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3 Ways to Determine If Your Website Idea Is Viable

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So, you have an idea for a website. Regardless of whether it’s an idea you’ve had for a while or a brand-new venture, you want to make it successful. However, with millions of websites on the internet, it can be difficult to know whether your idea will soar or fall …

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A Beginner’s Guide to IMAP and POP

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Email is one of those things you probably take for granted. We’re betting that you use it every day, but haven’t given much thought to how it works. However, when you set up a server for your website, you’ll need to know a few basics in order to configure your …

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What You Need to Consider When Buying a Domain Name

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Purchasing a domain name can be a novel experience for those who’ve never owned a website. As a business owner or blogger, you’ll want a name that’s ideal for search engines and your target audience. Most importantly, you need to identify the best registrar to buy your new name from. …

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What a Domain Name Registrar Is (And Why You Need One)

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In practice, buying a domain name is a very simple process. At the same time, it’s one of the most important things you’ll do for your website. That means you need to thoroughly understand everything that’s involved. This includes knowing where you can buy your domain name from. The companies …

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5 Essential Tasks to Tick Off When Transferring a Domain

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It’s easy to purchase a domain name and then completely forget about it, only to be reminded once a year when renewal fees are due. However, it can be worth considering whether you’re better off moving your domain registration somewhere else. Transferring your domain can be a smart way to …

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Are Premium Domain Names Worth It?

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While estimates vary, there are at least 1.8 billion websites. That’s a lot of domain names that have already been taken – not to mention all the names that are owned but not currently in use. What’s more, some domain names are much more desirable than others. This means you …

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How Much Should You Expect to Pay for Web Hosting?

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Web hosting prices are more competitive than ever. It’s even possible to find shared hosting plans for a few dollars per month. This begs the question: How much should you expect to pay for a quality web hosting plan? While prices do vary from one plan to another, these differences …

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