Written by August 15, 2011


Right now Google+ is still hasn’t officially opened to the public for personal profiles or started beta testing business profiles, but we can’t help but wonder what those business profiles will look like and what type of features they’ll have.

Right now Google+ is still hasn’t officially opened to the public for personal profiles or started beta testing business profiles, but we can’t help but wonder what those business profiles will look like and what type of features they’ll have.">

Written by August 3, 2011

HostDime @ HostingCon 2010

We had a blast the previous 3 times at HostingCon, and now we’re ready for San Diego!!

The HostDime team is sponsoring and preparing their next exhibition at the HostingCon 2011 which takes place from August 8th to the 10th at the San Diego Convention Center centrally located in San Diego, California. This is the premier conference for any typical web host, value-added reseller, web developer, communication service provider (CSP), and anyone else interested in simply checking the pulse of the hosting industry.

HostDime @ HostingCon 2010
We had a blast the previous 3 times at HostingCon, and now we're ready for San Diego!! The HostDime team is sponsoring and preparing their next exhibition at the HostingCon 2011 which takes place from August 8th to the 10th at the San Diego Convention Center centrally located in San Diego, California. This is the premier conference for any typical web host, value-added reseller, web developer, communication service provider (CSP), and anyone else interested in simply checking the pulse of the hosting industry.">

Written by August 3, 2011

OpenSRS Registrar

Yesterday there was an announcement from Adam Eisner that our partner and registrar OpenSRS has acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH who is a registrar based out of Germany.

OpenSRS Registrar
Yesterday there was an announcement from Adam Eisner that our partner and registrar OpenSRS has acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH who is a registrar based out of Germany.">

Written by July 28, 2011

4 Tips to Increase Your Social Media Influence

If you’ve read our previous couple of blog posts, we have provided you with free monitoring tools and analytics applications to help you properly organize, aggregate, and evaluate your social media accounts and level of influence over your peers. However, we have yet to explain how to increase your influence within your multiple networking accounts.

4 Tips to Increase Your Social Media Influence
If you’ve read our previous couple of blog posts, we have provided you with free monitoring tools and analytics applications to help you properly organize, aggregate, and evaluate your social media accounts and level of influence over your peers. However, we have yet to explain how to increase your influence within your multiple networking accounts.">
5 Social Media Analytics Applications

Written by July 14, 2011

Have you been wondering how effective your social media marketing is?

One thing that businesses, organizations, or even personal networkers look for in all types of social media is the amount of traffic and level of influence you have over your audience. Imagine an analytics tool that takes things like perception, engagement, feedback, and sentiment from your social media audience, and pulls out numbers from these to quantify beneficial results.

Have you been wondering how effective your social media marketing is? One thing that businesses, organizations, or even personal networkers look for in all types of social media is the amount of traffic and level of influence you have over your audience. Imagine an analytics tool that takes things like perception, engagement, feedback, and sentiment from your social media audience, and pulls out numbers from these to quantify beneficial results.">
HostDime Affiliate Program Launches

Written by July 13, 2011

HostDime Affiliate Program

Today we would like to announce the official launch of our Affiliate Referral program. We have been receiving requests for this for a number of years and we are now happy to announce that the program is now live.

If you want to skip this post and jump right into it you can access the Affiliate section in your Core account at the following URL: https://core.hostdime.com/account/referrals/

For those that would like to learn more about what exactly our Affiliate Program is, read on!

Today we would like to announce the official launch of our Affiliate Referral program. We have been receiving requests for this for a number of years and we are now happy to announce that the program is now live. If you want to skip this post and jump right into it you can access the Affiliate section in your Core account at the following URL: https://core.hostdime.com/account/referrals/ For those that would like to learn more about what exactly our Affiliate Program is, read on!">
Where’s Alex? Contest #2

Written by July 12, 2011

Where's HD Alex?

HD Alex has just decided to fly off to another country …Where’s Alex now?

