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Over 75% OFF! – HostGator Coupon Code March 2017

With over 9,000,000 domains, HostGator becomes one of the popular web host providers all over the world. It provides easy and affordable web hosting to its customers. Most of the time Hostgator Offers 20% discount to their new customers. But you can get more discount by using the following coupon codes (latest).

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Those are the maximum HostGator discount coupon code for the month March 2017 (Latest). Once you’ve entered any of the code you will enjoy a huge discount. Here is more info about the Hostgator coupons.

1. Over 75% OFF + $5 Domain

This is the BEST HostGator deal right now. You can get started with HostGator as low as $3/month. It’s a bundle offer. It offers up to 70% OFF on The Web Hosting with a $5 domain name. This offer also includes unlimited emails.

It’s the best choice when you are about to buy hosting for 12 months (1 year). This offer is only available on Hatchling, Baby, and Business plan.

This is not a regular offer. So act QUICK!

2. Up To 60% OFF + $4.99 Domain

This offer is available for HostGator Web Hosting, Cloud Hosting, WordPress Hosting, Reseller Hosting, VPS Hosting, and Dedicated Hosting. You can get up to 60% OFF on new hosting with $4.99 domains (selected).

If you are planning to buy hosting for 24 0r 36 months, this is the best choice for you. You will get a huge discount on this offer.

This offer is valid until 30th April 2017.

3. First Month Free Hosting (Almost)

HostGator offers the first month hosting for FREE.

Actually, you have to pay $0.01 to prove that you are not a spammer. This offer is available for all shared hosting plans. However, this offer is applicable only on web hosting, not in the domain name.

Only choose this offer if you are going to buy a monthly plan.

This is an ongoing offer.

ALSO READ: HOW TO START A BLOG AND MAKE MONEY

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Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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How to Create a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog With a Custom Domian And Web Hosting

Build a website blog using WordPress: 

Do you want to create a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog, How? You can Build a website. Everyone in today’s world is using online platforms. So if you have a social presence. You must try to build a website and can earn some bucks from it. So if you planning to build a website blog I will guide you step by step. So, first of all, you have to purchase a domain name and web hosting. Here is a full guide to Purchase cheap domain name and web hosting. So you can get an idea to purchase it. Many peoples were earning money from their blogs. You also can make money. Therefore it was a nice idea to publish your work on your own website. Today I will tell you how you can build a website blog. So after purchasing a domain name and hosting you have to link your domain name to web hosting.

Build your own website blog using WordPress:

Build a website After linking your domain name to your web hosting. You have to install WordPress.After installing WordPress you have to select a theme for your site.You can check that your website will be now online. You can select the different plugin. Hence plugin is always useful. First of all, customize your theme by going to appearance settings. You can upload your logo. After making all the basic settings you need to install following some basic plugins.

  1. Yoast SEO: Yoast SEO is the best all in one SEO plugin you need for on page SEO of your website. You can purchase it or use it for free. By using Yoast SEO you can easily generate your website sitemap and submit it to the Google , Bing, and handed webmaster tools. Therefore your site will be added to search engines. It helps search engine to easily index your site. Yoast SEO helps you to write good SEO posts.
  2.  Akismet plugin: The Akismet plugin is another best plugin which filters the spam comments on your site. It is a very useful plugin. You just have to install it and activate. After activation, you have to verify through API key. After activating you can select your basic settings and it filter out the spam comments.
  3. Google analytics: Google analytics is Google’s own product and free as well. You can easily track the traffic using it. It is very useful to give you an idea how to improve your website traffic. You can see your bounce rate. Page views as well as new and returning visitors. Just install it and activate and link it to your Google analytic account.
  4. Cache plugins: Cache plugins are very useful for your website. By using these visitors can easily access your website and increase your website speed.So make sure to install it. And tell about it to your users in your privacy policy.

Web design: How to design your website:

There are much paid web designing available online.But if you are a newbie and don’t want to purchase. You can easily design your website in WordPress there are many themes available in WordPress for free. You can use them and can customize them.Hence it is not a big deal.But make sure that you are using a clean and neat theme because it is easy to load and can improve your rankings.


Things to keep in mind before designing a website with WordPress.


  1. Make sure your theme is neat and clean: First of all, you have to select a theme for your website. Make sure your theme is not that heavy. The theme should be neat and clean. There should be a limited image in it. Because Google just hates images in blogs. Hence Google news also don’t include media files to it.
  2. Make sure to make categories for your post: If you are writing about a particular niche. Then you don’t have to care about it. But if you are writing about technology and on another thing. You have to create categories section so that viewers can easily locate their interests.
  3. Make this pages for sure: You have to make pages for your website. The must have pages are About us Privacy policy, contact us, disclaimer pages you can make them in pages section easily in WordPress.
  4. Customize your layout: layout customization is good for the website. Add a useful widget to your layout you can easily custom your layout.By going to customize layout section in WordPress.

Tips to improve your Website rank:


  1. Post regular: Always try to post your work regularly.If you post regularly then chances of your growing are increased. Always try to update your post it can help your audience as well as your traffic rank.
  2. Don’t steal anyone content: Don’t ever try to be smart. Copying and pasting others work is prohibited and illegal. If you want to use Adsense on your site make sure that all the content on your site belongs to you.
  3. Do proper on page SEO: on page SEO is the best thing you can do with your post.It was increased the chance to get rank.Using Yoast plugin is best ways to do on page SEO.
  4. Off page SEO: off page SEO is very important for your site and post to rank. Make some good quality back links.
  5. Be active on social media: Always try to get active on social media. Share your post on social media. It can drive traffic to your website.

If you have any questions or queries feel free to comment below I will try to answer it as soon as possible.

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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Where to get cheap domain names web hosting for low budget website

Purchase cheap domain names web hosting for the low budget website:

Getting online in today’s world is a must have a thing to survive. Today you can get everything online. Business owners who have their website making great deals.So if you are a business owner no matter how big is your business. Hence if you have a small or big business. Then you must make a website for your business. In today’s article, I guide you to purchase cheap domain names web hosting. So you can make a low budget website. So if you are planning for a website.This article can guide you to make a low budget website. Even if you want to start a blog you get tips from this article. First of all, let me clear that you can also earn money by blogging. Therefore if you want to earn money from blogging. Then your own website is great option to start.

What is domain name and web hosting:

First of all if you want to make website. You have to know that what is web hosting and domain name . So let me clear a domain name is your website address like www.earnwebtech.com an example. And web hosting is that server that host your files. In simple words they store your data on their server. So that a user can access your website 24×7. So for making a website both these are important.There are many types of web hosting are in the market. You can purchase them to run your website.

Where to get cheap domain names web hosting for your website :

Many domain names provider are in the market like godaddy,hostgator,bluehost, and many others . But I recognize that if you want cheap domain name web hosting for a year,godaddy is best option. You can get a domain name from godaddy in just 1.5 dollars. Therefore I recognize godaddy to purchase a domain for newbies. Similarly you can get different hosting plans from godaddy,hostgator,and bluehost. In the case you are beginner hostgator company’s baby plan is best for you. Similarly you can purchase web hosting from godaddy in just 3 dollars for a month. If you are planning a website I suggest you to purchase a domain with .com because .com domains give better results in search engines.you can change your hosting plans as you grow.

