Month: January 2012

Why We Do What We Do

Things are progressing wonderfully here at Black Chicken Host. Each day, we’re getting to know our customers and their websites better, helping them to grow and thrive. Working at other hosting companies, the aspects I enjoyed most were getting to know customers well, developing a…

Watch FRESH online for FREE – 1 week only!

Watch FRESH online for FREE – 1 week only!

The makers of the movie “FRESH” sent us this email today, and we wanted to share the opportunity with you! “Here at FRESH, we’re always looking for ways to build the good food movement and reach a tipping point where sustainable food is the rule,…

Black Chicken Host Opposes SOPA/PIPA

Black Chicken Host Opposes SOPA/PIPA

Normally, we avoid talking of politics at Black Chicken Host. However, this is so important we feel we need to speak up. Various internet sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit, BoingBoing, Icrontic and thousands of others are going dark tomorrow to protest the Congressional bills known…

Two Websites Homesteaders Should Know About

Two Websites Homesteaders Should Know About

Black Chicken Host is completely thrilled to bring two homesteading powerhouses to you: Homesteading Heroine Jill W. of The Prairie Homestead and Wholesome Food Genius Millie C. of Real Food for Less Money are now happily settled into their new homes on our servers, and…

Motorcycles and Being Green

There are plenty of aspects of my life which conflict – being a fan of horsepower (airplanes, motorcycles, classic cars) does not  generally  mesh well with being environmentally responsible. Thus, I temper my need for speed most of the time. The one indulgence I allow…

WordPress Plugins – Pros and Cons

WordPress Plugins – Pros and Cons

Many bloggers use WordPress (and we do, too!) which is a fantastic tool to use for an online presence. In addition to very nice built-in functionality, there is a robust community of developers who write add-on features for WP called “plugins.” Plugins can do anything…

All-Natural Cleaning Ingredients for the Sustainable Household

There isn’t a single person on this earth who could accuse our founder of being A Picky Homemaker – indeed, there is more than a little dog hair on the carpets and sometimes the kitchen looks like this:

We’re Ready for Business!

We’re Ready for Business!

Although our website is still awaiting its custom branding from our fantastic Web Guy, our infrastructure is in place and we’re open for business! We can accept new orders for domain registration, web hosting accounts, SSL’s, VPS’s, Dedicated servers and all the other goodies listed…

Speaking the Language

Speaking the Language

With some web hosting companies, trying to communicate with tech support is a little like trying to learn a foreign language, or participating in some bizarre, cult-like religious exchange. The gurus mumble strange incantations, perform unintelligible rituals, and finally come up with an answer to…