HD Alex has just decided to fly off to another country …Where’s Alex now?">
Independence from Shared Hosting

Written by July 1, 2011

Independence from Shared Hosting

Are you currently on a shared or VPS server and thinking about upgrading to a dedicated server, but you’re not sure if it’s right for you? Now is the time to upgrade! For a lot of people, upgrading to a dedicated server can greatly improve their hosting experience.

Independence from Shared Hosting
Are you currently on a shared or VPS server and thinking about upgrading to a dedicated server, but you're not sure if it’s right for you? Now is the time to upgrade! For a lot of people, upgrading to a dedicated server can greatly improve their hosting experience.">
Review of 4 Social Media Monitoring Tools

Written by July 1, 2011

4 Social Media Monitoring Tools

The HostDime Marketing Team has spent several months researching, testing, and using various tools for social media monitoring, aggregation, and response. We’ve come to the conclusion that monitoring tools help brand and market your company/website and can help identify quality control or customer complaints that have gone unnoticed. We chose 4 different Monitoring Tools to analyze, and decided on specific pros and cons for each:

4 Social Media Monitoring Tools
The HostDime Marketing Team has spent several months researching, testing, and using various tools for social media monitoring, aggregation, and response. We’ve come to the conclusion that monitoring tools help brand and market your company/website and can help identify quality control or customer complaints that have gone unnoticed. We chose 4 different Monitoring Tools to analyze, and decided on specific pros and cons for each:">
New Internet Marketing Blog Series

Written by June 21, 2011

Marketing Blog Series

Here at HostDime, we know that you have a website because you have something you want to tell the world, be it your opinions or your products and services. Just having a website with that information is not very helpful if you can’t get people to actually visit it. These days businesses are learning the importance of being found online and how much of an increase in business the online exposure can bring. You’ve taken the first steps in building your website and hosting it with HostDime, but that doesn’t mean potential customers will find your site naturally (natural is organic discovery search and not paid targeted ads). To help solve this issue we have started writing a series of blogs focused on offering different free marketing tools and strategies that are out there for you to use. You will be able to find all of them in the “Marketing” category on our blog.

Marketing Blog Series
Here at HostDime, we know that you have a website because you have something you want to tell the world, be it your opinions or your products and services. Just having a website with that information is not very helpful if you can’t get people to actually visit it. These days businesses are learning the importance of being found online and how much of an increase in business the online exposure can bring. You’ve taken the first steps in building your website and hosting it with HostDime, but that doesn’t mean potential customers will find your site naturally (natural is organic discovery search and not paid targeted ads). To help solve this issue we have started writing a series of blogs focused on offering different free marketing tools and strategies that are out there for you to use. You will be able to find all of them in the “Marketing” category on our blog.">
Where’s Alex? Round #1

Written by June 20, 2011

Where's Alex? Round 1

Let the games begin! As you may already know, HostDime is now holding a “Where’s Alex?” contest in order to win HostDime’s cherished mascot, HD Alex! We’re looking forward to find out how well you can pin-point the location (Landmark and City) of HostDime’s Alex! We have recently updated the rules for our “Where’s Alex?” contest. Therefore, in order to participate, you will need to follow the instructions below:

Where's Alex? Round 1
Let the games begin! As you may already know, HostDime is now holding a “Where’s Alex?” contest in order to win HostDime’s cherished mascot, HD Alex! We’re looking forward to find out how well you can pin-point the location (Landmark and City) of HostDime’s Alex! We have recently updated the rules for our "Where's Alex?" contest. Therefore, in order to participate, you will need to follow the instructions below:">
ICANN approves Customizable Web Domain Suffixes (gTLD)

Written by June 20, 2011

ICANN approves Customizable Web Domain Suffixes (gTLD)

Imagine when company URLs will add their brand names as the web domain suffix – .pepsi, .apple, .google, etc. – instead of the 22 current generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs): .com, .org, .net, etc.

ICANN approves Customizable Web Domain Suffixes (gTLD)
Imagine when company URLs will add their brand names as the web domain suffix – .pepsi, .apple, .google, etc. – instead of the 22 current generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs): .com, .org, .net, etc. ">