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


Network maintenance on dallas011

posted by Dave on December 27, 2014

We’re going to be doing some emergency maintenance on dallas011 tonight (Saturday 12/27/14) at 11:30pm Eastern time. Maintenance is expected to last about 30 – 45 minutes, and should result in a dramatic increase in network performance. We apologize for the short notice, and thank you for your understanding.


Hello 2015!

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posted by Dave on December 25, 2014

Calling 2014 “an exciting year” just doesn’t seem to cut it. For us, it’s been a year packed with some incredible changes and more growth than we ever expected. So far in 2014, we’ve: Waved goodbye to good friends as one of the industry’s oldest web hosts went under Made some new… Read More


Merry Christmas, Internet!

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posted by Dave on December 25, 2014

We’re taking the day off to celebrate Christmas, but your server is in good hands. Our friendly technicians are staffing our help desk and watching our datacenters around the clock, ready to help you with whatever you need. We’ll be back on December 26th with some incredible end-of-year savings. So go ahead… Read More


Black Friday Web Hosting Deals

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posted by Dave on November 24, 2014

It’s time to be thankful that you don’t have to put up with your slow, unreliable web host any longer! We’re starting our Black Friday / Cyber Monday web hosting deals tonight, so that you have plenty of time to transfer your site to us before the big holiday! Just pick the… Read More


Keeping Payments Secure

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posted by Dave on October 20, 2014

With all the stories about payment processing breaches and stolen credit card data in the news lately, we wanted to take a moment to talk about how Fresh Roasted Hosting helps keep your payment information safe. We start by keeping our billing & support system on its own secure server in a… Read More


There’s A New Affiliate Program In Town

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posted by Dave on October 17, 2014

Effective October 1 2014, we’re rolling out some awesome changes to the Fresh Roasted Hosting Affiliate Program! Instead of earning a percentage of the purchase — which, admittedly, was a little confusing — we’re now offering flat-out referral credits on our most popular hosting packages. If you’re an existing affiliate with credits… Read More