Key points to remember before purchasing cheap domain names web hosting :

  1. Purchase .com domains : always try to purchase a .com domain. Because it’s good from seo point of view. You can see when you are searching for a website .com sites appears first automatically so always try to purchase a .com domain name.
  2. Buy web hosting with unlimited bandwidth: let me clear what is bandwidth. bandwidth is a unit that how many user can access your site at one time. Let an eg your bandwidth is 100mb and one user take 1mb bandwidth. So only 100 user can access your website at a time. if 1 more user try to access your site he can’t get access. the user experience get bad impression and he never comes back to your site. So always try to purchase a web hosting with unlimited bandwidth.
  3.  Take web hosting from company which have great customer support: always try to call customer care before purchasing web hosting from company. If you find customer care user friendly then make a deal with them. In that case I recommend hostgator because they have a professional user friendly customer care support team.
  4.  Don’t buy from untrustworthy sources: never purchase web hosting from untrustworthy companies. They can damage your data. So be professional and let the brand company like godaddy,hostgator to handle your hosting.

My personal review about godaddy:

As you all know that godaddy is a popular brand. The godaddy gives you great deals on web hosting and domain names. You can get both cheap domain names and the web hosting from godaddy. You can purchase a domain from this site for one year in just 1.5$. They also provide web hosting plans . So if you are newbie and your budget is low you can get hosting in just 3$ per month. There customer care team is not that much supportive.otherwise it give same things that other popular web hosting companies give.

Personal review about hostgator :

From my point of view hostgator is best hosting providers. Their baby plan is best for newbies.You can change your plans as you grow they also provide cheap domains. The prices are almost same but the thing I love about hostgator is there customer care team. Their customers care team is very supportive.They helps like professionals. So if you plan to purchase web hosting hostgator is a good option for you.

Wraping it up:

In the end I want to say if you are going to plan a website. Then you can purchase cheap domain name from godaddy. And best web hosting from the hostgator team. Must remember about purchasing .com domains. And remember the key points I have mentioned earlier. If you have any questions feel free to comment. I will give a reply in 24 hours .

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Monetizing Your Blog With Affiliate Marketing

How do you monetize your blog?

If the answer is Advertisement, then I know you have a hard time generating money from your blog unless you have tons of traffic.

When I started blogging, I thought Adsense is good enough to make some serious money from my blog. But the reality was different. Adsense requires a lot of traffic to generate some good amount of money.

As I didn’t have a lot of traffic, I started looking for other monetizing methods. Then I came to know about Affiliate Marketing.

At that time, I didn’t find any step by step guide about monetizing blog through affiliate marketing. However, I was able to learn some basic affiliate marketing tips from different blogs (for example, for Amazon affiliate marketing, I’m following Market ever).

After having some ideas about affiliate marketing, I started trying it on my blog. It took almost six months to get my first affiliate sale. It seemed a slow process to me.

Recently I’ve bought a new blog and monetized it through affiliate marketing. I followed some steps that I’ve learned from my four years of blogging journey.

If you want to monetize your blog with affiliate marketing but don’t know where to start, this post is for you.

In this post, I am going to share those 7 steps that I followed to monetize my new blog through affiliate marketing.

Step #1 – Check If You are Already Promoting Products/Services That Offer Affiliate Programs

If you’ve been blogging for few months, chances that you’ve already linked to a number of recommended products/services on your blog posts that have affiliate programs.

The easiest way to get started with affiliate marketing is to find those products/services and join their affiliate programs. As you are already sending traffic to those products/services, it will be easier for you to earn affiliate commission from them.

Now let’s see how to find those affiliate programs. Follow these simple steps…

At first, you need to find where you are sending traffic from your blog. You can use Jetpack stats to see which links users clicked to leave your blog. Just install Jetpack plugin and connect it with your WordPress.com account. Most of the features of Jetpack including ‘Site Stats’ will be activated automatically. You need to give it few days to collect data for you. However, sometimes one-day data is good enough to get started.

If you are already using Jetpack plugin, that’s awesome. Just go to your WordPress dashboard and click on “Site Stats” from Jetpack.

You will find a “Clicks” section there showing external links that users clicked.

Then click on “Summaries” to see the overall clicks.

Now you have the list of sites where you are sending traffic. Make a list of those sites that offer products/services. Then go to those sites one by one and look for a link (mostly on the footer) that says “Affiliates”, “Affiliate Program”, “Become An Affiliate” or “Referral Program”. Follow the link and sign up for their affiliate programs.

You can also search on Google to check if there is any affiliate program for a particular product/service. Just search for terms like “[Product/Service] Affiliate Program” or “[Product/Service] Referral Program”

If there is an affiliate program for searched term, just join the affiliate program. If you haven’t found any affiliate program for the product/service, just set up a Google Alerts for the terms “[Product/Service] Affiliate Program”. You will get notifications about the affiliate programs.

I hope you’ve found some affiliate programs. But remember, just because it has affiliate program doesn’t mean you should promote it. You have to make sure that you are promoting the right products. If you end up promoting a bad product, you will loose TRUST of your audience which is very important for affiliate marketing. So choose wisely.

Now join the available affiliate programs that seem right to you. It might take some times to get approved by Affiliate Program.

Keep a list of the affiliate programs that you’ve joined.]

Step #2 – Find Relevant Affiliate Programs

If you haven’t found any affiliate programs (or just found a few programs) by following step #1, don’t worry.

In this step, I will show you how to find relevant affiliate programs for your blog.

Finding relevant affiliate programs is very important to get success in affiliate marketing. Just because someone makes huge money from Web hosting affiliate programs doesn’t mean this will work for you too. You have to find products/services that are relevant to your blog.

Here are some ways to find out the right affiliate programs for your blog.

  1. Think of some relevant products/services you like and check if there are any affiliate programs for those products/services.
  2. Do some research on successful blogs on your niche. Discover what products/services they are promoting on their blogs. Take a look at their sidebar banners and resource/tools page. Check if there are any product review posts on their blogs.
  3. Search on Google. If you are running a health blog, search for the term “Health-related affiliate programs”
  4. Use an Affiliate Network. It acts as a mediator between publishers (you) and merchant affiliate programs. It’s a marketplace of affiliate programs. You will get thousands of affiliate programs on a single affiliate network. There are a lot of affiliate networks and here are some best affiliate networks.
  • Shareasale is one of the most popular affiliate marketing networks that has over 3900 affiliate programs. It has affiliate programs for almost every niche.
  • ClickBank is the best marketplace for digital products. It has digital products for every niche.
  • CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction) is one of the oldest networks.
  • Impact Radius is very popular for tracking, reporting, and payment.
  • Amazon Associates is the biggest affiliate program offered by Amazon. If you are planning to promote physical products, join Amazon associates.

ShareASale is an Affiliate Network that is used by thousands of bloggers.

Make a list of relevant affiliate programs for your blog. And start joining them one by one.

