Whether you are just starting a new website for the first time, or you’ve been publishing content online for years, you’ve likely heard a little bit about net neutrality. Most people, however, aren’t really sure what it is or how it could affect you and your website.
As website owners, it is very important to take a little bit of time to understand the pros & cons of net neutrality, and try to keep up on any possible changes in this area of law.
What is Net Neutrality?
Net neutrality is the concept that data on the internet should all be treated equally by Internet Service Providers (ISPs), no matter where it is coming from or where it is going. Read More
Many people use CMS systems such as WordPress, which store data in sql tables within a database. This is also true of ecommerce solutions which consist of WordPress plugins, and for other systems such as Joomla and Magenta. If you have a store which is part of a blog site then typically the data for an ecommerce plugin will be in a separate database from that which contains the blog.
There are a number of problems that can be eliminated by editing data directly in the database using phpMyAdmin.
1) You can add information even when it won’t normally ‘stick’. Read More
If you own, or are working on starting a website that you want other people to see, you will definitely need to harness the power of social media. In many ways, proper use of social media today is just as important as search engines like Google, and for some sites, it can drive just as much traffic.
While most website owners know that social media is an essential tool, most of them don’t really understand how to put it to good use. In fact, most webmasters make the same common mistakes over and over again, which can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of their social media marketing. Read More
The “secret” to more conversions is as simple as understanding what the buyer wants. It’s no more a B2B or a B2C strategy to get more leads. It’s about H2H or Human 2 Human interaction that converts more leads. Understanding buyer requirement, the stage where he/she is in and the budget are something’s that are of paramount importance. It’s pretty much easy after that, as, the information you gather acts like a blue print to future success.
Here’s a step-by-step analysis of the above model
Customers segment themselves and take no notice of how companies segment their markets. Read More
Internet marketing has grown tremendously over the last few years. The sheer number of businesses joining the bandwagon of established businesses is a testimony of the enormous income potential of internet ventures. Though innumerable opportunities abound online, it takes more effort and resources to succeed with internet marketing. In the next section, we shall look at some powerful tips that can help you harness the full power of internet marketing to grow your business.
Know Your Niche
Customer knowledge is the most important thing in Internet Marketing success. Market research surveys are one of the best ways to understand the market you are in, the effect you can bring to the market and also understand how happy the customer is with your services. Read More
An Open DNS Resolver is a DNS server that’s willing to resolve recursive DNS lookups for anyone on the internet.
DNS resolvers that allow requests from all IP addresses and are exposed to the internet can be attacked and used to conduct Denial of Service (DoS) attacks on behalf of the abuser. That means you become a silent facilitator for a large scale attack. DNS amplification attack is a popular form of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS).
The primary technique consists of an attacker sending a DNS name lookup request to an open DNS server. Read More
As your Web business grows, you’ll eventually reach a point at which it’s a good idea to switch from a self-hosted site builder to a traditional hosted Web site.
To determine whether you’ve reached this point, you need to recognize the differences between these Web site options:
Quick and Easy Compared to Stable
Self-hosted site builders typically provide you with the fastest, easiest route to a site. They usually do not require any technical knowledge to build (you choose the pre-designed template along with add your word or images), and they are often ready to launch within a day. Read More
Whether you’re looking to start a website to earn money, or you just want to share your opinions with the world, one of the first things you’ll need is traffic coming to your site. Traffic, or visitors, is really the life blood of any website. Without it, you may as well just be pulling out an old notebook and writing in your journal.
The problem most new website owners have is that they mistakenly think that if they just go out and publish their articles, videos or other content, people will eventually find it. Read More
Whether you’re just starting a brand new website or you’ve got an established and successful site up and running, you’ll need to make sure you are always using the proper web hosting. There are three main categories of web hosting, which are shared hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), and dedicated server(s). Within each category, there are several different levels of service to choose from as well.
Before you make any decisions, it is important to have a good understanding of what each of these types of hosting are, and a little bit about how they work. Read More