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StableHost Review: Quality Budget Shared Hosting

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StableHost is a popular name among web hosting companies that offer high-quality web hosting at a budget. While not being as cheap as some of the horrible companies that tend to offer unlimited everything for as low as $1 a month, StableHost still manages to remain quite budget friendly, with their basic plan starting at only $3.95 per month.

Despite not being expensive, they manage to offer tremendous customer support and maintain high-end, fast servers with a 99.9% uptime SLA. As I’m happy with MDDHosting since the middle of 2011, I didn’t transfer TechTage to StableHost to try them out. Instead, I shifted one of my other sites to StableHost last year to try them out. In this review, I’ll note down specifically what I loved and hated about StableHost during my time as a customer, from a neutral, non-biased perspective.

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A Small Orange Review: Premium Yet Affordable Homegrown Hosting

A Small Orange

After Squidix, I decided to review A Small Orange. A Small Orange, or ASO in short, is actually a pretty old company, originally founded way back in 2004. They are well known in the web hosting industry as a homegrown hosting company. They are also known for their flexible plans, efficient tech support and having an overall personal relationship with their customers. Let’s find out how great A Small Orange’s shared hosting plans are, in reality.

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Amazon Affiliate Niche Sites: The Definitive Guide

Amazon Affiliate Niche Sites: The Definitive Guide

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​Amazon affiliate marketing is a huge market. This is my try at writing the definitive guide to Amazon affiliate niche sites. It's over 12,000 words long (so make sure you bookmark it for reading in parts). It's undoubtedly the longest piece of content on this topic. I've also revealed the exact strategies that you can use to create, build, grow and sell these sites.

Amazon is the world's #1 e-retailer of all kinds of products (both physical and digital) and they run one of the most popular affiliate programs online. Successful Amazon affiliate marketers make a lot of money every month, and that earning is mostly passive once your site is up, running and ranking. In this guide, I'll talk about Amazon affiliate niche sites, and various practical strategies for building, scaling and flipping them.

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The Ranking Secret WhoIsHostingThis.com Doesn’t Want You to Know

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At the first look, WhoIsHostingThis.com might look like a nice little ‘free’ online tool to find out which web host a particular site resides on. However, if you look closely enough, you’ll soon find out that there’s another (primary) motto behind operating the site apart from the apparent one (i.e. establishing themselves as the #1 online tool for finding out a site’s web host, nameservers etc.). Inspect a bit further down the line, and you’ll be surprised seeing what’ll scream “shady” to any experienced SEO enthusiast.

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Interview with Joen Asmussen: Design Wrangler at Automattic

Joen Asmussen Interview

You may not know Joen Asmussen by name, but I’m sure you’ve definitely seen and even used his creation if you’re into working with WordPress sites. Joen is the main creator of the default theme of WordPress 3.6, Twenty Thirteen. I fell in love with the theme so much, that in addition to using the theme since WordPress 3.6’s alpha stages on my personal blog, I use a modified version of it on this site.

Joen lives in Denmark and works remotely for Automattic. Joen has also been involved with the development  of the new admin interface (MP6) from WP 3.8 onwards. In this interview, we talk about how Joen started as a designer, his experience working with Automattic, and much more.

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