Step #3 – Cloak Your Affiliate Links & Add Those Links Automatically into Your Posts

I hope you already got approved by some of the affiliate programs you’ve joined.  If you haven’t got approved by all programs immediately, don’t worry. While some affiliate programs approve immediately, others might take some times.

Every affiliate program provides you a unique affiliate link to track your sales. This link may look something like this:

http://partners.xyz.com/c/214426/177309/3094

This is pretty ugly and scary. You’d not love to add this link to your blog posts.

What you can do is cloaking the affiliate link. It means masking the affiliate link. Your cloaked affiliate link will be something like this:

https://earnwebtech.com/go/xyz/

It looks good and it’s easy to remember.

Like everything, you can do it by using a WordPress plugin. There are a lot of affiliate link manager plugins out there.

I am using ThirstyAffiliate to manage my affiliate links. It’s very easy to use. Just Install the plugin and go to WordPress Dashboard > Affiliate Links > Add New.

Yes, it’s that much easy.

I’ve seen a lot of bloggers not to cloak affiliate links. It’s a huge mistake!

If you don’t cloak your affiliate links, you’ll be in trouble when one of your affiliates decides to change its affiliate link. Recently HostGator has moved its Affiliate Program to Impact Radius from in-house. As an HostGator affiliate, I have to update all HostGator links with the new affiliate link. It’d be tough for me if I wasn’t using an affiliate link manager plugin.

So cloak your affiliate links right away.

Now let’s see how to add affiliate links automatically to your blog posts.

As you weren’t in affiliate marketing from day 1 of your blogging journey, chances that you’ve linked to recommend products/services several times. But those were just plain links, not affiliate links. Those won’t generate commission for you.

It’d be tough for you to find those links and replace those links with affiliate links one by one.

Here’s an easy way. Thirsty Affiliate has an add-on named Autolinker that will do it for you.

ThirstyAffiliate Autolinker scans your all blog posts and replaces all specified keywords into affiliate links. Just setup your affiliate links with a list of Keywords and it takes care of the rest.

However, it’s a premium addon-on which costs $49 AUD (about $35 USD). But it worths your money.

Once you’ve installed the add-on, you will notice “Autolinks Keywords” section when you’re about to add a new affiliate link. Just specify the keywords that you want to replace with affiliate links.

You can also add Keywords to your old affiliate links. Just edit those links.

You can select the number of times you want Autolinker to add affiliate links.

Automatic affiliate linking will surely increase your revenue.

Step #4 – Use An Affiliate Aggregator Service

If you write about many topics on a single blog, then you will have to join a lot of affiliate programs to monetize your blog properly.

It will be time-consuming. On that case, you might consider using an affiliate aggregator service like VigLink which will automate access to thousands of affiliate programs.

VigLink is connected with more than 30,000 affiliate programs. It converts your website’s outbound links into affiliate links. It also adds links to products or brands within your content.

For example, if you mention the word “iPad” on your blog post, VigLink will automatically add an affiliate link to this word. You don’t have to join any specific affiliate program for that. VigLink will take care of that.

If you mention lots of products name on your blog posts, I’d suggest you to start using VigLink on your blog.

Step #5 – Update Your “Most Popular Posts” With Affiliate Links

No matter how you have been blogging, some of your posts will be generating more traffic than others. Those are the most popular posts of your blog.

These posts can help you to generate affiliate sales. All you have to do is adding affiliate links properly to your most visited posts.

Here’s how to do it.

  1. At first, login to Google Analytics/Jetpack/Clicky or whatever you are using to track your visitors.
  2. Find the most visited posts of your blog. If you are using Jetpack, just go to WordPress Dashboard > Jetpack > Site Stats and click on “Summaries” from “Top Posts & Pages”.

3. Make a list of top 10 posts and start with the first one.

4. Review the post and look for affiliate opportunities. But don’t be aggressive.

5. Check how other bloggers are monetizing the same topic post.

6. If you haven’t found any relevant affiliate links for the post, at least, try to link a post which you’ve monetized with affiliate links.

7. Do the same for other posts.

I’d suggest you not to be aggressive while adding affiliate links to your most popular posts. If there is no relevant affiliate link for the post, just keep as it is. But you can optimize the post for subscribers, social exposure etc.

Step #6 – Write Blog Posts That Generate Sales

By now you should have a good idea of what products/services to promote on your blog. But if you don’t know how to promote it properly, you won’t be able to increase your sales.

Now I’ll be sharing few blog post types that generate sales.

Review Posts – Though product reviews shouldn’t be written just for the sake of affiliate sales, but you can expect some sales from your reviews. Just make sure that you are honest with your reviews. No product is perfect. So don’t hesitate to write the cons of the products.

Here are some essential tips for writing product reviews.

  • Write pros and cons of the product/service.
  • Share your personal experience how you use the product.
  • Use keywords like price, problem, and review to generate traffic from Search Engines.
  • Give rating to the product. I use WP Rich Snippets Plugin to do that. It will increase your CTR.
  • Add a clear recommendation.
  • Share special discounts or free trial if there is any.

Comparison Posts – These posts are very effective for affiliate marketing. People often search for comparison between products. You can take this advantage.

Just pick two products that are very similar and people get confused about which one to choose.

For example, HostGator and Bluehost are two best web hosting companies. People often search for the term “HostGator Vs Bluehost”. You can help people to choose one and expect some sales.

‘How to’ Posts – These are the most popular posts on the internet. You can use these posts to generate affiliate sales from your blog. For this, you have to find out how your affiliate products/services can solve others’ problems. And write ‘How to’ posts based on affiliate products.

You can also write List Posts, Alternative List Posts etc to generate sales. Just be creative.

Step #7 – Drive Traffic to Your Affiliate Links

The more traffic you drive to your blog, the more affiliate sales you’ll generate.

The key to getting success in affiliate marketing depends on driving relevant traffic to your affiliate links. When I say driving traffic to affiliate links, I mean driving traffic to your blog and it will automatically increase your affiliate link clicks.

Here are some tips for driving traffic to your blog.

  1. Write better titles.
  2. Do keyword optimization.
  3. Write SEO Optimized posts.
  4. Blog consistently.
  5. Leave comments on other people’s blogs.
  6. Be active on social media.
  7. Be creative.

Your Turn

Affiliate Marketing can be the best way to make money from your blog if you can do it rightly.

If you follow the steps in this post, I guarantee that you will get your first affiliate sale very soon.

However, learning affiliate marketing monetization in one post can be a little overwhelming, so leave a comment if you have any questions.

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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Hostgator- How To Start a Blog And Make Money

Hello Everyone- Blogging can be a great way to earn a nice side income from sharing your passions online. And it isn’t as difficult as one may think. If you have the willingness to learn and the follow-through to make it happen, then you must need to read this article carefully. This is a post for people who are looking to build a tech blog and don’t know where to start. Whether as a hobby or profession, tech blogging requires some technical skill. Not a lot but a little. When I started my blog, I knew nothing about making a website. I wanted to start my own blog. My friends Yash and Ravi agreed to help me set up my blog using WordPress. Web sites and blogs have gotten a lot easier and simpler thanks to WordPress. WordPress is a simple out of the box platform designed to make websites easier for those not technically savvy (like myself). It powers over 25% of the Internet and is the best platform for blogging.

