Find a Niche for your Business and Achieve Success

Our reseller web hosting customers understand the importance of finding a niche within a larger industry. This is because web hosting, like many online industries, is a profitable yet incredibly competitive business. Therefore smaller companies need to do something different in order to get ahead. Big businesses have the majority of the market share because of the length of time they've been in business, large marketing investment...

Marketing, Small Business

CageFS: Providing a Secure Web Hosting Environment

Security is a concern for us all these days whether we're out in person or conducting business online. And whatever the situation, the best way to stay safe is by acting proactively rather than reactively, and our approach to server security and account integrity is no different.

The Making of a Secure Host

A web hosting platform is secured as a collaborative effort of different mechanisms from anti-malware software and firewalls to operating systems and server management. <...

Security, Web Hosting

5 Features to Look for in a Free WordPress Theme

The WordPress content management system powers approximately 20% of the worlds websites and this popularity is in large part owed to its user friendliness and versatility, both inherent and extended via plugins.

WordPress is particularly suitable for beginners not only due to its intuitive and easy to use interface, but also because there is a large developer and support community and a great many free addons to help with aspects of design and feature enhancement.

A great exampl...

Web Design

Developing Content for Your Website

An integral part of website development is creating and choosing the type of content that you present to visitors and prospective customers.

Relevant and engaging content within your niche will be more likely to convert traffic into sales and help you to achieve greater overall success.

What makes content relevant and engaging? Superficially, content is relevant if it is in someway useful to people who express in an interest in your niche. True relevance is content that focuses...

Small Business, Web Design

5 Reasons a Website is Important for Small & Local Businesses

Running a small businesses is by no means easy and this may be why some small business owners, particularly local service providers, are reluctant to create a website. when the benefits aren't immediately apparent and in the face of a seemingly never ending list of jobs.

Regardless of how small your business is, a website can help you secure new customers and in doing so furthering development, expansion and profit.

1. Sheer numbers

The Office for National Statistics r...

Marketing, Small Business, Web Design

Common Game Server Related Terminology

If you've ever been part of an online gaming community you'll no doubt have heard all sorts of terminology thrown around to describe playing experiences, both good and bad. For the uninitiated, here are a few of the most common terms explained in a little more detail.

Netcode

This is a very broad, very general term used to describe the aspect of the games programming which relates to networking. It's not a technical term, nor is it quantifiable, and although you may hear peop...

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