10 Reasons Why I Fell In Love With ASmallOrange Web Hosting and Dumped HostGator

kansas city web hostingMy name is Phil Singleton and I run a boutique Internet marketing and web design company Kansas City. This is an honest feedback from a real customer – we are NOT an affiliate nor do we have any other relationship with ASmallOrange.com other than being a very happy customer.  In the last year, we’ve hosted over 100 new websites on ASO.

Last year was a tough year for me and my previous ‘GoTo’ host of nearly ten years: HostGator. Finally, toward the end of 2013, we ‘broke up’ (but hey, we still have A LOT of client websites and some of our own websites still hosted at HG). After weeks of searching for a new hosting partner – and we researched hard this time around – when we found ASmallOrange, it was pretty much love at first site. And after several months in this relationship, we are more in love than ever. While my web design firm only has a couple dozen clients hosted at ASO so far, we recommend this provider to all new accounts. We still have tons of accounts at our previous hosting provider, but rest assured as those annual hosting packages come up for renewal, we will almost certainly be transitioning everyone to ASO! Here’s why: (more…)



Is Your KC Website Design Touchscreen Ready? The Mouse May Be On Its Way Out.

Have you ever seen a computer mouse in a science fiction movie or television show? It seems all of our favorite futuristic television show and movies, digital screens have survived but today optical mouse has become extinct.  Our fictional mouse-less future is becoming today’s reality. (more…)



WordPress Websites | The Best CMS For Many Businesses

wordpress kansas cityIf you need a new web site for your business or your blog, the most popular content management system these days is WordPress (source). There are a variety of reasons why this free software is being used so frequently. (more…)



Bad Web Design? In The Blink of An Eye?

bad web designDid we ever think we’d see the day when in the ‘blink of an eye’ customers are prone to move on to another website?

Well, in today’s digital race, it’s all about a half-a-blink. In fact, 250 milliseconds (a millisecond is one-thousandth of a second) seems to be the measure of a successful, high-speed experience on the web, according to an article in The New York Times, “For Impatient Web Users, an Eye Blink Is Just Too Long to Wait.” (more…)