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What-is-Ransomware

Security

What is Ransomware & How Does it Spread?

One of the most discussed viruses is that of the dreaded ransomware, which, in recent years, has built a formidable reputation after being employed to breach the systems belonging to some of the largest corporations and organizations in the world. If you aren’t so familiar, however, and are seeking more info on this particular form […]

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What-is-Malware

Security

What is Malware & How Does It Attack?

Whether you run a website or not, you’ve almost certainly heard of malware by now, along with its widespread notoriety, devastating effects, and continued threat to individuals, businesses and organizations the globe over. If you aren’t so familiar, however, and would like to find out more about malware itself, and also how to safeguard devices […]

Best ways to get new social media followers for your business

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Best Ways to Get New Social Media Followers for Your Business

With so many bustling markets online, one of the keys to success for today’s business websites is to amass large social media followings. Doing so can encourage engagement and loyalty, which can lead to increased brand exposure and sales. Building a strong following can be time-consuming, creatively challenging, and easy to place on the backburner […]

Keyword research tools to improve SEO

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Keyword Research Tools to Improve SEO

SEO is a an important tactic to master if you want to rank highly on Google, read on to discover the best keyword research tools to improve SEO. When it comes to SEO (search engine optimization), it’s highly recommended that all business website owners and admins place a strong focus on keyword research to better […]

Build a Website

In this category we explore everything to do with creating websites, eCommerce sites, Blogs, small business tips, helpful tools, choosing domains and design.

Best ways to get new social media followers for your business

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Best Ways to Get New Social Media Followers for Your Business

With so many bustling markets online, one of the keys to success for today’s business websites is to amass large social media followings. Doing so can encourage engagement and loyalty, which can lead to increased brand exposure and sales. Building a strong following can be time-consuming, creatively challenging, and easy to place on the backburner […]

Keyword research tools to improve SEO

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Keyword Research Tools to Improve SEO

SEO is a an important tactic to master if you want to rank highly on Google, read on to discover the best keyword research tools to improve SEO. When it comes to SEO (search engine optimization), it’s highly recommended that all business website owners and admins place a strong focus on keyword research to better […]

How To Design A High-Converting Blog

Build a Website, Business Tips // Stories, WordPress

How to Design a High-Converting Blog

One of the best ways to promote your website and increase conversions is to focus on creating a compelling blog packed with useful articles relevant to your area of business. But how do you design an attractive, functional, user-friendly blog that stands a greater chance of converting sales? Well, there are several important features to […]

Business Tips // Stories

Stay ahead of the curve with eCommerce, online business tips, helpful tools, marketing strategy, SEO, social media, email marketing, online advertising, managing pages and email newsletters

How To Design A High-Converting Blog

Build a Website, Business Tips // Stories, WordPress

How to Design a High-Converting Blog

One of the best ways to promote your website and increase conversions is to focus on creating a compelling blog packed with useful articles relevant to your area of business. But how do you design an attractive, functional, user-friendly blog that stands a greater chance of converting sales? Well, there are several important features to […]

How to Create a Brand Colour For Your Website

Build a Website, Business Tips // Stories

How to Create a Brand Colour For Your Website

By implementing a carefully selected colour palette for your business website, this crucial area of design can work to establish a memorable and easily recognizable identity for your company.  Not just relating to design, branding can also be a vital aspect of marketing; many of today’s leading corporations continue to weave branding into their products, […]

how to Identify scam emails

Business Tips // Stories, Security

How to Identify Scam Emails & Avoid Becoming a Victim

Read on to find out the best ways to protect yourself online by learning how to identify scam emails and the best ways to avoid them. Without an email address, it’s hard to accomplish much of anything online. For many of us, email has become an integral means of contact, enabling us to communicate with […]

Development

In this category we discuss developer skills, expert knowledge, coding, fast websites, site improvements, conduct expert interviews and provided advanced WordPress and eCommerce tips

Website Analysis and Redesign

Build a Website, Development

Website Analysis: A Vital Aspect of the Redesign Process

When it comes to website redesign, some business owners make the unfortunate mistake of focusing their efforts on updating visuals and functionality on a basic level only, relying merely on instinct and quick glances at competitor sites for inspiration. Making changes with minimal planning is fine to a point – but by incorporating the various […]

