5 Backup Solutions for WordPress

The last thing you want is a DDoS attack or hosting failure on your site that causes you to lose everything. All the content, images, videos, and design gone forever. That’s a lot of time and money wasted. Instead of taking the risk, consider using one of these five backup solutions for WordPress.

1. BackupBuddy

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Set it and forget it is how BackupBuddy works. iThemes created this backup solution for WordPress to help people who are busy. All you have to do is set up the schedule for when you want it to back up your site. Many people choose Fridays to schedule the backup because then everything that has happened throughout the week will be saved. Other people like to schedule a backup more frequently such as Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The number of times you choose to back up your site depends on how often it’s updated with new information. When BackupBuddy does back up the data on your site, it will store it on Dropbox, Rackspace Cloud, an FTP server, or send it to your email.

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How to Choose a Hosting Provider

You have an idea for a website. You’ve secured the best domain name. Now, all you need is to choose a hosting provider. Immediately, you Google for potential options. Instead of just picking the first provider from the search engine results, it’s important to take some time to consider the differences between hosting providers. Each host has different features, pricing, and limitations based on the plan you select. Having used many hosts over the past decade, we can unequivocally say that the research you’re doing now is well worth the time investment. Below are several things to consider when evaluating website hosting providers.

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Research Customer Reviews

Before choosing a hosting provider, make sure it has a stellar reputation. You’ll find hundreds of sites that claim to provide reviews on the best hosting companies. Unfortunately, there’s little consistency between their results and sifting through them will leave you in no better a position to choose a provider.

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10 Website Analytics Tools Every Publisher Should Use

Online marketing is important to the success of your business. Your marketing efforts have to be effective though. To know if they are, you need to analyze what is happening every time you share your site and its content with other websites and on social media. Since it’s impossible to manually track every article, video, or other piece of content you publish, you need to utilize website analytics tools.

Website Analytics Tools

1. Google Analytics

Almost every publisher online uses Google Analytics (GA). It’s made by and for the Google search engine, which is the most popular one right now. GA enables you to understand how Internet users are interacting with your site. It shows you how many people visit your site, where they are coming from (referrals), and sets up campaigns, so you can track how close you’re coming to your online marketing goals. While GA provides a lot of ways to determine how well you’re doing with your content marketing, most people use it in conjunction with other analytical tool to gain a clearer picture of what they need to do next.

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Independence Day Sale

Gabfire would like to say happy Independence Day to America, and happy (belated) Canada Day! We are running a 35% discount on all products until July 7 (23:59 UTC) to celebrate the most anticipated national holiday. To get the advantage of the campaign just use coupon code JULY4 on the checkout page.

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