When it comes to hosting and managing a website it’s a key fundamental part that research is done prior to committing yourself to a lengthy contract with a company, who are offering their hosting solutions at an expensive fee. Today, there are hundreds of web hosting companies on the Internet claiming to offer the best features, the best prices and the best functionality but not all web hosting platforms are made equal.
Art is a form of expression and as such an artist, designer or photographer will base their websites around heavily image based ideas and concepts so it’s important when choosing a hosting provider that bandwidth, storage and themes all cater for these factors.
Since the Internet first became a major part of our society and our general everyday living, it has fast become a major part of not just businesses looking to increase their global reach and presence, but driving the Worldwide economy which now heavily relies on the Internet in this technological age.
Like many internet companies, we work with many freelancers that do web design, virtual assistance and marketing for HostAdvice.com. After working with more than 70 freelancers over the years, we decided to perform this research to answer a question we had: is nationality playing a role in cost and quality of the freelancers we hire.
We hired a group of researchers (on Elance of course) and asked them to check profiles of the top 10 freelancers in 4 categories from 10 nationalities, and compare scores, costs, repetition (costumers returning to hire the same freelancers) and recommendation rates.
What we found may surprise you, but more importantly, it can improve the quality of work you get, and lower the price you have to pay.
Google is intent on making itself even more attractive and indispensable than it already is. That sentence alone seems a sweeping, wild statement, considering how much reach Google has in terms of business saturation, but Google uses its powers, money and influence to take apart any competitors that may stand in its way..
As an example, Google Maps inflicted serious damage to Mapquest not that long ago, and Google AdWords has given the Yellowpages industry a serious cause for leaving their keys on the table…