For those on Magento, or hoping to build a new Magento store, understanding which software version you’ll want, and what maintenance and growth will be like, may seem elusive. However, understanding the right version of Magento for you and how to grow with that version, doesn’t need to be vexing.
By the Versions
For starters, you have a choice between Magento 1.x and Magento 2.x. Magento 1...
Google plans to downgrade the level of trust for Symantec SSL certificates in the Chrome browser. If this will negatively impact your traffic Simple Helix will issue you a free SSL replacement.
[caption id="attachment_18719" align="alignright" width="178"] The inviting green lock indicating a secure connection to your website may soon be a thing of the past for websites using an SSL certificate issued by Symantec.[/caption]
Google has proposed...
Holiday shopping season is nearly upon us and Simple Helix plans to offer some great deals this Black Friday and Cyber Monday!
50% off Dedicated Hosting plans
With coupon code SIMPLEDED16 new customers will receive their first month on a Dedicated Server plan for 50% off the regular price. This means you could get our DH-302 plan, a quad core Intel Xeon processor with 32 GB of...
In an earlier blog post we announced that Simple Helix will be a sponsor and co-host with Rand Marketing in the second-annual eCommerce Expo South Florida, on February 17, 2016.
Part of our participation in the Expo this year will be an expert talk with the Chief Technology Officer of Simple Helix, George Cagle. George will be covering the topic of site tuning and optimization. Drawing...
09:54 07 October
, Cloud Computing
, Cloud Hosting Benefits
, Dedicated Hosting
, E-commerce Solutions
, Managed Hosting Benefits
, Shared Hosting
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...
Yesterday, Magento Go and eBay ProStores announced that they will be closing up shop on February 1st, 2015. As the announcement stated, MagentoGo is in partnership with BigCommerce to continue to offer a SaaS plan. Now, we know that most people don’t like change, especially when it comes to learning an entirely new software package for a complex online store. Luckily, if you would like...
Use your Web Hosting Knowledge to Help the Elves of Simple Helix Save Christmas
Our elf foreman spent last weekend toiling away in the workshop with his crew… or so they thought. As it turns out, we do not have a dedicated toy-making facility here at Simple Helix. The elves unwittingly commandeered one of our equipment rooms for their manufacturing purposes.
Now that the work is complete...
Who is Eligible:
12 Days of Giveaways is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Current and former employees of Simple Helix, Alpha Hosting and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, employees and agents, and the immediate families or members of the same households...
22:33 13 November
by Steve Shickles
Free Holiday Performance Audits
It’s that time of the year again, ladies and gentlemen. With online retailers poised to generate over $1.5B in sales on Cyber Monday, you are probably focused on inventory and marketing right now.
Gear up for the Holidays
This is a friendly reminder that it may be the right time to consider bolstering the equipment that powers your sales efforts. Taking a proactive stance...
Visit Simple Helix in Booth 140 during IRCE 2013!
Simple Helix is happy to be able to offer you a discounted rate to attend IRCE 2013. We're able to offer the extended early bird discount* for our customers who register before June 2!
Simply contact us directly at 1.866.963.0424 to get the discount code and then register for IRCE here.
*The IRCE discount code allows registration for any...
Here at Simple Helix we constantly strive to provide our customers with the best possible service and products. We are making changes to our website and would appreciate if you would take moment of your time to provide some feedback.
Simply go to our website, www.simplehelix.com, and click the "Send Feedback" button at the bottom of the page.
Respond by December 21st to enter for the chance...
Like it to Win it!
Like the Simple Helix page on Facebook and you will automatically be entered to win a shared hosting plan for a year. That's a $240 value!
We will begin the drawing next week and one lucky winner will be chosen every week. Don't miss this opportunity! Like the Simple Helix Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/simplehelix
We are excited to announce the launch of Cloud 2.0. This new and improved Cloud has many enhanced features providing you with greater flexibility and scalability with many more options to fully customize your Cloud to the specific needs of your business. In addition to the cloud computing features found in the Simple Helix SimpleCloud 1.0, new features available with Cloud 2.0 are:
Jumbo VMs: Now...
The Simple Helix team has been hard at work preparing for the Imagine eCommerce Conference in Las Vegas! With just one week left until the conference, we couldn't wait to show you a sneak peek of some of the premium swag we will be giving away at our booth. We will also be offering the chance to win a new iPad and 1 year free...
SimpeHelix prides our self on our open communication and the various streams of communication you can use to reach us. But are you using all of them? We want to encourage it.. and we're putting our money where our mouth is. That’s why we’re running our biggest VPS promotion yet throughout the month of May.
Our Semi-Dedicated VPS is ideal for clients wishing to host...
Done! The time is now!
If you're looking for the right time to expand your business and look at growth opportunity, now is the time. SimpleHelix has a limited number of new servers coming in the door SOON, and we're offering a great deal to get you started on your way to success.
For a VERY limited time, SimpleHelix is offering a Buy 1 Month, Get 2...
SimpleHelix recently invested in a Dell Blade Server infrastructure that allows us to offer our customers an even more powerful premium dedicated server build. These new Poweredge blade servers now offer dual Quad-core Xeon CPU’s with Hyperthreading (total of 8 cores) -and- Dual 15K RPM SAS Drives in addition to the following specifications:
32 GB RAM
Redundant power supply
All for only $449 per month!
Of course all...
Wondering which plan is best for your particular needs? Check out our video blog presenting our plan guidelines and recommendations!
The "most wonderful time of the year" is upon us, and for many of our E-Commerce clients, this is the last opportunity to close out 2009 with a bang! SimpleHelix has the tools you need to make sure your site is running at its best to get those last minute holiday sales in. That's why we're running our biggest VPS promotion yet throughout the month...
SimpleHELIX is gearing up for our One Day Sale event! Order any service currently available on simplehelix.com this Friday, November 27, 2009 and get 50% off of your first month's service using promo code "SUPERsavings" at checkout! SimpleHELIX has the tools you need:
Domain Name Registration
And much much more
Let us help YOU prepare your E-Commerce site for a successful holiday season!
Remember, this offer is good...
How can you turn down Free Hosting? You can't! SimpleHelix is now offering an incentive to new customers to write a review of our company on their established blog. We will give the new customer their first month free, and then up to 11 more consecutive months to display an ad on the same blog for SimpleHelix. One review, One tweet, One ad and...