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How to Install a SSL Certificate Using Hostgator and NameCheap

Back in 2014, Google announced on the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog that HTTPS would be used as a ranking signal.

It is part of Google’s effort to help make the internet safer. They referred to this effort as “HTTPS Everywhere.” Google now uses HTTPS as a ranking signal which means websites that have an SSL certificate will likely rank higher in the SERPS (search engine results pages.)

That being said, I took advantage of the Black Friday sale that happened yesterday at NameCheap (my domain registrar of choice) and bought a few SSL certificates at 90% off for a whopping $0.88 cents a piece!

Below, I will show you how I installed the SSL certificate on this blog which is hosted by HostGator. The process was very simple and took about 10 – 15 minutes.

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How to Sell a Domain Name Online Using GoDaddy Auctions

I had to learn how to sell a domain name online by doing a bit of research.

I successfully sold a $10 domain name I bought a couple of years ago for a selling price of $600.

There were a lot of options to choose from when it came to selling a domain name. However, I decided to utilize GoDaddy Auctions for my domain name listing.

It wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be. I did call GoDaddy Auction’s customer support twice to find out specific details once the domain sold.

Below is my experience with selling a domain name for the first time using GoDaddy Auctions.

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