HostGator Cloud Review: Lightning Fast & No Downtime?

13/03/2017 by  Daren Low  in News & Update

HostGator Cloud Daren Low Cloud hosting is faster and more reliable than almost any standard host you’ve used in the past.   And while HostGator is a name you might normally associate with budget hosting, their new cloud service is a whole different ball game.   We’ve been running tests on HostGator’s cloud servers for […]


Instagram Tools & Strategies No One’s Talking About

08/03/2017 by  Gigi Khaos  in Social Media

This is a guest post by Gigi Khaos from Strikingly.   All you want to do is grow your audience on Instagram and lead them to your store, or blog, for them to make a purchase, or sign up to your email list.   You’ve read the PLETHORA of posts about what it takes to […]


How To Install An Easy, Customizable Map On Your WordPress: Google Maps Widget Review

27/02/2017 by  Daren Low  in WordPress

If you’ve used our server speed checker recently, you might have noticed a cool new feature: the interactive server location map.   When you measure your server speed with Bitcatcha, we run tests from eight different locations around the world. It’s the only way we can ensure your site loads quickly from every part of […]


How I Lost Money on Shopify’s Shipping Cost (& Then Fixed It!)

17/02/2017 by  Ben Brown  in Shopify

When I set up my first Shopify store, I lost quite a lot of money.   It started off good (at least, I thought so!) I easily launched the store with Shopify, I had tons of orders coming in, and I was pleased with the way everything was going along.   It wasn’t until I […]


The Perfect Subject Line: These 18 Tricks Will Help You Nail It (The Definitive Email Marketing Guide Part 5)

10/02/2017 by  Daren Low  in Email Marketing

Subject lines make or break your email campaign.   Heck, they can make or break your business.   Email marketing is the most effective and lucrative way to connect with your customers. But if your subscribers aren’t opening your emails, you’re missing out on a ton of sales and conversions.         The […]


19 Simple Tricks To Get A 40% Email Open Rate (The Definitive Email Marketing Guide Part 4)

02/02/2017 by  Daren Low  in Email Marketing

If you’ve ever sent an email campaign, you know ‘the fear’ of pressing the ‘send’ button.   You’re about to send thousands of emails out there, but will anyone open them?   According to a recent report, the average email open rate is 22.87%. But it’s possible to get this much higher with a few clever […]


“How Do I Attract Customers??” The First 7 Steps To Promoting Your Shopify Store (The Complete Shopify Guide Part 4)

27/01/2017 by  Ben Brown  in Shopify

It’s been short and sweet, but our four-part Shopify guide finally comes to an end with this guide to promote a Shopify store!   This last section is the hard part, but it’s also the most rewarding.   So far, we’ve got your store online, added some products, and supercharged it with Shopify’s advanced features. […]


What are AMP Pages and How to Create One for Your WordPress Site

19/01/2017 by  Emin Sinanyan  in WordPress

This is a guest post by Emin Sinanyan from Amberd Design Studio.   The world is busier than ever and keeping up with the needs of your clients has become both easier and more difficult with the introduction of smartphones. They are great for reach, because it is simpler to engage people. However, smartphones do […]


Step-by-Step Guide to Starting A Shopify Store Around Your 9-5 Job

10/01/2017 by  Ben Brown  in Shopify

Everyone reading this has one thing in common. You dream big, right?   You’re full of ideas and bursting with inspiration. You can picture yourself as an entrepreneur, growing a successful business from home with an online store.         Perhaps you’d like a way to escape your 9-5 or just want a […]


Boost Engagement & Revenue With An Email Welcome Series (The Definitive Guide to Email Marketing Part 3)

22/12/2016 by  Daren Low  in Email Marketing

You wouldn’t ask someone to marry you on the first date, right?   By any standards, it’s coming on a little strong!   You’ve got to make a good first impression and build a relationship over time. Then you can pop the big question.   Internet marketing is sort-of similar.   You can’t force someone […]