Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Getting "Login Failed" on cPanel

Most times this means you're using wrong username and/or password. But there could be other causes:
  1. You have visited the wrong URL. Ensure that the URL is http://YOUR_DOMAIN/webmail (webmail) or http://YOUR_DOMAIN/cpanel (cpanel)
  2. If you enter your password incorrect after 3 attempts, you will be temporarily blocked from accessing the server.
  3. You need to clear up your browser cache. (see below)
  4. Your computer is infected by virus/malware (see below)
  5. Your IP address has been blocked due to security breach (see below)
How to clear up the Browser Cache:
  1. Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-clear-firefox-cache
  2. Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95582?hl=en
  3. Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows7/how-to-delete-your-browsing-history-in-internet-explorer-9

For the case where your computer is infected by virus/maware you need to scan the computer you use to access the Internet with at least two anti-virus programs. If you would like help with cleaning malware from a personal computer, this forum post to gives an in-depth description of things to consider: http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407

If you're sure the username/passwd you're using are correct and have tried clearing browser cache but the issue is not resolving then you need to provide your IP Address to your web hosting company for review. You can get this from http://whatismyipaddress.com/

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Affordable Domain Names Registration

Original link: http://www.yengas.com/web-solutions/domain-registration.html

Acquire Your Identity in Cyberspace Today!

Still using free email services? Or using email from your ISP? Move to the next level by acquiring your own domain name today!

Safeguarding your personal identity is crucial today. This should be the same for your online identity, as well as that of your trademark. When it comes to business, protecting your assets is critical; that includes everything from your bankroll to your domains.

Many people use free web email services. However, using these free email services obscures a company's (corporate) identity (your face in the cyberspace!). Some use email address from their ISP, but this is lost when one switches to another ISP.

Now at only $9.85 a year you can aquire you own domain name (.com, .net, .org, .biz) plus start-up web hosting of 10MB. You get your own domain name registered plus personalized emails as well as your own control panel on the web. Moreover, you don't need to have a website to start enjoying these amazing benefits.

Even if you don't need to use your domain immediately you can register your domain name and 'park' it so that it doesn't get registered by somebody else. Your business name is precious to you, so should be your domain name.

If you fail to register your name, it is only a matter of time before someone else does. Ensure that your competitors do not purchase your trademark, and register it yourself.

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  • 10MB Disk Space
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • 99.9% Up-time
  • MySQL Database
  • Web Based Control Panel (cPanel)
  • Domain Packing
  • ID Protection (Private WHOIS)
  • URL Forwarding
  • E-Mail Forwarding
  • DNS Management
  • Spam Protection
  • CGI, PHP, Perl Support

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Reasons why you need a domain name

What is a Domain Name?
A domain name in its simplest form is just an Internet Website address. Just as your house or apartment has its own unique identifying address for the post office, so does each and every Website in existence.

The domain name system was originally created for the benefit of humans. The actual address used by computers is numerical in format (e.g. ) and is referred to as an IP, or Internet Protocol, address; however, many people find it hard to remember IP Addresses. Because of this, domain names were developed so that easily remembered names and phrases could be used to identify entities in the Internet instead of using an IP Address.

Why Do You Need a Domain Name?
If you are like some people, you may be wondering what the big deal is with getting a domain name. Why does anyone want or even need one?

For individuals a domain name can be used for family or genealogy website, e.g. if your name is Paul Brooks, you could try to get the domain name of "paulbrooks.com" so that anyone looking for you online would easily find you. If you are an up and coming author, artist, activist, volunteer or otherwise it would also give you a unique and memorable address with which to promote your causes.

In the business world, domain names are becoming as common as telephone and fax numbers. A domain name is vital for a business:
  • Increases your name recognition
    If for any reason you need some particular, recognizable name as your site’s address, the only means to do so is to own your own domain name.

