of Traffic Tips
|Tip 23: Get Quality Website Hosting!
There are numerous horror stories about webhosting and how it can
literally destroy the reputation of your website from top to bottom.
Some stories are less graphic than others, but they all paint the same
picture: Get web hosting you can count on or DON'T even bother creating
It's not an exaggeration; your website literally revolves around your
webhost. If they have problems, your website will have problems
(usually). So your best bet is to go with the least problematic web
hosting service that you can find.
You should never use free web hosting for your website. Why? It just
isn't safe. Yeah, there are a few reliable, free webhosting services
out there, but those are few and far between. Plus, with free
webhosting, you don't have nearly as much freedom as with a paid
If you are having trouble choosing a reliable webhost, then try
Hostgator for a month or two. I have been using them for years now and
it's been a truly great service for every one of my websites. If they
can't satisfy you, you're going to have a tough time finding a web
hosting service anywhere else. I have included a Link to their Website
Below, Take a Look......
Quick Note: If Google's spiders come across your site and it is down
due to hosting problems, then your site may be erased from the index
without a second thought. Don't let that happen; Get a reliable web
Tip 24: Join Email Discussion Lists!
Email discussions are quite similar to forum discussions, just without
the virtual meeting place. Simply contribute what you can to the
discussion list and then slowly slide in your website link.
Discussion lists do not appreciate, nor do they tolerate blatant
advertising. Remember that fact before you start firing away with your
website URL. The best thing you can do is study the emails you get and
see how well the links are implemented. Most of the information found
in discussion lists will flow nicely and it will feel like the link
naturally belongs in the Email. Most people can tell when a link is
forced; so do your best to camouflage it and make it look as though it
Do a Google search with "your topic +discussion list" and you should
find a few lists that meet your requirements. Join as many as you wish
and then start contributing.