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Making Hosting Sexy In Portland

Earlier this week I was in Portland, Oregon for the cPanel conference. On Wednesday morning I gave the keynote. I’m not sure if cPanel or anyone else recorded it, so in the interim here are my slides: Make Hosting Sexy from Blacknight My talk wasn’t about sex, obviously, but picked up on some of the […]

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Hear Me Speak At cPanel’s Conference In Portland

I’ve been invited to speak at the upcoming cPanel conference in Portland, Oregon. The conference, which takes place between October 3rd and October 5th, will cover a range of topics of interest to cPanel users and web hosting providers in general. So what will I be speaking on? My keynote is entitled: “How Can You […]

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Exposing New TLDs Via Usage

This site lives at a .hosting domain name. Not because I didn’t have any suitable .com domain names to use, but because I chose to use an appropriate domain. And by domain I mean the whole thing ie. both sides of the dot. So it made sense, as I pointed out, to opt for a […]

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How Can You Make Hosting Sexy?

IT is boring. Domains aren’t “sexy” or “exciting” and to be frank anyone who gets excited about a server probably needs to get out more. That may seem to be an odd statement coming from me, but it’s not far from the truth. Hosting is an incredibly important service. Screw it up and people’s websites […]

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Why I’m Using A .Hosting Domain

I had my reasons for launching this site, which I touched on in my first post. But what about the choice of domain? I could have easily used a sub-domain off blacknight.com or any one of hundreds of other domains either myself or the company hold. But instead I chose ceo.hosting and it wasn’t accidental. […]

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