 

ISN’T STARTING A BLOG HARD?

Nope, not at all! You don’t even need to know how to code, all you need to know is how to work a computer! I promise, I am going to walk you through the process step by step and if you have any questions at all, no matter how small, you can email me. I will do my very best to get back to you within 24 hours!

If you have an extra half hour then you can set up a blog today. I am going to try to make the process as easy as possible for you all. Before I do that, I am going to explain a few things regarding why I chose (and why I think you should) a self-hosted blog as opposed to a .wordpress or .blogspot!

This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to start your own blog.

BEFORE WE BEGIN: WHY START A TECH BLOG?

There are so many great reasons to start a blog today! Let’s talk about the obvious one first – money. Yes, you can earn money blogging. I just had my first $50 month on my blog and it’s only looking better and better!

I’ve been able to live a life I only dreamt about when I was waiting tables at a restaurant 2 years ago.

The best part is that now, I am able to wake up every day and do exactly what I want to do!

The nice thing about blogging is that you don’t have to make money to love it. The connections and sense of community that the blogging world offers are amazing. As a matter of fact, I blogged for many months before making any money at all.

My recommendation is to get into it because it’s something you enjoy doing. Making money is totally fine and is something you should think about from day one, but that shouldn’t be your #1 motivation.

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR BLOG TOPIC

What are you interested in?
Blogging about what interests you is very important. If you like the topic and are interested in what you’re writing about, your readers will pick up on that. You’ll also enjoy doing it more and that is especially important if you’re going to stick with it.

Even if you’re blogging as a business, it should still be fun and something that you enjoy.

What are you good at?
If you have a particular skill (like me my particular skill is working on WordPress platform) that you think should be shared with the world, a blog is a perfect place to do it! If you can offer tips and generally help people out, they will flock to your blog.

STEP 2: CHOOSE THE PROPER PLATFORM

WordPress all the way
I won’t even discuss other options because I am so passionate about WordPress as a blogging platform. Here are a few reasons why WordPress is the best platform for blogging:

  • Great for beginners
  • Tons of free themes available
  • Easily customizable, even if you have no coding knowledge
  • There are tons of free plugins that make just about everything easier
  • WordPress is the most commonly used platform, and therefore there are tons of resources out there providing help, should you get stuck

Why not a free platform?
There are many reasons why you should avoid using a free platform for your blog. Among them are:

  • Some free platforms put their own ads on your site
  • Most free platforms restrict your ability to put ads on your site or make any money at all
  • There is virtually no support available and even something as simple as a design change warrants a cost (thus becoming not free)
  • You will have an ugly URL, such as www.yourblog.blogspot.com
  • Most importantly, you don’t own your blog when it’s on a free platform – it’s literally like building your house on land that you don’t own

Let me address that last point again. If your blog is a free platform, you do not own the blog or the URL. This means (and it has happened before) that your blog could be shut down at the drop of a hat, for any reason they see fit. Some blogs have been shut down because the blogger was working with a company that the platform owners don’t like. You don’t want to put your blog in someone else’s hands just to save five bucks a month.

STEP 3: PICK A NAME

The first thing you need to do is pick a domain name (i.e your website name). When picking your domain name, there are no hard and fast rules on what to pick. There’s no such thing as a “wrong domain” but there are a couple of things you should know to help you pick the best domain:

Make a name that can last. If you pick “JohnsAsiaAdeventure.com” and then you leave Asia, the domain won’t make sense anymore. Make sure you pick a name that isn’t so focused that if you decide to shift gears or change your focus, you can keep the same domain name.

Try to avoid words like “nomad,” “vagabond,” “wanderlust,” and “adventure.” They have been done to death.

Pick a name that describes what you do as much as possible. I was a nomad so “Nomadic Matt” was the best pick for me. If you’re into luxury, put words in your domain that convey that. You want people to see the name and go “I get what that website is about.”

Keep it short. Use 3-4 words maximum. You want the name that rolls off the tongue. Even Ramit Sethi from “I Will Teach You to Be Rich” often abbreviates his site to “I Will Teach” or “IWT”. The shorter the better.

Keep it simple. I’m not a fan of using jargon or slang in your domain name as I think that makes things confusing for people who don’t know it. The last thing you want is something going “What does that mean?” or being confused. If someone has to think of the meaning, then you’ve already lost them. So don’t try to be clever either!

STEP 4: SIGN UP FOR HOSTGATOR

To get started, go to HostGator’s home page.

After you’ve picked out your domain name, you’ll need to register it and buy hosting (the little computer that’s going to power your website). There are a lot of basic hosting companies out there – Hostgator and Bluehost being to two biggest.

Though owned by the same parent company, I lean towards Hostgator as I find their call center customer service quicker and friendlier and they are prone to fewer outages (no one wants their website to go down). I’ve been using them for years and still have a few domains and email through them.

Here’s a walk-through of how to register your name with Hostgator:

First, choose the hatchling plan. This is the most basic plan but it’s perfect for new blogs and I wouldn’t recommend spending more money until you get a lot of traffic and decide you’re going to do this long term!

After you pick that plan, you’ll be sent to the order form. Enter your domain name and select the hosting package you want. Be sure to add “domain privacy protection” as this keeps your registration information from being public record. After this, it will have you include your billing address and payment information. It will also ask you if you want to by additional add-on services. DO NOT PICK ANY. You won’t need them. From there, it will run your credit card and presto! You have a domain name!

Add your account information:

Then you will see your order is in process wait few seconds

After you’ve paid, you’ll get to this screen where you can see your domain name and account information:

After this process you can see your Cpanel login details in your Email:-

Now you can log in to your Cpanel account

STEP 5: INSTALL WORDPRESS

After you’ve registered your domain name and got your hosting package, the next thing you want to do is install WordPress. WordPress is what will actually run the website.  The host is simply the computer your site sits on. To set WordPress up:

In the same screen as above, click “hosting” and, in the next screen, “Get Started with WordPress Today”:

You’ll be taken to this screen. Click WordPress:

In the drop-down menu, select your domain name and hit next. Enter your user information. Under blog title, enter the name of your blog. Create a strong username and then hit install.

The Base Domain for your installation.

The subdirectory you would like the site to load from if desired. You can leave this blank. Example: Should you wish your WordPress URL to be mydomain.com/site instead of just mydomain.com. Your site will always display this extension if you enter one.

For Admin Email, enter an email address where you want the admin password emailed to. Make sure this is a working email address.

For Blog Title, enter the name of the website. This is what will appear in the header as the name of your site.

For Admin Username, enter your preferred username.

Your first name.

Your last name.

Click Install WordPress when you’re ready to proceed.

After clicking on Install WordPress button you will see WordPress installation in the process:- 

And after few minutes you will see WordPress installation complete.

 

After you’ve installed WordPress onto Hostgator, go to domainname.com/wp-admin and use the username and password you created to login.

