This week, we explore a new helpful and humorous website tips series from Superb.net and find the list to end all lists of website tools. Pingdom releases the next generation of its uptime monitoring suite and Rackspace expands to Mexico.
Superb Brings Knowledge and Humor with Website Improvement Tips
Kent Roberts, Superb.net
Our own Kent Roberts just wrapped up a 3-part series on website improvement on the Superb.net blog. The series covers design, functionality and traffic in the same irreverent tone we’ve grown to love. Need tips on SEO & Social Media, Kent can help. Need tips on what color headdress to wear when optimizing your site for usability? Yep, you’ll find tips on that too. Checkout Kent’s Tips.
33 Resources for Getting More from Your Website
Taylor Hawes, HostGator
HostGator’s Taylor Hawes rounds up a solid list of (mostly marketing) tools that he’s found helpful. This list is current and pretty comprehensive. The list includes tools for conversion optimization, web analytics, content creation/curation, social media and lead capturing.
See Taylor’s Tips.
Uptime monitoring SaaS provider, Pingdom, has released the beta of BeepManager. According to Pingdom, BeepManager is the next evolutionary step in their offering, because it shifts the focus from uptime alerts to incident management. There are only 1000 slots available for the public beta.
Signup for the Beta.
As the public cloud market continues to grow, players like Rackspace and HostDime are looking abroad to gain marketshare. Last week, Rackspace announced its expansion into Mexico, citing Mexico’s strong growth in the cloud market. Read the Full Press Release.