channel the right way. And how can email marketing possibly translate into anything big, you ask? A well composed email to the right audience can be the 1st step to ensuring a customer base. The relevance of emails has undergone a change over the years. The way an average user looks at […]

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New gTLDs and Domain Name Disputes – A snapshot

As the internet space is expanding with an influx of new TLDs, over 4 million new domain names have been registered on these nTLDs. Obviously, clashes over domain names become inevitable and copyright issues follow soon. This may also give way to illegitimate businesses, cyber crimes and other unlawful activities. Understandably, brand protection agencies are having a tough time, although some measures instituted by ICANN have made their lives easier! Let us take a look at how well these processes have worked in almost a year since new gTLDs started entering the market. But first, let me list down some […]

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