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How To Create an FTP Account on HostGator Hosting – cPanel Web Hosting

This is part of our “Know Your Web Hosting” series.

HostGator is a highly recommended shared host for WordPress. Recently, we have covered a few articles on HostGator that will help you make the most out of your hosting account.

Extending this series, today, I will show you how to create an FTP account on your HostGator hosting plan.

When we hire a designer/developer to work on our site, most of us make the mistake of sharing the cPanel login details. This is not a good practice for security reasons. […]

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Write A High-Quality Blog Post With These 6 Tips

Here are the steps of writing a blog post:

You sit in front of your computer.
You grab a topic from your editorial calendar.
You start writing your blog post.
Is that all? NO!

It’s not about how many words you put into your new piece of content.
It’s not about how frequently you mentioned the focus keyword.
It’s the quality (and only the quality) of your blog post which matters.

You’re not writing articles to just fill up your blog with content. You’re not blogging for the sake of making money. You’re supposed to be writing for one reason:

To help your readers. […]

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How to Change to Google DNS for Fast Internet

Just now, I posted about Google Public DNS which is way faster than my default Airtel broadband DNS. Though, unlike Airtel DNS which is usually added dynamically, we need to Change to Google DNS manually to enjoy the new public DNS offered by Google. In this guide, we will learn how we can do it with windows OS. Though, this tutorial is created for Windows XP, but more or less it will work the same for Windows 7, Windows vista and Windows 8. All, you need to do is find the network settings. […]

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Working List of Temporary Email Services

Emails are one thing which I check every day and being an online user, many time I have to sign up for many forums or Email newsletter to download stuff. Though, this one time sign up always turns out to be someone trying to sell me something later. I have nothing against it, but I want to make sure I keep me Email inbox clean and see only important Emails. Let me introduce to temporary Email services which will let you create temp Email accounts which will self-destruct within some time. […]

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7 Common WordPress Terms You Need To Know Before Starting A WordPress Blog

WordPress is the most popular blogging platform in the world. More than 27% of all the websites in the world is powered by WordPress. The reliability, fluidity, and the ease of using this platform have endeared it to millions of users the world over.

Interestingly, a lot of users are not familiar with some of the most common WordPress terms and what they stand for.

Why is that? […]

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7 Facebook marketing tips

As a business tool, Facebook is continuously dominating the popularity contest as a key component of most content marketing strategies. However, because of it’s longevity, you may find yourself struggling to constantly come up with new content and fresh ideas for your company or brand’s Facebook page.

Although it’s tempting to just write up some content, find a cute image, and post away, approaching Facebook with some strategy will improve your chances of actually engaging in valuable conversations with your audience and customers. The following Facebook marketing tips will help you increase engagement with your Facebook marketing efforts, no poking required. […]

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5 Easy SEO Tips to Boost Your Site in Under an Hour

You’ve created an awesome website – congrats! What you need to do now is bring people to it. For your website to come up high on search engines like Google and Bing, you need to understand a little bit about the world of “Search Engine Optimization” or SEO.

While many shy away from this topic, it’s actually not the scary monster many make it out to be.With so many websites on the web today, there is no way to guarantee that your site will rank first on Google – but there are plenty of simple things you can do to increase your site’s chances of ranking really well. […]

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11 Things Every Small-Business Website Needs

The Internet is full of horrendous sites, some homemade and some not, and I’m not just talking about bad design. There are many other elements besides how your website looks that go into making it functional to your business needs. DIY websites may look an attractive option to cash strapped businesses but without the expert knowledge of a professional designer your site is likely to under-perform and in the worst instances actually harm your business.

Below is a small list of some of the considerations any SME owner will need to consider when starting a website for their business. […]

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How to get to the Top of Google Search Rankings

It’s possible to compete with established companies and big brands if you prepare your website properly.

Getting to the top of a google search is today’s equivalent of hunting for the Holy Grail for many people. But there are some simple tricks to getting your business or product high up the rankings (page 1) on key search terms. And it’s possible to do it without spending a penny.
1. Understand where the demand is […]