HostGator is a Houston-based web hosting company with an additional presence in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 2002 by Brent Oxley, who was then a student at Florida Atlantic University. By 2006, HostGator had passed the 200,000 mark in registered domains. In 2008, Inc. Magazine ranked HostGator at #21 in the United States and #1 in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas area in its list of fastest-growing companies. The same year, HostGator decided to make their hosting service green hostingby working with Integrated Ecosystem Market Services.In 2011, HostGator started operations in India as by setting up a support office and data center.
Posts about Hostgator
  • How to Choose a Domain Name for Your Blog

    … You’ve decided to start a blog. You’re ready for the world to learn more about your business, your passions, or both. One of the biggest challenges to getting started is finding the right name for your blog. Figuring out a good name is hard enough on its own, but it gets trickier when you have to think about finding an available domain name…

    Constant Contactin How To's- 14 readers -
  • 7 Blog Post Ideas That Will Engage Your Readers Every Time

    … opportunity to promote the changes on your blog. Highlighting the improvements and explaining to your current customers how to take advantage of them is information that’s valuable and could help leads finally make the decision to buy. We recently released a new look to our cPanel at HostGator, so we blogged about it to let customers know about…

    Constant Contactin Content- 16 readers -
  • How You Can Make Money From Managed WordPress Hosting

    … Managed WordPress has been the latest “buzzword” throughout the web hosting industry. I credit much of this from the success companies such as WP-Engine and Pagely have garnered. Both companies have proven an extreme need in the industry for quality, high performing WordPress hosting. Larger hosting brands, such as BlueHost and HostGator have also began […] The post How You Can Make Money From Managed WordPress Hosting appeared first on Startup Hero. …

    Ryan Gray/ IMGRINDin Blogging How To's- 20 readers -
  • NameHero vs. HostGator: Who Offers The Best Reseller Account?

    … We’re often asked how we stack up against our competitors. I completely understand this, as I personally do a lot of research before I purchase nearly anything. Like most people, I like to read reviews, look at social media, and dig up as much information as I can get to make sure I’m making the […] The post NameHero vs. HostGator: Who Offers The Best Reseller Account? appeared first on Startup Hero. …

    Ryan Gray/ IMGRIND- 13 readers -
  • Is It Time for You to Upgrade Your Web Hosting?

    … When you’re first launching a business website, the sheer breadth of hosting options can seem overwhelming. In the beginning, it’s often safe to figure you can rely on one of the more basic plans to start and then upgrade when the time comes. Now, you may be wondering if it’s time to give your hosting plan an upgrade. As your business grows…

    Constant Contact- 13 readers -
  • How to Spring Clean Your Website

    … time and work, but as with giving your home a thorough spring cleaning, you’ll feel better when it’s done. And you’ll have a website that does its job better as a result. Want to revisit your website hosting while you’re at it? From site building tools and templates, to our one-click application installer, and 24/7 expert support HostGator has…

    Constant Contactin EMail How To's- 18 readers -
  • How to Design a Landing Page That Converts

    … Different pages on your website have different purposes and goals. Your homepage should provide a clear picture of what your business is and does. Your about page is an opportunity to personalize your brand and build trust. Landing pages are designed to do one thing: convert. Your goal for every landing page is clear and each must be designed…

    Constant Contactin How To's- 34 readers -
  • Your Small Business Website Isn’t Complete Without These 5 Things

    … a website for your business out in a rush without thinking through everything it needs to truly do the job you need it to. If your website is missing any of these five things, it’s time to sit down and correct that. Need help getting started? HostGator makes it fast and easy, with a drag-and-drop website builder and 24/7 expert support to help you…

    Constant Contact- 14 readers -
  • Quite Possibly The Worst Domain Registrar Ever

    … as simple as having an old credit card on file and the domain expires. But other times, it’s a real problem with the domain registrar. In this case, the registrar is Hostgator. We’ve already had problems with them where we are unable to edit any DNS records without working with their support team. We advised our clients to move the domain…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 17 readers -