Are Cheap SSL Certificates Worth It?

As we enter a new decade, online security should be one of your top priorities. One of the best ways to do this is by purchasing a reliable and efficient website security certificate or SSL certificate. A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate is an internationally recognised standard security technology with the core feature of encrypting communication between a web browser and a webserver. As such, it facilitates the protection of sensitive data as it travels over the internet. Therefore, an SSL certificate facilitates private communication between the intended parties. In addition, an SSL certificate also helps to improve your SEO ranking. Yoursite.com allows you to easily manage your website, secure hosting and SSL certificates all in one place. Companies and individuals around the globe use SSL Certificates to significantly decrease the risk of sensitive information, including full names, credit card credentials, usernames, emails and passwords being tampered with and stolen by hackers. It also protects your website from SSL stripping. Part of deciding to buy SSL certificates is the price. Are cheap SSL Certificates worth it? Are all SSL Certificates the same? This article will provide these answers. Are All SSL Certificates The Same? Not all SSL certificates are the [...]

Eight Reasons to Monitor your Website Now

A successful website needs to perform efficiently and effectively. To know if your site is doing these things, you need to know how your loading speed is impacting users, how long your site may be offline or just why some people don’t use your platform. To get this information, you will need to monitor your website and although this seems like a tedious task, it actually isn’t. Web page monitoring software like Monitoring.Me makes the process super simple. We will look at the benefits of using a website monitoring tool a little later, but for now, let’s look at eight reasons to monitor your website. 1. Protect your reputation In the world of business image is everything. You will therefore need to take all the necessary steps to protecting yours. This means you will have to regularly monitor your website to ensure users are not experiencing issues such as regular downtime, which is a major cause for customer dissatisfaction. And given that your company’s reputation is very closely connected to the experience customers have when they use your platform, you will want to ensure they are happy and that they keep coming back. Downtime will happen, but regular website monitoring will help you identify the problem [...]

What’s the difference? Domain vs Website

There is a special relationship that exists between a domain and a website. They are intricately tied to each other and you need both and a web host, of course, to establish and maintain a presence on the web. The close relationship they share has resulted in them being mistaken for the same thing, but they are actually quite different things, with very different functions. We explain those differences and how web hosting brings your domain and website together to create unique spaces on the web. What is a domain? A domain or a domain name, as it is frequently called, is an internet address. It’s what is used to recognize email addresses and emails. The domain for this website, for example, is yoursite.com. For email purposes, gmail.com would be the domain. A domain is what’s entered in the URL bar on the browser, when you are trying to locate a particular website. In the same way your home address helps mail come to your home, a domain name sends users to a particular website. What is a website? It is a compilation of files, date, pages and images that you see when you enter a domain name into your web browser. Put [...]

Get to Know our Easy Sitebuilder

 Nobody wants a terrible website. And yet, the internet is littered with them. When your website it cluttered and hard to navigate, nobody stays on it for very long. In fact, after a while, people will stop visiting it altogether. But if you don’t have a strong coding background, you might think your options are (1) spend lots of cash hiring a web designer, (2) spend lots of hours becoming a web designer, or (3) powering through with your hideous web site. But you don’t have to be a tech genius to create a web site people actually want to visit.  Our Easy Sitebuilder takes the guesswork out of creating a gorgeous, professional-looking web site, so you can look like an expert even if you’re just starting out. What’s the Easy Sitebuilder? The Easy Sitebuilder is a revolutionary automatic website maker that lets you create a stunning web site without having to do any coding. If that sounds too good to be true, we get it. So, don’t take our word for it. Check out some reviews from people who’ve already tried it! Here’s what people are saying about the Easy Sitebuilder: “Great sitebuilder! We tried many alternatives, including weebly and rvsitebuilder. This is [...]

3 best ways to generate backlinks to your website

Backlinks boost your rankings on the internet but earning them can be quite a task. But the right resources and strategies can help you find opportunities to build and earn backlinks for your website. First, let's look at what backlinks are and why 'the good ones' are important. Let's get started. What are backlinks anyway? If you’ve heard of “inbound links" or "incoming links," you’ve heard of backlinks, because they are all the same thing. They are links that one website receives from another. If website A links to your website, you get a backlink from them and if you return the favour, they get a backlink from you. Why are backlinks important? Backlinks are important to your website for three main reasons. Discoverability Referral Traffic Rankings 1. Discoverability Search engines are always looking for new content. They do this by going back to websites they already know and trust, to check for new links. If one of these sites links your site, it becomes much easier for search engines to discover your content. 2. Referral traffic Backlinks are like little maps, directing people to the resources they need, which is why they are clickable. So, when someone clicks on [...]

