Criteria of choosing an ideal web hosting company

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Price to Disk Space / Price to Bandwidth Ratio

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Reliability, Speed and Uptime Guarantee

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It is time to become a web hosting reseller

Written by Abdillahi Abdillahi

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Set up Customer accounts

Before I started my hosting business I used to get hosting for some of my web design customers from a hosting company which was good .

But there was one problem which was aboutrepparttar account activation time and I found that a big problem.They used to activate accounts within five business days !can you believe that? If I knew that it will take all that time to activate account with them then I wouldn't have bought any hosting package from them. I think you seerepparttar 134368 point.

Having your own web hosting company lets you set up customer accounts instantly or whenever you want .You will not have to wait some hosting company to set up your customer accounts instead you will do it by yourself .It is your company and you arerepparttar 134369 boss.

No need to worry about getting customers.

Whenever someone stars a hosting companyrepparttar 134370 first question they ask is "How will I get customers"? Even though most of those people have some ready customers like friends etc butrepparttar 134371 question still is being asked.

But you don't need to worry about getting customers because you already have customers.For example if you are a web designer then your current web design customers will get hosting from you so that means no need to worry.

Of course not only web designers have ready customers for their new web hosting service but anyone with any business that has customers have also ready customers for his new service which is web hosting.


These were some ofrepparttar 134372 main reasons which make people start their own web hosting companies . So it is time for you to add a web hosting service to your current business and get your share from this muli billion dollar industry .

If you don't know what to look for in a reseller hosting package then make sure you read my article which is titled "Six main things to consider when buying a reseller hosting package" .

That article has some ofrepparttar 134373 main things you should consider when you are about to buy any reseller hosting package. Until next time good luck with your new web hosting company .

Abdillahi Abdillahi is a web designer, founder and president of , a company providing affordable web hosting and web design solutions to small to medium sized businesses and individuals. For more information , please visit

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