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We are Saltmedia and we are a web design firm based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. We're blogging now to speak to the business community in matters relevant to our work such as SEO and how we help our clients be found online.

What is hosting?

What is hosting?
Hosting is where your website and email live. Hosting is like apartment buildings where a website and email would share a suite.  A websites home provides security and accessibility to anyone with an Internet connection.  Web Hosting can vary, just like apartment buildings do. For a website or email to work, it must have somewhere to live - Hosting.  Renting space from a hosting server provides your website with all the services it entails.  For example - It could be a small bare empty apartment or you could rent a bigger fully furnished apartment with a great view.  Regarding websites, a better view metaphorically speaking would give you a faster and more reliable service.  A good web hosting plan is foundation for growth. That's why Saltmedia provides reliable, flexible, cost-effective web hosting. We've partnered with a highly reliable and secure data center, to help keep your website safe from downtime and cybercrime.
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What is a Domain name?

What is a Domain name?
Every website needs three separate services to function.  A domain name, hosting and the website itself.  Today we will blog about with Domains. What is a Domain Name?  To put it simply, it's a lot like your home address, however it’s the address for your Website on the World Wide Web. Without domain names, you would have to find websites by their IP addresses.  http://74.125.226.40/ – go ahead, click on the link and you will find Google via its IP address instead of typing in https://www.google.ca/   or simply searching for the word “Google in a popular search engine. Domain names are translated through numbers into a word in order to give us a domain name to ease the use of searching.  Every computer that is connected to the Internet has an IP Address, which consists of a series of numbers.  For example; Victoria Street would be 345.432.575.657.  That would undoubtedly...
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What you must know when planning a website

What you must know when planning a website
When you are establishing a website with a designer, the most important things for you to consider are: The Planning - Goals (Sales/Boosting your Brand)                     - Target Audience Keywords - Its important to make a list of several keywords  that potential customers would use in an Internet search to find your services. Pick terms that make your business standout.  If you are writing your own content, make sure you distribute keywords throughout your content to optimize their searches to find your Website.
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What is SEO? And why do I want it.

What is SEO?  And why do I want it.
Key component of a successful website is "SEO" SEO- Search Engine optimization, this simply means the process of enhancing the visibility of your website on search engines. ( Google, Yahoo, MSN, Bing etc.) The more frequent a website appears, or the higher ranked it is on the Search Result page, the more viewers you will receive from online consumers. SEO can work in different search methods, such as words, images, videos, etc. The duty of SEO is to ensure a websites trustworthiness and to get at the very top of the Search Result Page, by using specific words to deliver more views by potential consumers. Considering the majority of online consumers that perform searches click on the first link they see, acquiring a high ranked website is vital in the success of your website.
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Grande Prairie, AB
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