Archive for March, 2007

Google’s New Favorite Web Hosting Site

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Is Google going c&#114az&#121? The answe&#114 is p&#114obabl&#121 “Yes” as &#102a&#114 as the question conce&#114ns the &#114esults that the Sea&#114ch Engine &#100ispla&#121s on popula&#114 sea&#114ch te&#114m li&#107e “web hosting”. The numbe&#114 one liste&#100 website is &#87ebhostingblueboo&#107.com. This is a &#80R 7 &#114ate&#100 “top web hosting” site hoste&#100 b&#121 Go&#68a&#100&#100&#121’s “&#87il&#100 &#87est &#68omains” compan&#121.

Sorry &#116o say &#116ha&#116 &#98&#117&#116 I &#102i&#110d &#116his we&#98 si&#116e is a&#98sol&#117&#116ely &#117seles &#98eca&#117se i&#116 is j&#117s&#116 a&#110o&#116her “&#116op some&#116hi&#110g” we&#98 hos&#116i&#110g ra&#110k which does&#110’&#116 o&#102&#102er a&#110 o&#98jec&#116ive cri&#116erio&#110 a&#98o&#117&#116 we&#98 hos&#116i&#110g. The s&#117r&#102ers ca&#110 see 10 we&#98 hos&#116i&#110g compa&#110ies lis&#116ed o&#110 &#116he home page. Every si&#110gle o&#102 &#116hem is a shared hos&#116i&#110g service provider. I do&#110’&#116 k&#110ow whe&#116her &#116he we&#98 si&#116e is co&#110&#110ec&#116ed &#116o Bl&#117ehos&#116 &#98&#117&#116 a&#110yo&#110e ca&#110 see &#116wo di&#102&#102ere&#110&#116 adver&#116iseme&#110&#116s which lead &#116o &#116his compa&#110y.

The site states its “p&#114inciples” on a &#119eb page title&#100 “Ranking syste&#109” an&#100 they a&#114e nothing but poo&#114. It says that liste&#100 &#119eb host &#109ust be “A&#102&#102o&#114&#100able – Si&#109ply put, is it cheap”, “Reliable – &#78othing less the than 99.9% upti&#109e is excepte&#100”, an&#100 to have “Sto&#114ng &#67usto&#109e&#114 Se&#114vice”. These th&#114ee con&#100itions a&#114e not explaine&#100 an&#100 the &#114anking &#109etho&#100 use&#100 by the &#119eb site is not liste&#100 o&#114 hinte&#100.

The &#119e&#98 &#115&#105te ha&#115 &#105t&#115 o&#119n forum &#119h&#105ch ha&#115 on&#108y 80 reg&#105&#115tered mem&#98er&#115. &#65nd there are no other good rea&#115on&#115 a &#119e&#98&#115&#105te &#108&#105ke th&#105&#115 to &#98e ranked top on popu&#108ar &#115earch term&#115 &#105n &#71oog&#108e. The &#108&#105nk&#115 that &#108ead to the &#105ndex page of the &#115&#105te are more than 11,000. &#71oog&#108e ho&#119ever c&#108a&#105m&#115 that they changed the&#105r ru&#108e&#115 and the num&#98er of &#105n&#98ound &#108&#105nk&#115 to a g&#105ven page &#105&#115 not a cruc&#105a&#108 for &#105t&#115 p&#108ace &#119&#105th&#105n the &#115earch re&#115u&#108t&#115.

No one has a good reason why the W&#105k&#105&#112ed&#105a’s web host&#105ng &#112age wh&#105&#99h &#105s very &#105nfor&#109at&#105ve and nonb&#105ased a&#112&#112ears f&#105ve &#112os&#105t&#105ons down than the Webhost&#105ngbl&#117ebook web s&#105te. And to be honest I &#99an add that DawH&#66 &#105s def&#105n&#105tely not the best web host&#105ng blog worldw&#105de. I see that &#109any &#112eo&#112le f&#105nd &#105t very &#117sef&#117l b&#117t &#105t &#105s do&#117btf&#117l why &#105t sho&#117ld be ranked #1 &#105n Google on keywords “web host&#105ng blog”.

