SamCart Review 2020 – My Experience and An Honest Review

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So you’ve got an established business or are looking to get started and want to know if SamCart fits the bill for your needs? I was in the same position just a few months ago with a new venture and decided to look into SamCart as a serious contender for my shopping cart needs. This article will detail my findings, what I liked and didn’t like about this tool and ultimately what kind of business SamCart is suitable for. First up, let’s review just what SamCart is. In short, SamCart is an online platform that allows business owners to create…

SiteGround vs GoDaddy a Side-By-Side Comparison in 2020

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Today we’re going to take a look at two leading hosting services: SiteGround vs GoDaddy. Whilst I imagine more people have heard of GoDaddy than SiteGround, both services have established good reputations and a strong international presence, I find that GoDaddy’s edgy marketing campaigns have worked well for them (Superbowl), and it seems to me that GoDaddy has spent more time and money advertising their service, especially with regards to domains. But which one is better? Which service is cheaper, and which one has better features? I’ll answer all of that and more to help you make the most informed…

SiteGround vs HostGator a Side-By-Side Comparison in 2020

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Shortly after the dot com crash, there were only a handful of hosting providers available to serve as a platform upon which to build your own personal website. In fact, WordPress wasn’t even founded until shortly after the crash in 2003. As time marched forward and we moved closer to the adoption of cloud technologies, there was an explosion of hosting providers. Hosting, be it WordPress hosting or otherwise, was delivered to customers as a service, helping businesses small and large eliminate the need for in-house servers to host their websites, and to eliminate the need for an in-house IT…

SiteGround vs. Bluehost – A Comparison and Review, Who Wins?

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Setting up your own personal website isn’t nearly as difficult as it used to be. Technologies like WordPress drastically simplify the web development process so much that even a beginner can create a stunning website, even without knowing a single line of code. Cloud services and hosting platforms have also become more sophisticated, and server resources for your website are sold as a service…and they’re extremely inexpensive. In this SiteGround vs BlueHost comparison, we find out which one is best for you. Let’s begin the analysis with a factor that’s typically the first thing people think about: the price! Price…

SiteGround vs InMotion (2020) – A Head-To-Head Hosting Comparison and Review

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If you thought web hosting was more or less a commodity and that it doesn’t really matter which service you use, think again. By choosing a poor quality hosting company not only can this affect your website’s ability to rank in the search engines, but also traffic, customer experience, and revenue can be negatively impacted. Websites have never been easier to build thanks to WordPress, and popular page builders, even someone who isn’t especially technologically literate can build a website these days. When it comes to hosting, however, it pays to do some research beforehand to save making a mistake,…

InMotion vs HostGator Hosting – A Side-By-Side Comparison For 2020

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Hosting providers are so numerous it’s tough knowing which service to trust. Given that a hosting provider is a bedrock upon which you’ll be building your website, it only follows that you want to choose the right provider the first time. It can be a real pain in the neck trying to transfer your site from one hosting provider to another, and in so doing, risk undesirable downtime when your audience can’t access your content. To help you make the most informed decision – and to avoid getting stuck with a provider you dislike – I’m going to pick apart…

1&1 vs GoDaddy Hosting – What You Need To Know in 2020

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Both 1&1 (recently renamed to 1&1 Ionos) and GoDaddy are well-known within the hosting industry, due in part to their large marketing budgets and for GoDaddy provocative marketing campaigns. By looking past the glitz and glamour of their adverts, we can help you answer the question…which provider is better? In this article, we dive into each service to look at their pricing models, tech-setup, customer support amongst many other things to consider before trusting either one of these companies with your websites future. Pricing & Packages Price is typically a factor that is in the forefront of any shopper’s mind.…

Why Is WordPress So Slow? Find Out How To Fix It Today (Step-By-Step Guide)

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So you want to speed up your slow WordPress site and improve its speed and performance? In this guide, I reveal how we reduced our website lead time to just 430 milliseconds! I’ll show you how to use free tools to gauge your site’s performance and 25 tips to speed up WordPress. Many of the methods in this guide a free, some are a paid solution to an important problem. If you want your WordPress site to perform well in the search engines, increase visitors and become a website you can be proud of…then read on. Why WordPress Website Speed Matters…

WPEngine vs Bluehost (2020) – “The Surprising Truth”

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Before committing to a long-term hosting subscription, you should make an informed decision before putting your time and money into a service. Today, I will compare two of the industry’s leading web hosting providers: WPEngine vs Bluehost. It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that the most important components of your WordPress website are the theme, plugins, or version of WordPress you’re running. While it’s certainly true that these factors are critical for your website’s success, you also need to consider the foundation upon which everything else is built…your hosting provider. Hosting providers, despite healthy competition, are not created…

The Top 5 WordPress Cache Plugins To Speed Up A Slow Website

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One of the key elements to speeding up a WordPress website is using a cache plugin. Often this can scare away those of us who are ‘non-techy’ because we think it’s too hard, we might mess things up and well…who has the time for that anyway? In this article, I’m going to show you just how simple setting up a cache plugin in WordPress actually is, and what’s more, give you 5 of the best cache plugin options available today. My goal for you by the end of this article is: For you to have chosen which plugin best suits…

