4 tips in choosing the right web hosting company.

Written by Padawan

4 tips for choosing a web hosting company. When choosing a web hosting company there are many factors to consider.

1. Doesrepparttar company offer telephone support?

Email support is always nice to have available, but you may already know how long it takes some people to reply to these. Getting someone onrepparttar 134848 'phone when your site goes down will instantly make you feel better and get yourepparttar 134849 answers you need as quickly as you need them. A lot of bigger web hosting companies offer free support and often are available out of hours too. Phone support is a great benefit for any web hosting client.

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Web hosting companies that have been in existence for less than a year may not berepparttar 134851 best choice for you or your website. A hosting company with a proven track record and many happy clients is certainly a good sign and might work well for you. A lot ofrepparttar 134852 larger hosting businesses will post customer testimonials on their site to reinforcerepparttar 134853 message.

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3 Mistakes to Avoid While Choosing a Web Host

Written by Candice Pardue

Choosing a web host isrepparttar first vital step you'll take toward having your own website. Your web host will provide space onrepparttar 134457 Internet for your site so thatrepparttar 134458 whole world can view it. But, choosing a web host is not as easy as it may seem.

There are a few mistakes to avoid while choosing your host. I'd like to share these with you below, and explain why it's important to avoid these mistakes at all costs - especially if you wish to start an online business.

3 Mistakes to Avoid

1. Free Web Space - Remember seeing all those ads that mention "free web space"? Please avoid participating in these services. In most cases,repparttar 134459 reason it's free is becauserepparttar 134460 company will place advertisements for other websites all over your web page. This defeatsrepparttar 134461 entire purpose of having "your own" web business.

Why should you have to give your potential customers away? Shouldn't you be able to keeprepparttar 134462 visitors that you have paid to receive through your own ad campaigns?

With "free web space" sites, you'll give away more business than it would cost you to get your own domain and hosting service. It's not worth it.

2. Limited hosting - Avoid hosting packages that will not allow you to add order forms, statistics, or multiple email accounts to your website. These are necessary tools for any webmaster who desires to open an online business.

It's best to choose a hosting service that offers many options such as:

-- Multiple POP Email Accounts -- Dedicated Hosting -- Secure Servers -- Web Usage Statistics -- Web Space Allocation (you can get how much web space you'll need) -- URL Redirection -- Autoresponders

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