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6 Signs Your Web Hosting Company Sucks

March 25th, 2009 . by Scott

There’s no shortage of web hosting companies, but finding a good one can be a challenge. Sometimes web hosts have technical problems or make mistakes, but when should you stick it out and when should you cut your losses and move on? Here are the top six signs your web host isn’t up to the [...]

eCommerce: 7 Top Tips

March 23rd, 2009 . by Justyn

You may have heard the word “differentiation” thrown around by the marketing folks. The basic principle here is that your customers should understand on some level why your services are different than your competitors. You can typically do this by offering low-end prices, high-end services, or offer some kind of niche service. Jan Riley recently [...]

Google Ads Get “Interesting”

March 17th, 2009 . by Justyn

Google just announced on their official blog a new ad program that looks at both the content on a page AND the sites the user has recently visited. Google says they are “making ads more interesting.” The good news is that ads should be more relevant as Google tries to understand the categories of sites [...]

Descriptive URLs For SEO

March 12th, 2009 . by Justyn

Many Content Management Systems (CMS), such as WordPress, create dynamically generated URLs. These URLs look something like this:  http://example.com/page.php?id=1 Now, just looking at the link above you can’t possibly know what type of content is on the page. In contrast, look at this link: http://example.com/webhosting-for-beginners You have at least a general idea about the content [...]

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