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SEO Web Hosting Leashes Poodle

On October 14th, Google announced their engineers discovered a flaw in the design of SSL v3, and this vulnerability has been named “POODLE”. Whenever there is an announcement about security vulnerabilities that may affect our customers, we try and make sure that we can you the information so you can understand how these issues may affect you, and what steps we may be taking to address new vulnerabilities.

Poodle

For our hosting customers, we want to let you know that we are disabling SSL v3 on all our servers to ensure your site’s security. Most people should not experience any issues as a result of the changes we’re making – Google estimates this change will affect less than 1% of the internet as the SSL 3.0 protocol is almost 15 years old, but has remained in place to support users running older browsers.

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Multiple IP Hosting

Multiple IP Hosting – When More is Less

If you are the owner of more than one domain then you’re probably hoping to catch a wide audience online and get a top placement with search engines’ page ranking.

However, achieving what you aim to with your multiple domains isn’t always easy. If you are SEO hosting your sites from a single IP address then the search engines will pick up on this. Why is this bad? Because the engines will view your sites as being part of one family and disallow high ranking for them all. They see it as if one site is scratching the back of the other, in effect. A little bit like family member giving recommendations about other family members in business. We’re all a bit cynical about that. Therefore the value of owning so many domains can be seriously diminished unless you manage them efficiently.… Read the rest

SEO Exposed

below is some of my early writing on traffic management, its pretty outdated but new stuff is coming

link to content management power software power point presentation How do I use SEO techniques for propper search engine marketing (SEM)

SEO and SEM are two of the catch phrases of the web 2.0 new millennium. You will hear the term thrown around a lot, often because its definition is broad or ambiguous and constantly changing. Basically it means, techniques used to boost your search engine “ranking”,  or where your website appear in search engine results. Also using your ranking and other factors to properly market yourself and increase visibility on the web. Studies show that around 80 percent of Google users do not go past the first ten-fifteen results. This has created an extremely aggressive market for obtaining this top position. Many SEO “experts” have often been given a bad reputation … Read the rest

When Do You Need Manged Web Hosting?

Having the right kind of hosting account for your website is crucial to the success and sustenance of your online business. Making the wrong choice could result in loss of traffic, and several other server mishaps which ultimately decrease the value and reputability of your eCommerce efforts. Poor server management and resource allocation can cause anything from slow page loads to server crashes, and even decreased search engine ranking.

If you are opening a serious online business then you will want to consider a very high end hosting account such as VPS or dedicated hosting. As in any other business endeavor, the more features and capabilities you have access to, the more responsibilities you’ll have to deal with. Since VPS and dedicated hosting accounts are generally more complex, you’ll either need to have extensive technical knowledge, or a solution that provides adequate technical support and server administration.

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