Posts by emoryrowland

8 Reasons Hosting Matters More in 2014…

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

8 Reasons Hosting Matters More in 2014…

Now where did I host that site? You may have signed up for hosting on the fly when you purchased your domain. Or forgotten exactly who you hosted with. Or like most people your thoughts and fantasies during the day don’t usually encompass your hosting company. Are you host aware?  Some business owners and bloggers go through their digital lives without paying respects to the unseen force behind their precious online assets. Like electrical power, the temptation is to take it for granted. But with hosting, the lights may not always come back on when you flick the switch after an...

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Why Web Designers Love a Great Web Host

Posted on Sep 24, 2013

Why Web Designers Love a Great Web Host

Have you ever wondered how people seem to know their web host is the best even though they aren’t experts in the subject? Their web designer told them. But how do designers think about web hosting? What criteria do they look at when evaluating a service to host their client work on? You can bet your web designer has done some serious behind-the-scenes research on their customers’ before settling on a service they trust for their clients.  Let’s look at some of these factors and then hear directly from designers who host with ClickHOST. I.T. Phone Home The web...

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How ClickHOST uses SpamExperts to Liberate Users from Spam

Posted on Sep 9, 2013

How ClickHOST uses SpamExperts to Liberate Users from Spam

I have owned my own domain and used the same email address since the late 1990′s. Back then, I wasn’t very savvy about hiding my address from email harvesters. Believe me, I get a TON of spam. I’ve also hosted my domain using shared cPanel hosting for nearly 10 years. I’ve researched and tried various popular anti spam solutions over the years. Spam Assassin, BoxTrapper and Postini/Google Apps are a few that didn’t live up to my hopes. I can’t tell you how skeptical I was when Carel Bekker of ClickHOST told me he was adding a spam-fighting option to all...

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Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

ClickHOST is now a CloudFlare Certified Partner and offers the basic free CloudFlare service to all customers! The CloudFlare content delivery network takes advantage of recent changes to hardware, server technology and network routing to deliver an easy-to-set-up,  affordable and high-performance CDN that reduces hops and lowers latency for visitors to your website.  CloudFlare’s popularity is undisputed as they claim over 25% of the Internet’s population regularly passes through their network. CloudFlare essentially does two things for ClickHOST customers: Makes your website more...

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3 Must-have SEO Keyword Research Tools

Posted on Dec 9, 2011

3 Must-have SEO Keyword Research Tools

Recently I wrote about my top 3 onsite SEO ranking factors to help get your site in shape to receive traffic from Google. But, what good are title tags, page copy and internal linking if you don’t target the right keywords on your site? Often, the words you think people search for to find your site are not the ones they actually use. For example, in the case of ClickHOST, one might search for website related terms or WordPress related terms instead of hosting terms. There are tons of SEO tools out there to help you find the right words for your website, but the best ones are free,...

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