Wiks vs Yoursite.com: Best Sitebuilder Features

Owning a website is an essential part of operating a successful business these days. If you are a beginner, you need to choose the best web hosting company and efficient website builder to help with your SEO ranking. If you are looking for a high-quality web hosting company to extend your reach and increase website traffic but aren’t sure which to choose we are here to help. Today, we’ll look at two popular web hosting sites, Yoursite and Wiks. Both sitebuilders offer web hosting and allow you to build your own website without needing advanced or even moderate coding skills. They do this by using a sitebuilder with simple and efficient drag and drop interface. This interface automatically generates codes so you don't need to. We’ll take an in-depth look at their prices, performance, features, and more, to help make it easier for you to choose between these two popular site building services. Yoursite.com Yoursite.com provides highly-responsive sitebuilder. All designs adapt to different screen sizes,  so your website will look great on all screens. It has amassed a following, because of its ease of use. Not only does Yoursite offer numerous stylish and professional easy to use templates, but it [...]

9 SEO Tips to get your site noticed in Bing and Google!

One of the easiest ways to get your site noticed online is to pay for advertisements on other websites. However, for new website owners this can become costly very fast. Thankfully a cheaper alternative exists. You can obtain huge amounts of free or organic traffic simply by optmizing your site for search engines such as Bing and Google. Website optimization is key to take advantage of free traffic search engines provide. So, if you own a website follow the best SEO tips to increase your visibility and site's rank in search indexes. Top 9 SEO Tips to get noticed online 1. Set Goals that are Realistic To get noticed online have a goal that is realistic and achievable to successfully undertake website optimization tasks efficiently. An example would be: To improve loading speeds for visitors which is achievable by either upgrading hosting services or reducing file sizes. 2. Research Keywords One of the most important SEO tips is to research keywords that will be used on your site. Maximize free traffic by selecting keywords that are related to the niche and appear more often in search indexes. Search engines such as Bing and Google decide what a website does by [...]

7 SEO Tips to Increase Website Loading Speed in 2020

It's a fact that faster websites make more money, and it’s easy to see why. Customers are busy; they don’t have ages to sit around waiting for your website to load one page. And what we’re going to say next might be a little hard to hear, but your website is probably not the only one of its kind on the internet. If your site loads too slowly, customers will just close their browser and go to the next likely-looking site. But what if you’re not using your website to try to make money? What if the whole point of your website is to, say, showcase your soul-stirring, original six-syllable poems? Even then, a slow website hurts your search engine ranking, which means there’s a lower chance that your prospective fans will even learn that your website exists. How do you know if your website is slow? If you’re lucky enough to have the kinds of visitors who’ll leave you feedback along the lines of “Twelve seconds to load one page? This is the worst website I’ve ever had the displeasure of clicking on!”, well, there you go. That’s how you know your website is slow. If you don’t get [...]

Website Theme Design: Home Page Design, Visitor Experience and Ranking Higher

More often than not your homepage is the first page visitors will see when they come to your site. Even if they come via a search engine link which takes them to another page, at some point they will likely visit your homepage. As a consequence, homepage design is very important and something you need to take time to consider. As well as building a business you need to create an online experience which visitors will not forget. Reliable host You would be surprised how many people spend a significant amount of money on their website theme design then try and save a few dollars on their hosting. The first task for any online entrepreneur is to ensure they have a reliable hosting company with high guaranteed uptime – no website, no traffic, no sales, it really is that simple. There is no point having the best website in the world if it is down more than your competitors. Shared hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated server hosting are three of the main options available with many focused on e-commerce websites. The one you choose will depend upon the traffic and complexity of your website, therefore it is worth taking advice [...]

Importing a website to yoursite.com

It is fair to say that historically the idea of importing a website to a new website hosting platform was terrifying for those with no experience. Would files be lost? Would data be corrupted? How much downtime might you expect? There are also many fairly simple questions which new online entrepreneurs were maybe afraid to ask as they seemed “obvious”. What would you say if we said there was an option to import a whole website to your new hosting account with yoursite.com? That is exactly what we have done, introduced a very simple one click process by which all of the files associated with your website can be transferred to your new hosting account. There are also other issues to consider which we will also cover in this article. 1. Setting up a hosting account In order to register or transfer a domain name you will need to sign up to one of the shared hosting provider plans available. It is worth noting that website hosting with email is automatic although you will need to set up the individual email accounts in cPanel. So, once you have signed up to a hosting plan the process of importing your website [...]

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