ReviewSignal Publishes its 2018 Hosting Benchmarks

Kevin Ohashi of Review Signal is a singular voice in hosting reviews. His annual Hosting Benchmarks is an immense resource of real data on how hosts actually perform, opinions and brand names aside. His just-published 2018 results are a treasure trove, with dozens of hosts analyzed by pricing tier and all kinds of load testing benchmarks. Highly recommended for data heads.




Review Signal’s 2016 Hosting Benchmarks

Review Signal is the online resource for hosting performance. The 2016 edition of their annual Hosting Benchmarks review breaks down hosts into six pricing categories, with absolutely outstanding load testing data on each host in each category. If you care about hosting (which you should), and care about hosting performance (which you should), this is required reading.



Book Review: Duct Tape Marketing

If you’re a freelancer or small business owner who feels a little lost when it comes to how you should be promoting yourself online, check out Genesis expert Carrie Dils’ recent review of Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch. Carrie’s book club for her OfficeHours.fm podcast is a great resource for finding new material that’s related to the world of WordPress. I really appreciated her key takeaway on the importance of creating a complete marketing funnel with something for every kind of visitor who lands on your site. Check it out!


WordCamp Miami 2016: The Mega-Review

If you’re thinking about getting involved in organizing a WordCamp this year, check out this great post from long time WordCamp Miami organizer David Bisset. Over the years, WordCamp has come to stand out as one of the biggest and most successful WordCamps out there. We spoke with David ourselves a while back when we were determining how to get involved with WordCamps, and it was an invaluable conversation. His recap is a complete look at what it took to pull this event off, and is bound to lend you some inspiration for making your own WordCamp great!