You’ll see a screen like this after you login:

If you’d like to create a different password (something stronger or more memorable), then go to your wp-login screen at domainname.com/wp-admin, click on “reset the password,” and you’ll be sent instructions on how to reset it.

That’s it! Now your website is up and running and you’re ready to start blogging!

STEP 6: INSTALL YOUR THEME

Next, you need to make your website look pretty. One of the most important things a blog needs besides good content is a good design. People decide in seconds whether or not they trust your website and choose to stay. A visually unappealing website will turn off readers and reduce the number of return visits you get. So to accomplish a good design, you will need an amazing WordPress theme (i.e., design templates and files). You have 3 options:

Free Themes – Free themes are plentiful and for budding new bloggers looking to make their mark online, they seem like a great option as it allows you to keep costs low. There are many great free themes available online but most of them are not amazing.

If you plan on blogging for a long time, this might become a problem as your website grows. However, if you just need a simple design to blog for your friends and family, then go the free route. You can find some good free themes at wordpress.org.

Premium Themes – The next step up from a free theme is a premium theme. Premium themes are paid themes that offer a bit more uniqueness, flexibility, and functionality. These cost from $25 USD and up, depending on the developer and features.

With a premium theme, you almost always have a support forum that can help you begin to learn how to customize your site yourself. This can be a great way to introduce yourself to PHP and HTML code (which is what your theme and WordPress is created with) without having to worry about breaking your site and not having anybody to help you fix it.

The two best companies to buy premium themes from are WooThemes and StudioPress. My personal favorite is StudioPress as it is more SEO-friendly, a bit sleeker, and cooler. WooThemes are great for photographers and more “fun” personal blogs.

Custom Themes – If you have the money and want a completely unique website, a custom theme is the only way to go. Hiring a website designer/developer will allow you to build the site you dream of and get everything you want. A good WordPress theme from a good designer and developer starts at about $1,500 USD, though the typical average is $3,000-5,000 USD. In my experience, you get the coding you pay for, and cheap can lead to many problems later, so you’ll want a reputable and experienced person.

The best thing to do is ask around for someone, but if you don’t know anyone, two sites you can use to find freelancers are UpWork and 99 Designs.

As a new blogger, I would go with option #1 or 2 as it will be the easiest. To install your theme, simply go to the left-hand column, click Appearance –> Themes –> upload. Whatever theme you picked will come as a .ZIP file for you to easily upload. From, there you just activate it and it’s turned on. All themes come with a manual and help file so you can customize your design to your specific needs.

STEP 7: INSTALL YOUR PLUGINS

From there, the second thing you want to do is install plugins. Plugins are a great way to add additional functionality to a WordPress-powered site. And with over 41,000 (at last check) listed in the WordPress Repository and many more premium options available from developers, there are endless possibilities as to what you can do with your site. From the main screen, click Plugins –> Add New on the left-hand column:

If you can think of a feature you’d like to have on your site, I can almost guarantee there is a plugin for it but here are my favorites:

Akismet – Just like getting junk mail in your mailbox, your website will get spammers looking to leave junk comments on your site. Akismet seeks to reduce the amount of this by automatically filtering it for you. This plugin comes installed with WordPress, and all you need do is activate it and sign up for an account at akismet.com.

Yoast SEO – The best SEO plugin out there. This combines the ability to create meta tags and descriptions for your posts, optimize your titles, create a sitemap for search engines to read, customize how your posts appear across social media and do a whole lot more. It’s simple, easy to use, and comes with foolproof instructions.

Relevanssi – While WordPress does a lot of things well, what it fails at is adding search functionality to your site. Relevanssi seeks to fix this and give your readers the most accurate results when searching on your site.

BackWPup – You can never backup your site too much. The WordPress database holds every word you’ve ever written, and if your blog has started to make you a few dollars, you would be nuts not to keep regular backups. BackWPup does it perfectly. With the ability to schedule backups, you needn’t worry about doing it manually (especially useful to the more forgetful among us). There’s also the option to upload backups to Dropbox, Google Drive, and other cloud storage services, ensuring that if the worst does happen, your data will be safe.

Google Analytics For WordPress – Adding analytic tracking to your website is an important move in finding out who your readers are, where they are coming from, and what your most popular content is. When you sign up for Google Analytics, the site asks you to place a snippet of code into your website. For most people, that can be difficult, which is why there’s Google Analytics for WordPress. This adds a lovely graphical interface to your site where you can click a couple of buttons and set up your tracking without any hassle.

SumoMe – This is the best social sharing plugin on the web. Use this. It comes with great analytics and testing features.

Jetpack – Jetpack is aimed at supercharging your website with a host of features from WordPress’s free hosting platform, giving you the best of both worlds. With this plugin, you can add a spell-checker, contact forms, extra widgets, and a whole slew of more features, all with just one plugin.

W3 Total Cache – This plugin works by creating saved copies of your site, saving WordPress from having to generate them for every new visitor. This, in turn, cuts down on the amount of work your hosting server has to do and makes loading your web pages much much faster.

STEP 8: CREATE YOUR MAIN PAGES

After you’ve uploaded your theme, you’re going to want to make a few basic pages on your website in addition to the blog posts. To create these pages (or posts), go again to your left sidebar and click Pages —> Add New. (Or, for blog posts, Posts –> Add New.) The difference between a page and a post is that a page is a static piece of content that lives separate from the blog. A post is a blog post that gets “buried” as you write more and more. For example, this post is a blog. When I update again, another post will get put on top of it and it will be pushed down in the archives, making it harder to find. But a page like my about page lives on the top of the website, right off the main URL, and does NOT get buried. It’s a lot easier to find.

I recommend creating 4 basic pages to start:

About Page – This where you tell people about yourself, your history, what your blog is about, and why it will help them. This is one of the most important pages on your website so make it personable!

Contact Page – People need a way to reach you! Be sure to be very clear on what emails you will and won’t respond to so people don’t send you spam.

Privacy Page – This is a standard user agreement page letting people know what the applicable laws on your site are, that you use cookies, etc etc. You can find out of the box examples throughout the Internet.

Copyright Page – This is a standard page letting people know you own this work and not to steal it. You can find out of the box examples throughout the Internet.

That’s it! You’ve set up your basic website. Sure, there’s social media buttons to add, blogs to write, and images to upload but these 8 steps will create the basic framework of your blog! The hard comes after when you decide you want to turn it into a profession and start thinking about marketing, product creation, and everything in between but that stuff comes later. By following these steps, you’ll get your blog up and be running so you can start sharing your stories and tips!

And remember, if you have any questions at all feel free to reach out to me! I would be more than happy to help you with anything – be it setting it up, brainstorming post ideas, or networking!

I hope this post helped you friends, and if it did I would be so happy if you could take a moment to share it using one of the social media buttons at the top!

Once you’ve got your blog set up, leave a comment down below so I can check it out! I am so excited to see what you all come up with!

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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HostGator Coupon Code 2017 Weekend Offer – Over 70% OFF!

With over 9,000,000 domains, HostGator becomes one of the popular web host providers all over the world. It provides easy and affordable web hosting to its customers. Most of the time Hostgator Offers 20% discount to their new customers. But you can get more discount by using the following coupon codes (latest).

