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5 Reasons Why Your Website should be Hosted Locally

Host locally and enjoy the numerous benefits attached. The distance that data has to travel between your server and the user. The number of ‘hops’ between networks affects the speed that your website loads. About 98% of Web hosting companies in Nigeria host their customer’s websites on servers overseas. Or resell services of other foreign web hosting companies. Their servers are domiciled outside the country. They are not local Webhosting companies and should not be mistaken for one.

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5 Reasons Why Backing Up Your Website Is So Important

Backup website regularly to safeguard it against threats and data loss.There often seems to be news of high profile website crash and server outage. Unfortunately, website and server threats are very real.  Ito is strongly recommended you take a backup of the contents of your website every time there is an enhancement to the contents of your website. Below are five reasons why you must backup the content of your website.

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Key web hosting terms explained

5 Important Web Hosting Terms You Should Understand

Created a checklist of common and important web hosting terms you should understand. Since Web hosting tends to be a confusing subject. We explained some key terms in the simplest way possible.

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Ways to choose the perfect domain name

How to choose the Perfect Domain Name for your SMB

It is important to choose the perfect domain name for your SMB. It is the identity of your business online. So it should be carefully thought through.

In the past, people preferred to go for exact match domain (EMD) name with the .com domain name extension. It was so because SEO value usually topped the priority list of what most online business owners want to benefit from purchasing a domain name. But that no longer counts as one of Google has been looking to reduce the value of low-quality EMDs.

For many years, website users associated anything internet with the .com domain name extension. Now, Domain name registrars offer an array of domain name extensions. There is definitely an extension that portrays your business (no matter the type) better to your audience than .com.

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Virtual Private Server hosting is flexible, scalable, effective and secure

5 Benefits of Virtual Private Server Hosting

Virtual Private Server Hosting is one of the many types of web hosting services you can choose to host your website on the web. You need your site files on a web server to have a website on the internet. It is quite difficult and costly to set up and manage a server. It is easier for an average person to host their website online. They only need to buy a web hosting plan to rent space on the web and upload their site files. (They do not need server setup)

Most organizations still don’t have a clear understanding what dedicated hosting and shared hosting can offer. Although Virtual Private Server Hosting has turned out to be quite popular over the years. Here are the benefits of VPS:

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Importance of Redundancy

The Importance of Redundancy in Web Hosting

Redundancy is generally viewed as superfluous repetition or overlapping, excessive, and unnecessary. It has a totally different meaning in web hosting where it means backup in layman’s terms.

When it comes to databases, networking, website maintenance, and other technical endeavors, however, redundancy is not only necessary — it is essential.

All organizations, sooner or later, will face minor disasters, for example, hardware failure, power outage, Internet disruptions, and so on. Shockingly, many will likewise experience genuine disasters, for example, flooding, fire, earthquake, terrorist attack, and so forth. What distinguishes the organizations that bounce back from such calamities without a scratch from those that can’t deal with the outage and go out of business? Redundancy.

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Choosing the Best web hosting company for your website

10 Things in choosing the Right Web Hosting company

Do a research for the right web hosting company suitable for your website. So as to reach a more relevant audience and generate maximum revenue.

Before reading further put everything aside and think through on your business needs. This is because you can never get the right web hosting company for your business needs without first, knowing what you need.

If you don’t know what you need you can never identify where the solution lies.

For example, a starter doesn’t need to care much about bandwidth limit or storage facilities since most web hosting companies offer a starter plan suitable for minimum traffic websites.

For most starters, the shared hosting plan is the ideal hosting package to purchase. It’s cheap, reliable, easy to maintain and sufficient enough for the most website just starting out.

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Benefits of a mobile-friendly website

4 Important Reasons for Having a Mobile-Friendly Website

The essence of a website is to produce income. Only a mobile-friendly website can ensure this.
Smart gadgets have affected how people see the Internet. Quite a number of people haven’t opened a telephone directory in a long while. Since technology has advanced into what it is today, it’s immeasurably critical that you a mobile-friendly website. You could be incidentally harming your business. If your website is not equipped to adjust to smaller screen resolutions.
You’re inviting all internet users when you create a mobile friendly site. You could estrange the users who are hoping to spend money with your business if they can’t access the site on their smartphones or tablets. Here are some of the reasons you need a mobile friendly website:

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Simple Steps To Creating A Successful Blog

Infographic: Short, Simple Steps To Creating A Successful Blog

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How To Choose An E-Commerce Platform

There are several factors to bear in mind when selecting an ecommerce platform. For instance, the platform should have the feature one would require, such as – inventory control, the right payment systems, and the best shipping options. Even if you do not possess the technical capabilities (or funds to employ them) you will need a platform with a simple set up.

Irrespective of your technical skills, you will need a platform that is simple enough for your team to use. In order to ease your decision making, here is an evaluation of three of the best ecommerce platforms: Prestashop vs Agoracart vs TomatoCart.

These names may sound like some weird. But the reality is that all three of these ecommerce platforms are powerful solutions for online stores.

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