3 Seconds: How Website Speed Impacts Visitors and Sales

Regardless of the importance of this aspect, online When it comes to user experience, a website’s loading time is one of the deciding success factors. The patience of visitors is steadily decreasing. Most of them will abandon a site if it doesn’t load within 3 seconds. For a business that means lost sales, leads, and […]

Understanding the Domain Name System

Understanding the Domain Name System

Let’s say you want a domain name — for the purpose of this explanation, we’ll use adomain.com. Let’s break down what a domain name is first. And to do that, we’ll need to break down and define what a URL is. URL is an acronym for Uniform Resource Locator, which in layman’s terms, means an internet address.

E-mail Marketing

A Complete Introduction to Email Marketing: Basics and How to Start

Email marketing is a great way to add sales, increase ROI, and reach customers or your target audience in a new way. It’s the most direct way to acquire new leads, convert potential customers, and retain current ones. This may be a new tactic to some businesses, so we’re here to break it down into […]

Choosing the Perfect Domain Name

How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name

Regardless of why you want to have a website, choosing your domain name is one of the most important decisions in the whole process (besides choosing a good web host). It’s even more significant if you plan to do offline promotion as well. If you don’t care about branding and building a readership, you can […]

Creating a Website in 5 Minutes or Less

Make a Website on a Budget in 5 Minutes or Less

Can you really make a website in under 5 minutes? And on a budget? Yes, you can! You don’t need to understand code or hire a web developer to create a great website. This article will break down the basics so that you can get started! There are four critical steps to creating your fabulous, […]

How much Bandwidth and Disk Space do I Really Need?

How Much Bandwidth and Disk Space Do I Really Need?

You may be wondering if 50 or 100 GB of bandwidth is enough for your website. Bandwidth is all about the number of visitors (traffic) you have to your site. % of websites currently on the web use no more than 5 GB of bandwidth a month. It’s only sites that are expected to produce a significant amount […]

How to Stream MP3

How to Stream MP3

[REMINDER: The transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States Federal, State or local law is strictly prohibited under the terms and conditions of your hosting account. This includes copyrighted material used without permission.] To stream an mp3 file, upload your mp3 file to your www directory […]

Speed up your website

How to Speed Up Any Website (Especially WordPress)

You have probably noticed while browsing Hosting Manual that we have fantastic website speed. Surprize, we are running this website on shared web hosting so that we do what we preach. The truth is the majority of small business websites are fine with good old regular shared hosting. There are a couple of review sites […]

Websitr Golive Checklist

Publishing Your Website: Go-Live Checklist

I have participated in the creation and publishing of hundreds of websites. I have learned what are the crucial elements on every website to make it successful. Follow these tips and your website will likely attract a lot of visitors. Fail in more than a couple of them, and you will have a hard time […]