How do visitors know they can trust your website?

How do users know your site is secure?
posted by Sean on June 14, 2015

The internet can be a scary place for consumers – there’s malware, hacking, phishing attacks and more. Did you know that there were over 317 million new malware variants discovered in 2014 alone? As hackers become more advanced and discover new ways to monetize their efforts, this number continues to increase year-over-year…. Read More


AIGA Central PA’s 10th Annual Student Review Recap

AIGA Student Review
posted by Sean on April 22, 2015

Last Saturday we happily sponsored AIGA Central PA’s 10th Annual Student Portfolio Review at The Ware Center in Lancaster, PA. The event brought together approximately 100 college students to have their work evaluated and critiqued by 30 of the top designers and art directors from the area. For the students in was… Read More


We don’t just love coffee, we love beer too!

We Love Beer!
posted by Sean on April 6, 2015

Traditionally, you hear people talk about the importance of friends and family. We are no different. We do believe in the importance of one additional thing though – community. As a local business, we’ve always been committed to our roots and giving back to our community has always been a major one of our core… Read More


Our commitment to being the BEST

Be the Best
posted by Sean on March 15, 2015

Nowadays, just about every hosting provider claims to be the “best” provider out there. A simple Google search for “best web hosting provider” will yield thousands of results. So what does it actually mean to be the best? Is there really a best provider out there? To research these questions, we took… Read More


Meet Our New Hires

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posted by Dave on March 2, 2015

For years, I’ve been saying that web hosting is a lot like selling coffee. Literally anybody can do it: you can buy a cheap used server and start hosting sites just as easily as you can buy instant coffee and start selling coffee-like liquid. But what makes the coffee from your local… Read More


Save 20% on Web Hosting

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posted by Dave on February 21, 2015

I don’t know about you, but this cold needs to go. I love snow as much as the next web host, but I can do without the subzero temperatures and what so far appear to be 400-mile-an-hour winds. If nothing else, weather like this serves as a reminder of just how important… Read More


Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 3: Dedicated Servers & Co-Location

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posted by Dave on January 24, 2015

In our last two posts, we learned that shared hosting is usually faster than a VPS, but that VPSes deliver extreme flexibility. So what happens when you want the best of both worlds? What happens when you need maximum performance AND maximum flexibility? We’re glad you asked! The answer is simple: dedicated… Read More


Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 2: VPS

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posted by Dave on January 22, 2015

Our last post talked about shared hosting and why so many hosts are eager to upsell customers to something more expensive. Reading that post, you might even think that there’s really no reason to make the jump to a VPS. For many customers, this is true: our shared hosting is fast, reliable,… Read More


Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 1: Shared Hosting

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posted by Dave on January 20, 2015

We’ve always felt that well-educated customers are the best customers. Since the web hosting industry is completely overrun with marketing double-speak and technical terms, we wanted to do the unthinkable: explain the hosting industry in simple, easy-to-understand terms. So fire up the French press, grab that third cup of coffee, and take… Read More


Semi-Dedicated vs VPS

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posted by Dave on January 18, 2015

For years, conventional webhosting wisdom stated that once your website got too big for shared hosting, you needed to upgrade to a VPS. The logic goes that because you aren’t sharing a VPS with other customers, it must be faster. And because VPSes cost more than shared hosting, web hosts were all… Read More