I did something a little mean today. Actually, it was well-intentioned, but clearly not what the recipient had in mind.
Even though the UK government is offering various financial support schemes for small businesses affected by Coronavirus, freelancers and micro-enterprises especially are being left out in the cold. Lack of eligibility, lack of time to wait for banks to make their decisions, and understandable fear of building debt in the wake of an economic crisis are bringing many ventures to their knees.
At Glade Digital, we’re acutely aware of the impact this will have on our clients and are looking at ways to help you manage your limited finances and business opportunities.
Gone are the days when a free Geocities hosting package and a domain name would cut it. Now, we’re living in a world where cybersecurity, speed, and reliability are significant priorities. The process of creating and securing an online presence doesn’t stop when your website ‘goes live’.
Today we’re giving you a few helpful tips about what to look for in a managed hosting provider, and why you might want to reconsider that budget ‘£2 a month’ deal that’s looking pretty tasty right now.
WordPress is a fantastic platform, and with both free and premium plugins, you can extend its functionality beyond simple post-and-display pages, into a fully-functional e-commerce store, membership site, forum, and more. Of course, there’s a downside: too many plugins can have a massive impact on the speed and security of your site!