A Beginner Guide to Web Hosting

Written by Andrew Loh

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d. Reseller hosting

In reseller hosting, a web hosting provider offers web server storage to third-party (i.e. reseller) at a discount price, who then resellrepparttar web server storage to their customers. Typically, resellers are web consultants including web designers, web developers, or system integration company who resellrepparttar 134305 web hosting as a add-on service to complement their other range of services. Commonly, resellers can receive up to 50 percent discount onrepparttar 134306 price of a hosting account fromrepparttar 134307 web hosting provider. And resellers are allowed to decide its own pricing structure and even establish its own branding (in other words, reseller setup its web hosting company onrepparttar 134308 Internet and start selling web hosting plans under its brand).

Torepparttar 134309 resellerís customers,repparttar 134310 reseller isrepparttar 134311 web host provider. In cases when technical problems such as server down and access problem arise,repparttar 134312 resellers will have to correspond directly withrepparttar 134313 actual web host provider. Due torepparttar 134314 communication process taken place between customer to reseller and from reseller to actual web host provider and back and forth, undoubtedly problems will take longer time to resolve. Unless you are running your own personal website or non-profit website and willing to takerepparttar 134315 risks of poor support fromrepparttar 134316 reseller, reseller hosting is generally not a good option.

However,repparttar 134317 web hosting market today is filled with resellers that sell lowest price web hosting plans. So, how do you tell between a genuine web hosting provider from a reseller? You donít judge byrepparttar 134318 availability of toll-free number alone because some web hosting providers even offer their resellers with their own toll-free number for co-branded technical support. Whenrepparttar 134319 resellerís customer callsrepparttar 134320 number for technical support,repparttar 134321 web host usesrepparttar 134322 resellerís name sorepparttar 134323 customer thinks thatrepparttar 134324 support is coming fromrepparttar 134325 reseller directly. Likewise, donít be fooled byrepparttar 134326 professional designed website alone because it is extremely easy to create a professional looked business website nowadays.

In general, resellers can be distinguished from their hosting price and company information. In most cases, a genuine web hosting provider has solid company information such as iPowerWeb.com where they publish its financial background, offices and data centers. In contrast, resellers usually do not have solid company background (here is just an example out of thousands out there). Moreover,repparttar 134327 hosting price by resellers is generally below $5 per month. So, why settle for resellers when you can find genuine web hosting providers offering superb quality web hosting atrepparttar 134328 hosting price ranging between $7 - $10.

Therefore, you should not strive to findrepparttar 134329 lowest price web hosting companies without first consideringrepparttar 134330 quality ofrepparttar 134331 service and support provided. Donít expect to find any top-level support if you choose to pay only $2 or $3 per months for your web hosting plan. Onrepparttar 134332 other hand, by paying just slightly more for your hosting plan, you can now discover a list of low cost yet high quality web hosting plans to host your important website. Look at our high quality and cheap web hosting services review and recommendation here.

Andrew Loh is the owner of Cheap Web Hosting Reviews, a website that provide complete and detailed review of cheap web hosting services.

4 things to look out for in choosing a web hosting platform

Written by Arvind Gawade

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4.The support provided both online and offline to ensure you can sleep soundly at night. This isrepparttar area that is overlooked most often wheneverrepparttar 134304 novice webmaster signs up for a webhosting contract. It is absolutely important ( burn this into your head) I repeat absolutely important to ensure that you get a web hosting company that will answer your calls and ensure your website stays up and running even if you call them at 2 am inrepparttar 134305 morning to request for help. I am talking about 24 hours support everyday ofrepparttar 134306 week and also relevant safety measures implemented inrepparttar 134307 data center at which your server resides. I highly recommend you find out more aboutrepparttar 134308 location ofrepparttar 134309 data center aboutrepparttar 134310 power supply facilities, where it is situated and alsorepparttar 134311 safety measures that have been put in place such as fire protection and relevant data backup facilities to a remote location as a safety should a physical destruction occur that literally wipes outrepparttar 134312 whole data center ( although I think this is highly unlikely unless George Lucas must have been tingling withrepparttar 134313 wrong button at his huge animation studios and manage to bring Darth Vader back to life).

Arvind Gawade is a fully certified IT expert/consultant. He holds a Diploma in Information Technology specializing in Network Engineering. He is also an internet marketing expert that has been providing marketing services on the web for the past 2 years. Arvind will train you to become an internet expert for free and also build a free website for you within 24 hours. Visit his site for more info at: http://www.neptune500.com/pips

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