Hosting Performance Contest February 2016 Roundup

Here's the first Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for February 2016! Hosts have been tested non-stop during the whole month and here are the results.By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here.   IntroAs you may already know, I've been monitoring the performance of some of the best hosting providers I know.In short, … [Read more...]

How to clone website for testing: the easiest way for free

IntroIn this tutorial I’ll show you how you can clone your website for testing purposes very easily and for free.You don’t always want to make changes on your live site until you make sure it doesn’t break anything. For example, you need to install a new plugin or theme. But you will want to check it out if it works and how it looks like before applying the changes on your live site. … [Read more...]

Cheap Web Hosting Support: How Bad Hosting Support Can Be

  I'd like to share with you a piece of my experience with cheap web hosting support. It was bad but also funny. It's the sort of support that I wish you never have with your host. If you know how bad a technical support can be, then you may want to choose a cheap web hosting more carefully.Also, I've got a little freebie for you (look at the end of this post).  After reading … [Read more...]

Top Hosting Affiliate Programs: Dirty Bloggers Secrets Revealed

Intro Top hosting affiliate programs offering the biggest affiliate commissions in the industry are very attractive for many bloggers and website owners. The bloggers may promote not very decent hosts. But it does not bother them much because they get good affiliate money. That's why recommending better hosts is often not what they are interested to do.In this post I'm uncovering this dirty … [Read more...]

Blown FatCow Review or how I test-rode a half-dead web hosting and what you can learn from it

Introduction I'd like to share my one-month experience of using FatCow web hosting which is one of the brands owned by Endurance International Group (EIG). And I'll give you tips how to avoid being manipulated as a customer and how you can leverage you marketing efforts as an entrepreneur by revealing you the FatCow lessons I've learned.From this article you'll know:Why numerous top web … [Read more...]

Only 2 Clicks to Know What Web Hosting is Used for a Website

This is a short but useful post about how to find out what web hosting is used for a website. This information may be used as appendix to the article series about choosing a reliable web hosting.Finding out where a website is hosted may be useful in many cases. For example, a web hosting reviewer claims that they themselves use some web host and they says it is so cool. In fact, it is easy to … [Read more...]

Web hosting research teaser with funny pictures and nice music

I have encountered absolutely free great music resource (Dan O'Connor's compositions at http://danosongs.com) and felt like making a short presentation of my article series about web hosting research featuring one of the fantastic Dan's music composition named "I'm Gonna Go".Here is the video: http://youtu.be/JCYLZcJ4ytcIf you know great websites with really good and professional music … [Read more...]

Kindle Book About Being Fooled by Web Hosting is on Amazon!

I decided to make a little experiment and put the article series about choosing a web hosting into a Kindle Book on Amazon. So the book can be viewed on mobile devices including Kindle.I wanted to make the Kindle book free but the system does not let me do so. I guess Amazon wants to have profit from each and every book. So, I said in the description for the book that the content of the book … [Read more...]

Web host strip dancing as my first stickfigure animation experience

This is actually not a versatile research post but rather a short summary of my experience of creating a fun stickfigure animation with elements of strip dancing for the article series about choosing a web hosting. It was my first animation experience. This post can be useful for complete noobs in animation (like me) as a starting point to make their first cool oscar-nominated masterpiece.Here … [Read more...]

High quality web hosting vs Best web hosts

Do people really mean high quality web hosting or anything else when they search for “best web hosting”? So, what is “best” at all then? It is so vague and depends so much on personal preferences, that it almost makes no sense to ask Google about the best something. Do people need cheap, reliable, fast, with great customer or tech support? Or everything in one somehow? I think the latter is … [Read more...]

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