YouTube alternatives: an overview of the best portals

The 10 best YouTube alternatives at a glance


YouTube has revolutionised the Internet: since it was founded, it has been inundated with video content and more than two billion users have been recorded. No other alternative has come close to this impressive number. But what are the other video portals are available and what...


Deleting a Telegram account

Deleting a Telegram account


Deleting a Telegram account is almost as easy as making one. We explain why people are making the move away from Telegram, how to completely delete your account, and what happens after you’re done. You should be aware that you can’t recover a deleted telegram account. Keep...


Delete Snapchat account

Deleting your Snapchat account: How it’s done


Snapchat’s recipe for success is that images and videos that have been sent are automatically deleted immediately after they have been viewed. However, many people will eventually want to delete their Snapchat account completely. There are several possible reasons for this – the...


Searching YouTube comments

Searching YouTube comments for your own

Not every comment on the Internet is still relevant months or years later. Other comments, however, deserve to be copied or even archived. Especially for very active users, however, comments can be quite difficult to keep track of and you may often wonder ‘where are my YouTube comments?’ We show you how to find them quickly and easily.

Live streaming shopping

Live streaming shopping: the future of e-commerce?

Live stream shopping has been a popular e-commerce trend in China for years. Influencers and other brand ambassadors promote products live online and answer questions. Viewers can then buy the product directly through the stream. Keep reading to discover how popular this trend is, how it works exactly, and what live stream shopping software is available.

YouTube download

YouTube Download: 4 tools for video download

Watching YouTube videos without a fast Internet connection is difficult, therefore it is a good idea to have your videos downloaded in advance. You can download YouTube videos in different formats and resolutions with the right software for Windows and Mac. We’ll outline four YouTube downloaders by explaining what the programs can do, what they cost, and what should be considered when using them.

YouTube to MP3 converters

YouTube to MP3 converters: A comparison

If you’re looking to download YouTube videos and save them as MP3 files, look no further than a YouTube to MP3 converter. These tools are a convenient way to assemble your favourite music, podcasts and tutorials from YouTube on your computer for offline listening. We tell you what to look out for in a YouTube to MP3 converter and compare four popular tools.

YouTube to MP4 converters

YouTube to MP4 converters: The best software

You can use YouTube to MP4 converters to download YouTube videos and watch them offline. The software offers a practical solution for saving your favourite videos. In the following article, we fill you in on the legal side of things and security considerations to bear in mind as well as compare four of the most popular programs.

Search indexing

Search indexing content online: Functionality and optimisation

Search indexing is carried out by Internet crawlers which analyse online content. Naturally, website operators want their website’s content to be listed accurately on Google and other search engines so Internet users can be directed to their websites. Keep reading to find out what a search engine index is, how it works, and what steps you can take to improve your website’s index.

YouTube repeat

YouTube Repeat: How Loops work on YouTube

Sometimes there’s nothing better than listening to your favourite song on repeat. YouTube has introduced a new feature for this reason. You can use YouTube Repeat in the browser as well as in the app. All you have to do is activate the repeat function on the video. We’ll explain how to make a video on YouTube run repeatedly so you can just sit back and relax.

Cut YouTube video

Cut YouTube videos with YouTube video editor

YouTube offers the integrated YouTube video editor for quick changes and cuts to videos without the need for professional tools. YouTube videos which have been uploaded can be edited and cut at any point in the video using the editor. We will explain how to set trim marks and edit YouTube videos in our useful tutorial.

Block YouTube ads

Block YouTube ads: On Android and desktop

It can be annoying when you want to watch a video on YouTube and there is an annoying ad break every few minutes. Since YouTube is financed mainly through advertising, you might think ads are part of the package. However, you don’t have to put up with them! Thanks to adblockers, YouTube will also work without ads. We’ll explain how to block YouTube ads.

Online marketing

The IONOS Guide to Online Marketing: tips and expertise for all

There are many options and strategies for marketing content, products, and services online. In addition to traditional outlets (like banners or videos), e-commerce also lends itself particularly well to generating customer attention: methods like search engine, affiliate, and social media marketing are all part and parcel of a good online marketing mix. In our guide on the topic, we’ve compiled important information on the basics of online marketing and have also included plenty of expert-level tips.

Who should use our Online Marketing Guide?

From beginners to experienced professionals, this guide offers individuals of all competency levels relevant tips for successful online marketing. And online marketing basics are just as much a part of this guide as expert-level topics (‘Cloaking–an SEO blackout’ or ‘Canvas fingerprinting–web tracking without Cookies’). Readers looking to set up e-commerce platforms or become online marketers stand to gain a lot with this content. Small and mid sized companies aiming to enter the online market or expand their marketing skills will also find useful resources here (e.g. ‘Creating a business plan for your online store’, ‘8 tips for successful online store marketing’, or ‘Successful social media marketing’).

How the guide is structured

The articles are divided into four different subcategories. Under ‘Online sales’, you’ll find texts on how to construct and operate an online shop. In addition to the fundamentals of online marketing, there’s a lot of information on how to upgrade your web store located in this section. The subcategory, ‘Social media’ provides tips on how to win over customers and create campaigns within today’s conventional social media networks. Here, you can find out how to execute different strategies in varying levels of complexity. Under the keyword, ‘Social media marketing’, there are articles on search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine advertising (SEA) as well as useful online marketing tips for relevant tools and techniques. The fourth and final subcategory, ‘Web analytics’, covers different approaches and tools for gathering data on visitor behavior and how to create web statistics (e.g. with Google Analytics). IONOS’s Online Marketing Guide is a one-stop shop for clear and comprehensive information on online business and online marketing. 

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