Dec 13, 2012
Matt Kuikman

Welcome back to phase II of your keyword strategy training. In this continuation from the last post, we’ll focus on how to perform keyword research. Research is crucial to the success of your website, and it is here where you will need to determine which keywords are right for you. But make no mistake, the […]

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Nov 29, 2012
Matt Kuikman

Welcome back to the world of Search Engine Optimization. This time around we’re going to dive into the art and science of keyword research. Yes, that’s right, by the time you’re done with this 3 part article you will be a Keyword Research Ninja… OK maybe not quite a ninja, but you’ll be a lot […]

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Oct 30, 2012
Dan Ushman

Executive Summary: Infrastructure as a Service consists of physical or virtual computers. The virtual machines form what is commonly known as “the cloud” through simulating the processes of physical servers. Estimates of the space savings from the virtualization of physical servers range anywhere from a factor of 20:1 to 40:1. This software simulation allows the […]

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Oct 26, 2012
Dan Ushman

This is Part Two of a two part series – to see the first article, “Making the Business Case for Infrastructure – Part I: Rent or Buy? (Capex vs Opex)”, click here – In this section, we’re going to discuss the world that CFO’s live and breathe in. But don’t be alarmed – even if […]

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Oct 15, 2012
Dan Ushman

There’s a rent or buy dimension to infrastructure decisions, and the direction you go has significant long term implications for a company, so it’s important to know the difference between the two. You can think of it like a car. Should you buy or lease? There are reasons why you’d do either. It’s a similar […]

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Sep 13, 2012
Dan Ushman

by Matt Kuikman (Click here to see Part One) Alright readers, rest assured your voices have been heard. You wanted to know more about SEO; so that’s exactly what we’re going to give you. That’s why we’ve decided to publish a collection of blog posts that dive into more detail about effective SEO that you […]

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Aug 20, 2012
Dan Ushman

In the Internet infrastructure world, technical dependability has always and will always be king. The importance of reliability is akin to the very existence of a provider in the first place. Nothing can trigger the equivalent of a run-on-the-bank like an extended outage or frequent pattern of downtime. We know that is important, but to […]

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Aug 6, 2012
Matt Kuikman

Whether you’ve noticed it in the news or felt the results first hand, a lot has been changing in Google’s search engine results. They’ve been cracking the whip hard and many of their algorithm updates may influence your site’s rankings if you’re not careful. Therefore, here at SingleHop we’ve put together a short little summary […]

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May 7, 2012

Here at SingleHop, we work very hard to maintain the reputation of our network.  This includes of course, quickly and efficiently handling abuse complaints to ensure that our servers and services are not causing a problem for anyone else out on the Internet.  Our abuse team makes sure that every valid complaint that is submitted […]

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Feb 21, 2012

I recently came across a great article on company culture entitled “Your Perks Aren’t Motivating Your Employees” via Inc. Magazine. Being a relatively young company, our culture is a constant discussion topic. Don’t get me wrong we have management meetings, marketing meetings, and product meetings just like any other rapidly growing company because those are […]

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