Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Choosing A Web Hosting Company

If you're looking for advice on choosing a web hosting company, then read this article. There are several web hosting companies doing business online. There are a thousand and one web hosting packages to choose from. Each web hosting company offers mouth watering packages and makes reassuring promises to keep your business online 24/7. Making a choice among these can be quite difficult.

While big business enterprises can afford to own their own web hosting servers or pay for dedicated web hosting servers many small scale businesses cannot afford that as an option due to their small business budget. So what should a small scale business look out for when choosing a web hosting company?

4 Qualities to look for in a web hosting company?

1. Excellent Customer Support: Your hosting provider should be there for you 24/7 and give you instant access to the technicians you need to solve your problem. Go ahead and use their ticket sytem for pre-sale support taking note of how many hours it takes them to attend to you. If their response time for sales is slow, then you can be rest assured that their response time for technical support will most likely be worse.

2. A Sound Infrastructure: Check whether they offer a multi-homed network powered by multiple bandwidth providers to ensure redundancy. Select some web hosting company that sounds like they have what it takes and conduct more research on thier facilities and services. A good place to get information about webhosting companies and their performance is webhostingtalk.com

3. Financial Stability: If you're running very critical operations, you can't afford to be with a hosting company that may not be in business in a few months. Hosting companies that are fully incorporated tends to be better managed than those that are run by sole proprietors.

4. Scalability: Be sure your web host company can easily upgrade your hosting package as your business grows. There should be provision for migrating from shared web hosting packages to dedicated servers or virtual private servers. Ability to migrate from one hosting package to another is very crucial. You don't want to move your website from one host company to another. It is never a desirable situation.

Wishing you all the best in your search for a web hosting company. You can get further tips on this topic by reading the article choosing a web hosting company.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Can organic foods assist you in loosing weight?

Can organic foods assist you in loosing weight? Well, I'm no doctor, but I have made some personal observations. In recent times, many people have resulted to eating healthy, by insisting on organic foods. Some of those who changed their eating habit and kept to this habit of healthy eating have testified that they have been able to naturally loose some excess fats which they have struggled to loose over the years.

Why is this so, one may ask. Some nutritionist have explained that since organic foods are made up of natural ingredients and are devoid of artificial ingredients, they are naturally more benefitial to our bodies. Our bodies can easily process natural foods. However, when we take unwholesome foods, the body is given extra stress in processing such junks. Eventually, the junk food deposits more fats in the body than the body can burn off. Well, this point has remained a controversial subject, with proofs and counter-proofs.

Many farmers are begining to invest in organic foods production. Several companies are also promoting the habit of eating wholesome organic foods. Even though organic foods tends to be more expensive, the claim that they can help one to avoid excessive weight is a good reason to invest in them. It is better to eat well, than to spend money on weight loss program and supplements.

Due to the increase in awareness of this benefits, some dubious fellows have started peddling stuff that are not really organic. It is therefore advisable to check what you want to buy before parting with money.

The fact is that for foods to be called "Organic" it means that it was grown without fertilizers or pesticides. And the animals that are organic had to be feed with food grown without pesticides or fertilizers. One of the requirements for the feed for animals that are organic is that the crop must be fertilized without sewage sludge.

Personally, I agree with those who claim that organic foods and products can help with weight managment. My observation that the generations before us have less weight issue is enough reason to consider the fact that organic foods may actually be better for a healthier body. Eating stuffs that are manipulated in a science lab has never appealled to me. I'm no guinea pig, so I prefer eating wholesome food for a healthier body.

Instead of spending a fortune on weight loss pills and diet programs, maybe you should just invest a little in organic foods and find out by yourself, the answer to the question. I'll love to hear your thought on the question, Can organic foods assist you in loosing weight? Cheers.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Make Money Online- Can You Really Make Money Taking Surveys?

Many people will turn to the Internet to make money and some are finding that they can make a pretty good supplemental income by taking surveys. There are some total scams out there where some people are taking advantage of our needs to make money, however, most of the survey plans are very good and they will pay their members quickly.

Most survey programs will send the member emails listing surveys they need them to rank. They will ask the people anywhere from a few questions to many in-depth questions, and there are some programs that pay small amounts like a few cents, or they will pay up to 10.00 per survey.

There are some companies, which will send you two to five surveys on a daily basis, bringing in a small but steady income for extra cash in your pocket. Others may offer money saving opportunities by offering you everyday products that you can use saving you money that you would have had to spend anyway. There are many different money making opportunities for a wide range of companies who use the survey to improve their products, so they are willing to pay you and others like you to take a survey.

