WP-Tweaks.com for Web Hosting: My Project in 2022

After more than a decade, my flow of blog posts about India has come to an end. Since I no longer live there, it doesn’t make sense for me to write about it anymore. But more importantly, I’ve lost myself in my new project: WP-Tweaks.com. I compare various web hosting products and write reviews and comparisons hosting companies like Hostgator, Bluehost, NameHero, and more. The idea is to make it easy to find web hosting savings via coupons.

As a freelancer, I thought I should diversify a bit and build an income source that’s not dependent on any single client. And so I’ve been building up WP-Tweaks for the past several months and I’ve achieved some measure of success. It now generates a steady income stream every month.

Web Hosting Hosting Discounts with a Hostgator Coupon Code

Hostgator has been my top earner, with the Hostgator coupon code 2022 page. I get most of my affiliate commissions from them. They offered me a partnership and a co-branded hosting page with WP-Tweaks.com, so that’s pretty cool.

I’ve been hosting my own website for years, and have moved through several hosts since the beginning. Starting with GoDaddy, then Bluehost, then SiteGround, and now finally, NameHero. So I’ve gotten a lot of experience and I feel I can pass some of that along with WP-Tweaks.com. It also gives me a place where I can write web hosting tutorials, and share my learnings.

While WP-Tweaks.com first started as only a place that compares the prices of web hosting products, it’s now become a comprehensive resource on web hosting with reviews, the latest news, and a place where I can give my opinions on the latest trends in web hosting. I still have time to work on a couple of freelance projects, but WP-Tweaks is my primary focus.

One thing that distinguishes WP-Tweaks.com from other web hosting coupon sites is that it never hides the coupon codes. Other sites mask the actual coupons so that you’re forced to click on the buttons to “reveal” them. This is often just a ploy to trick you into a click and place a cookie on your site for conversion tracking. Also, many of these coupons will simply be outdated – or worse, fake! They don’t want to help you. They just want your clicks. WP-Tweaks.com takes a different approach. I trust my users to either click my codes of their own volition or use them by manually copying them on the target web host. It doesn’t matter if I lose a few commissions this way. I’m still content.

WP-Tweaks.com Now Lives on a VPS!

I’ve come a long way since I first decided to host for free on Google Pages. Since then, I’ve had to solve intermittent database errors, fix spam issues, and deal with all kinds of other web hosting problems. I’ve also had to deal with unfair pricing, and web hosting customer support reps trying to bamboozle you into upgrading to a higher-tier plan when you don’t need to. Now I’ve taken things to the next level, and installed WP-Tweaks.com onto a VPS! It’s equal parts empowering and terrifying. The power is immense, but so is the responsibility, and I’m terrified of something going wrong and screwing things up.

But I’m handling it fine so far, and my site appears to be singing. So here’s hoping everything remains great!

How Reddit Censors Discussion on Chinese Censorship: Blog

Reddit has become oversensitive to any talk about China. Even neutral questions, genuinely seeking to understand the Chinese point of view are removed. As readers of my blog will know, I like to ask questions, and am willing to learn. Yet my best … [Continue reading]

How to Stop Worrying About Your Website

In 2018 I launched my website WP-Tweaks.com. At the time, I had just lost a major client and was worried about my future income. In the past few years, however, WP-Tweaks has taken off (thanks to Hostgator coupons), and it's been providing me with a … [Continue reading]

WP-Tweaks: An Update on My Website!

In 2018, I started selling web hosting on WP-Tweaks - a new venture that I got into when I unexpectedly lost a major client. I've been hosting my own website at bhagwad.com since 2008, and I've switched at least 3 hosting providers, so it wasn't a … [Continue reading]

In India, Doing Things the “Right” Way is Harder!

When I was in the US, I decided to do the "right" thing and change my savings bank account to an NRI account as required to by the law. You see, I'm a straight arrow type of guy. I like to follow the law of the land and shy away form doing anything … [Continue reading]

Skin in the Game by Taleb: Not as Good as Antifragile

I'm a big fan of Nassim Nicholas Taleb. I don't exaggerate when I say that his book Antifragile is one of the most thought provoking books I've ever read. It changed the way I view my life, and gave articulation to many half formed ideas I had … [Continue reading]

Antifragile by Taleb: The Most Thought Provoking Book

It took me one full year to finish reading Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. It wasn't because the book was boring - but the opposite. The book had so many startling insights, that I had to put it down every few pages and digest what he'd … [Continue reading]

Opinion: “Joker” is all Liberal Talking Points

I walked out of the movie hall after watching Joker, thinking "Boy, the right-wing is gonna hate this film". It's a total liberal agenda in every respect. So I sat down with a cup of coffee to read the reviews (I always read movie reviews after … [Continue reading]

How to Run Leela Chess Engine (LCZero) in Arena at a Specific ELO

Leela chess is an open fork of AlphaZero. Unfortunately, Google didn't let us have the program, but they released a paper detailing how they did it , and Leela is the result. Since no single person has the resources of Google, this is a distributed … [Continue reading]

What could we have done differently to prevent Trump from capturing the white house? Unfortunately, liberals are responsible for this mess we see in front of us today. The situation could have been defused long before it reached this point. Hopefully, we will all come away from this election cycle, a little bit wiser. So that this doesn't happen again.

Trump’s Rise: Lessons for Liberals

Trump won, and we never saw it coming. We thought it might be close, but no one - possibly not even his supporters - thought he would win. This is just a continuation of a right wing wave throughout the world. Modi in India. Brexit in the UK. Trump … [Continue reading]