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16Feb 11

We’ve made some improvements to our firewall…

In order to help keep your websites and email secure we operate firewalls on all of our servers. You’ve probably heard of a firewall as you almost certainly have one on your computer – the job of the firewall is to police the connections made to and from your computer while it’s on the Internet, ensuring only good connections can get through.

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06Feb 11

This week only: .CO domain name discount, 50% off!

Update: Offer now ended

Update: Promotion extended until Saturday 19th February!

For a very limited time – until Sunday 13th Saturday 19th February – we have a fantastic discount on .CO domain names. For the first year of registration we’re offering a whopping 50% off on new .CO registrations.

Since the launch of .CO in June this year we’ve seen all kinds of uses of .CO for websites and email addresses for:

  • communities
  • companies and corporations
  • e-commerce
  • names, words and phrases ending with ‘co
  • protection of typo traffic for mistyped .com domains

What will you use yours for? Let us know!

Register your .CO today for £12.99 by logging in (or registering if you’re new!) to the Client Area. There is no limit to the number of domain names you may register under this offer.

10Jan 11

Affiliate Marketing Scheme Hits New Heights

Monetise your traffic and earn the highest paying commissions in the industry. Our affiliate program is free to join, easy to sign up and requires absolutely no technical knowledge at all. Our associates (affiliates) are generating high levels of traffic and sales for commercial websites and in return receive recurring commission payments.

There is no better time to start promoting Free Virtual Servers solutions than now!

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22Dec 10

osCommerce Shopping Cart

Last week we launched a new osCommerce Shopping Cart installation service for our customers, to great success!

Here at Free Virtual Servers, we were seeing a growing trend of our customers websites, which advertised their products but with no shopping cart installed. We thought the problem was that the web hosting industry uses a lot of jargon, including ourselves sometimes, which to those not directly involved may be somewhat confusing. You see in the past, building a website for your business used to be a luxury.

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17Dec 10

How can I do more with my hosting?

Install apps like WordPress and Joomla in just one click for Free

Since adding one-click script installs to our packages over 5 years ago our users have been installing scripts in seconds with minimal or no technical knowledge needed.

The program behind the one-click installs is called Fantastico and it allows you to install applications onto your website really easily and quickly.

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16Dec 10

Marketing SOS

Out with the Old, In with the New… Is it just that Easy?

The old way of doing things no longer works. Not if you want to grow your business. Success is going to be found in adopting “new ways” of marketing and selling.

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13Dec 10

Win an iPod Touch with .EU

The registry in charge of all .EU domain names, EURid, is giving away 100 8GB iPod Touches as part of an end-of-year promotion. The promotion is available to anybody registering a .EU domain name between November 25th and December 25th – simply visit and enter banner code XMAS2010 along with your domain name and contact details to be in with a chance of winning!

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07Dec 10

5 Warning Signs of a Poor Free Hosting Provider

I’m guessing that some of you are in the process of finding an appropriate free host or if not already have one in mind. So be prepared – after reading this you’re probably going to be asking yourself why you’re accepting poor service from your hosting provider.

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