Hold on, what just happened to the title for this month’s Small Business Deals: September 2023 Edition post?
Unlike the post like this one, it’s back to its usual title, with no specific focus on the title whatsoever.
Here’s the thing about having a specific theme for the Small Business Deal posts.
While it does help me with compiling the deals into one post easier, I have a hard time adding deals that have nothing to do with the post’s current theme.
Sure, I can always talk about the deal and make it a part of the theme for the next month’s post.
But if you’ve been keeping track of all the deals that I posted here, you’ll notice how short-lived many of them are.
That is as far as the nature of the deal is concerned.
Another reason why I no longer want to write the deal post with a specific theme? The post title looks horrendous because of how long the title is.
Sure, I can always try to come up with something short and quirky while still conveying what the main theme is.
But it can still look long no matter how many times I try.
Rather than having to do the same thing that makes my head spin, I decided to forgo the concept altogether and revert to the usual Small Business Deals post.
With that said, let’s take a look at all the deals that you don’t want to miss this month.
Fast and secured shared hosting for the EU-based authors
If you’re an author who is based in Europe, I’m sure that many of you would prefer to use a hosting that caters to the European region.
Well, what’s not to love about using local hosting when it can make your website load a lot faster, right?
Not only having a faster-loading website will make your readers happy. But you score a brownie point from Google too since Google tends to favor a faster-loading website over the slow ones.
While you can still have a fast-loading website even if the server is in the US, it’s better to use the one that has servers in the European region when you’re based in Europe.
If you’re thinking about using an EU server instead of the usual US server, then you certainly don’t want to miss this fantastic offer from Namecheap.
Namecheap is currently running a promotion where you can sign up with any of their EU hosting plans at a lower price.
Even better? They even throw a free .EU domain too if you opt for the annual subscription of any of their EU hosting plan.
The only caveat is that you can only get the free domain if you sign up with any of their plans before September 20.
Interested in getting their EU hosting plan and would like to learn more about it? You can take a look at it right here:
A note about getting a hosting plan and domain name
I know I sound like a broken record here. But it’s worth mentioning to you again that it’s important to get a domain name and hosting separately as opposed to getting everything in one place.
You’ll risk something like a hostile takeover on your website if someone gets a hold of your account.
Of course, this kind of scenario is unlikely to happen considering how secure Namecheap is.
But I don’t see anything wrong with being vigilant especially if it can have a significant impact on your author business.
So, what you should do if you don’t want something like a hostile takeover to happen to you?
The answer to that question is to get your domain name and hosting plan separately, of course.
The good news is there’s another place to buy a domain name if you’re planning to use the Namecheap EU hosting plan.
One of them is iWantMyName. I bought a domain name from them before.
If you’d like to get a new domain name or transfer the existing one you have, iWantMyName is worth your shot.
You can learn more about them right here:
A new product from LSW London
LSW London is now back with another new product. And this time it’s LSW Habit Notes.
Just like the name implies, it’s a hardcover notebook that you can use to track your daily habits.
What’s amazing about this notebook is that the pages don’t have any dates so you can begin tracking your daily habits right away.
And it comes with other things too such as inspirational quotes, motivational exercises, coaching techniques, and goal setting.
So, it’s not just about tracking your daily habits per se.
If it’s something that you’d like to have, you can get the LSW Habit Notes from their website right here:
Don’t miss this Back to School sale with Namecheap
Schools may have been a thing of the past to many of us, but it doesn’t mean you should miss out on these amazing deals from Namecheap.
As you can see here, Namecheap is currently having a Back to School sale where you can save up to 98% on new domains during your first year.
If you’re on the lookout for a new domain name for your website, then this is your chance to get a domain name for as low as $1 in your first year.
Already have a domain name and want to transfer the existing one to Namecheap instead?
Good news for you since you can get up to 33% off when you transfer your domain name to Namecheap during this period.
Keep in mind that the sale will only be available until September 11, 2023.
Curious about what else is on sale right now? You can take a look at this page right here:
Learn from the best during ProWritingAid’s Science Fiction Writers’ Week
Are you a science fiction author? If that’s you, then don’t miss your chance to learn from the best during ProWritingAid’s free event, Science Fiction Writers’ Week.
During this event, not only you’ll get to learn everything you need to know about writing science fiction. But there’ll be live interviews with NYT Best-Selling Sci-Fi Authors, Jordan Ifueko who is the author of Raybearer, and Lauren Beaukes who is the author of The Shining Girls too.
You certainly don’t want to miss these live interviews since you’ll get to submit questions to them during the session.
But that’s not the only cool part about this event.
Until September 28, 2023, ProWritingAid will be offering 40% off ProWritingAid’s annual subscription to all Science Fiction Writers’ Week attendees.
Interested in attending the event? You can register for the event right here:
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