NigelChua.com Down For 3+ Days Gosh



I recently made a call to cull many of my unused/unutilized websites and web service providers, so I can focus my energies and attention on lesser but key mid/longer term online businesses.

This freed up some resources, and I decided to upgrade my Bluehost webhosting plan which was the Plus plan to the Business pro version, which increases my monthly hosting costs from $5.95 per month to $14.95 per month (at a 36-month plan; if not it'd be a $19.95 plan for 12 months) so that I can increase the speed of all my BlueHost-hosted WordPress sites.

...and it led to a massive blackout of all my BlueHost-hosted WordPress sites for 3+ days.

CRY.

Each time I spoke to the agents in the live chats, not only did I have to wait 15-30+ minutes to actually connect with one of them, but the first 2 told me to just wait as they were propogating my DNS hostservers.

Erm, after 3+ days, I couldn't wait anymore, so I chatted with them again, and then realized that my domains wasn't pointed in the A domain nameservers (or something like that), and offered their technicians to point it for me.

3 hours later, NigelChua.com is up.

Another 5 of my sites still isn't.

I'm not particularly thrilled of the delay and the downtime, but I am looking forward to see if there is truly a good speed increase (readers, please comment and let me know if the speed is really much faster).

I'm still happy with BlueHost for now for all my WordPress-related online ventures, so if you're thinking of launching your online business, you can sign up for their webhosting services here ($5.95 per month for the 12 months one, but you can get $3.95 per month if you sign up for the 36 months version).

Today is 29th January 2017, almost one full month of 2017 is gone, and 2017 will disappear as fast as 2016 did. Take action today, and evaluate as you go along, especially one year time.

Or if you're super serious, check out Solo Build It - they're my official go-to for all online business success. Read my review on SBI here.



join the passive income family

Don't drown in the details - get the free fundamentals of passive income and early retirement and make your first $100 online.

Join the passive income family & newsletter below and get a bonus "Boring Blueprint To Passive Income & Early Retirement"

  • Learn how I started with less than $100 in my bank account from 2005-2008
  • ...turned my life and money around and by 2014
  • ...paid up my $390,000 flat in full in less than 5 years
  • ...starting making USD 40+ online per month
  • ...invested in dividend stocks for passive dividend income for recurring cashflow...for life!

You will also get subscriber-only Passive Income Tips, Starting & Growing Online Businesses Updates, Special Offers/Discounts and More - see you on the inside!

Talk soon!


Nigel

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.

No spam ever - your email is never shared and you can unsubscribe anytime with one click.

Enjoyed this article? Share it with your friends by clicking one of the buttons:

Even better - share your thoughts and comments below:


Back To Top

Search In NigelChua

Current Projects

Nigel Chua

Nalco Group

Therapy Entrepreneurs

Xtend Health Asia

Wisdom Of Seneca

Bee Pollen For Health

#1 Recommended Online Business University And Platform

Solo Build It!

More than 95% of my online businesses and publishing works use the Solo Build It platform, for good reason. Find out here.



GetResponse Email Marketing

Building a relationship with your audience, customers and readers are highly important for any offline and online business, and I recommend GetResponse for their services, great price, ease-of-use.

Try GetResponse today (1st month free)

Bonus: learn how to use an email autoresponder



The Hoth

TheHoth can help to outsource your guest posting, article writing and backlinking marketing activities. Visit them here.



Google Suite

Google Suite (GSuite) is THE recommended Google tools for email, calendar, documents, sheets - for productivity  and communication.

GSuite/GMail one month free trial available here.



Shopify

Shopify has made it very easy to start an ecommerce business, solving most of the tech and logistical barriers and even has product suppliers with Oberlo!

Try Shopify today

Books I'm Reading

Holy Bible

Tribe Of Mentors

Seneca Letters From A Stoic

Seneca On The Shortness Of Life

See my full book/read list here.

Blogs I'm Following

Tim Ferriss

Pat Flynn

Tony Robbins

Ramit Sethi

Personal Goals

SGD 2,000,000 invested in dividend stocks with average 5% returns per annum by 45

SGD 2,000,000 in cryptocurrency

Owning, affording and living in a landed property in Singapore (or relocated to another country without worry of money) by 40

Publish at least one book by 40 years old

Online businesses serve readers and clients well (ie readers make more money, have happier/freer life etc), and website makes SGD 10,000 per month

Ongoing: spend more quality time with children, wife, family, bible, God.