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Quick Tip: What Exactly is Web Hosting?

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Tired of the "techie" trying to explain to you what web hosting is all about from his bedroom-recorded Skype video? Ever get confused with all the funny terms they drop, like "Shared Hosting" and "Dedicated Servers"? We've all been there at one point or another! Well, the guys over at InMotion Hosting created a quick, visual guide that will get you up and running with the jargon in no time!


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