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If you’ve been in the sales business since before the recent ecommerce website hosting boom, then you probably remember the days of having to do “cold calling” and collecting “leads.”
While those days have definitely changed, there is one area that business owners still have to deal with. Instead of “leads,” those in sales now need a good collection of email addresses so they can do email marketing to gain sales.
But how do you acquire those addresses so that you can turn them into sales?
Continue reading Tips on Increasing Your Email List at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Did you know: WordPress has over 60.5% of CMS market share and is used by almost 34% of websites on the web.
In contrast, Joomla, the second most popular CMS, holds just 5.2% of CMS market share.
Why do you think there is such a difference between the two leading content management systems?
Why do you think over 75M websites use WordPress?
Based on my 10 years of experience and data from WordPress stats and facts, I can say these are the most amazing benefits which make WordPress stand out from the competition: it’s easy to use, efficient, comprehensive, and affordable.
Continue reading The Truly Amazing Benefits of WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Today, we are going to look at integrating G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps) with your shared hosting provider. For years now, Google has provided you with everything from quality email to easy word processing and collaboration in addition to the premier search engine on the Internet.
But you may not be as familiar with G Suite or how it can help your website become a better and more competitive entity on the Internet.
Continue reading Guide to G Suite Integration on My Shared Hosting Plan at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have a website on a shared hosting platform, then you probably want to make sure that your site stays safe and secure. These days, there’s an unfortunate likelihood that your site will come under attack at some point.
One tool that you can use to help encrypt your information is SSH access, otherwise known as Secure Shell protocol. This is an encryption protocol for your network and it lets you create a secure connection across otherwise unsecured networks.
Continue reading How Does SSH Access Work on My Shared Hosting Plan? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
One of the top choices for website hosting options today is VPS hosting. And with that, many people are wondering whether they should also consider adding a managed option to their hosting plan. As with everything in life, this question isn’t a strictly “Yes” or “No” type of query but has several factors that need to be taken into account.
For many people, the benefits of having a managed VPS will definitely outweigh the monetary side of things.
Continue reading Is Managed VPS Like Having a Server Administrator? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Web hosting is a must-have when it comes to your website. And, of course, you want the best hosting provider out there.
But with so many options, how do you know which one is right for you?
We can’t speak for the other guys, but we can tell you all about what to expect from InMotion Hosting. (And we’ll let you in on a little secret – we think we offer the best service out there!)
In this guide, we’re going to go over what a web host is, what you should look for in a hosting service, and what to expect from InMotion.
Continue reading What Can You Expect with an InMotion Hosting Plan? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Our Reseller Hosting is a Linux-powered open-source juggernaut. Yes, we’re proud of it. And we stand behind the features and addons that make our service not only meet but exceed industry standards and expectations.
If you’re not familiar with the “reseller” hosting model and how it differs from an individual hosting account, we’re going to go through it point by point.
Reseller Hosting is a Model For Your Own Hosting Business
Have you ever though about starting your own business?
Continue reading Reseller Hosting Is Your Business Model Delivered at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have VPS hosting, then you probably already know how important the safety and back-up features are for keeping your website secure. One of the more recent additions to this is the ability to take a snapshot of your VPS.
Many different companies offer their own snapshot products. Essentially, they offer the same features. The software will take a single backup of the VPS and give you the option to restore back to the original save point at any time.
Continue reading What Are Live-State Snapshots with My VPS Plan at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you do an online search for a hosting plan, then chances are you will be inundated with “cheap” shared hosting options from a considerable number of companies. For first-time website owners are looking to dip their big toe into the internet pool, and these aren’t bad plans to have.
However, as with anything, there are some downsides to using shared hosting.
Let’s look at the limitations of a shared plan so that you can make an educated choice on whether it will work for you or if you need to step up to a better plan.
Continue reading What Are the Limitations of Shared Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress hosting can handle a variety of different websites, from the small static ones to large data-heavy websites with videos, images, and other fun stuff. This is possible because hosting companies offer different types of hosting. Each type offers benefits to different kinds of websites.
As hosting plans can vary greatly, it is important to know which ones offer what, and what type of website they work best with.
