Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips – A Small Orange – Home Grown Hosting

WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms around. It is easy to install and has a great user-friendly interface. However, WordPress is not only a great platform for blogging, but also for building a great website. With A Small Orange’s WordPress Optimized Hosting Plans, the WordPress site of your dreams is only a few … Continue reading »


Customer service is crucial during the holidays, but retailers are typically at their busiest during the holiday season. Not only is it important to have your website up and running for the holiday season, by having a secure and reliable website host such as A Small Orange, it is also important to make sure your customer’s are … Continue reading »


The holiday season is the “most wonderful time of the year” for retailers, thanks to the multibillion-dollar shopping frenzy that begins on Black Friday. Unfortunately, for retailers the holiday gift-buying season is also the peak season for e-commerce fraud. That’s because criminals know they can often push more fake orders through during sales peaks when … Continue reading »

Most Americans have a few weeks’ worth of pumpkin-spice flavored snacking and Halloween costume planning before the holiday shopping season begins, but for online shop owners the holiday season is already here. That’s because when shoppers fire up their phones and laptops on Black Friday, your shop must be ready to go, or shoppers will go … Continue reading »

Remember what the first websites used to look like? Some played music, others caused your mouse pointer to turn into a hamster, and some looked technical enough to take a rocket to the moon. Fast-forward to today. Websites not only look sleek and sexy, but they’re also easy to use. They can also solve our … Continue reading »

In an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) discussion on Reddit, serial entrepreneur (and founder of Tesla and SpaceX) Elon Musk said, “It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree – make sure you understand the fundamental principles, i.e., the trunk and big branches, before you get into the leaves/details or there is … Continue reading »


As a solopreneur, you’re responsible for everything. You get to handle everything from building your website, to sending invoices, to marketing your services. There’s no boss to handle the hard stuff. There’s no accounting department, either. But all these tasks leave most solopreneurs super busy. When it comes to gaining new clients, most of us … Continue reading »


As an entrepreneur, you’re hands-on in pretty much every aspect of your business. As soon as you wake up in the morning, you dive headfirst into the inventory, product fulfillment, marketing, and operations of your online business. Although it’s personally fulfilling to have a direct impact on the growth of your Ecommerce store, that direct … Continue reading »


  When you’re only a one-person shop, developing and implementing effective content marketing strategies can be tough. Unlike bigger companies who employ entire teams dedicated to things like blogging, graphic design, social media promotion, article curation, social advertising, and email marketing, you really only have one person to rely on to get  the job done: … Continue reading »


    The modern Olympics is a global tradition that dates back to 1896. Since its rebirth in Athens, Greece; sports like tug-of-war, croquet, and softball have fizzled out, while golf and rugby union are in. We know fingers are crossed for the incorporation of future events like rock climbing and karate, but we thought … Continue reading »



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