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How To Set Up A Website-Branded (Professional Business) Email In Gmail

Getting your email set up is, of course, a very important step in building and running your business online. I always advocate for separating your business’s essential web services, and using dedicated vendors for each. And the same holds true for email. There are significant drawbacks to simply using free email that comes with your web hosting—issues like spam, unreliability, and security. (more…)

How To Set Up Google G Suite Email For Your Small Business

In a previous tutorial, we discussed why using the free email service that’s bundled with your web hosting is no good for business, and how it can lead to a whole range of problems. Or, you may find yourself in a situation where your web hosting provider doesn’t offer email service at all (as is the case with hosts like WP Engine). Either way, we want to ensure that our business’s primary web services are handled by separate vendors. To achieve this, and get you set you up in the best possible way, we’ll take a look at how to set up Google G Suite for your website. (more…)

Finding The Best Email Service For Your Business

In a previous tutorial, we talked about why using the free email service that comes with your web hosting can lead to unnecessary headaches for you and your small business. Or, you might be in a situation where you’ve signed up with web hosting that doesn’t offer email service at all (as is the case with hosts like WP Engine). Either way, in this tutorial, we’ll take a look at a few of the best business-grade, dedicated email services to handle your website’s communication. Remember, we always want to keep our business’s essential web services separate from one another. (more…)

3 Options For Setting Up Your Business Email

If you’re running any kind of business-related website, you’ll want a way for prospects and customers to communicate with you. The primary method of communication is of course going to be email, and that’s what this tutorial’s all about. Hopefully at this point, you’ve registered your business’s domain name, purchased some web hosting, and pointed your domain to your new hosting account. If not, be sure to check out my tutorials, How To Register A Domain Name With NameCheap, Finding The Best Web Hosting For Your Website, and Pointing Your Domain Name To Your Web Hosting Account. (more…)

How To Point Your Domain Name To Your Web Hosting Account

Once you’ve registered your business’s domain name and signed up with a great web host, the next step is to point your domain to your hosting account. This is often called setting your domains DNS (Domain Name System), and it’s a critical step in getting your business live on the web. It might sound a bit technical, but this tutorial’s all about keeping things simple! (more…)

Find The Best Hosting For Your Small Business Website

In this tutorial, I want to recommend specific web hosting companies that might be a good fit for your small business. The idea here is to narrow down the choices and give you a decent starting point for finding a great web host. (more…)

Small Business Web Hosting Feature Rundown: The Critical, The Helpful, And The Completely Useless

Before you can launch your online business, you’ll need to set yourself up with some solid web hosting. And before you can set yourself up with solid web hosting that will fit your business needs and requirements, you’ll need to know what to look for, what’s important, what you can safely ignore, and so on. That’s what this tutorial is all about. (more…)

The 3 Critical Web Hosting Features Every Small Business Needs

Setting up web hosting is quite obviously a critical aspect of getting your business online and bringing it to life. But web hosting can often be a confusing and daunting issue. On top of the litany of terms, hosting plans, options, and add-ons, there are a huge number of companies and packages to sift through and choose from. Which one is right for you? (more…)

The 6 Types Of Web Hosting For Your Business

Getting yourself set up with web hosting is a critical step in bringing your projects and businesses to life online. But, if you’re brand new to web design—or even if you’ve been around a while—web hosting can sometimes be a confusing, even daunting, subject. On top of the litany of terms, hosting plans, options, and add-ons, there are a huge number of companies and packages to sift through and choose from. Where should you get started? Should you just pick a hosting company and hope for the best? (more…)

How To Register A Domain Name With NameCheap

In my Everything You Need To Know About Domain Names And How They Work tutorial, I talked about how critically important your business’s domain name is, and how we want to always use a dedicated domain name registrar to register and manage our domain names. (more…)