3 tips for making money as a reseller of web hosting

Reselling web hosting is a great way for web designs and web developers to generate recurring income. If done right, it can be a very profitable business – but what does it take to get it right? To help you start making money as a reseller of web hosting, we’ve pulled together three top tips: …

The importance of SSL certificates

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates are the standard technology that is used online to establish an encrypted connection between a server and a web browser. When installed and used on a website it creates a secure connection meaning all of the information and data that passes between the users browser and the server is encrypted. This way …

Magento: what’s behind the hype?

Frequently hailed as a transformative force in the world of e-commerce, Magento has attracted enormous attention as a marketing platform that presents a wealth of appealing possibilities to any web entrepreneur. Here we take a look at some of the key benefits it can bring to your business, as well as some important points to …

The importance of professional email hosting

When you’re looking to establish a new company, it’s important to have all of your business elements joined up to create that professional look that is going to impress potential customers when they come and view your site. It may seem a small detail, particularly if you are a new start-up who is testing the …

How to choose the best UK web hosting provider

If you’re on the lookout for a new web hosting provider for your UK business, you’re probably aware that there are literally hundreds of companies out. However you should be aware that all web hosting companies are not born equal. A good web hosting company can mean all the difference between a reliable, well-functioning website …

Top WordPress Plugins for 2015

A WordPress Plugin is (to quote WordPress) a “bit of software that can be uploaded to extend and expand the functionality of your WordPress site.” What that means is that a plugin allows you to do more with your site, giving you more abilities and functions, and in turn increases your professionalism. In short, it …

The importance of imagery on a site

When you’re designing or updating a website, one of the most important considerations is images. There are a large number of reasons why having images on your website could prove to be the key to success. Images matter to your customers. Photograph-based social media sites such as Pinterest and Tumblr all but taken over, and …

Our annual survey 2013 – the response.

At the end of last year, we did are annual survey but we have been rather busy so have only just got round to posting about it. We thought we would let you know the results and also the next steps. 97% of all respondents considered the overall experience with catalyst2 to good, very good or …

2012 ISPA Award Winners – Best Consumer Customer Service (that’s us…)

Everyone at catalyst2 is delighted to win the ISPA for Best Consumer Customer Service, we were up against some big names but the judges praised us for our: ‘hassle-free service and for helping guide consumers through the minefield of choosing a hosting service.’ Jacob and I collected the award at the ceremony on Tuesday, and …

Webhosting Basics: What Features Are Typical Of Webhosting?

In a world where nearly everybody uses the Internet on a daily basis, both personal and business websites are popping up by the day, bringing a need for quality web hosting services to make the most of the high volume of web users. There are several elements that make up a hosting package, with several …