Why I Like SiteGround for Hosting

Web hosting companies are designed to facilitate WordPress websites to efficient results in the form of successfully running websites for the purpose they were created. Web hosting websites are responsible for connecting the websites to the servers and provide space to hold all of its content. A lot of people are in search of the best web hosting companies. Due to rising trends of e-marketing and earning through setting up small businesses online, there is a competition these web hosting companies.

SiteGroundI checked out this website about small business website hosting companies, and ironically, they rated Siteground pretty high.  After reading all the pro’s and con’s of each host they identified and analyzed, I figured I’d give Siteground a chance and see what all the fuss was about.

Each comes with their unique set of features and hosting plans to meet your requirements. Siteground webhosting is one of them- still comparatively better and most preferable than many.

Siteground web hosting promises its 24/7 customer service availability, a full uptime of 99.9% and an uninterrupted internet speed to shun any hindrance from running a webpage smoothly.

This versatile web hosting company allows you to modify your webpage and make it attractive with different applications and plugins. Siteground is a security sensitive web hosting company that fashions different modes of security to make sure your webpage completely shielded from intruders and hackers.

Recorded to have 15000 websites hosted through this companies facilities, siteground has a reputation of never backing off from its offers, instead providing more than expected to keep its clients happy and satisfied.

Some of siteground web hosting features are:

  • Guaranteed uptime.
  • SSH access
  • SSl certificate
  • Zikula
  • Phone support
  • Joomla
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Reseller
  • Python
  • SMTP
  • PHP
  • Online FAQs and much more.

Siteground hosting plans are very popular among its clients for providing too many features, unlimited bandwidth in affordable prices.

  1. Startup hosting plan: starting with $3.99 per month, this start up plan comes with 10 GB web space, unlimited bandwidth, allowing you one website. Servers are Linux based.
  2. GrowBig hosting plan: this costs you only $5.99 per month. This Linux based server comes with 20 GB web space, with unlimited bandwidth allowing you to host a multiple web pages.
  3. GoGeek hosting plan: costs $7.99 per month has unlimited bandwidth with 30 GB web space, allowing multiple websites.


I highly recommend this web hosting company to all those who own online business or planning to setup one. If you are looking for a company that offers highest grade security to keep your web page from getting exploited by hackers or manipulated by viruses, Siteground web hosting is best one for you.


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How to Blow Up Your Business With Social Media

Most people confuse social media with a collection of platforms which are just useful for connecting with friends and family. But social media has recently risen and become brilliant for commercial usage especially if the businessman knows how to exploit this medium which will cost him next to nothing at all. Social media can also be the best possible employee as it never needs a day off and never shrugs its duties.

There are a few ways in which you can make a mark with social media without investing a lot of time in designing a website or hiring a specialist for the purpose.

  • There are many platforms and Facebook and LinkedIn are just two examples. Make sure you are picking the platform which agrees with you the most and can give you the most in return. Your choice also depends largely on the product you are marketing and the audience you are looking to attract. If your purpose is reaching out to the masses, then choose according a social media platform which is widely used in your country.
  • Social media is different from conventional marketing as your main aim is to find people who genuinely want to know more or buy your product and who are interested in the content you have to offer. Through the use of polls and questionnaires you can single out the demographic which responds to you the most.
  • The use of videos and photos matter the most when you are talking about being attractive on various social media platforms. It doesn’t matter how original your content is, if you have nothing pretty to show, you will be given the minimal attention. Especially if you are targeting the younger members of the population.
  • Create brand ambassadors by providing regular customers with the chance to market you and introduce your brand to people they know. For their recommendations they are typically given products, bonuses, or money. It is a cost to be sure but it pays off and gives a personalized approach to the business.
  • Make sure you carry out regular progress surveys as this will help you keep an eye on the followers you are attracting and what content appeals to them the most. This way you can redirect your content to keep up with the popularity and this also allows you timely information on changes that need to be made in the overall marketing strategy.



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Creating Buzz: An Interview with SEO Expert Tim Schmidt

Our website is all about creative havoc online, and in the process, making a brand stick out above the others in it’s space.

