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What Is Domain WHOIS Search?

Posted on June 14, 2013

domain whoisHave you ever visited a websites where you were curious who the owner was and where they were located? If you cannot find any contact information on a website, how can you find the name, country, address and the phone number of the owner?

Whether it is out of curiosity or in order to run a background check on a certain website to ensure it is trustworthy, there is an easy solution that can help you find out all this information online.

The Domain Name WHOIS Search

A WHOIS search simply allows you to look up the registrant information about a certain domain name. There are various free WHOIS search tools online that help you discover the following details for any domain name of your choice:

- Registrant’s name
- Registered address
- Phone and fax numbers
- Date of registration
- When the domain is going to be expired
- And more details

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What Is a Web Host and Why Do You Need One?

Posted on June 12, 2013

web hostIf you are planning to publish your own website online, you will need several elements: a domain name, website content, and a web host. The domain name is simply the name and address to your website. The website content is the collection of all the HTML documents and images for your website content.

Now that the name and content of your new website is ready, where can you host your website so people can access it from all over the world? After all, if you simply keep the files on your computer, visitors have no possible way of seeing your website, don’t you think? So this is where a web hosting solution comes to your help.

What Is a Web Host and Why Do You Need One?

A web hosting company simply provides you with a web host service where you can keep all your website files on their servers – which are universally accessible from all over the world. So once you choose a web hosting package and upload your data online, you can launch your web presence online.

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Simple Steps to Setup Google Authorship Correctly

Posted on June 10, 2013

Want a simple way to improve your Google ranking & SEO? Welcome to Google authorship.

This is a service that was introduced by Google in 2011 that has taken 2013 by storm. It simply allows you to claim authorship to any material you publish on the web. This is important as your profile will be shown even if you work is published in guest posts. As if that is not enough, you get you picture shown next to your items, especially in Google searches.

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Why use Google Authorship?

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Mobile Web Trends

Posted on June 6, 2013

mobile growthWith the increase in usage of Smartphones and Tablets, web browsing on mobiles has continually risen sharply in recent years.

It is therefore more and more important to ensure your website is optimised for web browsing.

Mobile web trends are constantly growing each and every day. Here are some statistics from reliable sources about the future of mobile usage.

  • Over 1/4 of the world’s mobile phones are smartphones. (Microsoft)
  • The usage of mobile internet shall pass the usual desktop internet usage by 2014. (Microsoft)
  • 75% of the smartphone users are android and apple owners. (Com Score)

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Is the Cloud a Safe Place for Our Business Data?

Posted on June 4, 2013

cloud hostingAs we progress into the 21st century, businesses are increasingly shifting to storing their data to cloud applications. A major concern with this practice is whether or not the cloud is a safe place to store business data.

However, cloud applications actually use some of the strictest security measures in protecting their servers, so there should be no reason to worry about your data being hacked, stolen or destroyed.

To begin with, for cloud providers their reputation is extremely important – their revenue is directly tired to their reputation as security experts – so they do everything possible to ensure safety and security of their systems. They continually test their code to ensure it is effective because a successful attack on their servers could mean losing many clients and cause them to go out of business. Cloud applications invest in the best personnel to continually update and protect their data. The specialists who work for cloud applications are much more knowledgeable and experienced than merely appointing regular staff members to a minor department in your company.

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Introduction to Ecommerce Platforms

Posted on May 29, 2013

ecommerceEcommerce platforms are specific software that can create a completely new online shop or that can transform a simple website into a very effective online store where you can sell services, product or anything else that you like to sell.

These eCommerce platforms support various payment methods including payment gateways, credit cards, paypal, and cash on delivery so customers can buy your products easily.

Ecommerce platforms provide a system by which seller can sell his product easily and buyer can buy it easily. This kind of software also gives you liberty to add, modify and delete a product details on website.

Here is just a few of the main Ecommerce software platforms that can create a tremendous online store for you.

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How to Bring Your Small Business Online

Posted on May 27, 2013

online businessNowadays, almost everybody can access information freely, and nearly everyone is online and connected to the internet – including your customers. Simply put, your business needs to be online, or it is losing out on customers, sales … and profit.

Here are some simple steps to bring your small business online:

Step 1 – Select and Register a Domain Name
A domain name is your address on the internet and its how people find you. So you need to ensure it related back your business so use your business name, or a product even.

Step 2 – Website Development
Now that you have your domain name, your address on the internet, you need to design and develop your website. The website is essentially your shop front. Its how people see you, interact with you, and buy from you.

Your website needs to be clear and user friendly. You can speak to a web developer to get your site built, or even use simple design software yourself.

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