  • Indicates you are a serious Internet player
    It is a marketing maxim that if you’re advertising to the general public, it is vitally important to present a simple, memorable message. Web addresses are no exception to this. Thus a well-chosen domain name can be absolutely essential to your enterprise on the Internet.

  • Provides you with your own unique identity (your Internet identity is totally unique)

  • Adds a level of trust and integrity to your website
    If you intend to build a huge website, or one that is intended to attract hundreds or thousands of users every day, you will need your own domain name, and have it hosted by a provider whose facilities are up to the task.

  • Provides a professional image for your company
    Think of the credibility it lends to your company to have a name based on the business: contrast this to a cheap sounding name possibly hosted by local ISP or on a free site.

  • Protect copyrights and trademarks
    Generally, safeguarding your personal identity is crucial today. This should be the same for your online identity, as well as that of your trademark. When it comes to business, protecting your assets is critical; that includes everything from your bankroll to your domains. If you fail to register your name, it is only a matter of time before someone else does. Attempting to procure a domain after it is registered is much more labor-intensive than being the first to obtain it.

  • Ease of use for your customers
    A well chosen domain name makes it easy for your customers to remember your address. It will also be shorter to enter into a browser and easier to say over the phone or appear on a business card. In addition a customer may guess that your site name is www.[yourcompany].com and reach it successfully.

  • Secure unique product names
    If your advertisements and business cards don't display a domain name, you run the risk of being completely passed over by customers that prefer to browse merchandise and services online.

  • Helps brand your image (increase brand awareness).
    If you have a business site on the Internet your domain name is your own online brand and in a sense you can use your domain name as your online business card.

  • Submission to search engines
    Many search engines refuse to list pages from free sites

  • Domain names plays an important factor when it comes to SEO
    Domain names containing 'keywords' aid in higher search engine ranking.

  • Allows you to use your domain address (www.yourname.com) and virtual email addresses (yourname@yourname.com) on your business cards and letterhead

  • Avoids somebody else from registering the name you want.

  • Provides for portability of the domain name
    A domain name means that you are free to move to a different web host or Internet Service Provider (ISP) and leave the name unchanged.

    Why would you want to move? Some of the reasons could be:
    • A better standard of support (quick response and competent replies to technical questions)
    • Lower prices
    • Faster connectivity to your site
    • Better tools and features

    Whatever the reason you are no longer tied to your old ISP.

    The ability to move domain name:
    • Protects your Internet advertising investment from failure of your ISP or web hosting company
    • Lets you change your current email provider and still keep the same email address

HostYetu.com Web Solutions provides domain registration, renewal and transfer services.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Business in the 21st Century: Reasons why you need a website

Having a web site is not only a decisive step into the future, but a necessary move to stay competitive in this fast paced world. A website today is as essential as the name of your business, your phone number, or the fa├žade of your retail store.

A web site is an invaluable business tool for both you and your clients:
  • Your web site enables you to make, as much information available to customers as you think is needed
    People use the Internet often trying to find quick answers to basic questions. What are your opening hours? Do you offer payment plans? What is your phone number or email address? These are the days of “Inquiry Marketing”; so get a website if you do not already have one, and make sure that people can actually find it in the search engines and directories.
  • Offer products/services 24/7
    Few businesses keep their doors open around-the-clock. But a Web presence can make it seem as if your business does. Through click-on e-mail, customers, clients, or partners can contact you when it's convenient for them. Potential customers can find out information about what you sell and how you sell it at all hours -- on weekends, in the middle of the night, or in different time zones.

    A website will allow your business or organization to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Having a website is the equivalent of having an employee working around the clock -- even weekends and holidays!

  • Your competitors are already on the Web.
    Customers (especially the newer generations) will demand you have a website, and will pass you over if you do not have one. It is a matter of adjusting to shifting market conditions.
    If you are in direct competition with another business that has a website, they have a clear advantage. A website is a great way to level the playing field.

