Alicia Daniels

Alicia Daniels

With over 15 years of graphic design, branding, and UX experience, Alicia has worked with clients big and small from around the world. When she’s not glued to her computer screen, you can find her teaching visual communication design classes, roaming through farmers’ markets, or searching for treasures at second-hand bookstores.

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Reviews

Box

Box is a cloud storage solution with dozens of amazing features, quick backups, tight security, and much more. It has a few downsides, like its slightly restrictive free plan, but it’s a solid solution for individuals and businesses of all sizes.

4.6
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Strikingly

Strikingly offers a simplified approach to website building that specializes in single-page websites. With limited customization, this tool might be a dream for beginners, but frustrating for those who want a bit more creative freedom. So, is Strikingly the right fit for you? Read on to find out!

4.4
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Sync

Sync has all the basic features you’ll need to store, sync and share files, plus reasonable storage capabilities, and great privacy protection. There’s no live chat support and the free plan is definitely bare-bones, but it’s a great option if you want an affordable cloud storage solution or aren’t interested in extra features.

4.2
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Mercado Shops

Mercado Shops offers a simplified e-commerce website builder that helps you get your business off the ground or expand into Latin America. This platform offers a good range of features, like integrated shipping and handling, and cross-channel selling. However, Mercado Shops is limited to Latin America, and integrated shipping is only available in select countries. 

4.2
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OpenDrive

OpenDrive provides cloud storage and backup solutions that can be used for personal or business needs. There’s also a free – but limited – plan. Backups can be slow and it definitely lacks a few more modern features, but pricing is incredibly reasonable and customer support is reliable and fast.

3.7
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ElephantDrive

ElephantDrive is a personal and business cloud backup service with solid features like non-user link sharing and easy data restoration. However, its downsides can be difficult to overlook, especially when it comes to its lagging apps and vague privacy policy.

3.5
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Blog Posts

How To Cancel Your Fasthosts Account + Get a Refund in 2022

Fasthosts may not be perfect, but it was true to its word and gave me a full refund when I cancelled my account. The process wasn't as easy as I thought it would be, but I did get my money back eventually, even though I signed up for the cheapest plan. Fasthosts is a fairly inexpensive web host with a lot to offer, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re hosting a WordPress...

5.0
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6 Best FREE Website Builders for Political Campaigns in 2022

Several free website builders will let you design a decent site - but the one thing none of these builders will give you is a custom domain. If you want your site to look professional (and keep in tone with your brand), you need a paid plan.   As far as I’m concerned, Squarespace is my absolute favorite. It has the best-looking templates around, and even its...

4.0
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4 Best 000webhost Alternatives – FREE or Really Cheap [2022]

Even though 000webhost is a decent free hosting service, it does have many restrictions – especially with storage and bandwidth – that doesn’t make it suitable for everyone. If you’re running a professional website and need more stable uptime and a place to grow your site, you might be better off with another host. The thing with free hosting is that it rarely offers enough...

5.0
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5 Best Cloud Backup Services for Businesses in 2022

Many cloud storage services that claim to be great for both personal and business use are usually not equipped to handle even the most basic of business needs. Let’s face it – someone backing up a personal computer doesn’t require the same features or functionalities that a small business or enterprise would. If you’re looking for cloud storage for business use, the first...

4.8
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7 Best Squarespace Templates for Landing Pages in 2022

Squarespace wasn’t the first name that popped into my head when I decided to build a landing page to capture email leads. But then I looked through tons of Squarespace templates and realized that several of its designs could work really well. Squarespace’s templates are highly professional without looking salesy, and compared to some alternatives from dedicated landing page...

4.5
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5 Best Render Alternatives – Top Cloud Hosting in 2022

Render is a simple, unified cloud platform that helps developers build and deploy their apps with ease – but it’s not for everyone. Render does require a certain level of technical skill to be able to use, and while it offers a comprehensive library of support documentation, human support may be a little harder to come by. If you’re just starting out with cloud computing,...

5.0
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5 Best Kimsufi Alternatives – Top Reliable Hosts Tested in 2022

A sister company of OVHcloud, Kimsufi specializes in a stripped-down version of VPS and dedicated server hosting. Kimsufi’s affordable prices are definitely noteworthy, but once you look closely, you’ll notice its preset server plans lack the essential features you’ll find with other hosts, like a fast network service, multiple levels of security, and user-friendly control...

4.3
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5 Best Wholesale Internet Alternatives (Most Trusted) in 2022

You’re looking for a high-performance dedicated server host that will give you a secure environment and an abundance of resources to handle your growing traffic. So you checked out Wholesale Internet and thought, “Why not?” Certainly, its prices are attractive, but then the other shoe dropped and now you’re stuck with a subpar hosting service. While Wholesale Internet isn’t...

5.0
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6 Best Website Themes & Templates for Weddings in 2022

There are lots of beautiful wedding website templates out there, but not all of them will be the right fit for your ceremony’s style. Your big day is uniquely yours, and your wedding website should be too. It’s also important to decide how you want your guests to interact with your website. Do you want them to just save the date? Or do you want them to read your love story,...

4.7
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9 Best Website Templates for Actors to STAND OUT in 2022

As an actor, you are your own sales and marketing team, and your website is a key part of your promotional strategy. Not only does a good website show off your skills to agents and directors, but it’s also a great way to reach and engage with your fanbase. However, with so many options for creating your own site, it’s hard to know the best way to go. A lot of it comes down...

5.0
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6 Best DomainFactory Alternatives (Reliable & Secure) in 2022

As a freelance website designer, I’m all too familiar with the pains of using a subpar hosting provider. And trust me, there are plenty out there. Although there are a lot of hosts to choose from, not all of them offer a positive user experience. In the past few years, I wasn’t happy with DomainFactory’s page load times and price increases. Because of the slow server...

4.0
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9 Best Weed Logos and How to Get One for Free [2022]

Now that cannabis is becoming legal in different parts of the world, the wacky-tobacky business is growing. The classic leaf logo associated with weed can look tired and overused, so if you’re launching a new cannabis business – how do you stand out? The answer is to hire a pro designer who understands the science behind color, fonts, and branding to create something unique...

5.0
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9 Best Monogram Logos and How to Get One for Free [2022]

There’s nothing quite as clean, minimalistic, and elegant as a monogram logo. When done right, it can be a powerful way to represent your brand. These days, it’s easy to get a professional logo without having to pay a fortune. You can use an online logo maker to create your own (click here to jump to the tutorial). Even if it’s your first time, you’ll find designing a logo...

4.6
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9 Best Gaming Team Logos & How to Get One for Free [2022]

A gaming team logo needs to go beyond the simple branding duties of normal logos. It also needs to be an icon for the esport fans to rally behind. In this article, we’ll take a look at the best gaming team logos out there. Need a logo for your own gaming team? Jump down to learn how to get one for as little as $5. Looking for more inspiration? See some famous gaming team...

4.6
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9 Best Baseball Team Logos & How to Get One for Free [2022]

Getting a logo is an important step for your baseball team. You want to make sure both players and fans can relate to its message. Even more importantly, you need a logo that will look good printed on caps, t-shirts, flags, and other merchandise. Guess what? It doesn’t have to cost a fortune. You can even create a baseball logo on your own (click here to jump down to the...

4.5
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