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7 Best "Unlimited Reseller Hosting" Plans (2021): Cheap Reseller Hosts

Get Unlimited Resources From One Of These Top Reseller Hosting Plans

It’s no surprise that entrepreneurs and merchants are lining up to launch businesses on the web, and those seeking the best unlimited reseller plans are no... read more »
Posted On: 4/14/2020
Linux Hosting vs. Windows Hosting (2021): 6 Differences & 6 Best Hosts

Linux Hosting vs. Windows Hosting: Their Differences & Top Hosts

When it comes to Linux hosting vs. Windows hosting, your choice boils down to the technologies you aim to use with your server. Linux servers are gaining ground behind... read more »
Posted On: 4/14/2020
12 Best Cheap VPS Hosting Services of 2021

The Expert Guide to Getting Affordable, Yet Reliable, VPS Hosting

When you’ve finally outgrown that shared hosting plan, the best cheap VPS hosting services help make the jump feel much less intimidating. For site owners who need... read more »
Posted On: 8/11/2020
InterServer VPS Review & Rating 2021: Hosting with

Is Virtual Server Hosting with InterServer Worth Trying Out?

For those looking for a flexible, tech-heavy virtual server, look no further than our InterServer VPS review. The team built and operates its own datacenter, giving you... read more »
Posted On: 7/6/2020
12 Best: Hosting for High-Traffic Sites 2021 — Website Hosting at Scale

What's the Best Hosting Service for a Highly Trafficked Website?

There’s no shortage of advice on the web covering how to grow an online business and find the best hosting for high-traffic sites. Let’s say you’ve done... read more »
Posted On: 4/9/2020
5 Best "Self-Hosted WordPress" Hosts & How to Get Started

How to Launch a Self-Hosted WordPress Site with a Leading Host

Your first self-hosted WordPress website always feels like a major accomplishment. Breaking free from the fully hosted experience is liberating and unlocks... read more »
Posted On: 6/6/2020
DreamHost WordPress Review (2021): Expert Rating for DreamPress Hosting

An In-Depth Look at DreamHost's WordPress & DreamPress Offerings

Combining a top-notch hosting company with the approval of the world’s most popular content management system, we put together an in-depth DreamHost WordPress... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
Web Hosting Comparison Chart 2021: Top 21 Hosts & Services

Our Experts' Web Hosting Comparison Chart of 2021

Shopping for a new hosting service can be a daunting endeavor — that’s why we’ve put all the top providers’ prices and features in helpful web... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
GoDaddy VPS Review 2021 — Hosting Experts Rate GoDaddy Servers

Read What the Experts Really Think of GoDaddy's Virtual Servers

Let’s dive into a GoDaddy VPS review. So many rookie web hosting consumers turn to GoDaddy for their first domain name and shared hosting account. How does the... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
7 Best Reliable & Cheap WordPress Hosting Services (2021)

Guide to Getting the Cheapest, Most Reliable, Hosting for WordPress

In a crowded marketplace, how do you find the best — but still cheap — WordPress hosting? With so many people seeking out the popular content management... read more »
Posted On: 4/8/2020
5 Fastest Web Hosting Services of 2021

2021’s Fastest Hosts Feature SSDs, Caching, and Prime Performance

After a year or so of testing and writing about some of the fastest web hosting services in the industry, I started feeling a little self-conscious about the host I had... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
5 "Shared vs. Reseller Hosting" Differences: Which is Better?

Our Guide to Reseller Hosting Plans vs. Shared Server Hosting

Shared vs. reseller hosting services can look surprisingly similar at first, as you’ve got one server being shared by multiple customers. However, reseller hosting... read more »
Posted On: 6/26/2020
Bluehost WordPress Review & Hosting Ratings (2021)

Experience WordPress Hosting with Bluehost: A Beginner's Guide

Pairing a trusted hosting provider with the recommendation of the world’s most popular content management system, here’s our Bluehost WordPress review to show... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
10 Best Personal Website Hosting Services (2021)

2021’s Best Hosting Plans for Your Personal Site, Blog, or Portfolio

Whether you’re taking your first steps online, building a professional portfolio, or looking for an outlet for your creativity, the best personal website hosting... read more »
Posted On: 7/6/2020
2021’s GoDaddy Managed WordPress Review (5 Expert Ratings)

GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting Review: 2021 Edition

Our GoDaddy managed WordPress review examines what happens when you combine two of the most popular online services on the internet: GoDaddy domain registations and... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
5 Expert Tips: How to Choose a Web Host & Top 6 Services

2021 Guide to Choosing a Web Host Featuring Top-Rated Hosting Services

For developers, bloggers, small business owners, and others, learning how to choose a web host is like searching for Mr. Right. It’s a familiar question: Which... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
10 Best Free Blog Hosting Sites (2021): Top Free Blogging Platforms