To do this, let’s go over the four main types of hosting plans for WordPress.
Continue reading What Makes WordPress Hosting Different? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Has your website failed a performance test? A bad website hosting service could be to blame.
A website performance test measures page speed – the length of time it takes to display all the content on a specific page or the length of time it takes the server to receive that page’s first byte of information.
Why is that important? Because visitors aren’t going to sit around and wait for your page to load.
Continue reading What To Do When You Fail a Website Performance Test at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Have you ever wondered if your hosting provider can affect site speed? The answer is a resounding, “Yes.”
Many experts believe that web hosting is one of the most overlooked factors when it comes to page speed. And the speed of your website matters a lot.
Why? Because we live in a world of convenience, where everyone expects everything to happen immediately.
The fact is, no one is going to wait three minutes for your website to load.
Continue reading How Does My Hosting Provider Affect Site Speed at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Email hosting is an online hosting service that rents out and operates email servers. Signing up for an email hosting service isn’t the same as signing up for a free email account like Gmail or Yahoo. While similar, email hosting provides a more premium product.
Further, signing up for email hosting is also not the same as signing up for web hosting–although you often can get both services from one provider.
Continue reading Do you Need Email Hosting? It’s Included with InMotion Hosting! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
One of most powerful features of WordPress goes unnoticed every day. The built-in user roles feature in WordPress is something that at first surprises and then delights WordPress users. Many people think their username and password for WordPress is a single sign-on key and must be shared in order to grant someone else access. This is not always the best solution.
User roles and capabilities let you decide Who Can Do What on your WordPress site, so you can turn your single user site into a multi-user collaboration.
Continue reading Do You Have Multiple Employees Using your Small Business WordPress Account? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As one of the key steps in creating a website, domain name registration may have you stressing a little bit. No need to worry though – registering a domain name is a pretty simple process. To put you more at ease, let’s discuss exactly what a domain is and why you shouldn’t worry about it.
What is a Domain?
To start to learn about domains, you need to know what exactly they are.
Continue reading Domain Name Registration – Why You Don’t Need to Worry About It at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress 5.2 is here! Yeah, we get excited around release time for WordPress updates. But for some, releases can be stressful. No need to get worried. We’re going to go over some of the things you can expect for this release and how you can prepare myself by testing future releases in advance.
What’s New in 5.2?
We support thousands upon thousands of WordPress users. So we’re really happy about new PHP error protection features added to this version of WordPress.
Continue reading WordPress 5.2 Is Here! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If your dog had a website, what shared hosting provider do you think it would go with? Would it look for a provider that offered belly rubs? Most likely. That, and if the provider would mail some treats every once in a while, that would be nice too. Unfortunately, I don’t believe there is a hosting provider that will provide these types of services.
So, what would your dog look for? I think I have a good idea of what dogs like, and have come up with a list of certain aspects of hosting your dog would look for.
Continue reading What’s Your Dog’s Favorite Shared Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Compared alongside older telecom tech like email, blogs are still the new kid on the block, but they’ve gained a storied tradition and venerated practices held dear by many. There are as many different blogs as people who use them. And even in the age of social media supremacy, blogs remain a viable option for those have a message to share.
But in the legacy media, all we ever hear about is tweets, tweets, and more tweets.
Continue reading Will You Be The Next Blog Superstar? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Is it necessary to use WordPress hosting for your WordPress website?
Well, no. There are hundreds of different hosting options out there and many of them are great providers. Oftentimes, however, website owners sign up for a ‘great’ plan only to find out that it’s not quite what they need.
The problem is that hosting services aren’t one size fits all. What works well for another website may not necessarily work well for yours.
Continue reading Got a WordPress Website? Check out WordPress Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Want cheap web hosting that’s still quality? It’s hard to find, but it can be done.
Just like shopping for any web hosting service, it’s important to know what you need going into the process. Many web hosting companies offer similar rates or packages, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re offering the same products.
It’s up to you to do the homework and find out what services and features each company offers.
Continue reading What to Look for with Cheap Web Hosting – Cheap but Quality Matters at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.