When taking surveys you will find that some require you to qualify, this is because they are looking for different qualities when paying someone to take their survey. Making money taking surveys usually requires some research on your part on the types of surveys that will be able to use your services.

Another point to consider when taking surveys is how much time you can dedicate to actually taking surveys. They will usually range from 20 to 45 minutes to complete and can range from easy to very complex. Many times if they are complex, you will find that you will make more money than those that are easier to take.

However if you are looking for a business opportunity to give you a great part-time income you may want to try using the many programs that offer you a chance for making money taking surveys. Once you get to know how these work, you will surely enjoy along with making money.

If you take a few minutes a day to work at one of the survey companies, you will be able to make upwards of $100 a week or more just for giving your opinions to a company who will then improve the products that you use on a daily basis, as well as earning a few dollars a month over your normal income. You can even make a living doing this if you sign up for a few different programs at a time.

Every one of the programs will offer you a different payment arrangement, be sure you know what that arrangement is before you agree to anything. If you want to ensure that you are making money and not taken for a ride in some scam, check out the program you will use for making money taking surveys, and enjoy your new opportunity.

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Friday, June 5, 2009

Coping With Stress

Sometimes, life can become unbearable. So much pressure from all side. You put in your best and yet the result is not what you expect. In such situation what do you do?

The temptation is to throw your hands in the air or throw in the towel. It is quite easy to say, "I quit" but that is the begining of a journey to the land of the defeated folks.

When all goes haywire and you really don't know what to do, then it is time for the Master to step in. Simply turn the troubles over to Jesus. Be rest assured that He knows what to do.

It's been tough for me this past few days. It has been one challenge after the other. All my effort to get things sorted out did not produce the desired result. But after asking some brothers and sisters to pray for me that God will intervene, I am beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. Somebody shout a big halleluyah!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Testing Blogger Mobile on Sony Ericsson P1

I came across Blogger Mobile (a software for blogging via smartphones) this morning as I was browsing with my Sony Ericsson P1. Out of curiousity, I decided to install it on my phone. After successful installation, I thought I will just test it out! Well, this post is the result of the testing.

I guess now I no longer have an excuse for not updating my blog. I only need to take a picture and send it with a click, lol. No much hassle, I'll have a new blog post here at my blog. An easy way out for a lazy blogger you'll say. I quite agree with you. The only issue now is the extra bucks I will need to pay to the phone company. They don't give MMS free, I have to pay for the data transmission ;-)

Monday, February 16, 2009

Parting With A Beloved One Painful But Necessary

It is painful to part with someone you love. But change is the only thing that is permanent. This weekend, it was time for my local assembly resident Pastor to leave for another assignment. He has just spent 5months with us, but believe me, it is as if he has been with us for 5years. If not that we were under the church authority, some brethren would have carried placards to protest his transfer.

His brief stay in the parish has affected our lives in such a tremendous way that tears flowed freely when we were informed of his transfer. As I ponder on this, I remember that it was a similar emotion I had when the previous pastors were transferred. It was as if nobody else could occupy the position. But then, I was wrong. Each new pastor ended up being as wonderful in his own unique way as the previous.

Much more, I ended up having several pastors that I can call upon and relate with. Thank God for the wisdom of the church authority. The decision to change pastors has done more good to the congregation as we get to benefit from the various gifts deposited by the Almighty in each of this great servants of His. Let somebody shout a big Halleluyah!!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Coping With Tough Times

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This are no easy time for Nigerians. The global economic crises is taking its toil on the citizens. Saying that the masses are getting impoverished may be an understatement as the Nigerian Naira value continues to fall against major foreign currency. That is bad news to the population of Nigeria that mostly rely on foreign goods.

Unfortunately, the various tiers of Governments are not helping matters with their various new economic and social policies. Instead of making adequate research to understand the plight of the citizens, government officials are attempting to implement laudable policies by the book.
This has added to the hardship being suffered by the average Nigerian. All around, I see people groaning under the heavy economic burden.

It seems nobody really know what to do. It reminds me of the situation that King David must have faced when he wrote that eternal piece in Psalm 121. It is time to look-up unto God for help and succor.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Busy But Guilty!

Well, I am back after a longtime AWOL. I wish to apologize to my readers for running off without any explanation. The truth is, I have been busy doing other things and I practically abandoned this blog. Too bad, it reminds me of a movie I watched titled "Busy But Guilty".

I felt guilty that I abandoned this blog which happens to be my first attempt at blogging. Well, I am back and I intend writing a minimum of one post per week.

Of course the blog will still be a personal diary showcasing what I consider interesting. You can come around to read my ramblings and make comments on those you consider interesting or educative. Thanks for visiting. Cheers.