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Listing and explanation of key terms relating to online business and web hosting.

What is an Autoresponder?
Autoresponders are commonly used in email marketing to provide automatic contact (and content) to subscribers. Uses vary, and include training delivery, subscription information and specific followup information.

What is Monetization?
Learn what monetization is and how you can begin creating revenues from your blog or web application.

Free WordPress Themes: Benefits and Risks
Interested in free WordPress themes? Of course! And there are hundreds of options. But be careful. If you download them from an unknown source you could be exposing yourself to any number of viruses and malware.

What is SEO?
Search engine optimization has the power to drive huge volumes of traffic to your site or blog. Learn what it is and how to put it to work on your site.

What is a WordPress Framework?
There is confusion among many bloggers: What is a WordPress framework? and just how does it differ from a standard WordPress theme?

What is a Domain (and Directory) Pointer?
Many web hosting companies note domain (and directory) pointers as a feature. Just what does it mean?

What is cPanel? How to Manage Your Web Site Server
Choosing a web host that uses cPanel can make managing your site much easier. Learn what it is and how it can help you run your business more effectively.

Reseller Web Hosting
Reseller web hosting is a type of web hosting that allows the user to resell on the web hosting companies servers. This could be

Dedicated Hosting Service
Dedicated hosting service is a premium type of web hosting where the client leases an actual physical server that is not shared with any other of the hosting company's clients. There are clear benefits to having a dedicated server the primary one being

VPS Hosting: Virtual Private Server
VPS stands for virtual private server. As the name suggests the server is not an actual dedicated or private server but I virtual one. This is a clear step up from using either free or shared web hosting but still likes the power of a dedicated server.

Free Web Hosting
Free web hosting is web hosting service that is provided at no cost almost always this service is supported through advertisements that display on your site. Alternatively many premium web hosts offer a basic or entry-level package at no

What is a Secure Password?
A secure password is one that protects your online services, profiles and accounts by keeping everyone (except you) out of your accounts. Another important factor is not writing it down in a visible or accessible place. Learn how to create a truly secure password:

What is Shared Web Hosting?
Shared web hosting is just how it sounds. Your web hosting space is shared on a server with many other websites. A single server can easily host hundreds of web sites and blogs. This is the most common way to host a new web site.

What is Managed WordPress Web Hosting?
Managed web hosting can remove much of the stress and headaches from running your site/blog. Learn just what it is and how it can help reduce technical problems with your business.

What is Black Hat SEO?
Learn about this shady form of search engine optimization and how it can cause more problems than benefits: Black Hat SEO vs. White Hat SEO

What is White Hat SEO?
Learn about the acceptable form of search engine optimization and how it can prevent many problems: White Hat SEO vs. Black Hat SEO

What Does URL Mean?
Learn what URL means and some of the common uses in online business.

Viral
Definition of Viral: Viral Videos and Websites

What is a Content Management System?
Learn what a content management system is and how it can help you run your online business.

What is Opt In?
Learn what opt in means and how your can increase your opt in rate.

What is a Squeeze Page?
Learn what a squeeze page is, and how you can use it to build your online business. All successful email marketing campaigns depend on a well built squeeze page.

What is a Trackback?
Learn what a blog trackback is and how it works as an online marketing tool:

What is Travel Blogging?
Learn just what travel blogging is and how to get started. Learn from a set of top travel bloggers. Blogging your travels is a great way to turn your love of travel into a profitable online business.

Dynamic Website
Definition of dynamic websites and their benefits

Google Analytics
Google Analytics - what it is and how it helps.

Flaming
What is flaming?

Newbie
What (who) is a newbie?

Site Ranking
How your website gets its online ranking.

Static Website
Definition of static websites and their benefits

Uptime Percentage
Definition and explanation what "uptime" means.

PDF (Portable Document Format) File
What is a PDF, and why should you use it? How can I create one? Learn all about PDFs here.

Content Marketing
Learn what content marketing is and what it involves

What Is An Email Template?
Learn what an email template is, and how it can save you time and create a consistent image for your online business. They are a critical component of any email marketing campaign.

What is an Opt-In Rate?
Learn what an opt in rate is, how to increase them and two specific tools that can help you do that.

What is RSS?
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is a standardized format for publishing frequently updated sites, such as blogs. Learn how it can help grow your blog.

What is a WordPress Plugin?
Learn what a WordPress plugin is and why you should use them. Plugins add depth and function to the already powerful Wordpress blogging platform.

What is SaaS?

What is Forum Marketing?

What is a WordPress Theme?
A WordPress theme is what gives certain design and function to your WordPress installation. Regardless of whether you choose WordPress.org or WordPress.com you will need a theme. Here's what you need to know.

What is a Blogging Platform?
Learn what a blogging platform is, its key elements and where to find the top blogging platforms - both premium and free.

What is a Domain Name Registrar?
Learn the difference between a domain name registrar and registry. And see the top places to register your new domain name.

What is PPC (Pay Per Click)?


What Is White Label Hosting?

What is a White Label Blogging Platform?
Maybe you've heard about white label blogging. These are almost always premium platforms. What is a white label blogging platform?

What is Semantic Search?

What is TrustRank?

What is AuthorRank?

What is PageRank?

What is Organic Traffic?

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