If you are a hosting reseller searching for modules to handle billing or customer support ticket requests WHMCS can be pretty great. It works with all the major payment gateways like PayPal, and Authorize.net. You can use all kinds of currencies, make your own promotions, or form invoices with WHMCS.
WordPress is an easily accessible and easy to learn content management system (or CMS). It came about as a tool for bloggers but today it is everywhere.
When you register your domain with a registrar most of the time the company you go through will offer to host your website for an added cost. Furthermore, when you go through any hosting company what you are signing up for is a managed hosting service. What this means is that the company you have gone through is managing all of the different things required to get your website up and running and to keep it that way. The hardware, software, upgrades, backups are all part of the services you pay for.
Reseller hosting is when one web services provider purchases server space and bandwidth from another provider in order to resell it to their own customers. There are several methods in which this is generally done. In some cases a primary service provider rents out a dedicated server to a customer and then the customer sells access to that space and bandwidth to their own customers. In another type of reselling the customer may resell shared server space that they rent from their provider.
Ever noticed certain web addresses start with “http://” while others might start with “https://”? When you browse sites that require you to provide sensitive information like credit card numbers or other sensitive personal info you might have noticed that extra “s” pop up from time to time. That extra “s” means that you are visiting a site that is secured and encrypted. Any data that you will share with that site will be protected by a technology we call SSL, otherwise known as Secure Sockets Layer.
A VPN is also known as a Virtual Private Network and despite its techy sounding name it is actually a very simple idea that almost anyone can use in their day to day internet activities.
Like so many other confusing words in the marketing world “social proof” isn’t a hard concept but sometimes a vague one.
When it comes time to formulate a plan to work from I hope you will find this list helpful. As you form and organize your own concepts, feel free to stray from it based on your own needs. Ultimately, this list is meant as a starting point to a healthy plan. Lets begin.
Begin forming your strategy with an honest and rigorous look at what your failings are. Being able to see what you are best at is often much easier than coming to terms with your failures. You can derive a good honest look in the mirror by asking for a little help from your customers. Do a little market research on your current customers. Form an honest model of their opinions and take a good long look.
Forming a great marketing strategy is important for every business. Without a good strategy you will find yourself struggling to form relationships and stagnate when you should grow.