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Rebranding and Its Effects On Your Google Ranking

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So, you finally decided it’s time for rebranding. Awesome!

Startups and Fortune 500 companies both rebrand when their business is growing, and they want to showcase this to their investors, customers and other stakeholders.

But it’s not easy. There are considerable creative and legal challenges and not to forget, you will be spending countless hours thinking about what kind of new brand you want to be. But the biggest challenge is how to tackle with Google.

Because since you are making a new brand, you will also be making a new website that will feature a new name, meaning, a new URL!

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How to Move GoDaddy Website Builder Site to WordPress (2019)

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GoDaddy is a prominent name when we speak about website hosting. Its website builder is widely used and is well-known for its ease of usage.

GoDaddy website builder provides basic functionality and is extremely simple to use for beginners. No doubt, GoDaddy is widely used.

However, what in case you need to take your website to the next level?

GoDaddy does have its own set of limitations when it comes to building intuitive websites. Luckily, we have WordPress that suffices such website development needs.

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What is 401 Unauthorized Error & How to Fix it (4 Solutions Explained)

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Undoubtedly, you’ve come across an error or two while browsing your favorite websites online. These errors are a common nuisance that both webmasters and consumers don’t like to see.

Still, these inconveniences manage to endure and continue to bother people even today.

But what exactly are these error codes that keep popping up out of nowhere and without explaining why they’ve appeared in the first place?

Simply put, the Internet or the World Wide Web functions based on the application protocol designed for distributed and collaborative hypermedia information systems, otherwise known as HTTP or Hypertext Transfer Protocol.

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Atlantic.net Review (2019): Is It The Best Choice? Let’s find out…

Reading Time: 6 min read
With so many hosting platforms in the market, it sometimes seems confusing to pinpoint on which might work best for your requirement.

Atlantic.net is one such hosting platform that has mixed popularity. Started in 1994, this has been in the market for some time.

If you thought about Atlantic as a vast ocean, then Alantic.net is an ocean of hosting solutions.

They offer well-carved features and are designed to provide HIPAA compliant hosting solutions that can securely store medical information.

Atlantic.net is popular for its cloud-based solutions and virtual private server (VPS) hosting. With a lot of existing features, this is a review I have been waiting to share.

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Godaddy Review 2019: Is Daddy Really caring for his children? Let’s find out…

Reading Time: 18 min read

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for GoDaddy since August 2018.

We are monitoring Godaddy’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-gd.website.

This review of GoDaddy is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This Godaddy Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

 
Once upon a time, I was a younger man. I decided to take a big step: no more free website builders for me, no sir… just the real thing:

A PAID web host. One that would let me build a REAL website.

So I went to GoDaddy. Why?

Because GoDaddy had EVERYTHING. It had a website builder, a domain name, and the hosting ALL for (at the time) about a DOLLAR a month. INCREDIBLE!

I was thrilled. I built a site. I was happy…

For a year.

And then,

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HostGator Review: Why I Love/Hate HostGator (Solid Uptime)

Reading Time: 9 min read

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for HostGator since August 2017.

We are monitoring HostGator’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-hg.website.

This review of HostGator is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This HostGator Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

If you’ve looked around a few lists of top hosting providers, you may have come across a certain name: HostGator.

HostGator is not the largest hosting platform, but it is on the larger side.

What is HostGator?

It’s been in business since 2002—which, for the hosting world, means it’s pretty well established—and it’s gotten big enough to have international offices in addition to its HQ in Austin and Houston.

In 2012, HostGator was acquired by Endurance International Group (EIG), which also owns another major hosting provider—Bluehost.

We don’t know the final number of subscribers HostGator has, but it surpassed 200,000 customers way back in 2009.

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DreamHost Review: Is It Reliable & Fast? 99.93% Uptime Recorded till now

Reading Time: 10 min read

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for DreamHost since April 2017.

We are monitoring DreamHost’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-dh.website.

