Solving Common Problems with Hosting Companies

Written by Robin Nobles

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I recently hadrepparttar pleasure of being introduced to Combustion Hosting Company, and to say I was impressed is a vast understatement.

Here are some things that struck me as unbelievable. Whenrepparttar 134414 phone rings, whoever answersrepparttar 134415 phone is required to stand up to answer it and talk. After all,repparttar 134416 sheer act of standing up requires that they’re onrepparttar 134417 ball and are listening to your problems and concerns. And, you actually speak to a “real” person!

With Combustion, if you have a problem, they don’t just “tell” you how to solve it, they solve it for you! Also, their services certainly aren’t limited to “hosting.” They can set you up with an account to where you can accessrepparttar 134418 Internet through local access numbers no matter where you travel.

Their prices are extremely reasonable – much better than I had been paying previously. Plus,repparttar 134419 “extras” I’ve received by going with Combustion are amazing.

Butrepparttar 134420 one thing that makes Combustion shine over most Web hosting companies is their devotion to providing good customer service, and this is an area in which they truly excel.

So, if you’re inrepparttar 134421 market for a new Web site, or if you aren’t pleased with your current host, consider Combustion Hosting. It will be one ofrepparttar 134422 smartest moves you could ever make for your Web site.

If you want further proof as torepparttar 134423 benefits of using Combustion, read: emplates emplate.asp?articleid=39&zoneid=2

Copyright 2003 Robin Nobles. All Rights Reserved.

Robin Nobles, Director of Training, Academy of Web Specialists, ( has trained several thousand people in her online search engine marketing courses ( She also teaches 2-, 3-, and 5-day hands-on search engine marketing workshops in locations across the globe with Search Engine Workshops (

Which Web Host Should I Choose To Host My Business Site?

Written by Jonathan Caputo

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A business site can range in price anywhere fromrepparttar low end of $40-$50.00 allrepparttar 134413 way up intorepparttar 134414 thousands of dollars per month. Features that usually catapultrepparttar 134415 price range are things like dedicated servers (especially if they are onrepparttar 134416 high end hardware wise), and bandwidth capacity.

Choosing a web host for your business needs is absolutely one ofrepparttar 134417 most important decisions you can make. If your site is down, your business is down, end of story. Below is a list of some ofrepparttar 134418 important questions you will want to make sure you ask any prospective hosting company before signing onrepparttar 134419 dotted line.

1. Do they offer a money back, no questions asked guarantee? 2. Do they offer an uptime guarantee? (as in, if there is a outage, are you compensated?) 3. What types of backups do they offer (tape back ups, CD rom storage) 4. Do they have redundant backbone connections torepparttar 134420 internet (are they connected torepparttar 134421 internet by more than one provider, and are those providers major backbone providers) 5. Do they offer 24-7 technical support (including phone support, or is it only via email) 6. How long have they been in business for and can they provide some business references of other sites that they currently host? 7. Can you pay month to month or do they require an annual contract? 8. Is it easy for you to upgrade/downgrade services you may or may not require as time passes?

One place to start your search for your business provider is: Happy hunting!

About the author:

Jonathan Caputo is the CEO of itsALLnet, Inc. He created the Internets first web host directory called Web Host List and founded the Internets first Web Host Consortium called the Web Host Guild. As a result he appeared in the NY Times, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal, on CNN, and CNBC as well as various other TV and print mediums.

Source: itsALLnet, Inc.

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