WebHostingDay 2010 has officially kicked off today in the Phantasialand theme park outside of Cologne, Germany and event organizers are expecting to break all previous attendance records once the numbers are added up on Friday.
Web hosting and domain name giant GoDaddy continues to make the news with their rapid growth this month, this time with their latest announcements of both Apple Xserve-based hosting services and a brand new affiliate program with improved rewards.
One of the many tasks assigned to those who create and maintain web sites is the submission of all content to the major search engines. Once the initial submission has been completed, there is the ongoing task of submitting any new or edited content to these very same search engines. It can end up being […]
Social networking built on specific platforms is not a new thing; you will recall that MySpace was originally launched six years ago, in August of 2003, making it a relatively old service where this emerging field is concerned. But where MySpace proved to be a boon to emerging artists such as musicians, newer social networking […]
Domain registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy has announced that its Hosting Connection service, offering easy installs of third party scripts and software, has topped 1,000,000 application installations by its users. This milestone is just the latest in the effort by web hosts to provide easy access to the many thousands of popular scripts available […]
The web hosting industry is a large and sprawling beast of a sector with hosting providers and users alike spanning the globe; as a result there is very little in the way of continuity between providers or users. That ill began to be remedied in 2004 when the first annual hosting convention organized by web […]
Have you attended the Web Host Boot Camp virtual conference yet? If not, you’re missing out on such gems as getting started in web hosting, and pitching to investors. Don’t worry, though. If you register with Web Host Boot Camp, which is free by the way, you will have the opportunity to listen to these […]
As much as I’d like to think of the web as a gender neutral industry, I’m constantly reminded that’s it’s not. Web hosting may be the last frontier in male/female equality. From the same people who brought us the ultra-gimmicky “free .US domain on Elvis’ birthday” promotion, Host Color is now offering a special rebate […]
In the ever-increasing industry of web hosting, it takes more than an established domain name to get and keep customers. It takes providing the customer with added value. Enter Netfirms. Netfirms was created in 1998 as a domain registrar and web host, and currently serves the US and Canada markets. Unlike common gimmicks of the […]
We’ve all heard of social marketing and the benefits it yields. Regrettably, it is just as easy to abuse this strategic know-how and fault your company’s reputation forever. Such was the destiny of at least 8 web hosting firms that were censored and banned on HostingDiscussion.com forum in November 2008.