“Cloud hosting offers great reliability & power than traditional hosting, but managing it requires technical know-how”. I’m sure are aware of this fact. But, honestly have you ever thought of moving your blog to Cloud hosting? If yes, you must have heard of some of the best one such as Digital Ocean, Vultr, Amazon web services & Google cloud platform. Though, putting your WordPress blog on the cloud is not a piece of cake for a non-developer users like you & me. Remember, last time when I told you about this awesome service call CloudWays, which let you host any web apps on the cloud even without any technical skills. They are a service provider that offers an easy to use the dashboard to deploy your web apps including platform such as WordPress, Magento, Drupal & many more. I have used Cloudways for a couple of months & was pretty impressed with them (Read about it here). Especially if your shared hosting is unable to handle your growing blog, … [Read more...] about Migrate WordPress Blog to Cloud hosting In easy Steps & for Free
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Welcome to an another episode of ShoutMeLoud’s monthly transparency series! This is the place where I share everything that has happened in the last month, including my traffic & blogging income report. The goal here is to summarize all new earnings and learnings, and also share what we have been up to. Wondering why I do this? You should read this post first and you can check out all of our previous transparency reports here. Blogging Lifestyle: Digital Nomadic Experience #3 Last month, I went to Bali as part of my “Digital Nomadic” experience. It’s refreshing to work from a new place and Bali is a perfect place for living the blogging lifestyle. Traveling & working, when placed together, is rewarding to me in many ways: It gives me a new perspective for looking at everything It makes me less connected to daily chores It helps me get more organized & timely when meeting with my team Last month, I made it official by telling my team about … [Read more...] about $28,640 Earning from #Blog in a Month & Working From #Bali Experience
As a blogger, I always rely on Feeds, and few content discovery app to find the news which interest me. I use Google reader to subscribe to blog updates and using NetNewsWire (Which will shut down too) on my Mac to read latest updates. NetNewsWire syncs with Google Reader, and thus you could always stay updated with the latest news from your favorite blogs. Now, Google has decided to shut down Google reader as part of their spring cleaning, and this came as a surprise for many, because usage of RSS feed is declining, there are many users like me, who still relies on Google reader to maintain the feed. Here is the official announcement, where Google mentioned some of the services they will be shutting down in coming days. That will include: CallDAV API Google Builder Maker Google cloud connect Google Reader on July 1st, 2013. Google Voice app for blackberry Search API for Shopping I have never used any of the above apart from Google reader, and seeing G reader going away; … [Read more...] about Best Google Reader Alternatives [Updated]
Yesterday I talked a bit about the name of your blog and why I felt like it was probably the single most important decision you made starting out. Today I am going to talk about a very close second… which is what platform you are going to be doing your blogging on. There are a bunch of competing software packages and hosting scenarios out there, but I am going to attempt to do my best to work through them with you this morning… or at least the major options. For the sake of transparency I myself use WordPress in a hosted environment and have for a very long time. There are pluses and negatives with that kind of set up, but a lot of the other options I have played with at one point or another. Hosting vs SaaS Ultimately your first real decision point is going to be… are you going to be using a cloud/software as a service (SaaS) model for your site or are you going to procure your own hosting environment and maintain the site … [Read more...] about Choosing a Platform
So you started blogging on WordPress our of passion & like million others you started your journey with entry-level shared hosting. Now your blog is getting great traffic & it’s becoming a source of your bread butter, just like mine. One fine day, your existing hosting company emails you to “Buzz off” as they can’t handle your website load. In most of the cases, a non-technical blogger would feel dishearten, dissatisfied & helpless. I had been that situation when ShoutMeLoud traffic grew from hundred of page views a day to 10k+ pageviews a day. Have you ever felt the similar situation? If your answer is “No”, then you are probably already on a hosting company that can handle high traffic site or you are yet to experience the sweet taste of millions of page views. This guide or call it your resource for hosting selection will help you to pick the hosting for your growing or overgrown site. Another aspect that limits the growth of a … [Read more...] about Which is Best Managed WordPress Hosting for High Traffic Sites?