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19% of Internet Uses WordPress, Host Yours With Us!

It was just announced that 19% of websites are powered by WordPress, a pretty amazing statistic for the 10 year-old platform.  At Nerds Hosting, the majority of our clients use WordPress, and we are also big fans of the platform!  Nerds Hosting has a unique service for our WordPress clients, and we invite you to […]

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Hosting Maintenance Doesn't Go As Planned

This evening our team planned to perform a small amount of maintenance to our Business shared hosting server.  In essence, we needed to fix a setting issue on the server that we had overlooked for a few weeks, and which made our server slightly more vulnerable to hackers than it had to be.  Our maintenance […]

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Computer Maintenance Suggestions and Tips: Keep Your Computer Running Efficiently!

It is important to take daily proactive steps to guard and maintain your computer. If you have a high-speed internet connection, use a firewall program, and keep your computer antivirus and Windows patches updated.

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New Benefits for Business Hosting Clients

At Nerds On Site, our Business Hosting clients have long enjoyed some significant benefits over all other hosting packages, including constant hack detection, nightly backups, unlimited disaster recovery and extensive support.  (View all the differences between our different packages at Our team is not sitting on these features, however, and instead is pushing forward […]

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Nerds Backup now Offers 2GB free storage – How much is 2GB?

Data Security – NerdsBackupNerds On Site recently announced our free 2GB plan for NerdsBackup. Using this plan, you can protect up to 2GB of data absolutely free of charge, with no time limitation.


When Does the Cost of Not Upgrading Exceed the Cost of Upgrading?

It really depends on you, and what shape your computer is in, and what you use your computer for.

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Is your Smartphone Backed up?

May 18, 2012
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A few years ago, backing up a smartphone was simple. It was usually centered around three key areas of contacts, calendars and email. With many of our clients using BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and ActiveSync as ways to keep contact/calendars/email in sync, there was no real need for backup. However, now smartphones have apps and […]

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How to Use the Backup and Restore Wizard in Windows 7

May 8, 2012
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Backing up your stuff is important, but remembering to do it, and having to do it manually is nothing short of a hassle, and it’s why so many people simply can’t be bothered to do it. Thee Backup and Restore wizard in Windows 7 eliminates the hassle, and the excuses for not keeping current backups […]

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Dropbox vs Alternatives – A Guide to Choosing the Service That's Right for You

Apr 29, 2012
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Cloud storage services are all the rage these days, as they allow for synchronization of your data across multiple devices and online, effectively also acting as a backup solution. They’re also easy to use and inexpensive.

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Data Safety In A Time Of Natural Disasters

Apr 9, 2012
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Here is an excerpt from a terrific post from InformationWeek regarding data safety and the various ways to ensure nothing happens to yours. Please don’t wait until ‘someday’ to have a backup strategy, whether you’re a home user or a business user. Once data is lost – it’s gone.

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