Choosing A Domain Host

Written by Rosanne Dobbins

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The web hosting company that I personally use can be found at: and I can tell you, that after switching companies numerous times I was ready to literally pull my hair out because I was so frustrated.

Trust me, I've triedrepparttar 'free',repparttar 134450 'cheap' and everything in between but once I found my current host, I wouldn't change it again for anything. I get everything I need (and more) for only $36.00 per month andrepparttar 134451 tech-support is awesome. I personally guarantee that with any support questions you send in, they'll get back to you in one hour or less.

One ofrepparttar 134452 biggest complaints that many people have with their Web Host is a lack of customer support. Whatever host you choose, make absolutely sure that they can be reached 24 hours a day. Not only by email, but by telephone as well. Trust me, eventually, you will need support of some kind and by choosing a host that is accessable 24/7 will save you a lot of heartache and headache when that time comes.

Furthermore, make sure thatrepparttar 134453 company does not charge you for registering your domain name because any reliable company will do that for you for free. Expect them to also transfer your domain name for you (if needed) at no additional charge.

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How to Find the Right Host for Your Web Site

Written by Andrew LaPointe

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How Much Technical Support do you Need? Do you need 24/7 live technical support or do you only work on your website during business hours? If you only work on your site during business hours, you probably don't need 24/7 technical support, so why pay for it. However, you need to determine how much on-demand support you need for your site.

What Features are Included? Does your hosting package support e-commerce, multi-media, database, etc? These type of features should be included in evenrepparttar basic of packages. If these are not, look elsewhere.

Make surerepparttar 134449 ownership of your domain remains in your name. Some hosting companies place their name inrepparttar 134450 Administration and Technical Support ofrepparttar 134451 domain registration. Queryrepparttar 134452 database ( to ensure your name is recorded in these positions. Ifrepparttar 134453 hosting company is listed, contact them and have it changed. If they refuse, transfer your business to another hosting company.

What isrepparttar 134454 Attitude ofrepparttar 134455 Employees? Isrepparttar 134456 telephone answered in a friendly and courteous manner? Isrepparttar 134457 technical support department helpful? These arerepparttar 134458 people you will be dealing with for many years to come. Make sure it is a pleasurable experience.

Make sure to answerrepparttar 134459 proceeding six questions before you select a company to host your website. Remember,repparttar 134460 web is global, just because you live in a certain city, doesn't matter you should host your site with a local company. If a local hosting company doesn't provide quality customer service, high-quality hosting and competitive pricing, it is very simple to locate a company that does provide exactly what you need.

Andrew LaPointe is President of the website Your Online He offers $9.95 hosting, $19.95 domain names and a FREE Internet Starter Kit. He is also the author of the Internet course - Your Online - A Complete Guide to Marketing Your Online Business.

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