Cloud Hosting Benefits

Backup your own website

07:35 06 January in Cloud Computing, Cloud Hosting Benefits, Hosting Tools, Maintenance, Tips, Tutorials by Simple Helix Marketing

A website can be a lot of different things. From the small family photo albums to the specialty vendor’s online webstore, anyone and everyone can setup a website. As mentioned in another blog post, maintaining backups of a website is absolutely critical for ensuring a sustained web presence. Although paid backup services are more than adequate for most site owners, there are many distinct benefits to...

Why you should care about EasyApache 4

17:18 06 December in Cloud Hosting Benefits, Dedicated Hosting, Hosting Tools, Server Technology, Shared Hosting, Tips by Simple Helix Marketing

cPanel users may have heard about “EasyApache” but didn’t know what it is or why it matters. This is understandable because engineers at your host provider are typically the only people to interact with it. EasyApache is software cPanel will use to install both the Apache webserver and PHP. Some exciting changes were introduced in version 4, the most recent release. For starters, EasyApache 4 will download precompiled...

Don’t let your site arrive DOA this Holiday Shopping Season – Get CPR from Simple Helix!

09:54 07 October in CDN, Cloud Computing, Cloud Hosting Benefits, Dedicated Hosting, E-commerce Solutions, eCommerce, Events, Magento, Managed Hosting Benefits, News, Shared Hosting, Specials, Tips by Steve Shickles

2015 should be the best year yet for online retailers. Online retailers are poised to generate over $1.8B in sales on Cyber Monday and $1.4B on Black Friday sales, easily topping the amount consumers spent online in 2014.    [caption id="attachment_17941" align="aligncenter" width="683"] Sales figures for 2015 are expected to easily exceed the record numbers set in 2014.[/caption]   Year after year more shoppers are choosing to start their shopping...

Gain customers with free shipping offers

15:07 28 April in Cloud Hosting Benefits by Steve Shickles

Don't be afraid of free shipping. This scary business practice can be safe and very effective with just a few tweaks. If you've been wondering how to attract orders to your website, try offering free shipping to orders that meet a certain price threshold. NuFAC, an anti-aging skin care company, increased orders by 90 percent by offering free shipping at the $75 price threshold. New customers...

Give your visitors breadcrumbs to bring sales home

13:58 16 April in Cloud Hosting Benefits by Steve Shickles

Wondering how to keep visitors on your website? Give them a breadcrumb trail. Breadcrumbs are visual reminders located on your site's navigation bar that tell visitors what page they are on. They are typically organized in a similar way to folders on a computer. For example, If your visitors were looking at your "pants" webpage, you'd have the word "pants near the top of the screen,...

Know how to spell and misspell your domain name.

11:00 23 February in Cloud Hosting Benefits by Steve Shickles

Selecting a domain name is crucial for establishing an online identity. Here's why you should be ready to misspell your Web address. Users' typing skills are rarely perfect. Someone attempting to go to your website could easily misspell your URL. Occasionally, customers add or misplace words within a phrase, according to The Rouse. These changes can occasionally send people to other businesses' websites. By registering common...