About The Author

Deidra Slough

Deidra Slough created her first website when she was 16 years old and applies her extensive experience to articles that creatively explain complex topics in a way beginners can understand. For more than a decade, Deidra worked at the University of Florida, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and New York University exploring new ways to excel in research, database creation, project management, and customer service. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, including Impact Magazine and the International Journal of E-Learning and Distance Education, and she now finds a passion in helping HostingAdvice readers understand the challenges they face in their own online journeys.

Latest Posts

11 posts written/edited to date
7 Web Hosts That Accept Perfect Money (Feb. 2024)

Hosts Accepting Perfect Money in 2024

Perfect Money is leading the way in a new generation of online payments. This platform has been around since 2007 and is becoming a prominent cashless payment system... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
9/26/2023
5 Best Web Hosts Reddit Users Recommend (Feb. 2024)

The Best Web Hosts (According to Reddit Users)

Recommendations are the heart of good business. When I’m looking for a new restaurant to try out or a new place to walk my dog, I first ask my friends for... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
7/24/2023
5 Best: Hosting with Elementor (Feb. 2024)

Hosting Plans for Your Elementor Site

Elementor gives you control over the design and layout of your website. You can customize colors, fonts, backgrounds, and more, ensuring your site matches your... read more »
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By: Deidra Slough
6/27/2023
5 Best: Free Domain Hosting (Feb. 2024)

Get Domain Hosting for Free

Your domain is arguably one the most important components of your entire online presence. It’s the foundation for your branding and the primary navigation piece for... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
6/21/2023
9 Cheapest Website Builders (Feb. 2024)

Cheap Website Builders for Creators, Bloggers, and Businesses

I was a poor college student living in a 250-square-foot apartment with two other people when I built my first website. I kid you not, we slept in bunk hammocks... read more »
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By: Deidra Slough
6/13/2023
7 Best Hosting with a Free CDN (Feb. 2024)

Get a Free CDN with These Top Hosts

Content delivery networks (CDN) have been around since the late 1990s. The concept was originally employed to accelerate the delivery of static HTML content for... read more »
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By: Deidra Slough
5/9/2023
5 Best Offshore Hosting Providers (Feb. 2024) - $1.99 to $5

Looking for Anonymity? 5 Best Offshore Hosting Providers

Why might you want to use an offshore hosting provider? Though tropical vacations and glamorous shopping sprees might draw you to shores away from home, there are... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
4/4/2023
13 Cheap eCommerce Hosting (June 2024) - $1.99 to $19.99

Low-Cost Ecommerce Plans for Your Store

Whether your brand is taking its first steps online or unlocking a new revenue stream, finding the best cheap eCommerce hosting represents a big step for your... read more »
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By: Deidra Slough
1/25/2022
11 Cheap Web Hosting Plans With Unlimited Domains (April 2024)

How to Host Unlimited Domains on a Budget

Cheap web hosting with unlimited domains may seem like opposite ends of the feature spectrum, but pairing affordable services with infinite websites is more common... read more »
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By: Deidra Slough
8/31/2021
13 Best Hosting for HTML Websites (2024)

13 Easy Hosting Plans for HTML Websites

Even without the resurgence of static web hosting, finding the best hosting for HTML websites is an incredibly important endeavor. As the most essential part of a... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
6/18/2021
9 Best Web Hosting for Restaurants (Feb. 2024)

Feast on These Hosting Plans for Restaurants

I know the life of a restaurant owner is stressful because I used to own one. You spend the bulk of your time developing culinary masterpieces, managing employees,... read more »
Deidra Slough
By: Deidra Slough
4/16/2021