Find Out Where to Host Your Blog for Free in 2021

Signing up for anything free online can often seem like a misguided leap of faith, but fortunately, the best free blogging sites really do come loaded with tons of... read more »
Posted On: 7/6/2020
Top 15 Cheap Linux VPS Plans (2021)

Experts' Guide to the Cheapest Linux VPS Hosting Options of 2021

Taking the cheap Linux VPS hosting route comes with a bunch of perks — dedicated server-like resources at half the cost, more reliability than a shared server, less... read more »
Posted On: 7/21/2020
Top 3 Hosted Exchange Servers for Your Business (Microsoft / Outlook)

Where to Find the Best Hosted Exchange Servers for Your Business

Understanding the difference between Microsoft Office 365 and hosted Exchange servers can be tough to perfectly nail down at first — even though it can have major... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
6 Key Differences — Shared Hosting vs. VPS Hosting (2021 Guide)

The Ultimate 2021 Guide to Shared vs. Virtual Private Server Hosting

The shared hosting vs. VPS hosting comparison is similar to cell phone data plans. When smartphones took over in the early 2000s, data usage and cellphone bills went... read more »
Posted On: 2/6/2020
9 Cheap Windows VPS Hosting Services of 2021

Where to Find the Best Deals on Virtual Servers with Windows OS

Ready for a cheap Windows VPS? A virtual private server is a happy middle ground between mass-market shared servers and expensive dedicated servers. More specifically, a... read more »
Posted On: 12/29/2020
6 Best Moodle Hosting Services 2021 — Top Hosts for Moodle LMS

Compare the Best Hosts for the Moodle Learning Management System

In the crowded, noisy classroom of online learning platforms, how do you find the best Moodle hosting options? With the massive advances in educational software,... read more »
Posted On: 4/4/2020
HostGator VPS Review (2021)

Our Experts Review VPS Hosting with Leading Web Host HostGator

Looking for a comprehensive HostGator VPS review that puts the well-known hosting brand’s servers to the test? You’ve come to the right spot! We’ve long... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
10 Best Web Hosting for Nonprofits (2021): How to Get Started

Our Top 10 Guide to the Best Web Hosting for Nonprofits & Charities

Even though charitable organizations face an added challenge of balancing its core missions with the necessary internal operations to keep the doors open, the best web... read more »
Posted On: 7/9/2020
10 Best Cheap Dedicated Server Hosting (2021)

We Compare the Most Affordable Dedicated Server Plans of 2021

We know, cheap dedicated server hosting sounds like an oxymoron. The top floor of the hosting high-rise is typically reserved for high-powered enterprises with large... read more »
Posted On: 12/14/2020
9 Best "Uptime Guarantees" in Hosting (Get 100% Uptime Guaranteed)

Uptime Guarantees: 9 Most Reliable Hosts & Why More Nines Is Better

Although your brick-and-mortar business may have routine 9-to-5 hours of operation, your online presence is open for business 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days... read more »
Posted On: 2/26/2020
11 Best Web Hosting Prices Compared (Google, GoDaddy, Wix & Others)

What Are the Best Web Hosting Prices? We Compare the Top 11

Shopping around for web hosting prices is a lot like choosing which restaurant at which to eat. You can spend $8 on a straightforward burger with all the fixings you... read more »
Posted On: 1/27/2021
13 Fastest WordPress Hosting Services 2021 — Up to 20X Faster

Where to Find the Fastest WordPress Hosting Services in 2021

The fastest WordPress hosting plans are like that overcrowded coffee shop that still manages to get drinks in customers’ hands at a surprisingly efficient rate. The... read more »
Posted On: 2/6/2020
Shopify Pricing: 5 Plans, Plus POS Platform & Shopify Stock Prices

Shopify Pricing: 5 Plans, Plus POS Platform & Shopify Stock Prices

When you’ve decided to start a business (or take an existing one to new heights), you have two options: check out the real estate market for building a physical... read more »
Posted On: 7/14/2020
How to Make a Website From Scratch (HTML, WordPress, or Builders)

How to Make a Website From Scratch Using HTML, WP, or Builders

As the owner of a small wedding planning startup, a friend of mine didn’t have a lot of time or money to put into learning how to make a website – but she... read more »
Posted On: 3/24/2020
Weebly Pricing & Plans 2021 — Web Hosting, eCommerce, and Domains

Weebly Pricing and Plans for Hosting, eCommerce, and Domains

Before spending money on a new website builder platform, be sure to check out our guide on Weebly pricing. The drag-and-drop website builder is one of the more affordable... read more »
Posted On: 2/10/2020
5 Expert Tips on How to Make Money Blogging in 2021

MoneyCrashers Co-Founder On How to Make Money Blogging in 2021

Learning how to make money blogging is easier than you may think — making it actually happen, however, is a different animal. It’s all about execution,... read more »
Posted On: 5/26/2020
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