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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

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23 Oct

How to Make a Photography Website for Free with 2 Different WordPress Themes
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You decided to start your own photography business. You’ve gathered your best work, decided on pricing, and purchased our all-in-one WordPress Hosting plan to set up your website. Now what? You didn’t think we’d leave you out to dry, did you?  In this article, we’ll go over the step-by-step of how to create your photography website with not one, but two free WordPress themes. So read these simple instructions and choose which theme works best for you and the design you have in mind, because today you’re building your website. No coding skills required....

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20 Oct

Choosing a WordPress Website Design Company
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A small business owner usually has a To-Do list that's a mile long, especially in the early stages of starting their company. If you add "Learn Website Design" to that list, other important tasks will have to drop off. Luckily, you don't have to choose between becoming a web design expert and running your business. You can delegate the task of website design! There's a large and active market for website design services, and paying to have your website professionally created has become extremely affordable, partly due to the impact of...

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16 Oct

[Full Guide] How to Start an Online Coaching Business
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Online coaching can be a rewarding career for anyone who enjoys helping people. The ability to provide coaching service over the Internet makes it a business that you can start with a small monetary investment. The required time investment is another story.  The process of creating an online coaching business calls upon you to carefully assess your niche, refresh your knowledge, precisely identify potential customers, and more. There's a lot of ramp-up time. In this comprehensive guide on how to start a coaching business, we’ll define online coaching, discuss its benefits, cover...

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12 Oct

How to Start an Online Boutique [Full Guide]
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In this guide, we're going to cover every major aspect of how to start an online boutique. An online boutique is an eCommerce business that sells a curated product line targeted at a well-defined audience. A boutique can sell products created by the business owner or that were sourced from a supplier. Most online boutiques will be focused on fashion-oriented product lines and, in many cases, have a largely female target audience. If you're interested in starting your own online boutique, keep reading. This article will discuss why it’s a great...

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9 Oct

Photography Website Hosting: What to Consider When Making a Choice
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Photographers seeking to share and sell their work online face challenges that other website owners don't have to worry about. High-resolution image files require a massive amount of storage. The speed and bandwidth needed to reliably serve photographic content are greater than what's needed for other kinds of websites. This raises the need for a specialized photography website hosting plan. In this article, we’ll break down the special requirements of photography website hosting, examine the rare but potential need to opt for VPS hosting over shared hosting, and wrap up with...

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5 Oct

How to Start a Financial Coaching Business
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Last year, the US coaching industry reached a record market value of almost 13 billion dollars. We are going through a coaching boom, with professionals across disciplines finding coaching as the best way to grow their practice while bringing their expertise to new people, in a new way.  In this post, we’ll particularly focus on financial coaching and how to start a financial coaching business.  But what is coaching? Definitions may vary depending on the specific type of coaching we’re addressing. According to the UW-Madison Center for Financial Security,  “Financial coaching means...