 

Those are the maximum HostGator discount coupon code for the month February 2017 (Latest). Once you’ve entered any of the code you will enjoy a huge discount. I will share more HostGator Promo Codes later. Here is more info about the Hostgator coupons.

30% COUPON CODE: RTBGATOR30

If you’re going to buy Hosting for 1 or 2 years then this coupon code will be a hot cake for you. This code will save 30% of your first purchase. And it is available for every Shared Hosting Plans like Hatching Plan, Baby Plan and Business Plan.

1 CENT HOSTING COUPON CODE: RTB1CENTHOSTING

If you’re going to do a test drive on HostGator web hosting then you can use this HostGator Coupon code. You will get your first month hosting only for $0.01 by using this code. This code is also available for every shared hosting plan.

Where to Enter HostGator Coupon Code?

Once you’ve clicked on the ‘ORDER NOW‘ button, then you will be landed to the HostGator Order Form. On that page, you’ll find a box called “Have a coupon code?

By default, there will be a coupon code named ‘SNAPPY’. But you shouldn’t use that coupon as it discounts only 20% on your first purchase where you will get 30% OFF by using coupon code RTBGATOR30.

Once you’ve entered the coupon code click on ‘Validate‘.

Get 20% off all New HostGator Hosting plans with Coupon: SNAPPY.

Then complete your payment and enjoy hosting.

About HostGator

HostGator is one of the best Hosting providers all over the world. They are now hosting more than 9,000,000 domains! HostGator was founded in 2002. So they have more than 10 years experience.

Important Features

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Sub Domains, FTP Accounts, and Email Accounts
  • 99.9% Uptime Guarantee
  • No Contract with a 45 Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Safe Harbor Certified
  • 24*7 tech support
  • Free Adwords credit
  • One click WordPress installation etc

Hope these HostGator Coupon codes help you to save your bucks on the purchase. Do let us know whether the codes work for you or not. And Don’t forget to subscribe for more updates. We will share more HostGator Promo Codes.

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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Modest WordPress Hosting for Beginners: 2017 Edition

We are here for the beginner’s guide to starting his/her blog. Before started your blog you need to buy the domain name and hosting. We are providing you an article of top 3 Modest WordPress Hosting, this article will help you to choose your best web hosting.

Is it accurate to say that you are going to begin a WordPress blog and to search for a dependable and shabby facilitating? When you scan for shoddy WordPress facilitating, you will be assaulted with huge amounts of alternatives. The interesting thing is, all the facilitating offering looks the same and you become more acquainted with the genuine nature of facilitating when you are as of now on board.

You are shrewd here to inquire about the web facilitating organization before facilitating your WordPress web page with them. In this guide, I will help you to see all the vital things you have to know before purchasing a facilitating bundle for your up and coming WordPress blog.

From my 3 years of experience, I will likewise propose a couple of modest and best WordPress facilitating which will be adequate for your new blog.

One vital thing that you ought to know is: A mutual facilitating is adequate for your new WordPress blog. On the off chance that you wind up purchasing VPS or devoted facilitating from the very first moment, you will wind up paying a considerable measure and it’s not suggested. Or maybe, you ought to begin your blog on shared facilitating and when your movement builds, you can move up to VPS, devoted or oversaw WordPress facilitating.

Constrained and Unlimited assets:

This is one mystery which nobody would let you know and I found it the most difficult way possible. The majority of the facilitating organizations will offer boundless asset, for example, data transfer capacity, stockpiling. Do recall, in this world nothing, could be really boundless.

Despite the fact that the uplifting news is, the measure of assets that you would get in boundless is moderately so high that you would feel you have boundless assets. I encourage you to be reasonable with all the facilitating organizations where you are facilitating your site and you will have no issue.

Underneath you can discover a rundown of shoddy web facilitating for WordPress, which is tried and demonstrated itself various time. These are the facilitating organizations I have encountered for my destinations and they offer the world-class benefit at a reasonable cost.

Cheap WordPress hosting companies which are reliable:

Bluehost:

Bluehost hosting is recommended by official WordPress hosting page. Bluehost offers custom cPanel & their user-friendly interface makes it easy to manage your hosting. Like InmotionHosting, Bluehost also offers one free domain name with hosting purchase. They are one of the fastest hostings for WordPress. I would suggest to grab a plus package from Bluehost for your site & use their one click installer to create your first WordPress blog. This should hardly take about 5 minutes.

Also, read:

BLUEHOST REVIEW – THE BEST WEB HOSTING | FAST PROFESSIONAL WEBSITE HOSTING

Inmotion Hosting:

If you are from U.S. & looking for a web hosting company which is based out of U.S.A, Inmotion Hosting is going to be your best bet. They are 15-year-old Los Angeles-based company. Inmotion hosting offers all types of hosting & for your new WordPress blog, you should get their Power plan in shared hosting. Inmotion hosting offers a free domain with every hosting purchase & in case you have already purchased a domain name, you can renew it for free using their domain promo.

Hostgator:

Hostgator is a top name in the Web-hosting industry & part of EIG group. Hostgator has their base in U.S., India & China. They offer shared hosting, VPS hosting, Dedicated hosting, Reseller hosting & optimized WordPress hosting. For a new WordPress site, you can host your site on their shared hosting. I would recommend Baby plan which offers unlimited hosting space & bandwidth. I’m hosting few of my sites with them & had no issues so far. Their hardware quality is top-notch & they offer support via the various medium. If speaking English is not a problem for you, I would recommend you to give them a call whenever you need any support.

If you are building a business website or a WordPress site for your company, I would suggest buy hosting from managed WordPress hosting. I could recommend Flywheel or Kinsta for the same.

They are certainly not cheap, but you will have complete peace of mind. For a beginner blogger or hobby blogger, you can buy hosting from any of the above three recommended cheap WordPress hosting companies.

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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BlueHost Review – The Best Web Hosting | Fast Professional Website Hosting

BlueHost is a very, and I mean very popular name in the web hosting space — if it’s not the most popular shared hosting company on Earth. But, as is the case with many other fields other than web hosting, the most popular option isn’t necessarily the best one in terms of quality. Is this true for BlueHost as well?

Introduction to BlueHost

BlueHost first started operating in 1996, primarily offering shared hosting services. It was founded by Matt Heaton, who was the CEO from 1996-2011. In 2010, amidst much controversy and speculation, EIG (Endurance International Group) acquired BlueHost. Since 2011, Dan Handy operates as the CEO of the company.

Bluehost specializes in shared hosting to this date, but they’ve now started offering additional types of hosting like VPS, dedicated servers, and managed WordPress hosting. BlueHost claims to host over 2 million websites worldwide, making them one of the top hosting companies on the basis of hosted sites volume.