  • Improve Branding
    Branding is a way to differentiate your product, service or company from its competition, and create loyalty. The content of a website, its style and tools such as newsletters allow for many ways to differentiate yourself, make the visitor feel good about you, and build loyalty.

  • Your customers and potential customers are already searching the Web.
    More and more people are using the Internet to purchase products and as a means of gathering initial information about products and services. The attraction to this medium is that the customer is relaxed because he can read and research the information at his own pace and without any "hovering salesmen". It is quite feasible that the surfer will visit a number of sites before he decides on his final choice of product. You need to be certain that you are one of the sites that he has visited if you are to stand a chance of gaining his business. If you have no web site, you have no chance.

  • A website makes it easy for people to refer new customers to you.
    For many businesses, referrals are a crucial source of new customers. Having a website makes it easy to encourage referrals, because customers can simply send friends and business contacts to your site. Website addresses are easier to remember than phone numbers. Plus, giving people multiple ways of contacting you makes it more likely that they will do so.

  • Your customers can buy your products and pay for them while sitting at their computers.

    It is estimated that it costs 8 times more to sell a product from a shop than from the Internet.

  • A website increases the value of your advertising.
    Adding your website address to all your advertisements, business cards, and company literature is a great way to draw potential customers to your company. Providing a website gives people a way to act on your message whenever they hear about you or see an ad for your company. Going to a website is easier than writing, visiting a store, or even making a phone call. Customers get the information at their convenience and don't have to wait for a salesperson to help them. Also, it's often more comfortable to visit a website, because there is no obligation. Visitors don't feel pressured.

  • You can change the information on your website whenever you want.
    You must have been in a situation where your prices have changed or your products have changed, so your catalogue/price list/product literature/marketing literature becomes out of date. Not only is all your existing literature now worthless, but you also need to make a substantial investment in order to produce new updated material.

    With your Internet site, changing anything is a simple and inexpensive process.

  • Your website can reach potential customers locally, nationally or worldwide - at no extra cost to you.
    The Internet is being used on a regular basis by millions worldwide with more "connecting" every day. Many of the new users come from countries around the world. They want to buy the "latest and greatest" products. They have money. With the Internet they can become your customer! How much do you think it would cost you to advertise in the Times of London, the Tokyo Daily, and Moscow Today? Compare that to the cost of a website. The information you provide on your website is instantly available to every one of these users

    Websites Are Not Just Local - They Are Global. With a website, you can take your goods and services around the world, if you so choose. You have at your disposal the whole world market for whatever product or service you happen to provide.

  • Reach An International Market
    If you target specific International markets it may be highly effective to design dedicated websites for them. By targeting your US customers on a “.com” site while servicing your Canadian clients with a “.ca” site you are able to cater to the specific needs and expectations. It allows you to avoid confusion by separating different currencies, taxes, fees and prices onto different websites. You may even want to consider offering websites in different languages, such as a specialized “.nl” website, in Dutch, for your loyal customers in The Netherlands.

  • Reach A Specialized Market
    Do you sell cat and dog helmets? Are you into custom peptide synthesis, or other biotech products? Whatever niche market you may service, a website will expand your possibilities of promoting or selling your product or service – wherever in the world your prospects may be.

  • Your website can save you a lot of money.
    • Lower printing costs because you need much less printed letters and brochures.
    • Lower postage costs for the same reason -email becomes a major (and much cheaper) distribution method.
    • Lower advertising costs because your web site lasts longer and produces greater results than adverts.
    • Lower wage costs because your web site can be like an extra person with the automated processes it can carry out.

    • A Website Increases your Credibility.
      Websites Improve Customer Confidence & Corporate Image. With a professional website, you will improve you overall impression to the public and, in turn, your customers will develop a greater sense of confidence in your organization.

    • Improved customer support, e.g. by providing FAQs
      Provide personalized support for your customers with answers to common questions; assistance on specific products or services, provide a variety of ways in which you can be contacted. Do all this without answering a phone or hiring additional staff.

