01/20/2015

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Run a Website Without Website Monitoring Service in Place

If you are like most online businesses, you have put a lot of money and effort into making sure your site looks great, is hosted with a reliable hosting provider, is optimized for the search engines, and is secure from malicious hackers and attacks. You may even be paying for the outsourcing of IT management and maintenance. Unfortunately, if you think this is enough, you are sorely mistaken. If you really want to be able to see your site the way customers do, you can't do it from inside your network. You need a third-party website monitoring service put into place to do the work for you.

01/20/2015

4 Ways to Reduce the Downtime of Wordpress Websites

When you are the owner of a website, no matter what type of site it may be, it is crucial that your site is always live and available for your customers when they need it, regardless of what time of day it may be. If a potential customer tries to go to your site, only to find that it isn't available, it creates a serious problem. Whether website downtime occurs due to software errors, glitches, malicious attacks, or hardware failures, you need to make sure that you know about the website downtime the moment it happens.

01/20/2015

How a Website Monitoring Service Can Prevent Your Online Business's Downfall

It goes without saying that your website's uptime has a direct impact on the success of your online endeavors. If your website experiences more than its fair share of website downtime, your website visitors and customers are going to notice. If it continues to happen they will likely take their business elsewhere. When it comes to website downtime, you need to do everything in your power to ensure your site's success. That means implementing a quality website monitoring service to watch your site like a hawk, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

01/16/2015

Best Website Uptime Practices for 2015: Is Your Online Business Ready?

Is your business website ready to minimize downtime and ensure maximized uptime throughout 2015? Since website downtime is one of largest threats to your company's profits, you need to do everything you can to ensure that your site isn't down a second more than it has to be throughout the New Year. If you want to maximize your website's uptime and, thereby, maximize your online profits, here are some practices you need to put into place for 2015.

01/07/2015

DDoS Attacks: What You need to Know to Prevent Website Downtime in 2015

When Sony's Playstation network and Xbox Live's network went down this past holiday season, many a gamer who needed those services to play the games they had received for Christmas were very disappointed to find a DDoS attack was preventing them from doing so. DDoS attacks are nothing new, and everyone knows they are synonymous with website and server downtime. The question is, in a day and age where new technologies allow us to prevent such attacks, why are they still so prevalent?

12/27/2014

Server Downtime: 2014 Goes Out With a Bang

While many an e-commerce site prepared for an influx of traffic and took proper measures to avoid website and server downtime due to the traffic from last-minute holiday shoppers, it was what happened right before, during, and after the holidays that remind us that no one is immune to downtime – not even some of the biggest players in the World Wide Web.

12/23/2014

Website Owners' New Year's Resolutions: Improve Performance and Minimize Downtime

With 2015 quickly approaching, it is about that time of year when we all start to make New Year's resolutions. If you own an ecommerce site, this year you should be making a resolution to minimize website downtime and increase your site's performance. Here are some tips to help you stick to this resolution.

12/17/2014

Last-Minute Shoppers Drive Traffic Up: Will Your Site Go Down?

As the last days of Christmas shopping are upon us, last-minute shoppers who procrastinate shopping for gifts are driving the traffic of ecommerce sites higher than ever. The question is, does your site have the bandwidth necessary to handle the influx of traffic?

12/09/2014

How is Your Website Faring the Holiday Season?

Christmas is nearly upon us and many websites are being hit hard with increased traffic and blessed with an abundance of sales. The question is, how is your site holding up during the holiday season, and are you ready if the worst happens and downtime hits? Here are some things to keep in mind for the 2014 Christmas shopping season…

12/08/2014

Read This before Considering a Free Website Monitoring Service

While "free" might seem like a good thing, sometimes it really is too good to be true and as many people learn, you get what you pay for. If you're not paying anything, you're probably not getting very much. In fact, some companies lure you in with a "free" service that just can't serve all of your website monitoring needs so you eventually upgrade to the paid plan, and it's not really free after all. In such cases, the rate may have been higher than what it would have been had you gone with a "paid" service to being with.

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