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In the market for a personal or business website? The process is easy now, with several services providing one click websites that look great and all you need to do is enter your content and images. You get a nice website, a domain name, and even some ad credits to go with it. However, there is another option that everyone should consider, and that is self-hosting. Granted, it can be more work, but there are several advantages that might make it a more compelling option. Here are the two main reasons you should:

It is not as hard as you think

The prospect of setting up your own webhost and web site can be daunting. However, a lot of that concern is unfounded. Setting up a web host is simple and intuitive process, and you can sign up for your domain name as part of the process. You can have a hosting account up and running in as little as give minutes, and with support of guides online, have the website running in ten minutes more. Beyond that, there are a tutorials and guides for everything and anything you might need,

You maintain control

This is probably the most important and compelling reason. First, the buck starts and stops with you. You can change whatever you want, and don’t have to live with the limitations of the system. Ran out of resources? You can choose to upgrade or change to another provider. You also retain control over everything else like your domain name, email etc.

These are only two reason of many, such as transparency when it comes to site stats, lack of restrictions on content, and support. Before you sign up for one of these site services, think about if self-hosting might be a better fit for your needs over the longer term.

If you’re looking for colocation or server hosting in Los Angeles, contact Electric Kitten. For almost two decades, they have provided reliable colocation service, along with other web hosting options such as shared hosting and dedicated servers. Their colocation clients will have access to a state-of-the-art SAS-70 facility located in the One Wilshire Building in Los Angeles. Their hi-tech setup will ensure you recover quickly and efficiently from any technical disasters that may happen. For more information, call them today at 877-821-HOST or email them at sales@electrickitten.com.


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The laptops on this list may not be the cheapest, but if you’re willing to spend a bit extra for the most cutting-edge technology, they won’t disappoint. Here are a few of our suggestions for high-end laptops that are worth the investment.

Apple MacBook Pro

Apple has earned its reputation as an industry leader in laptop manufacturing based on the strength of its flagship product, the MacBook Pro. From its clear, natural retina display to its enhanced security features and user friendly Magic Keyboard for tactile, accurate typing, the MacBook Pro is always a worthwhile choice.

MSI GP75026 Gaming Laptop

If you need a laptop supercharged specifically for gaming, this laptop from MSI boasts impressive processing power and NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX graphics card for real-time ray tracing for unparalleled visuals during gameplay.

Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft’s Surface Book is one of the best convertible laptops in the industry, with the ability to change seamlessly from laptop to tablet. Its touch screen functionality can also be used for sketching and design in Studio mode. Be sure to take advantage of all its versatile features.

Dell XPS 13

The Dell XPS 13’s astonishingly long battery life, strong processing power, and compact size make it an ideal high-performance laptop to take on business or vacation trips. It’s the perfect combination of convenience and value in one laptop.

Google Pixelbook

Google’s foray into competing with the likes of Apple, Microsoft, and Dell has led to an impressive laptop designed according to Google’s unique vision. This sleek machine runs Google’s Chrome OS with processing power comparable to its industry-leading competitors.

As impressive as these laptops are, not everyone has the luxury of buying these extraordinary machines with one hefty payment. For those on a budget, Curacao offers easy laptop financing options such as a laptop payment plan through Curacao Credit. After signing up for Curacao Credit you can get products such as the MacBook Pro for low, easy monthly payments. Sign up today to get the products you love without worrying about your finances!


If you’re new to retailing, you might be wondering why so many businesses make the effort to be EDI-compliant. The truth is that EDI or electronic data interchange is not just a hassle you have to push through to meet business standards. EDI is a practice that benefits the companies who use it by greatly streamlining their supply chains, which saves time, money, and resources, allowing businesses to yield greater profits in the long run.

EDI allows trade partners to share information quickly, efficiently, and accurately. This ensures that retailers know exactly when goods will arrive, giving them time to plan for shortages and adjust their processes accordingly. Furthermore, transmitting information electronically reduces the potential for human error that businesses used to experience when communicating with their trade partners. According to EDI Basics, EDI reduces transactions with errors by at least 30-40%. The increased accuracy ensures that less time and money will be spent correcting mistakes. As previously mentioned, EDI also does a great deal to speed up the supply chain. This speed allows businesses to stock and sell more products to customers, resulting in more gains.


It is a well-known fact that advanced warehouse management is critical for the success of your business. However, it is essential that EDI and barcoding are included in the warehouse management process. This would ultimately help you in keeping up with the fast pace of your business. There are several basic requirements that are needed for the effective implementation of EDI and barcoding in warehouse management.

Cloud-based warehouse management technology can be implemented. This could help in accessing your warehouse information from any location. ASN is another major requirement as it allows visibility into how much inventory is expected to arrive. This would eventually help with planning and efficient management, thus ensuring the transfer of goods without any errors. Furthermore, barcode label printing technology can be used to print shipping reports as well as labels. This makes it compatible with the respective industry standards.

Warehouse management demands that the EDI and barcoding be perfectly integrated in the system. This is extremely critical for the efficiency of the entire process. As a result, the system can easily generate information from the ASN transaction. Therefore, as soon as the inventory is received, the barcode can be scanned and matched with the ASN. Finally, an internal pick label can be printed, which would make inventory flow quite efficient.


Article Submitted By Herb Kimble.

Do you think it is easy for a small business employer to not only focus on his tasks, but also complete all the other tasks that are required to be carried out in the store?

To say the least, while it might be manageable, the level of service provided will not be able to match the attention and expertise offered by a small business answering service.

If you aren’t convinced why, here are some ways by which an answering service that has several years in the business can help you:

#1: Leave no customer unattended

Leaving a customer unattended means not valuing his or her time, even though you might not mean to be rude. If you are swamped with tasks that need your dedicated attention, it becomes difficult to multitask. In hiring an outsourced answering service, you can guarantee that your customers will get the undivided attention that they need.

#2: Offer you a range of services at low costs

If you are expanding your business to include products that need help desk services to cater to customers, it certainly seems more viable from the cost point of view to hire one of these answering services. Most of these answering services have developed tried and true methods in offering these services for their clients, which is something that you can profit from as you move forward.

#3: Efficient, helpful, and knowledgeable staff

Whether you need a medical answering service or simple customer service, the methods of hiring and training have all been put into place so that each of their clients get the best staff to ‘be the face of the company’s that they are working for. In having this important task being taken care of by efficient, helpful, and knowledgeable staff, you can then focus on more important matters.

Bio: Herb Kimble is an entrepreneur in sales and marketing, who has expertise in everything from direct marketing to telemarketing. Herb Kimble grew several businesses in the Philippines, and is considered a leading mind in sales and marketing. Check out Herb Kimble’s Pinterest page.