Does a real person answer your web hostís phone?

Written by Luis Perez

Have you ever had a pressing emergency situation and then calledrepparttar only person able to save your neck, only to be have your call answered by an answering machine?

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Web hosts have been mostly small one-man operations run as a hobby from some basement somewhere on a part time basis. Although this is changing as more and more serious ecommerce web sites emerge. However, it has not been changing quite fast enough.

A lot of hard work and investment goes into generating traffic to web sites. Imagine all that hard won traffic being unable to log in just because of some minor technical problem that makesrepparttar 134319 site inaccessible. And then to make matters worse, you have to leave your problem with some answering machine not knowing when you will be able to get some attention to your crisis.

Your ads not pulling in traffic? The problem

Written by By Luis Perez

It happens frequently enough these days. Somebody goes to great lengths, using valuable time and cash to promote their web sites only for all their efforts to come to naught.

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So many things can go wrong with a web hosting site that will tend to impact onrepparttar 134313 efficiency ofrepparttar 134314 sites operated by that particular host.

For example many people may not know that Hosting Companies quite often get tempted into overselling. Meaning that they end up with many more accounts than what they can realistically handle and support. The immediate result is that sites supported by such hosts end up being extremely slow.

Visitors clicking in find that they have to wait for ages for anything to open. Such a site also becomes fairly unreliable and can be down more often than it is up.

Would it be any surprise in such a situation that advertising and promotional efforts hardly bring in visitors?

Speed is one key aspect that netpreneurs need to keep very much in mind.

With bricks and mortar counter parts, once a client enters a shop there are many things to distract them and keep them onrepparttar 134315 premises long enough to make a purchase. Thus many bricks and mortar enterprises have gotten away with slow service for years. Onrepparttar 134316 net, it is a totally different ball game. Clickingrepparttar 134317 ĎXí atrepparttar 134318 top right hand corner of a window that is proving slow to open, isrepparttar 134319 easiest thing inrepparttar 134320 world to do.

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