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Category: Business Tools & Services

Find The Best Web Hosting For Your 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…)

How To Set Up Simple, Easy, Low-Cost Web Hosting With Web Hosting Hub

If you'd like to be guided through the process of setting up reliable, low-cost web hosting for your business or online project then you're in the right spot. In this video tutorial, I'll walk you through, step-by-step, how to set up hosting with one of my top web hosting recommendations, Web Hosting Hub. Their hosting is a perfect fit for side projects, small business, and for those just starting out who want to keep costs low while still getting solid hosting and fantastic customer service. Ready? Then let's go! (more…)

Setting Up Rock Solid Web Hosting That’ll Grow With Your Needs Using SiteGround

Learn how to get yourself set up with low cost, rock-solid web hosting with one of my top web hosting recommendations, SiteGround. Their hosting is perfect for small and medium-sized online businesses and websites—especially those who want to keep costs low, but who also expect future growth. Hosting from SiteGround will grow with you as your needs change and develop. In this video tutorial, I'll walk you through the entire setup process. Let's get started! (more…)

How To Set Up World-Class, Managed WordPress Hosting With WP Engine

Looking for solid, reliable, managed WordPress hosting, where all the technical stuff and day-to-day management of your site is looked after for you? WP Engine is one of the biggest and best offering this sort of web hosting. That's why they're one of my top recommendations. And in this video tutorial, I'm going to walk you through the entire set up process, step-by-step. By the end of all this, you'll have some world-class web hosting and a fresh installation of WordPress ready to go. So let's roll! (more…)

Connecting To Your Web Hosting Hub Hosted Website Using FTP

That title's a mouthful! Anyway, FTP is a great method for managing your website—handling updates, admin stuff, troubleshooting...stuff like that. But if you've never worked with FTP before, then it can seem a little confusing. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to connect to your Web Hosting Hub hosted website so that you can work with your site directly. I'll also throw in a few goodies and handy tips as we go. Grab a coffee and let's get going! (more…)

How To Connect To Your SiteGround Hosted Website Via FTP

FTP is a very common way to connect to and manage your website. It's a great method for posting updates, fixes, and all around housekeeping. But if you've never used FTP before, it can seem kinda confusing. In this tutorial, I show you how to connect to your SiteGround hosted website using FTP. And along the way, I'll show you a few tricks too. So let's get going! (more…)

Use FTP To Connect To Your WP Engine Website

FTP is a very common method for connecting directly to your website. Think of it as opening up a two-way street between your computer and your live site. This is perfect for publishing updates, troubleshooting problems, and so on. With WP Engine, we'll be using a more secure version of FTP, called SFTP. And in this tutorial, I'd love to show you how it all works, so let's take a look! (more…)

Take Control Of Your Website With These Powerful Features From WP Engine

WP Engine comes with some powerful commands and features to help us run our sites efficiently, and troubleshoot any problems that may come up. In this tutorial, let's take a look at some of the big features. If you're already using WP Engine, this video will give you a great sense of some of the powerful tools you now have at your disposal. Or, if you're not using them for hosting yet, let this video demonstrate some of the great features that you'll get if you decide to use 'em. Either way, come see what WP Engine has in store! (more…)

Run Multiple Websites From A Single Hosting Plan

If your web hosting supports it, you can easily run multiple websites from a single web hosting plan. This means that you don't need to have separate web hosting for each website you run, but instead you can run all your sites under a single hosting account. This makes use of something called Add-on Domains, and they're very easy to set up. Let me show you how! (more…)

Easy Site Testing And Updating With WP Engine Staging Servers

When you go to make changes or run updates on your website, there's always the risk of things not working as expected...or in the worst case, you inadvertently blow your site up! Well if you're using WP Engine as your web host (smart choice!), then your site comes with something called a staging server. Staging servers make it very easy to make site changes and updates, test new layouts and plugins, and so on. In this post, I'll further explain the concept, and then show you exactly to set one up and use it for your site. Finally, I'll also show you how to secure your staging server to keep it locked up and safe from public access. Sound like a plan? Then let's do it! (more…)