      Answering the same questions over and over again can be a great waste of money and employee morale. A carefully crafted list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), posted on a website, can reduce the stream of repetitive questions so your Customer Support department can actually start supporting customers, and your Sales Department can really devote their time to selling!

    • A website is a powerful sales tool.
      Your website can work like a kind of robot, Sending information to customers, replying to emails and even making sales - day and night.

      You can reply to your customers or potential customers automatically without you having to get involved at all. With simple devices called "auto responders" you're able to set it all up whereby specific targeted replies are sent out to different people, night or day.

    • Try new ideas (test out new services or products instantly)
      A dedicated website can prove to be a very valuable test case before fully launching your new success – or quietly taking it off the market again if the market is not quite ready yet ;o)

      There're whole lot of great ideas you can make money from the Internet. When you use the Internet, you can try new ideas usually for little invested on your part. It doesn't work, OK, you learned. Modify it your idea. Improve it. At the very least you'll know more than your competitors.

    • Reach customers that speak a foreign language
      Translate your website into a number of languages and offer a choice to users when they come to your home page to further increase your exposure.

      Addressing your target audience in their native tongue will certainly improve your chances of success.

    • A website helps you stay in contact with potential customers.
      There are frequently people who are interested in what you have to offer, but they might not be ready to buy right now. You need to stay in contact with them so that you immediately come to mind when they ARE ready. A website is a great way to facilitate this. You can use your website to collect email addresses from visitors. Then you can periodically send out promotional emails or a newsletter. Staying in contact keeps your company fresh in visitors' minds.

    • Solicit Feedback From Customers
      A contact form on a website can provide you with a lot of valuable information from customers, prospects and other interested people. You may even get them to take an online poll – especially if you say they can win a prize as a reward. And if the stakes are high enough, the free word-of-mouth promotion will start automatically…

    • Integrate Supply Chains
      By offering your clients online ordering you are able to integrate whole supply processes. You can offer them password-protected areas with their information, such as prices, year-to-date ordering information, and more. This can be considered additional customer service, but may also be forced upon you by powerful clients or suppliers.

    • Improve Communication
      Brochures and flyers only allow for a few lines of communication. A carefully crafted website can guide your clients, suppliers or employees through page after page of information. Another advantage is that you can add audio and video to these pages – something that paper communication tools cannot offer.

    • Change Communication From One-To-One Into One-To-Many
      Conventional marketing tools allow you to promote or sell 1-on-1. A website can cater to many prospects at the same time. An effective website will also help you build a buzz: word-of-mouth promotion.

    • PR Tool
      A website can be a great PR tool. You can post Press Releases on it, or articles, or a complete Press Kit – with pictures, sound files, bios, and more! You can also start a forum or blog (an interactive type of online diary), which can be a great PR tool.

    • Communicate With Audiences Worldwide
      The world is your oyster – especially with a website, which allows you to communicate with audiences worldwide. Geographical locations or time zones are no longer a problem with the 24/7 availability of a website.

      Having a website significantly improves your customer reach no matter what services or products you offer.

    • Cross-Sell
      When it is busy in your store, not all visitors will be able to speak to one of your sales people. Opportunities to cross sell (“did you see that we also sell …”) are lost. But on a carefully constructed website you can make sure that people are exposed to other offers that may interest you. A classic example is Amazon.com, which is very successful with an automated suggestion feature (“Customers who bought this title also bought:…”).

    • Increase Customer Loyalty By Giving Them More Control
      These are the times of inquiry marketing, and anything-on-demand. The customer wants to be in control, and websites are a perfect example of that. The customer decides what they want to see, and when, and if you do that right, you will have acquired a loyal customer.

    • Play With The Big Guys
      Many small companies successfully take on the big Guys. Websites can be relatively inexpensive (compared to running a brick-and-mortar store), and with proper usability and search engine optimization your website can be as good as your larger competitors, or even better!

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