For an expert analysis, we reached out to a Fort Lauderdale SEO expert named Tim Schmidt.  You can follow his company on Twitter right here:  @seoforeveryone.

He shares information about “whats working” in SEO as well as other branding and online marketing tips that you can incorporate in your every day online marketing strategy.

Today we talk about “creating buzz.”  

Tim, thanks for joining us today.

Tim:  You are very welcome, thanks for having me.

Tim, explain to us some of the ideas that you use for your own websites, your clients sites, etc.

Tim:  Gladly.  I think the best way to do this is really take a bullet point approach and cover the basics.  You really can’t do much in SEO unless you have the basics covered, so this may seem elementary, but many people really just don’t get the basics down before going for the home run.

  • Create all relevant social media accounts.  Twitter, G+, YouTube, and Facebook.  Whenever you have a message you want to get across, post it to these channels, and THEN send a press release about your news.  You are creating a nice dialogue with your audience, and further, you let them feel very special – like a VIP, if you will, by giving them the news first.
  • Be Different.  By now, everyone knows the power of video marketing.  It’s pretty much a must if you want to rank your website.  But let’s get past the cookie-cutter, animated videos that people make and get into something that will go VIRAL.  Like this video below that my electronic cigarette company did.

  • Hammer the message home by posting on relevant forums and sharing with industry websites.  It’s as easy as sending an email, posting a “post” or comment.  You can outsource this to someone you find on Elance, Odesk, or another site like that.  When you let everyone else know about the news that just hit, aka “your buzz,” you are giving out the information with the hopes they take to social media to further the legs of the story.  Not only does this help your website SEO, but it also amplifies your message and really spreads its wings, so to speak, online.

Wow, Tim.  Those are some pretty good ideas.  How often do you release something like this?

Tim:  I usually encourage doing it quarterly.  When you try to get a big thing going online too often, you lack the focus and quality in the message, and it won’t have as much steam.  Use a “less is more” approach and really dial in your message.

Tim, thanks for your time today.  You were a big help.

Tim:  My pleasure, I’m always available to help out.

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Hot Topic: Employment Law

Whether you are an employer or an employee, you must know that there are several laws that govern employment that you should have a proper understanding of. The rules and regulations of employment law varies from country to country. Depending on where you live, you should take a look at the employment law policies.

However, there are a few important aspects of employment law that are applicable everywhere, irrespective of where you live.

Minimum Payments And Wages

Majority of the countries have a set minimum wage that all employees should be paid in order to comply with the law. Minimum wage applies to all workers but there are a few exceptions. These include administrative, executive and professors. Before you want to go ahead with your job, check with the government is the position you are looking to get filled is covered by the employment law in your country or not. Moreover, employment law also governs payment for those who work overtime.


Employment law prohibits all kinds of discrimination against those who work, irrespective of where they work. There should strictly be no kind of discrimination against individuals based on race, gender, their country of origin, disabilities or any other thing. It also applies to job interviews prior to when an individual joins a company. Whenever an interview is conducted, it should be based strictly on the abilities of the person, their knowledge and academic background, their ability to work and no other discriminatory factors should influence the decision of the employer. There are many workplaces that hire people based on their looks- all other things are deemed secondary by them. This is a common practice and thus employers and employees both need to make notes of this type of discrimination as it should be avoided at all costs.

Workplace Safety

It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that its employees are given the safest environment to work in. If any employer fails to do this, it could lead to serious prosecution particular if a worker gets injured due to negligence on the employer’s part. There have been many such cases, where companies got sued by workers and eventually got closed because of violating safety laws.

Depending on the kind of work, employers must provide protective clothing, proper fire exits, fire extinguishers and others to its workers. They should also use signs to signal hazardous areas or spillages. Moreover, dangerous items should be removed from the public eye at all costs.  Otherwise, they may have to pull a California HR expert witness to figure out what’s going on.

Company Handbook

A company handbook is something that a lot of employment laws don’t cover in a lot of countries. However, there are some that do and employers and employees should know about it. A company handbook details all those things that are expected from the employees in terms of pay, hours of attendance, conduct, company procedures and other things such as safety. It is vital for workers to be clear on what their responsibilities are to ensure they meet the requirements of their employer.

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