Abby Hardoon

Abby Hardoon is a marketing graduate from George Washington University, Washington DC USA, and has over 17 years of experience in managing marketing oriented businesses. He had gained extensive experience in FMCG marketing prior to founding web hosting company Daily Internet, a leading Internet hosting solutions provider, in 1996. In 1999, Daily Internet was listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The Engine Of The Internet: Web Hosting Explained

These days, to say that for a business to have an online presence is ‘important’ is similar to saying that they might do well to have a telephone. The Internet has not only become a profound tool for settling domestic disputes over general knowledge facts, it is also the way we evaluate and base our decisions on places we’re going to visit, people we’re going to date and also the businesses we pla...

Control Freak: The Real Benefits Of Controlling Your Own Web Hosting

As online business continues to expand at record levels, websites facilitating digital power players are growing ever larger, more complex and more sophisticated. These days, businesses rarely stop. Business never does. Somewhere someone is always looking for a product or service and the omnipresent nature of the online world means that there is always someone ready to supply it. The time it takes...

Lessons Learned From 25 Years In The Tech Business

25 years ago when I started my first tech company, ‘a tweet’ was something that commonly came from ‘a bird’, a home computer was, for the majority, a calculator and social media was sitting in front of the television with a family member. There is no doubt that the pace of technological development and advancement in those years has been … dramatic. Some would say, unparalleled, feverish and...

Are Online Businesses Properly Locking Their Proverbial Shop Doors At Night?

Every day, several thousand websites are blacklisted, sent to Google’s very own version of solitary confinement due to them having been compromised by malware or malicious computer code. Web hacking is on the up, and with higher and higher quantities of sensitive and potentially valuable information being stored by online businesses, the damage that can result can be extremely painful for both the...

Is The Mobile Optimisation Message Really Getting Through?

It’s not a secret that we are becoming a global community of smartphone worshipers. With increases in adoption year on year looking more and more like phone numbers, the mobile web is, without doubt, the new frontier for online business. And as with any new frontier, there will be those who understand the terrain and find riches and those who don’t … who find rocks. Web adoption itself, back in th...

5 Secrets To Building A Great Business Website

A successful internet marketer friend of mine once said that being a success on the web isn’t necessarily about doing or selling something different, it’s about providing that product or service – better than everyone else. Internet consumers are agile. They are informed and impatient. In most cases, when looking for something specific online, they will be given the opportunity to choose from a va...

Is the need to protect your brand from .XXX invasion a legitimate concern?

Whether or not SMEs should register their company .xxx domain for brand protection is of course a decision that domain owners need to make for themselves. The truth is though, your website represents your reputation – it’s where potential customers and would-be investors get their first impressions – and most people arrive at it via search engines which, if not filtered correctly...

Sex Sells: The .XXX Effect

Will the release of .XXX domains mean a fundamental change in the landscape of the Internet or is it all nothing more than a titillating headline? Let’s face it sex sells. It sells in vast quantities and generates immense revenue across the globe so it’s no surprise that, for technologies destined for public consumption, the adult entertainment industry is one of the first to put their money on th...

Website downtime can be an expensive problem for your business

With worldwide e-commerce on the rise year after year, experiencing website downtime can be an expensive problem for business. But what are the real costs and is there anything that can be done to avoid it? While perfection may well lie all around us in the natural world, unfortunately in the world of electronics, wireless networks, computer hardware and software, we all have to acknowledge that ‘...

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