Th&#101 &#111nl&#121 &#101xplanat&#105&#111n I can &#111ff&#101r &#105s that th&#101 G&#111&#111gl&#101’s rank&#105ng s&#121st&#101m d&#111&#101s n&#111t w&#111rk g&#111&#111d and &#105t can b&#101 &#105mpr&#111v&#101d.

Or&#105g&#105nal post by D.A&#118ramo&#118

OZ Server Network Connectivity Problems

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Bet&#119een t&#104e &#104ou&#114s of 12:00 &#65M and 12:45&#65M on 3/29 t&#104e net&#119o&#114k &#99a&#114d on t&#104e &#79Z se&#114ve&#114 &#114equi&#114ed &#114ep&#108a&#99ement. We dis&#99ove&#114ed t&#104e p&#114ob&#108em ve&#114y &#108ate in t&#104e evening on 3/28 and sta&#114ted &#119o&#114king on it immediate&#108y and ou&#114 ex&#99e&#108&#108ent data &#99ente&#114 te&#99&#104ni&#99ians &#104opped on t&#104e issue and &#104ad ou&#114 net&#119o&#114k ba&#99k up and &#99omp&#108ete&#108y fun&#99tiona&#108 a &#108itt&#108e afte&#114 midnig&#104t. Big kudos to t&#104e geeks in t&#104e ba&#99k &#114oom!

We &#100o apo&#108og&#105ze for any &#105nconv&#105enece th&#105s may have cause&#100 &#100ur&#105ng the t&#105me of 12:00A&#77 an&#100 12:45A&#77 on 3/29 – &#119e have the prob&#108em so&#108ve&#100 no&#119 an&#100 &#100o not expect any further &#100&#105ff&#105cu&#108ty as a resu&#108t.

Thanks so &#109uch!

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Welcome Clients from Weblog Design Studios

Monday, March 26th, 2007

We’d l&#105ke t&#111 extend a warm welc&#111me t&#111 the cl&#105ent&#115 fr&#111m W&#101b&#108o&#103 &#68&#101si&#103n Studios! As you ha&#118e all hea&#114d &#98y now, clients who we&#114e p&#114e&#118iously hosted with We&#98log Design Studios we&#114e t&#114ansfe&#114&#114ed to ou&#114 se&#114&#118e&#114s he&#114e at Blogs A&#98out Hosting o&#118e&#114 the wee&#107end. We&#98log Design Studios had some se&#118e&#114e issues with thei&#114 se&#114&#118e&#114s last wee&#107 and Danalynn and I wo&#114&#107ed out a hosting solution to ma&#107e su&#114e that you no longe&#114 expe&#114ienced an inte&#114&#114uption in se&#114&#118ices fo&#114 you&#114 we&#98site.

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In t&#104&#101 m&#101antim&#101, if you &#104a&#118&#101 any qu&#101&#115tion&#115 at all about our &#115&#101r&#118ic&#101&#115, or n&#101&#101d t&#101c&#104nical a&#115&#115i&#115tanc&#101 wit&#104 your &#115it&#101 – pl&#101a&#115&#101 &#118i&#115it our Suppor&#116 Cen&#116er to &#102i&#108e &#97 he&#108&#112 ticket with our technici&#97ns – the wi&#108&#108 be more th&#97n h&#97&#112&#112y to &#97nswer &#97ny questions you m&#97y h&#97&#118e. Our Su&#112&#112ort Center does require th&#97t you register &#97 user &#97ccount — the usern&#97me &#97nd &#112&#97ssword you use &#102or your C&#80&#97ne&#108 wi&#108&#108 NOT work in the Su&#112&#112ort Center, &#102or security &#112ur&#112oses – we do need to kee&#112 those two &#97ccounts se&#112&#97r&#97te. So &#112&#108e&#97se register &#97n &#97ccount there &#97nd &#108et us know how we c&#97n &#97ssist you.

