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thehostingpool has Article Published in Prestigious Legal Journal

By |2020-04-03T17:38:01+01:00April 3rd, 2020|thehostingpool company services|

thehostingpool.com strengthens its ties with the legal profession thehostingpool is delighted to announce that we have had an article recently published in the Brief ,the official publication of the Irish Institute of Legal Executives. The article, written by our Digital Marketing and IT Specialist, Pat Hughes, details the best practice approaches for legal businesses when it comes to designing, promoting and securing their businesses online. Strong Connections [...]

Everything up in the Eir – the True Cost of Free Services

By |2020-04-02T09:48:26+01:00March 4th, 2020|Domain Registration, Hosting, thehostingpool company services|

It cannot have escaped your notice if you live in Ireland that eir (telecommunications company) recently informed its email users if they didn't start spending  €5.99 by the end of March 2020 for their email accounts, then their accounts would be deleted. This action has reignited the debate over the perceived value  you receive from a free service and what are the hidden costs to the same [...]

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Setting Up A Small Online Business 2020 – The Essential Steps (Part 2 )

By |2020-04-02T09:48:26+01:00January 8th, 2020|Online Business|

In the next part in our Setting Up A Small Online Business 2020 - The Essential Steps, we need to look at the subject of goals. Goals are essential if you want to measure the success of a website. Without goals success boils down to your word against someone else's. This is not an approach we'd recommend as a digital strategy! If you can't measure it, you can't [...]

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Setting Up A Small Online Business 2020 – The Essential Steps (Part 1)

By |2020-04-02T09:48:26+01:00January 3rd, 2020|Online Business|

A happy new year to all our customers and followers. We hope you all have a prosperous and successful new year. We just want to give you the heads up on an article we have just published on our LinkedIn company page focusing in on setting up a small online business in 2020https://bit.ly/35lUhKC This article will form part of a series, with part 2 coming next week. We [...]

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Types of Content Marketing for Small Businesses

By |2020-04-02T09:48:26+01:00July 25th, 2019|Google|

So  far in this series of blog posts we have looked at the general qualities and characteristics of what makes good quality, laser focused content. To conclude, in this article we are going to be more specific and look at the different types of content marketing formats you should be using to attract the widest possible audience to your website. High Quality Content Content Before we do lets [...]

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Small Business eCommerce

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00June 27th, 2019|Google|

As the Internet continues to evolve and the infrastructure to host websites continues to improve, small business eCommerce is beginning to increase. However, a recent report from the IE Domain Registry (IEDR), Ireland's domain registration service, showed that there is still a lot more that can be done. Only 30% of SME's can take orders through their website For example, the report highlighted the fact that 73% of [...]

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Content Marketing – The Foundations – Part 2

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00June 7th, 2019|Google|

In the last article we wrote about Content  Marketing,  we discussed the specifics of what makes good quality, laser focused content that will engage and inform your customers. In this post we look at what the general characteristics of an excellent content marketing strategy should be.    Quality Counts I get asked on, a fairly frequent basis, what does it take to write high quality, perfectly optimised pieces [...]

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The Foundations of Content Marketing for Small Business – Part 1

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00May 17th, 2019|Google|

Content Marketing for Small Business plays a crucial role in any SEO strategy. How does SEO manifest itself to the people you wish to target? Over the next while you'll hear me talk a lot about content and content marketing. But what does the concept of creating content actually involve? Well according to the Content Marketing Institute it is a way of: ‘Distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to [...]

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Scam alert: Dutch firm behind “DNS Ireland” spam emails

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00January 11th, 2019|Google|

We want to warn all our Irish clients of a domain registration scam from dnsIreland.orgBe on the lookout for scam emails from “DNS Ireland” (specifically dnsireland.org). The company claims to be “founded in 2009 in the heart of Dublin”, however their website domain was only registered in August 2018 and their directors are based in the Netherlands. The emails claim that someone has attempted to register a domain [...]

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Apple’s iPhones trail Samsung, Google devices in Internet speeds

By |2020-04-02T09:48:27+01:00July 31st, 2018|Google|

If you paid top dollar for the iPhone X and Apple Inc's other flagship smartphones expecting the fastest mobile internet speeds around, you won't like these results. Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and USD1,000 iPhone X trail the latest smartphones from Samsung Electronics Co and Alphabet Inc's Google in download speeds, according to data from Ookla LLC, a company that provides the most popular online service for [...]

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