The BlueHost Advantages

BlueHost has been around in the shared hosting game for more than 20 years since they were originally founded in 1996. Not only have they managed to stick around all these years while becoming one of the most well-known shared hosts worldwide, they’ve also successfully managed to keep their quality of service consistent through all these years, while overcoming a few minor hiccups along the way, like aggressive CPU-throttling and the likes.
BlueHost is your typical budget-friendly web host that offers a standard cPanel and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) setup for people who’re not looking for too many features. With that in mind, let’s take a look at what all features that they have on offer:

  • Free domain (for 1 year) along with your shared hosting plan.
  • Feature-packed cPanel – integrated with CloudFlare, Page Speed Grader, Google Apps and a lot of other tools. Their custom user interface looks a lot better than the regular cPanel default skin.
  • Premium anti-spam solutions built right in cPanel.
  • Free, unlimited email accounts for the top-end plan. Email storage is within your total account storage. There are some limits as to how many emails in an hour you can send, so if your site is demanding in terms of sending emails, use some third party solutions like EmailOctopus.
  • Automatic daily backups for all your website data, and stored files.
  • Highly configured servers. Regular hardware upgrades. Replacement parts always ready for quick replacement in case of failed hardware.
  • 24×7 Live Chat & Phone Support. The latter, especially, isn’t offered by most shared hosts out there.
  • Hassle-free scalability allows you to upgrade your plan to a VPS or a dedicated server without having to face the hassles of moving your website.
  • Account isolation technology isolates accounts having websites that consume too many resources, to ensure that the overall performance of the server doesn’t degrade and affect all customer sites on that server.
  • Decent level of customization for a shared hosting plan – including SSH (Secured Shell Access), Server Side Includes, PHP.ini and .htaccess modification support.
  • Multiple user access control mechanism to assign multiples users and restrict their access to specific sections of the same hosting account (like one account may access only the billing section).
  • Built-in CDN (Content Delivery Network) support with CloudFlare integration. Hassle free setup ensures that all your static resources load faster from CloudFlare’s worldwide CDN network.
  • Unique IPs, SSL, and SiteLock protection are some optional features that are handy to have.
  • 30-day Money-back Guaranty
  • Other features which I probably haven’t noticed yet.

Speed – Testing Load Times

In my testing, I’ve found BlueHost’s servers to be fairly fast. It’s certainly not the fastest among all shared hosts, neither does it manage to make the test site load under 500ms unlike InMotion Hosting, but at that entry-level price point, the performance is more than you’d expect. Not only the total page load time, the initial server response time (<300 ms on average) was pretty impressive for a shared host, too.

It seems like BlueHost has upgraded their server hardware greatly and thereby improving performance for the end-user. This is good to know, considering they were at one point in the past accused of overselling and overcrowding their servers.

Uptime Stats

In my testing period with BlueHost, the test site experienced just a single instance of downtime, and that was for 2 minutes. This is really impressive for a cheap shared host. So, in short, uptime shouldn’t be an issue if you decide to host your site on BlueHost’s platform.

BlueHost’s shared hosting plans are very competitively priced. The plans mainly vary based on the number of add-on domains (i.e. the number of unique websites) that you can host on them. BlueHost currently has 3 different shared hosting plans, and they are as follows:

Their Basic plan, coming in at $3.49/mo is the most popular one with beginners. It gives you the option to host only one unique domain. It’s understandable because not everyone has multiple websites to host.

Their mid-range plan, Plus, costing $5.95/mo, is the most value for money one out of the lot. It allows you to host an unlimited number of websites, with no storage or bandwidth limits whatsoever.

Their highest offering is called Pro, and it is priced at $13.95/mo, which is more than a shared hosting customer usually spends. It comes with a dedicated IP, an SSL certificate bundled-in, a complimentary subscription to their optional SiteBackupPro service, and a few other perks. It offers slightly more resource usage than the other two plans, which allows you to keep hosting your site on a shared platform even when it outgrows their entry-level and mid-range plans.

For most users, the Plus, or even the Basic plan would be more than sufficient, as even any serious blogger or webmaster hardly gets time to handle more than a couple of sites. For the more hard-core users out there, however, BlueHost has the Pro plan on offer.

Exclusive BlueHost Coupon for 2016

BlueHost usually doesn’t like offering too much discount to its users, as the default prices are already very competitive. I still managed to get hold of a BlueHost discount link that offers dynamic discounts for different plans of BlueHost. You just need to click the button below, and your discount will be activated and will work for a month.

Support

BlueHost is one of the few web hosts that offer 24×7 phone, live chat, and email support. I’ve found their support department to be adequate at the very least when it comes to answering general tech queries or looking up for site-specific issues.

The support response times aren’t that impressive, however, and they varied quite a bit, from 10 minutes to an hour. The first response has been an auto-generated response in quite a few cases, too.

BlueHost couldn’t remind me that they’re actually a very cheap shared host when I tested out the other parts of their overall service, but support was an exception. I really missed the efficient, fast, 100% human-powered support that hosts like InMotion Hosting provider.

Concluding this BlueHost Review

By the looks of it, this review has already become the most comprehensive BlueHost review on the internet. Since I’m very passionate about web hosting, I could go all day about different aspects of it. But since this has already become so long, I’d like to quickly conclude this review.

BlueHost’s hosting plans are quite cheap compared to most of their competitors. But apart from the not-so-great support department, I found BlueHost to be decent in most other aspects.

One negative point to consider is the limited add-on domains for their most basic plan. But that probably wouldn’t concern the target audience (new bloggers/webmasters who’re just starting their web journeys) much.

Overall, BlueHost is a decent host for the money, especially. I would definitely give them a try if I were looking for a reliable, feature-packed, aggressively priced shared web host without wanting to know too much about the technical titbits that go behind hosting a website.

If you’re looking for a higher-priced, better alternative, however, I’d definitely recommend InMotion Hosting (a tad bit pricier) without thinking twice. Because they offer everything that BlueHost does, and only perform even better in most aspects.

Additional Information

Here is some additional information that isn’t directly related to BlueHost itself, but rather about a few things about shared web hosting and some services that BlueHost offers and their common, tricky consequences.

Unlimited Everything – The Reality

One of the major features of BlueHost that attract newbies the most is the promise of, literally, unlimited everything, starting from their Plus plan. Sure, you can provide an option for people to host as many domains as they like since there’ll always be a practical limit for that, as people only have limited money to purchase those domains in the first place.
But, things like disk space? How can a company offer unlimited disk space? Truth: they can’t.
Here’s a very logical explanation by Michael Denney, on how people are tricked by these ‘unlimited everything’ marketing gimmicks:

Just tell them that if they go down to their local computer part store or even an online vendor and they find a legitimate “unlimited” hard drive, that you’ll provide them free hosting for life 🙂
You could also simply state that unlimited space and transfer only exists for those with an unlimited budget, which is a bit snarky. Hardware has physical limits and as such any plan (“limited” or “unlimited”) is going to have hard limits whether they’re clearly defined for the end user or not. It’s a simple concept however it seems a lot of people have a hard time understanding it.
You are generally bound by 101 types of complications of their Terms of Service (ToS) or Fair Usage Policy (FUP) that do the job of not letting you consume much resources, well.

