Category Archives: Q&A

Is Hostgator’s CodeGuard addon worth it? (Site backup: Daily Website Backups to the Cloud)

By | December 17, 2015

CodeGuard ( is a service that makes daily backups of your website to the cloud. They have partnered with Hostgator to provide their services to their customers at a discount. When signing up for Hostgator, this addon option is selected by default: But is it worth it? Whether it’s worth it depends. If you’re building a simple WordPress website, you… Read More »

What is the difference between a niche website and an authority website?

By | August 12, 2015

I’d like to start this article by pointing out that ‘Niche Website’ and ‘Authority Website’ are just jargon. Both concepts are used to describe a certain type of website, but in reality, most websites are somewhere in between of the two types. The word ‘niche’ is what causes the most confusion. Both types of websites are actually centered around a… Read More »

Frequently asked questions about Wealthy Affiliate – Answered!

By | August 11, 2015

General questions What is Wealthy Affiliate? Wealthy Affiliate is a platform for anyone that wants to use affiliate marketing to make money with their website. It includes: – A training program for affiliate marketing; there are 2 main training courses, member-created training, and weekly webinars. – Web hosting for your websites – A community. You can blog inside WA, use the live… Read More »

What is the difference between referral marketing and affiliate marketing?

By | August 4, 2015

With both referral marketing and affiliate marketing, a company will compensate people for helping them get (new) customers. Online, they both use the same tracking technology. However, there are some differences. In this article I’ll explain what the differences are, from a practical standpoint, as used online. Note that, even though there are some clear differences, you’ll find… Read More »

How much does it cost to build a website?

By | May 3, 2015

Building a website yourself can save you a lot of money. Typically, hiring someone for a simple, small business website costs anywhere between $300 and $5000. Building one yourself could be completely free when using a subdomain, or just a few dollars when using your own domain. In this article, I’ll go into both free and paid websites. Free website… Read More »