How to accept bitcoin payments on your website

How to accept bitcoin payments on your website

While Bitcoin still may not be a common form of payment, it’s been growing in popularity a lot over the last couple of years and definitely isn’t going anywhere. You can even get virtual wallets now to store your bitcoin in. If you run an ecommerce site, you may have been wondering if it’s worth incorporating bitcoin as a payment option and how to do it. As with all forms of payments there are some risks and also benefits. Let’s start with the positive.

Why You Might Want to Accept Bitcoin on Your Website

Despite the impression that most people have, Bitcoin payments are actually extremely secure and every transaction is recorded. Bitcoin is much more secure than credit cards actually – as a …

How GoDaddy Coupons Can Save You Money Starting A New Website

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Starting a new website can be gruelling at times, with a long to-do list that makes you wonder how much you have to spend. If you are new to creating a new website just for the sake of experience or with the intention of making some money, spending a lot from your pocket can be discouraging. However, there are some basic investments that you just have to make to start a new website, especially if you are doing it with the purpose of earning some money.

The following are the crucial investments that you will need to make to start your new website or blog:

  1. Domain name
  2. Web hosting
  3. Business tools and supplies

GoDaddy Renewal Coupons Can Help:

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What Hosting Should I Get?

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When you start building a website for your small business one of the first things you will need to figure out is what type of hosting you will purchase. Hosting is the server space where you will store all of the files for your website so that they can be accessed through your domain (which is a separate thing and doesn’t have to be purchased from the same company). Website hosting runs the gamut from budget shared hosting with GreenGeeks for about $1/month all the way up to dedicated servers and managed hosting that comes with its own support team for hundreds of dollars per month. As a small business you are probably looking to get the most bang for your buck, so we will …

WordPress Resources

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Hands down my favourite content management system to work with is WordPress, it started out as just a blogging platform but has developed into a very flexible and customizable overall content delivery system. You can make any kind of website you need with it these days from ecommerce to community sites. Here are some great resources to help you get the most out of your WordPress install.

WordPress Hosting

Many web hosting companies have started offering web hosting specifically for WordPress. They install WordPress for you, and set up an optimal configuration for your server so that your website will run fast. There is debate about whether WordPress hosting (which charges more than regular hosting) is really worth the extra cost: especially since WordPress …

Websites on a budget

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Your website should be an important part of your marketing and customer service strategy, and as such you should treat it as an important investment. However, when you are a small business or sole proprietorship you often don’t have a big budget for anything, especially when you are just starting out. The good news is that there is a lot of tips and tricks you can use to keep your costs low while still building a quality website.

Keep Hosting and Domain Costs Low

Through some frugal shopping you can find web hosting for incredibly cheap. Even VPS (Virtual Private Server) Hosting can be had for over 40% off with the right promo codes. GoDaddy always has tons flying around. Dreamhost and Fatcow are two …

Web Designers vs. Web Developers – Which one do you need?

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A lot of people think that a web designer and a web developer are the same thing, but they actually specialize in different areas of website building. You might be asking yourself which one you need to build your websites business, or do you need both? The answer will depend on what your main goals are with your website. In this article I will try to break down the difference for you and help you to determine what your business needs are.

Web Designers

Web designers are the ‘artists’ of the web. They design the look and feel of a website, including things like colors, fonts, the interface, and the layout. They may also be able to design your logo for you if that is …