I’ve advised people in the past not to make the same mistakes that most beginners do while choosing their first host — but people still keep repeating the same old mistakes.
This doesn’t have a very direct relation with BlueHost itself, as it’s not the only company offering such unlimited resources. In fact, many do. But the reason why I included that bit is that BlueHost is one of the top web hosts (by popularity) in the world, and if you’re reading this review, and go ahead with a purchase over on BlueHost, realize that unlimitedly isn’t really unlimited, then you’ll finally come back to blame me.

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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Top 3 Free Hosting Providers For Beginners to Learn WordPress

Top 3 Free Hosting Providers For Beginners to Learn WordPress

Always connect with earn web tech and get latest updates of technology blogs. Now you are going to learn about the companies who provide free WordPress Hosting services.

Choosing a hosting for your new blog is tough.

Most of the newbies usually like to start with a free hosting to learn WordPress & try things out, and after learning, they prefer to move to premium hosting service later on.

Are you one of them? 

Do you want to start a quality blog on WordPress for free?

If yes, today I am going to share four best WordPress Hosting for newbies that are free.

List of Free Hostings for WordPress

1.x10Hosting.com

X10-hosting

 

It’s is one of the oldest hosting providers since 2004 and provides cool offers and features at a zero cost. Here are some of its features:-

  • It has the latest version of Cpanel.
  • Private Cloud hosting.
  • Advanced versions of MySQL and PHP.
  • There are never any forced ads.
  • Provides good customer support.

2. ByetHost.com

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It also has very great features, and that’s why this is also in the top list. It offers you an FTP account, file manager, Control panel, free tech support, add-on domain and sub-domains and many more features. It has following brilliant features:-

  • Best Thing is that you get Softaculous Auto Installer.
  • 200 GB monthly transfer
  • 1000 MB of the disk space.
  • You can have 50 addon domains, 50 parked domains & 50 sub domains
  • 5500 MB disk space
  • 50 MySQL databases
  • Free 24/7 support and also FTP account
  • Control panel for your easy handling of the website.
  • A good error page manager.
  • Free hosting without any ads and pop-ups.

3. FreeHostingNoAds.net

freehosting

 

With this company, you can enable your website to go online within few minutes. In this company, you will get the following listed features.

  • Many different templates and it also has a website builder.
  • Host your own domain or use Free subdomain offered by the company.
  • 20 GB Disk Space available with 200 GB bandwidth traffic
  • Tools like Joomla, phpBB, and of course, WordPress.
  • 3 PHP versions are provided by this company, which you can choose for your website as per your requirements.
  • Also, it allows you to create email accounts.

These are some of the best and free WordPress hosting providers. However, always remember that you should never host your professional blog or high traffic website on these free hosting. Because they can suspend your hosting account anytime without warning you or without any reason.

Therefore, before you move forward and buy any one of the above, let’s look at its cons.

Disadvantages Of Using Free WordPress Hosting Providers

  • Limited Space and Bandwidth: Free hosting has limited space and bandwidth. The bandwidth can be seen as the number of visitors allowed on your website per month.
  • Very Poor Customer Support: Free web hosting has terrible customer support. You will be helpless if you got stuck anywhere in the installation or if you have any problem.
  • No Backup System: Free users are not allowed to backup their site. If anything bad happens to your blog, then you will be unable to backup your blog.
  • The risk of Getting Banned or Suspended Account: There is always a fear of getting banned or suspended while using free hosting. They can ban your account any time without giving any reason and warning.
  • Affects blog’s SEO: If you are hosting your blog on any of the free hosting company. Then remember that Free hosting will have a bad effect on your blog’s Seo.

Last Words – Our Recommendation

We advise you only to use free WordPress hosting to learn WordPress and related things like themes, plugins and customizing the blog and other kinds of stuff. Otherwise, always buy a premium WordPress hosting from a good company to make your blog or website run smoothly and safely.

If you also know any good free hosting providers for WordPress then, share it with others by commenting below. And if you like this post then don’t forget to share it with your friends. 

Author Bio: Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration.  For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com
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Why Do You Need To Upgrade Your Hosting To Dedicated Server Hosting

Why Do You Need To Upgrade Your Hosting To Dedicated Server Hosting

You can read about hosting on earn web tech. We are providing you latest information about hosting and server-side management. Taking into account the consequences of website growth, you may begin to ponder on the need for a dedicated server. A dedicated server is a computer with internet connection and is entirely dedicated to one customer. There is a need to look for indications that you are in need of a dedicated server for your website.

Look for these indications

Detecting a slowdown in your system performance is not an easy task. It is really necessary for you to look for these signs and decide on the system’s requirement of a dedicated server.

  • Increased time is taken for loading of a page
  • Error messages from database due to high volume
  • Overloaded server leads to the bad performance of the website

Regular monitoring of your Website traffic will also answer the question as to why do you need to upgrade your Hosting to Dedicated Server hosting. It will be an intelligent move to visit your site at peak traffic hours and analyze the site performance. It will also help you realize the difficulties your visitors come across.

System alteration and customization is one the prime reasons that motivate you to adopt a dedicated server. Maintaining a dedicated server hosting depends on the ability to install and upgrade software and also take care of security issues that may pop up.

What is dedicated server hosting

In web management world dedicated hosting is considered a most suited method of improving the performance of your website. Dedicated hosting is most apt for large enterprises or big e-commerce firms as the expenditure associated with such methods raises a demand that the clients to fully avail the facilities offered by the new system. It allows the site owner to enjoy the multitude of features which are of great value in hosting arena and in no way shared hosting is any match to dedicated hosting.

Types of dedicated hosting

Hosting providers offer the following types of dedicated hosting services:

Fully managed hosting
  • Security upgrades and software installations
  • Complete assistance for all hosting needs
Semi-managed hosting
  • Intermediate management level
  • Need to employ professionals to take care of server needs
  • Services provided are mutually agreed upon
Managed hosting
  • Complete control is not allowed
  • Provider can only make server modifications
  • Rights restricted  to your data and users
Self-managed hosting
  • Your staff can manage server completely
  • Hosting provider offers low-cost customer support
Unmanaged hosting
  • Server is fully managed and rubs by your staff
  • No support from the hosting company
  • Need to tackle all server issues on your own

Why do you need to upgrade your Hosting to Dedicated Server hosting

Understanding your server details and the services offered by the hosting provider are incredibly important in order to fully utilize the provisions of a dedicated server hosting. A wrong dedicated hosting plan can have a dangerous effect in the case of website emergencies which include downtime in peak hours.

Benefits of dedicated hosting

Dedicated server hosting provides you a dedicated server for your data and other applications. It maximizes your reliability and aids high website performance. This arrangement allows complete control over all features of your website and

  • Allows installation of a wide variety of software.
  • Superior speed of loading heavy applications
  •  Storage options for websites with users’ personal details
  • Improved performance rate when handling heavy site traffic
  • Facility to add more server bandwidth and storage space as and when required.

Dedicated server hosting services must be availed from a reliable hosting provider in order to ensure high website performance under all circumstances.

Author Bio: Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration.  For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com

Mohit Saini is a freelancer and is actively engaged with several websites providing with articles on technology. He likes to stay updated with the current tech news related to Web Hosting and Domain Registration. For any questions, mail him 11mohitsaini@gmail.com