This review of DreamHost is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This DreamHost Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Ah, DreamHost. Of all the companies we’ve looked at, DreamHost is certainly one of the most recognizable.

Having purportedly serviced 1.5 million websites, DreamHost is up there with the other major players in the hosting game.

Another reason it’s such a major player and viewed so credibly is its history: DreamHost has been running since 1997, which might as well be a few decades in internet years.

So you’ve been looking into your next potential hosting platform. Maybe you have no idea where to start, or maybe you’re already thinking of specific companies and specific plans.

We’re here to help you figure out what different companies can offer you, and right now I’m about to tell you how DreamHost performs based on my own experience with them.

Does DreamHost’s reputation far outweigh its performance?

Or are things pretty aligned?

Keep reading to find out!

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A2 Hosting Review: Give Us 5 Min, We’ll Give You The Facts

Reading Time: 10 min read

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for A2 Hosting since July 2017.

We are monitoring A2 Hosting’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-a2.website.

This review of A2 Hosting is based on actual testing done on their servers”.

This A2 Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Every now and then I review a company that is simultaneously unknown to most of the public (even on the internet public), and very well-regarded among those who follow hosting.

A2 Hosting is one such company.

Founded in 2001, A2 has gone from hosting a few websites to a few thousand.

That’s great growth, but is a few thousand really something to brag about?

Even the quality hosting providers on the smaller side service hundreds of thousands of sites.

And yet, A2 has managed to stay in the game for 17 years without losing its competitive edge.

As they like to show, A2 has won quite a few hosting awards from popular sites.

It’s natural for you to wonder if A2 is as capable as its reputation suggests.

Are you looking at a hidden gem or a mediocre service that’s fooled a few people into going along with it?

Does its small size mean it lacks features, or that it focuses more on quality—or both?

All these questions and more, I will address in this review.

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1&1 IONOS Review: Features are Awesome, but what about Uptime?

Reading Time: 12 min read

Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for 1&1 IONOS since August 2018.

We are monitoring 1&1 IONOS’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-11.website.

This review of 1&1 IONOS hosting is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This 1&1 IONOS Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

What is 1&1 IONOS Hosting?

I like to think of 1&1 IONOS as the hidden giant of the hosting world.

This seems to be the case for America, at least—most people who aren’t familiar with hosting, and have taken only a few cursory looks, know more about GoDaddy and Bluehost.

Despite that, 1&1 IONOS is one of the largest hosting providers in the world: they service more than 8 million customers and 12 million domains.

Perhaps it’s because 1&1 IONOS is mainly centered in Europe, but nonetheless, it has a massive reach.

Although 1&1 IONOS has been around since 1988—which is incredibly old in internet company terms—it hasn’t stopped growing.

In fact, they just recently changed their brand name to 1&1 IONOS, reflecting a new integration with the cloud.

So, how does this hidden titan perform?

Is it truly outcompeted by the other famous names in hosting, or does it quietly dominate?

In this review, I will speak from my experience and knowledge of the hosting landscape.

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000WebHost Review: My Pros & Cons using 000Webhost

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This 000WebHost Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Getting a free host is always an exciting deal, especially when you are running low on budget. If you have been searching for free hosting then you would realize that the options for well-known and free hosting are somewhat limited.

Here I would speak about one such well-known hosting option which is popularly known for its free hosting services. This is none other than 000webhost.

000webhost is part of Hostinger. With 000webhost you can avail a lifetime free service, a reason to make it more unique.

Being a fully free hosting service, 000webhost does have few limitations, however, it gives a series of benefits which you probably would never expect in free hosting.

So, getting down to the crux of the point, 000webhost has few pros and cons which I will be discussing in more details through my review.

Go ahead and enjoy reading more about 000webhost!!

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Bluehost Review 2019: Tested them for 2 years. Here’s what we know.

Reading Time: 16 min read

chris wagner

Chris Wagner

“I have been a paying customer for BlueHost since April 2017.

I am monitoring BlueHost’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through my website hostingpill-bh.website.

