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How to Make a Website (Complete Beginner's Guide)

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This step-by-step simple guide to creating a website is for people who want a professional site with great design and functionality that's easy and cheap to make.

Knowing how to create a website today is more about knowing what website builders, Web hosting services, and Web design tools exist to do the job for you.

Webmaster Meltdowns over Lost Google Traffic

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Webmasters, bloggers and anyone else trying to make a living off the Internet, and in particular, Web traffic generated Google search, will understand how enraging it can be.

Shopify vs. Volusion vs. Bigcommerce

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We've researched and compared each of the three leading eCommerce website builders to highlight which ones are the most popular, offer the best value for money, the best SEO features, responsive design, and more.

VPS Web Hosting Comparison: HostGator vs. GoDaddy

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Both GoDaddy and HostGator offer popular VPS plans available for small to medium businesses and bloggers, and we're going to compare everything from brand popularity to VPS server resources, and pricing.

We've also included research into the prevailing customer sentiment by searching for and aggregating hosting reviews of their respective VPS hosting - to give you the most reliable information to help make a decision on your next Web hosting plan.

Using Structured Data to Increase Online Sales

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Any eCommerce store owner looking to increase sales by driving Website traffic from organic search needs to pay close attention to what structured data (rich snippets) is all about.

From a technical point of view, structured data is implemented by using additional markup in your HTML code that uses an agreed upon vocabulary for representing data in webpages (defined at schema.org).

Top Dedicated Server Hosting (Comparison Table)

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Are you looking for dedicated server hosting for your blog or business website, and want a comparison table of the best plans from leading Web hosts to help make a decision?

10 Hyperlocal Marketing Strategies

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Check out this list of ten great hyperlocal marketing strategies, by Carlo Pandian, that can help to drive local consumers to your site.

Local marketing techniques can also improve local SEO and help increase search traffic volumes from your own town. Whatever the type of business you happen to be running, having a hyperlocal strategy in place can prove enormously beneficial.

5 eCommerce Web Design Tips

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eCommerce website design plays an important role in building trust and authority with potential customers to ensure that an online store converts sales efficiently to generate revenue.

Unlike other types of website (blogs, for example), Web design in eCommerce sites plays a more direct role in the success of that online business, because the design impacts conversion rates and sales directly.

It's also important to note that when we talk about "Web design", we aren't referring only to the theme or template (i.e. the look and feel), but also the functional design, SEO, and performance.

5 Niche Blog Ideas (You Can Start Today)

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Choosing the most profitable topics that target valuable keywords to drive lots of juicy organic search traffic is quite hard - especially when you factor in competition levels.

Top 10 genuinely useful desktop gadgets for your home office

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If you are starting or running a work from home business then this list of the top 10 most useful desktop gadgets will definitely make your work life more productive.

I'm not a particularly tech gadget type person, and my work-space is a little on the bland side - but after researching office gadgets for this article, I'm definitely going to be investing in a few that will make my life easier.

So, whether you are running an eCommerce store from your garage, or blogging up a storm from a local coffee shop, this list should help you discover some cool, but practical, tech stuff.

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