As governments across the world continue to issue “stay-at-home” orders to their people every day, there’s no denying that 2020 is off to an…unorthodox start. People everywhere are finding themselves sheltering in place and self-quarantining for weeks, resulting in a loss of work — and income — for many. But what are you to do with all this excess time suddenly thrown in your lap? Spend hours binging on Netflix and Hulu? Login to play your 1,000th run-through of your favorite video game? Instead, try something productive!
If you’re getting tired of the same daily routine during your quarantine period, here are 5 online businesses you can start today without leaving your house (pajamas optional). Read More
The staff at InterServer has been closely monitoring the changes with COVID-19 as well as following state and federal recommendations and guidelines. The situation has been changing almost daily, and with that InterServer and staff has also been implementing changes at our datacenter and offices. Some changes being implemented include:
* Remote staff work, when possible. Please be aware that many of InterServer’s staff have worked locally at our Secaucus Datacenter and are now transitioning to telecommuting. This includes staff who handle phones as well as reboots and hardware builds.
* Increased cleaning through out offices and datacenter, as well as education employees and visitors on proactive steps to take to protect themselves. Read More
We are excited to announce that InterSever has partnered with Radix domain registry in a joint effort to offer premium domains at great prices.
Selecting the perfect TLD is a key point to driving your online business. Over the years TLD offerings have expanded beyond the popular .com which is the standard ending to many iconic websites.
In recent years registrars have worked to build a wide range of industry specific TLD’s hence giving newer businesses the opportunity to customize their TLD to any specific sector.
The growth from TLD’s such as .store Read More
Used by over one-third of all websites, WordPress is the most popular content management (CMS) on the internet. It’s used to create dynamic websites that automatically fetch content from a corresponding database. However, because of its unparalleled popularity, as well as its ever-evolving nature, there’s a lot of misinformation out there pertaining to WordPress.
1) It’s Only for Blogs
Although it was originally intended for blogs, WordPress supports all types of websites. You can use it to build a small business website, an e-commerce store, a forum or pretty much any other type of website. Read More
When researching affiliate marketing strategies, you may come across link cloaking. Countless affiliate marketers use this strategy to mask the destination of their affiliate links. Cloaking allows affiliate marketers to create and use their own custom links, which redirect users to their affiliate products.
Being that it shows users a different destination than the link’s actual destination, you might be hesitant to cloak your affiliate links, fearing it will lead to fewer sales or conversions. Cloaking your affiliate links, however, will almost always have a positive impact on your affiliate marketing efforts. Read More
Because it serves as the root directory for navigation, your homepage will likely attract more traffic than any other page on your website. Both new and returning visitors will use it to locate other pages. If your homepage is poorly designed, however, visitors won’t stay on your website, resulting in low traffic and equally low search rankings. To design an attractive homepage that yields results for your online business, you must avoid these nine critical mistakes.
What’s wrong with using Adobe Flash animation on your homepage? While it was commonly used on websites during the 1990s and early 2000s, Flash has largely been phased out. Read More
Drupal is a very powerful and scalable content management system with standard features like easy content authoring, reliable performance and efficient security. These features make it a great choice for many websites and applications, we use every day. The core principles of Drupal are flexibility and modularity. Drupal’s modules expand its functionalities and themes and can be mixed and matched to enhance its core abilities. The add-ons that allow you to expand Drupal’s functionalities are known as “Contributed Modules” or just “Modules”. Modules have the ability to introduce all kinds of functionalities from core administration to content handling and from media management to e-Commerce. Read More
Offering boundless possibilities, WordPress powers over 70 million websites and is one of the most resourceful CMS that you can get for free! It even offers over 44,743 plugins and tools that can be used to expand its functionality, making it an even more amazing tool. However, the plugins that make WordPress so amazing, makes it vulnerable too. Even though WordPress core is a really secure platform, the plugins can make it vulnerable to security hacks. Over 2407 security vulnerabilities have been reported for WordPress so far (source: WPScan Vulnerability database). Read More
Data is probably the most important asset in today’s world as a business runs on information. Needless to say, any disruption to data could cause major crisis for a business.
Data security is a major challenges faced by organizations as all computer data is at risk. You could easily lose data either from a catastrophic event like a flood or earthquake or even from a simple electronic outage or computer crashes. With an effective backup strategy, you can protect your data from loss and enjoy better peace of mind. Data backup is one of the most important fail-safe methods of data recovery. Read More