1. Free Email Marketing from Mailchimp.com

        For the last 12 months, our business has been using Ratepoint.com for our email marketing and so far we are quite pleased with it. However, email marketing can get quite pricey as your subscriber base grows. Mailchimp, however provides a free email marketing for up to 1000 subscribers! This looks to be a great tool […]

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      2. Great, Simple Alternative to DNSStuff.com

        I used to love DNSStuff.com until the started charging $70+ per year to run DNS tests from their website. So tonight when looking for a way to show a customer that a connection issue was due to their DNS, I found intoDNS.com. Their interface is easy to use and very similar to the old DNSStuff.com. […]

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      3. Run EXIM on both port 25 and port 587

        With most ISP’s blocking port 25 for all smtp servers besides their own, you may want to allow cPanel\EXIM to run on port 587. All you need to do are the following steps: 1. Login to WHM as root user. 2. Select Service Configuration -> Exim Configuration Editor 3. At the bottom of the page, […]

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      4. Delete Files Older that a number days in Linux Directory

        An extremely helpful I have found for deleting files that are older than x number of days in a directory. find /path/to/files -mtime +5 -exec rm {} \; So basically to run this command you simply need to update the path to your files and set the number of days. The number of days old is […]

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      5. Make Money on Your Website with BeaconAds.com

        Just wanted to let you all know that I have been pretty impressed with the folks over at BeaconAds.com. They are a Christian advertising exchange where you can be an advertiser, a publisher, or both. We have been able to sell previous unused adspace on one of our websites through BeaconAds.com. This has increased our […]

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      6. Personal Assistants are Awesome

        Are you ready to make your life a little easier? Get a Personal Assistant! Since June of 2010, I have been slowly outsourcing some of the more redundant parts of the business to my personal assistant.  I found her on oDesk.com and it has been working out great. It has enabled me to juggle all […]

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      7. We love Installatron but…

        it is not compatible with database mapping turned on in cPanel > 11.28. Got a ticket in and I am sure it will be fixed lickety(sp?) split. Other than that, I love Installatron as do our customers. Blows Fantastico and the rest out of the water!!! UPDATE  – 12/2/2010 Phil from Installatron reports the issue […]

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      8. Delete All Accounts on cPanel

        If you are needing to wipe a cPanel server clean here is a quick and neat bash script to do just that. WARNING THIS WILL DELETE ALL ACCOUNTS ON YOUR SERVER WITH NO CONFIRMATION… #!/bin/bash IFS=”$” ls /var/cpanel/users | while read KUSER; do echo ‘y’ | /scripts/killacct ${KUSER} done Thanks to kujoez at cpanel.net for […]

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