12 Amazing WordPress Themes for Artists, Designers & Photographers to Showcase Your Portfolio

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When it comes to choosing a theme that will showcase your talents as an artist or designer, there are a few simple rules I like to follow. Firstly is MUST be mobile responsive, and secondly, it should have a portfolio/showcase feature so you can show your work to the world. Finally, stick to reputable and premium developers. Not only do you NOT want to build your website on shaky foundations (fly-by-night themes), but by using a premium WordPress theme, you are sure to get the quality and support you need. So, now you know what to look for…we’ve followed those…

The Pros and Cons of WordPress – Is This The Right CMS For You? A Must Read Before You Choose

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WordPress is inescapable. As of 2017, the world’s most recognizable content management system powered over a quarter of all websites. All of them, on the entire internet. WordPress is to content what Xerox is to copying, Jell-O is to gelatin dessert, Disney is to animated musicals…you get the idea. Nor are they slowing down. Right now, WordPress is rolling out Gutenberg, a new editor based around multimedia content experiences. With the editor about to evolve in a big way, we thought this would be a good time to step back and take stock. What can the world’s most popular CMS do…

How To Get a 14-Day Free Trial With Our SEMRush Coupon/Promo Code

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When we wanted a tool to research the competition to grow our traffic and user base we immediately turned to SEMrush, but not before looking for a SEMRush coupon code. Since we’ve been so successful using SEMrush to grow our site, we wanted to share our promo code with you, that will give you a 7-day free trial for any of the SEMrush plans. Short on time? Click here to activate your SEMrush coupon for a FREE TRIAL (worth $47) NOTE: Beware of coupon sites offering 30-day free trials. These are 99% of the time bogus, SEMRush only offers a 7-Day trial…

11 of The Best Competitive Intelligence Tools To Crush The Competition in 2020

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In order to compete in the marketplace, there are 2 critical elements you need to have covered. The first is a clear understanding of the market, and the second is knowing what your competitors are doing and what makes them profitable. In this article we will cover the second part of the equation by looking at 11 competitive intelligence tools, that can help you to get a clear understanding of not only who your competitors are, but how they operate, their most profitable campaigns and most importantly how you can beat them. 1. SEMRush The first and out go-to tool has to be…

The 12 Top Alternatives To SquareSpace For Your Business

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If you’re a webmaster, blogger or involved with a business that maintains a website, chances are good you’ve encountered Squarespace at some point. There’s a reason Squarespace always comes to mind when discussing user-friendly site builders, and it’s because they do almost everything right. A total newbie can have a working homepage in ten minutes and can add content, links, and menus as easily as typing them into Word. Why Choose An Alternative? However, while Squarespace is a tool you can recommend to most people, it won’t fit everyone’s needs. Squarespace doesn’t support plugins, meaning any widgets will come from…

Our Top Free Website Speed Testing Tools For Speed Optimization and Performance

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Just a few years ago, testing your website speed was something only developers and extremely tech-savvy people could do. It was a process that left us mere mortals bewildered and in awe of these Jedi-Masters of the site speed testing world. However, technology has come a long way since then, each year, heck each month there seems to be a new kid on the block when it comes to making your website load faster and fixing issues for both the user and the search engines. But not all are created equal, there are some tools that do stand out from…

Who Unfollowed Me on Instagram? How To Find Out Quickly and Act

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When someone unfollows you on Insta or any social media platform for that matter, it can have a strange impact on our mood. It’s like an ‘unlike’ or a ‘thumbs down’, to what we’ve been sharing about our lives or business. Since Instagram now offers the ability for people to ‘mute’ others, is there really any need to unfollow anymore? Still, if you’ve noticed your follower numbers moving down, you probably want to know who unfollowed you on Instagram? By default, Instagram doesn’t offer the ability to check for “unfollows”, but there are two ways we can find out, one…

29 Eye-Opening YouTube Facts, Figures and Statistics You Should Know in 2020

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29 Eye-Opening YouTube Facts, Figures & Statistics For 2019 Jump to: YouTube Statistics YouTube Business YouTube Timeline Since its inception in February 2005, YouTube has grown to become not only the largest online video sharing platform, but the 2nd largest Search Engine and also the 2nd most visited website in the world. What has sparked this huge growth is, in large part, to a new generation of ‘cord cutters‘, who are not satisfied with traditional TV viewing channels and have a demand for instant video, and 24/7 accessibility. YouTube is only happy to oblige, with the introduction of YouTube TV which…

5 Reasons You’re Looking at Domain Metrics all Wrong

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This post was inspired by a great comment I saw in a Facebook Group which was posted by Michael Milas of SERP-Focus, in which he talks about domain metrics and why you could be missing out on some great domains. In his comment, Michael brings up a topic that has bothered me for quite some time and I’m really glad he did as I think in order to shift people’s mindset more people need to be talking about this. For too long now the SEO community has been putting far too much attention on domain metrics. You know the ones…

A Review of The Long Tail Pro Keyword Research Tool – Is it Still The Best On The Market?

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Long Tail Pro (LTP) is THE keyword research tool of choice for many online business and niche site guys, myself included. LTP was developed by Spencer Haws and his team to solve a need in the marketplace for people looking to find long tail keywords with low competition. With keyword research being the number one thing you must perform if you want to make some serious money online with niche sites and various other online businesses, using Long Tail Pro can cut down the amount of time and effort required finding these diamonds in the rough, by literally finding them for…
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