Ask the Expert: Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Web Host

Ask the Expert is a blog series dedicated to answering your questions regarding entrepreneurship in the digital age.

Selecting a web host isn’t easy if you haven’t done it before. With a multitude of providers ranging from your own web design company to GoDaddy’s monstrous hosting system, navigating the world of web hosting can be tricky. In order to ensure you’re thinking about the best case scenario for your company rather than merely following the pack, here are some suggestions for things to watch out for when entrusting a company to keep you online:

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Copying Mail by IMAP To Google Apps (Or another server)

If you just want the goodies step by step scroll to the bottom of this post.

SO.  There I was, migrating mail from one legacy server to Google Apps.  I’m familiar with IMAP and POP3, but I wasn’t getting very far using Office 365 and Google’s User Sync tool to get the mail imported.  The furthest I could get was getting the labels to add programmatically through the sync tool.  However, no mail would transfer with it.

After some experimenting, I found a solution at the time of this post that is confirmed to work that I hope other administrators might find helpful. Continue reading “Copying Mail by IMAP To Google Apps (Or another server)” »


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