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...


How to delete a Microsoft account

How to delete a Microsoft account

If you no longer need your Microsoft account or other Microsoft services such as Outlook, Skype, Xbox Live, or OneDrive, you can delete your Microsoft account in just a few simple steps. Our guide will show you how to delete your Microsoft account via the app or a browser, as well as what you need to pay attention to when you do this.

Deleting your Kik account

Deleting your Kik account: how it works with the link

Kik Messenger is a popular messenger service alternative that does not require a phone number. However, if you want to say goodbye to Kik Messenger, you have to delete your Kik account. This is done via a special page on Kik’s website, and a deactivation link sent via email. Our instructions will tell you what to do and what you need to bear in mind.

How to change a WhatsApp profile picture

WhatsApp: How to change your profile picture step by step

There are two possible ways to change your WhatsApp profile picture from within the app itself: You can either select an image from your phone’s gallery or you can directly take a new photo with your camera and apply that as the profile picture. We will explain how to change your WhatsApp photo in just a few simple steps.

How to delete your LinkedIn account

How to delete your LinkedIn account

If you’ve landed your dream job or are simply switching to a professional portal like Xing rather than LinkedIn, you can delete your public LinkedIn account in just a few quick steps. When deleting your LinkedIn profile, you will also delete all contacts and connections, messages, and data from online courses. Here, we tell you how to permanently delete your LinkedIn account.

Deleting Your eBay Account

How to delete your eBay account

Have you placed your last bid or auctioned off everything you wanted to? Then you can delete your eBay account whenever you want. However, you should make sure that you have no outstanding payments, fees, or open bids and that you have cancelled all your store subscriptions. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to delete your eBay account.

Deleting your Amazon account

Delete your Amazon account: A how-to guide

Anyone who no longer needs their Amazon account can simply have it deleted by Amazon Support and have their customer data removed. To do this, you need to access your Amazon account via the desktop version of Amazon and request that Support delete it either via the Customer Support or the Privacy section. We’ll explain how to do it step by step.

How to delete your Zoom account

How to delete your Zoom account: Step by step

You can delete your Zoom account whenever you want. The process is very quick and straightforward although it can only be done on the Zoom website. If you’ve got a paid subscription, there are a few extra things to pay attention to, but don’t worry – you’ll find all the information and instructions on how to delete your Zoom account in this guide.

Deleting a Yahoo account

Can I delete my Yahoo account?

It’s easy and quick to delete your Yahoo account if you don’t need it anymore or want to switch to another email provider. This article gives you step-by-step instructions on how to delete your Yahoo email account on a smartphone or computer since it can't be done via the app. After 30 days your account will be no more.

Deleting Netflix profile and account

How to delete a Netflix account and user profiles

Netflix lets you create up to five profiles in one account, so that different users can configure their own settings. You can delete or modify these profiles at any time. Deleting Netflix profiles doesn’t delete your Netflix account though – there’s a different process for that. We give instructions for both options below.

The Streisand Effect

What is the Streisand Effect?

Here’s a riddle for you. Two companies get some negative media coverage. One deals with it openly. The other tries to hush it up. Which story makes the biggest headlines? That’s right – the second one. So, what’s going on here? It’s something called the Streisand Effect. This article presents the phenomenon and some well-known examples and explains why you should know about it.

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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