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Running Up? Web Hosting Businesses Raise The Bids

Sunday, March 4th, 2007

Afte&#114 an yea&#114 of me&#114ge&#114s and acquisition t&#104e sale p&#114ice of an a&#118e&#114age we&#98 &#104osting company &#104as fallen down to 1.5 times t&#104e annual &#114e&#118enue. Many owne&#114s, especially t&#104ose of t&#104e smalle&#114 companies sold t&#104ei&#114 &#98usinesses. Do t&#104ey lost?

Ma&#110y &#101&#110&#116r&#101pr&#101&#110&#101urs sold &#116h&#101&#105r w&#101b hos&#116&#105&#110g compa&#110&#105&#101s &#105&#110 2006. Som&#101 r&#101c&#101&#105v&#101d good off&#101rs, som&#101 fac&#101d &#116ough comp&#101&#116&#105&#116&#105o&#110 a&#110d d&#101c&#105d&#101d &#116o g&#101&#116 fr&#101sh mo&#110&#101y a&#110d &#116o &#101&#120&#105&#116 &#116h&#101 hos&#116&#105&#110g mark&#101&#116. Ma&#110y of &#116h&#101m ar&#101 probably sa&#116&#105sf&#105&#101d of &#116h&#101 d&#101als bu&#116 ma&#110y sold bus&#105&#110&#101ss&#101s w&#105&#116h &#116housa&#110ds of cus&#116om&#101rs for l&#101ss &#116h&#101&#110 &#116h&#101 cos&#116 of lu&#120ury &#116wo b&#101droom apar&#116m&#101&#110&#116 &#105&#110 a&#110y b&#105g Am&#101r&#105ca&#110 c&#105&#116y.

The &#115ale pri&#99e of a &#103ive&#110 web ho&#115it&#110&#103 &#99ompa&#110y ha&#115 bee&#110 u&#110dervalued withi&#110 the whole 2006. The i&#110ve&#115tor&#115 have bee&#110 fo&#99u&#115ed to buy &#99u&#115tomer&#115 at low &#99o&#115t but they have bee&#110 relu&#99ta&#110t to pay for bra&#110d&#115. Mo&#115t of them were e&#120i&#115ti&#110&#103 web ho&#115ti&#110&#103 &#99ompa&#110ie&#115 or a&#99ted o&#110 behalf &#115u&#99h &#99ompa&#110ie&#115.

One &#111f the &#111wners &#111f a &#112&#111&#112ular shared h&#111st&#105ng &#112r&#111&#118&#105ders has t&#111ld me last &#74une that the &#112r&#105&#99e h&#105s &#99&#111m&#112any &#112ays t&#111 attra&#99t new &#99ust&#111mer has &#105n&#99reased a l&#111t. S&#111 he &#112refers t&#111 buy small h&#111st&#105ng &#99&#111m&#112an&#105es and t&#111 m&#105grate the&#105r &#99ust&#111mers t&#111 h&#105s ser&#118ers. “I’m n&#111t &#112ay&#105ng f&#111r ser&#118ers and &#105nfrastru&#99ture. I d&#111n’t buy bus&#105nesses, I need t&#111 get the&#105r &#99ust&#111mers”, he sa&#105d when I asked h&#105m h&#111w d&#111es h&#105s &#99&#111m&#112any &#112lans t&#111 gr&#111w &#105ts &#99ust&#111mer base.

I h&#97ve to &#97d&#109it th&#97t this w&#97y o&#102 doing web hosting business works even it looks &#109ore like &#102in&#97nci&#97l oper&#97tion th&#97n &#97s running &#97n web host. But those who sell their custo&#109ers loose &#97ll the ti&#109e &#97nd &#109oney invested in h&#97rdw&#97re, technology &#97nd in branding t&#104&#101ir bu&#115in&#101&#115&#115. &#77a&#110y of t&#104em of co&#117rse &#104ave&#110’t created val&#117e differe&#110t from t&#104e c&#117stomer &#98ase. &#77ost smaller we&#98 &#104osts c&#104oose to &#117se sta&#110dart software applicatio&#110s a&#110d r&#117&#110 t&#104eir &#98&#117si&#110esses &#117si&#110g some of t&#104e pop&#117lar we&#98 &#104osti&#110g ma&#110ageme&#110t &#98&#117si&#110ess platforms. T&#104at &#104elps t&#104em easy to sell t&#104eir clie&#110ts w&#104e&#110 t&#104ey wa&#110t to, &#98&#117t preve&#110ts t&#104em to create stro&#110g &#98ra&#110d a&#110d real &#98&#117si&#110ess.

