Yes, folks, it’s that time of year again—that time to write a check to your favorite charity, to donate any used clothing that’s been lingering in your closet for too long, or perhaps to even volunteer at your local animal shelter. While these annual acts of goodwill certainly deserve praise, this year we encourage all … Continue reading How To Give Back (Even If You Can’t Give A Lot)
While the festive season is certainly the busiest time of year, for solopreneurs and the like, this can often result in a noticeable slowing down in terms of projects, gigs, or jobs coming in. This all being said, how do you keep your solo business efforts chugging along and your end-of-year targets met when the … Continue reading How to Keep Business Up During Seasonal Slowdowns
Congrats! You’ve just heard from a prospective client who wants you for their next project. Before you start patting yourself on the back, take a moment to consider the question that always comes next: “So, what’s your going rate these days?” Here’s how to keep your cool (and your upcoming gig) when going solo as … Continue reading The Foolproof Way To Price Your Solo Business
Web hosting can be a tricky world to navigate, and can be like deciding where to live. While you can think of your web domain as your “address,” your website still needs an online “home.” This is known as hosting. Providers like Namecheap sell hosting space on a server (a computer with one or more … Continue reading How To Choose the Right Hosting Option for Your Business
There’s no time like the present. When it comes to productivity, this commonly-used phrase can both inspire and irritate. Let’s face it, though—we’ve all been there. Those days when there are a million things to do and you haven’t done, well, a thing. Whether you’re running your own business or are happily self-employed, setting goals, … Continue reading The Best Digital Tools for Productivity
Less is more. Right? Well, when it comes to registering domain names, it’s actually the opposite. You can think of owning multiple domain names like owning digital real estate. Instead of the right “location,” here it’s all about the right “keywords.” And, with so many competitors vying for your users’ attention, registering multiple domains is … Continue reading Multiple Domains and Why You Need Them
You’ve just come up with the best idea ever for a business, and the perfect domain name to boot. When you go to register that domain for your website, you realize it’s already taken. What do you do? In lieu of cueing those tiny violins, it’s time to re-strategize your domain naming game. The Importance … Continue reading Your Ideal Domain Name Is Taken—Now What?
In the past, building your own website from scratch could seem daunting, tiresome, and downright expensive. No wonder so many businesses would choose to forgo a website in favor of a Facebook page or some other social media presence. Thankfully nowadays, if you’re not a coder, it’s not a problem. With Namecheap, we believe building … Continue reading Making the Case for Namecheap’s Website Builder