Don’t Make These Web Hosting Mistakes! (FS283)

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Episode 283: Don’t Make These Web Hosting Mistakes! (FS283)

How much do you know about your site’s web hosting? Has finding the right host been a challenge that you wish you could put to rest? What really is the best hosting platform for you and your business?

Whether you are tech savvy or not, chances are you have had some issues with website hosting during your entrepreneurial life. Almost all businesses require an online presence and thus a homepage for customers to visit, but setting this up has historically been a tricky business.

In this episode we look at some the developments in this field over the last decade or so and speak particularly on our experiences with WordPress and Squarespace. From there, we look at the different hosting options available to WordPress users and talk about the two main lanes that these fall into.

We also talk about domain purchasing and how your host can effect everything related to your website. The last part of the episode is dedicated to to announcing a great web hosting offer that is now available through your Fizzle membership. We are extremely excited about this, so make sure to stay tuned for that!

For all this and more, listen up in and get it all, Fizzlers!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Why the majority of entrepreneurs and Fizzlers are on WordPress. [0:05:15.7]
  • Some of the dangers and horror stories related to web hosting. [0:07:47.6]
  • Getting what you pay for with web hosting. [0:12:40.2]
  • Chase’s experiences with domain purchasing and managed hosting. [0:14:39.6]
  • The effects that your host will have on your and your users’ experience. [0:18:50.8]
  • Why managed WordPress hosts offer so much to new users. [0:23:53]
  • Some information on Flywheel, and a special offer for Fizzlers. [0:28:12.2]
  • Getting the most out of the host! [0:36:21.7]
  • The added bonuses of having a built in host within the Fizzle membership. [0:40:15.5]
  • Why this conversation is the essential step after your product. [0:43:30.3]
  • And much more!

 

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Grow an audience and get paid for your work as an independent creator. Fizzle is where creators come to learn, share and make progress toward their online dreams.

I’ve taken a lot of courses and been involved in several paid communities since I started my business, but I’ve never ever felt like anyone CARED as much about seeing my reach my goals as the Fizzle Team. They show up for me as much as I show up for myself. Thank you SO much, you guys!

Claire Pelletreau
ClairePells.com

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