About The Author

Alexandra Leslie

Alexandra is a web marketer, Agile Product Owner, and die-hard wordsmith who's contributed to HostingAdvice, InMotion Hosting, HostGator, and other prominent hosting and technology blogs, as well as Forbes. She has nearly 10 years of experience building websites, advising on web and mobile app design, and crafting content that engages and converts. Her primary subject matter expertise spans WordPress, UX design, Agile project management, and, of course, web hosting.

Latest Posts

85 posts written/edited to date
Expert Round Table: How the Spike in Cloud Services Spending Will Impact the Hosting Industry

How the Spike in Cloud Services Spending Impacts The Rest of the Hosting Industry

With cloud spending forecasted to exceed $480 billion in 2022, it’s hard to fathom an industry that won’t be impacted. “The economic, organizational, and societal... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
6/17/2022
Find the Best VPS with Large Storage Capacity in 2022

2022's Guide to VPS Storage: Get the Most GB for Your Buck

When it comes to food, our eyes are often bigger than our stomachs. Web hosting, on the other hand, can leave you hungry for supplemental server resources if you’re... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
5/12/2022
Domain Name vs. Web Hosting: Definitions, Key Differences, and FAQs

Domains vs. Hosting: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

“What’s in a domain name? That which we call a domain by any other name would smell as sweet.” I bring this cheesy play on Shakespeare’s classic quote to the table... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
5/3/2022
Gainesville, Florida, Community Celebrates Josh Greenberg Day: Continuing the Mission of a Beloved Tech Startup Icon

Gainesville Startup Community Celebrates Josh Greenberg Day

This upcoming weekend will mean a lot of things to different people. Children may have their sights set on that one masterfully hidden Easter egg while hoping to... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
4/14/2022
How to Build a Website with Squarespace

How to Build a Website with Squarespace

Here’s my unpopular opinion: Website building is a grossly oversimplified task. A quick Google search for “how to build a website” will unearth dozens of posts all... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
4/4/2022
Our Top 15 Recommended Resources for Pivoting Into a Promising Tech Career in 2022

How to Pivot Into a Promising Tech Career in 2022

In the United States, the average software engineer salary is roughly $88,000 per year, depending on the source. Entry-level data analyst positions offer nearly... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
1/21/2022
How EGI's Colocation, Reseller, and Managed Dedicated Hosting Services Uniquely Suit Startups at Every Stage of Growth

EGI: Dedicated Hosting for Scaling Startups

With a classically modest startup story, EGIHosting is now an international provider of highly available dedicated servers and colocation facilities based in... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/16/2021
CoachHub on the Value of Business Coaching and Why Web Dev and Engineering Leaders Should Invest In It

CoachHub: Why IT Pros Should Invest in Coaching

CoachHub presents an online platform that connects professionals with more than 3,000 globally dispersed, highly trained, and professionally certified... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/15/2021
Catching Up with Team Kinsta: How The Company Remains a Trendsetter in Cloud-Powered, Premium WordPress Hosting

Kinsta Remains a Trendsetter in Managed WP Hosting

Combining the most performant infrastructure, an expert engineering team, and incredibly WordPress-savvy support staff, Kinsta is a force to be reckoned with... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/7/2021
Checking In With Amelia: The WordPress Booking Plugin Now Features Drag-and-Drop Editing & More Customization Options

The Amelia WordPress Booking Plugin

Online booking has become complicated during the pandemic for both businesses and their customers. However, it doesn’t have to be. Amelia delivers a... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
10/21/2021
Grow Your Business with WP Engine: How WordPress Site Performance and Profit Potential are Inextricably Linked

Grow Your Business with WP Engine

A force to be reckoned with in WordPress hosting, WP Engine is a champion of web performance, security, and solutions optimized for the popular content... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
10/20/2021
Mirantis Container Cloud: Seamlessly Manage Kubernetes Clusters in a Private, Public, or Hybrid Hosting Environment

Mirantis: Manage Kubernetes Clusters Across Environments

Amid a global pandemic and spike in demand for multicloud infrastructure services, Mirantis continues to minimize DevOps complexity for its customers.... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
9/23/2021
2022's WordPress-Approved Hosts Officially Endorsed by WordPress.org

Which Hosting Providers Have the WordPress.org Seal of Approval?

Who better to rank the best WordPress-approved hosts than the developers of the software itself? WordPress, the wildly popular open-source content management system,... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
2/26/2018
10 Best Christian Web Hosting Reviews & Hosts for Churches 2022

10 Best Christian Web Hosting Reviews & Hosts for Churches 2022

Just as many small business owners choose to support local businesses, many Christians may want to seek out the best Christian web hosting services when looking for... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
2/7/2018
Email Hosting vs. Web Hosting: Differences & Best Services of 2022

What's the Difference Between Web Hosting and Email Hosting?

When comparing email hosting to web hosting, one might assume they’re straightforward, similar, and possibly even interchangeable terms; however, these services are... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
1/24/2018
SiteGround Coupon Code 2022: Hosting Discounts Up to 60% Off

An Expert's Take on the Savings to Be Had With SiteGround Services

For site owners seeking a great deal, SiteGround coupon codes are a great example of the types of web hosting deals that can be found with a just a little bit of... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
1/9/2018
10 Best: Web Hosting for Churches & Free Services for Ministry 2022

Find a Trusted Hosting Provider for Your Church or Ministry in 2022

Hosting is not a one-size-fits-all solution, especially when it comes to identifying the best web hosting for churches. As I’ve sampled various denominations, taken... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/28/2017
How Much Should I Pay for Web Hosting? — Website Costs 2022

How Much Should I Pay for Web Hosting? (2022's Host Pricing Guide)

With all the plans and technologies swirling around the marketplace, those looking to start their first website may be left wondering: How much should I pay for web... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/8/2017
14 Best: Free WordPress Hosting & Top Providers for WP Sites (2022)

Getting the Best Deals on Hosting for WordPress: Free vs. Best Value

The phrase free WordPress hosting has a magnetism that’s hard to fight. The four-letter word regularly causes rational human beings to lose all sense of reason at... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/4/2017
Bluehost Coupons 2022 — Discounts Up to 63% Off, Plus Free Domain

How to Snag the Best Deals on Bluehost Servers and Hosting

Whether it’s a buy-one-get-one deal at the grocery store or Bluehost coupon codes, who doesn’t love a good discount? Those on the hunt for a good hosting deal have a... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
11/27/2017