This review of BlueHost is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This Bluehost Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Bluehost is REALLY popular, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right host for you. Don’t worry—we’re going to figure that out right now.

Here’s why I can help:

I’ve used it on and off over a long period of time and I’ve been formally testing it since April 2017.

And after getting really friendly with Bluehost, it’s time I share my research with the world—so that no one buys hosting they shouldn’t, and so that no one misses a great opportunity.

Let me set the stage: Bluehost is one of the most well-known web hosting companies in the world. How well-known?

We’re talking about over 2 MILLION websites that get supported by Bluehost—the big leagues.

Bluehost Websites

But is Bluehost too big? I mean, clearly it must be doing something right, but doesn’t a certain size also mean Bluehost could be fooling the crowd? Or maybe Bluehost won’t care for your business as personally as a smaller hosting company?

Plus, Bluehost itself is owned by a larger conglomerate. How do you know an unaccountable major corporation is going to look after you and your business? Your site’s information?

There are some reasons to be concerned with Bluehost. Believe me, I took them to heart when I began testing.

More than half a year later, I’ve come out with some mixed feelings.

Why?

Let me show you.

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FastComet Review: Last 20-Months Performance Stats & Comparison

Reading Time: 10 min read

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Chris Wagner

“I have been a paying customer for FastComet since October 2017.

I am monitoring FastComet’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through my website hostingpill-fc.website.

This review of FastComet is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This FastComet Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

So you’ve been looking into web hosting.

You’ve heard all the big names and you’ve seen plenty of top ten lists.

If you’ve seen a list of the top ten hosting options, there’s almost no way you haven’t seen the name FastComet come up.

But maybe if you decided to Google around, you haven’t found many (if any) news articles featuring FastComet.

Well, nothing from a reputable source anyway.

So, of course, you ask yourself one of the most common questions of our age—is it legit?

Well I have good news (or bad, in that more options can make your decision more difficult): yes, FastComet’s legit!

First of all, don’t be too put off by the lack of news articles. The biggest hosting companies may get some mentions in the news, but bigger doesn’t always mean better, even in the world of hosting.

In fact, in my opinion, it’s a testament to FastComet’s versatility as a platform that it has managed to maintain such a positive image online without encountering significant negative press from big sources.

So don’t worry!

FastComet may not be in the news, but it’s definitely in the reviews, and it’s in good ones at that.

Take, for example, this review.

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GreenGeeks Review: Is this REALLY Eco-Friendly? 100% Uptime Recorded till now

Reading Time: 13 min read

chris wagner

Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for GreenGeeks since January 2018.

We are monitoring GreenGeeks’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-gg.website.

This review of GreenGeeks is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This GreenGeeks Hosting Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Think fast: why don’t you do more for the environment?

Okay, well, assuming you think it’s important. The question stands: what stops you?

Convenience is a big one. Cost is usually the other.

What if I told you that you can actually help the environment in your hosting and that you can do this without much extra cost OR loss of convenience?

And what if I told you that on top of not being bad, it’s actually GOOD?

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HostWinds Review: Things to know before you go for it (2019)

Reading Time: 14 min read

This HostWinds Review was revised and updated on June 10, 2019.

Hostwinds is a company that I’m willing to bet a lot of you don’t know much about.

You may have heard of it…but even so, Hostwinds isn’t super famous to a lot of people. Even among people who are familiar with hosting.

And that’s not surprising—Hostwinds was founded in 2010, which makes it a younger hosting company compared to some bigger names that are close to the twenty-year mark.

But the deeper you get into the hosting world, the more you’ll find Hostwinds has a strong reputation.

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2019’s Best Website Builders (Option #1 is Free & My Favourite)

Reading Time: 16 min read

So, you want to build a website.

You want to build a website for your hobby, or your personal blog. Maybe for your small business.

You need something that is relatively user-friendly, but which still lets you control a good deal about your website and make something that looks good.

Well, the best option for a lot of people is to go straight to a website builder.

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