LOOKING FOR A NEW WEBHOST!?!Written by Annette Thomas
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Take a quick look around at what each company offers to determine possible suitability. If their web site doesn't function correctly, it's wise to look elsewhere. Ensure you review their company profile to get a "vibe" about their practices and ethics. If company profile only details how good they think they are, run like hell. The rest of your initial enquiries can be handled via email. Let hosting services know that you are approaching a number of companies. You can make this clear by putting all company email addresses in CC field. This strategy will quickly identify companies who genuinely want your business and also allow you to easily run through an initial cull, saving you valuable hours in research. Not all web hosts are created equal The criteria for first cull is simple - if they don't respond to your enquiry within 24 hours, delete them from your "possibles" list. This also applies if they only send you links to promo material without any personalized message. To really test them out, send your email late on a Saturday night - wherever hosting company is in world, it will be weekend. The idea behind 24 hour strategy is this - if a company can't respond to pre-sales questions quickly, it may be an indication of what their customer support is like. Also, many web site hosts don't see "big picture". You may be starting out small, but who knows how big you'll become and how many other people you will refer to their service? A forward thinking company recognizes this and communicates appropriately. Don't make it too hard on hosting companies in your email to start off with, you can ask more detailed questions as you reduce list of possibilities. . Hosting Service Recommendation: ThinkHost uses a excellent email support service that makes telephone support look positively antiquated. Test it out for yourself and ask them some pre-sales questions! Visit ThinkHost today!
Annette Thomas is a business and marketing professional.
Website Promotion – Where to Get Ideas for Writing ArticlesWritten by Charles Essmeier
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A new tool that really helps is new Google Alert feature. If you go to Google.com and find their Alert link, you can sign up to have Google send you e-mail once a day, once a week or once a month when a news article turns up relating to any topic you choose. With Google Alerts, sometimes ideas for articles just show up on your inbox!
It goes without saying, but I should mention it just same. Plagiarizing articles is a crime. Most articles that are published on Web are subject to copyright. Copying, rewriting or quoting from copyrighted articles without permission is illegal. There is nothing, however, that prevents you from using such articles or subjects of such articles as inspiration for your own, unique writing. If you are willing to do a lot of searching, there are many great sources of ideas for articles. Just make sure that articles you write contain content that is your own. The rewards are great, and it’s worth effort.
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