Posts Tagged “Web Hosting”

Vimeo quietly shakes up world of video players for small business websites

Posted on June 29th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Vimeo is increasingly being used by small businesses to showcase website video on shared hosting packages, dedicated servers and reseller hosting platforms. While it still lags far behind YouTube in terms of user penetration, it is often the first choice for website owners who wish to elegantly display business video to a qualified audience. The…

FourSquare tear up and rebuild their mobile app to keep up with competitors

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

“Companies capture the public imagination. They become the center of attention. But it is very difficult to continue to offer an intriguing and valuable enough service for people.” ~  Susan Etlinger, Altimeter Group. The statement above comes in the wake of new tremors at FourSquare, which suggest the pioneers of location-based check-ins on mobile devices,…

Apache and Nginx: The secret weapons of open-source web hosting providers

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

It’s official! Pingdom Blog reports that 75% of the top 10,000 websites on the planet Earth are powered by Open Source software, with Apache web server the clear leader followed by Nginx. Together these two web server titans account for 61% of the top 10,000 websites on hosting platforms in the UK.  Proprietary web server,…

How do some hosting companies keep prices so low?

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Whenever the term cheap or affordable comes up in a conversation relating to web hosting companies there may sometimes be a natural tendency to assume that there is a consequent loss in quality, features and/or benefits. However, over the last several years a small minority of cheap hosting providers have been carefully fine-tuning their infrastructure…

Google Launches Penguin Update: Opens the Doors to Negative SEO

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by Dustin Williams

At a recent conference Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s webspam team announced that Google was working on an algorithm update that would level the playing field for sites that don’t participate in “over-optimization” strategies. He later clarified that “over-optimization” wasn’t the best way of putting it because it is really about webspam. According to…

The Cost and Benefits of Using Shared Web Hosting

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

A major stumbling block deterring small businesses from coming online with new websites relates to cost and complexity — either perceived or actual. Traditionally, SMBs were understandably reluctant to spend their limited budgets on expensive website designers and hidden fees related to hosting, new domains or website applications which supposedly helped them convert visitors into…

Linux vs. Windows Web Hosting

Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Midphase offers both Windows and Linux web hosting at an affordable cost and both have their advantages when choosing a hosting plan right for you. While it’s true that Windows web hosting has come a long way since the advent of the web, becoming more stable and feature-rich, web servers running on Linux have traditionally…

BOOOOM! 75% OFF HOSTING PLANS

Posted on June 30th, 2009 by Tom

The Midphase Stimulus Package has kicked it up a notch today by offering an incredible 75% (seventy five percent) off selected web hosting plans! Just some of the features are listed below: Unlimited web space Unlimited bandwidth Unlimited number of websites Unlimited MySQL databases Dedicated IP address and dedicated SSL certificate Stats2 Web Analytics Software…

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