Changes to TLS and cipher suites effective May 2017

As part of our ongoing mission to improve security on our hosting platforms here at GreenGeeks, we’ve made some changes to encryption and security technologies that we support for sites which use SSL certificates (aka HTTPS). These changes include both SSL’s purchased through GreenGeeks and 3rd party SSL certificates installed on hosting accounts.

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Here are 11 of the Worst Mobile SEO Mistakes Even the Best Marketers Make

SEO Mistakes

Search engine optimization has evolved quite a bit since the development of the first result page. As the years go by, it’s often difficult to keep a handle on all the different algorithm changes and procedures. However, there are a handful of common SEO mistakes that even the best of us make.

On average, people use mobile devices on the Internet more often than desktop computers. Because of the nature behind smartphones and tablets, optimization needs to be tweaked to accommodate those users.

Even though good web hosting platforms can solve a lot of performance issues when it comes to SEO, the bulk of develop still relies on the developer. A wicked fast server means nothing if the web designer implements poor optimization practices. Continue reading “Here are 11 of the Worst Mobile SEO Mistakes Even the Best Marketers Make”

10 Interesting Environmental Facts To Know for a Happy Earth Day

Earth DayHumanity is celebrating its 47th annual Earth Day! Did you know that this is among the most celebrated holidays in many schools around the United States? This global recognition of our planet started in 1970 and involves more than 190 countries. Which makes this one of the most globally celebrated times of the year as well. Continue reading “10 Interesting Environmental Facts To Know for a Happy Earth Day”

15 Facebook Advertising Tools That Will Make You a Successful Marketer

Facebook Advertising Tools

According to the numbers, Facebook has an active daily user average of over 1.13 billion. This is approximately 15.5 percent of the entire population of Earth. It’s no wonder why so many businesses and other professionals use the site for marketing.

Facebook is one of the most utilized websites on the Internet. Learning how to use Facebook advertising tools will help you stay ahead of the competition when marketing to these users. However, a successful campaign requires more than just setting up a pay-per-click ad in the social media giant. Continue reading “15 Facebook Advertising Tools That Will Make You a Successful Marketer”

GreenGeeks Revamps Shared Hosting Platform to Increase Performance, Reliability & Scalability

GreenGeeks is always striving to ensure that our customers are getting the best web hosting experience possible, from the latest technologies to the best customer service. We wake up every day, constantly thinking of new ideas and speaking to our customers to hear about their needs. We then work hard to deliver.

Today, I’m excited to announce a few improvements that we’ve made to our hosting platform, as we work towards our goal of providing next-generation web hosting services.

These improvements are the initial stages of our plan to provide powerful web hosting solutions that will simplify the way our customers deploy and manage websites.

Here they are…

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13 Brilliant Strategies that will Increase your Online Sales

Increase Online Sales

In today’s Internet-driven world, online sales are just as vital to a company as real-life sales. In many instances, businesses will actually make more money selling goods from a website than they will from walk-in customers.

When you consider that almost one-third of people in the United States shop online every week, that’s a lot of money your digital store may be missing.

So, what can be done to increase online sales? Can a small business make waves in the digital ocean of commerce? I’ve seen the smallest single-person idea from a garage grow to a multi-chain network across the United States all from online sales.

Yes, I can see someone succeeding in cyberspace when it comes to sales. Once you invest in great web hosting, it all becomes a matter of effort to drive success. Continue reading “13 Brilliant Strategies that will Increase your Online Sales”

21 Proven Ways to Make Amazing Viral Content

viral content

Everyone loves the idea of creating viral content that is shared all over the world. From boosting sales to becoming a celebrity of sorts, creating that one perfect piece of content that everyone sees is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Unfortunately, not everything can reach such levels of popularity.

And not for the lack of trying, either.

Unfortunately, creating something that has potential to become viral is quite subjective. It relies on a lot of factors beyond simply creating a post you thought was perfect. Although you may use tips to quickly boost social engagement, the actual content still is up to you to create. Continue reading “21 Proven Ways to Make Amazing Viral Content”

This is What You Need To Do Now to Secure Your Website

Security Your Website

Anyone who owns and operates a website needs to consider good practices for security. Even the smallest of websites are often targets for spamming attacks or phishing pages. You should never assume that your site is too small to go unnoticed by the criminal element.

Without proper security, innocent blogs can be turned into weapons for identity theft and eCommerce sites can reveal confidential customer data. All it takes is the smallest of exploits and someone can wreck havoc. Continue reading “This is What You Need To Do Now to Secure Your Website”

30 Creative WordPress Themes that Will Make Your Site Rock

Creative WordPress Themes

One of the most valuable parts of WordPress is its ability to be modified in mere moments. In a blink of an eye you can change the entire look and feel of the site by simply changing its theme.

The hardest part is finding an appearance that fits your website’s purpose. Whether it’s strictly eCommerce or a personal blog about cookies, finding that perfect layout can be time-consuming. Luckily, WordPress hosting can be easily modified for visual appeal just with a couple clicks of the mouse. Continue reading “30 Creative WordPress Themes that Will Make Your Site Rock”