How DIY Website Builders Can Help You Build Your Client Base

Posted by Mary McCoy on Oct 15, 2015 9:32:40 AM


What do businesses expect from their hosting providers?

What are you NOT offering that they could just as easily get from your competitors?

What could you offer to stand out and secure their business?

These are three questions you must repeatedly ask yourself. After researching emerging trends in the hosting industry, I can tell you that it's no longer enough to only host website domains. That's the standard, but to truly differentiate your services, you need to understand all of your prospects' website needs and deliver an offering that caters to them.

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Topics: Webhosting, hosting industry, HostingCon

3 Takeaways We Learned at HostingCon Global 2015

Posted by Mary McCoy on Aug 6, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Thanks to all who stopped by our booth and chatted with Brian Winebarger and David Stewart!


It was the march of the penguins last week in San Diego with the R1Soft crew in San Diego, California for HostingCon Global 2015! As a Gold Sponsor of the event, we were all too excited to chat with hosting providers at our booth and soak up key web hosting industry insights during the conference. Thank you to all who stopped by, said hi, and attended Product Director, Ben Thomas's session, What Does Your Backup Service Look Like! We hope you left our presentation with key takeaways for how to grow your business with a premium backup service.

We also popped in and out of sessions, and the following three points resonated with us...

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Topics: hosting industry, HostingCon

5 Premium Backup Service Differentiators to Set Your Business Apart!

Posted by Mary McCoy on Jul 28, 2015 6:00:00 AM

If you're a hosting provider that's already recognized and seized the market need to offer clients back up services, you're halfway there. How are you truly ensuring that your solution is better than your competitors? Are your clients getting the maximum value from your business continuity platform?

Backup systems for hosting providers vary widely across the industry. With the variety or workloads, system designs, and Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs), it’s no wonder why we see so much variance in backup system design. So which one is right for you? Look for a platform with these five features!

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Topics: Backups, hosting industry, HostingCon, data recovery

Is IPv4 Depletion Day Coming Sooner than We Think?

Posted by Mary McCoy on Jul 9, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Is the Internet about to run out of IP address numbers? Hosting providers have long since speculated the arrival of Depletion Day. In fact, we've been waiting for the sky to fall since the 1980's. Why then has the industry conversation turned back to this dreaded event? In this blog post, we'll explain the status of IPv4 numbers, the likelihood that their decimation is upon us, and the next steps all hosting providers can take to survive the fallout.

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Topics: HostingCon, Industry News

Prize Winner Alert – Rick Lingsch of eApps

Posted by R1Soft on Sep 7, 2011 9:00:00 AM

HostingCon 2011 may have come and gone (*tear*), but we have one last piece of business to take care of – picking our NOOK Color giveaway winner! We got to connect with a lot of great folks in San Diego, but there’s only one NOOK to award this go-around. the lucky winner of our 2011 HostingCon giveaway is….drumroll, please… Rick Lingsch of eApps! Congrats, Rick!

Thanks again to everyone who stopped by our booth. We look forward to seeing you all next year!

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Topics: Giveaway, HostingCon

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