Business Tips // Stories, Development

The 7 Big Benefits of eCommerce vs. Traditional Stores

Read on to lean all the benefits of ecommerce stores over a standard traditional one. For many decades and generations, traditional stores have been one of the most popular outlets for businesses when it comes to distributing products and services to local and out-of-town customers. But in the age of the internet, where everything is […]

How to promote your business online

Business Tips // Stories, Development, Marketing & Website Promotion

How to Promote Your Business Online: Top 5 Tips

A quick guide to teach you all the best tips on how to promote your business online. Whether you own a fledgling or existing business, it’s never too soon to start putting your brand on the map. Courtesy of today’s much-evolved online promotion techniques, it’s never been easier and more affordable to engage customers with […]

Marketing & Website Promotion

Learn all about marketing strategy, SEO, social media, email marketing, online advertising, landing pages and email newsletters

Best ways to get new social media followers for your business

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Best Ways to Get New Social Media Followers for Your Business

With so many bustling markets online, one of the keys to success for today’s business websites is to amass large social media followings. Doing so can encourage engagement and loyalty, which can lead to increased brand exposure and sales. Building a strong following can be time-consuming, creatively challenging, and easy to place on the backburner […]

Keyword research tools to improve SEO

Build a Website, Marketing & Website Promotion

Keyword Research Tools to Improve SEO

SEO is a an important tactic to master if you want to rank highly on Google, read on to discover the best keyword research tools to improve SEO. When it comes to SEO (search engine optimization), it’s highly recommended that all business website owners and admins place a strong focus on keyword research to better […]

How to promote your business online

Business Tips // Stories, Development, Marketing & Website Promotion

How to Promote Your Business Online: Top 5 Tips

A quick guide to teach you all the best tips on how to promote your business online. Whether you own a fledgling or existing business, it’s never too soon to start putting your brand on the map. Courtesy of today’s much-evolved online promotion techniques, it’s never been easier and more affordable to engage customers with […]

Security

Stay up to date with SSL certificates, Malware, Phishing, Security Tools and website security in general

What-is-Ransomware

Security

What is Ransomware & How Does it Spread?

One of the most discussed viruses is that of the dreaded ransomware, which, in recent years, has built a formidable reputation after being employed to breach the systems belonging to some of the largest corporations and organizations in the world. If you aren’t so familiar, however, and are seeking more info on this particular form […]

What-is-Malware

Security

What is Malware & How Does It Attack?

Whether you run a website or not, you’ve almost certainly heard of malware by now, along with its widespread notoriety, devastating effects, and continued threat to individuals, businesses and organizations the globe over. If you aren’t so familiar, however, and would like to find out more about malware itself, and also how to safeguard devices […]

how to Identify scam emails

Business Tips // Stories, Security

How to Identify Scam Emails & Avoid Becoming a Victim

Read on to find out the best ways to protect yourself online by learning how to identify scam emails and the best ways to avoid them. Without an email address, it’s hard to accomplish much of anything online. For many of us, email has become an integral means of contact, enabling us to communicate with […]

Service Updates

HostGrid's service updates and release information regarding WordPress updates

Welcome to HostGrid

Build a Website, Service Updates

Welcome to HostGrid

Hello world! Our first blog post on our new hosting platform shows you just how easy HostGrid is to use.

WordPress

New to WordPress? This category provides beginner tips, guides to awesome plugins, best practices surrounding security, eCommerce and WordPress updates

How To Design A High-Converting Blog

Build a Website, Business Tips // Stories, WordPress

How to Design a High-Converting Blog

One of the best ways to promote your website and increase conversions is to focus on creating a compelling blog packed with useful articles relevant to your area of business. But how do you design an attractive, functional, user-friendly blog that stands a greater chance of converting sales? Well, there are several important features to […]

Best Free SEO Plugins For WordPress

Build a Website, WordPress

The Best Free SEO Plugins & Tools for WordPress Websites

Whether you’ve just hit the launch button or already have an existing WordPress site, it’s never a bad time to implement a strong SEO strategy. By being SEO-friendly, you can work to establish greater rapport with search engines that rank sites based on content. When a website is consciously built with ‘Search Engine Optimization’ in […]

WordPress website for small business

Build a Website, WordPress

Top 5 Reasons to Build a WordPress Small Business Website

The popular website builder WordPress is quickly becoming the ideal tool for every small business to grow their online presence. Whether you’re looking to dive into the world of eCommerce, or simply establish a greater online presence for your physical store or services, every small business requires its very own website. Since these types of […]