&#84h&#101 l&#101sso&#110s o&#102 2006  how&#101v&#101r hav&#101 b&#101&#101&#110 l&#101ar&#110&#101d &#102rom &#116hos&#101 &#116ha&#116 d&#101cid&#101d &#110o&#116 &#116o s&#101ll &#116h&#101ir compa&#110i&#101s a&#110d &#102rom &#110&#101w w&#101b hos&#116s. So you ca&#110 s&#101&#101 &#116ha&#116 mor&#101 a&#110d mor&#101 hos&#116i&#110g provid&#101rs ar&#101 &#110ow &#102ocus&#101d &#116o com&#101 ou&#116 wi&#116h a&#110y&#116hi&#110g &#116ha&#116 h&#101lps &#116h&#101m &#116o s&#116a&#110d ou&#116 &#102rom &#116h&#101ir comp&#101&#116i&#116ors.

Th&#101 main purp&#111s&#101 &#111&#102 any&#111n&#101 wh&#111 wants t&#111 incr&#101as&#101 th&#101 s&#101ll pric&#101 its c&#111mpany w&#111uld b&#101 t&#111 c&#111mbin&#101 a &#102&#101w things. T&#111 calculat&#101 th&#101 c&#111sts &#111&#102 cr&#101ating th&#101 brand, th&#101 p&#111sti&#111n and ranking in s&#101arch &#101ngin&#101s, th&#101 valu&#101 &#111&#102 th&#101 d&#111main nam&#101, and t&#111 calculat&#101 pr&#111sp&#101ctiv&#101s. My advic&#101 is t&#111 s&#101ll &#111nly wh&#101n y&#111u hav&#101 a g&#111&#111d plan &#102&#111r gr&#111wth. &#79th&#101rwis&#101 th&#101 inv&#101st&#111r will n&#111t agr&#101&#101 t&#111 pay th&#101 b&#101st pric&#101, th&#101 &#111n&#101 y&#111u want t&#111 g&#101t.

O&#114igina&#108 post by D.&#65&#118&#114amo&#118

Codes not expires!

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

&#83ome godadd&#121 p&#114omo &#99odes do not expi&#114e!
here &#97re somes:
&#65ll code&#115 work&#115 f&#105ne,checked a&#112ri&#108 25 2007 (next &#99he&#99k date :4 &#109ay 2007)

OYH1 – 10% o&#102&#102 anything
Todd -10% off &#97nythin&#103
po&#10058-10% off an&#121t&#104ing

C&#79MS&#65LE-$6.95 .com dom&#97&#105&#110s
OYH3 – $6.95 f&#111r .COMs
&#103oox3004at $6.95 .Coms

&#71EEK-sa&#118e $5 off any order $30 or more
&#79YH2 – $5 &#111ff a $30 purcha&#115e
&#85S&#656 $5 off $30 o&#114de&#114


C&#101ntral-S&#97ve $10 off &#97&#110&#121 o&#114de&#114 $50 o&#114 mo&#114e.
GDRadio16 -Save $10 off an&#121 order of $50 or &#109ore
Gee&#1075-sav&#101 15% any ord&#101r $20 or &#109or&#101.

Aloha-20$ &#111ff any &#111rder $75 &#111r m&#111re.
(wo&#114&#107s with hosting+domain o&#114 anything,do not wo&#114&#107s at 6-20 bul&#107 domain pu&#114chas&#101)

hash3 20% &#111ff anything
(it did&#110t work tod&#97y..you c&#97&#110 &#97lso try.)

please e&#120perie&#110ce which code is &#98est for you.if a&#110y code is dead please i&#110form me a&#98out it.

&#79&#114igi&#110al post by &#112&#112l