How to Start Your Own Hosting Services

Written by Matt Colyer

If your like many another webmasters you might be thinking of starting a web hosting company. But where do you start? And more importantly, what do you need to know? Well, in this article I will showrepparttar basic things that you will need in order to succeed as a web hosting provider.

Before you start make sure this is something that you haverepparttar 146195 knowledge to do and not just from reading books, but where you have worked on them. Running servers may sound easy, but it's far from easy, in fact, even people experienced with servers will have trouble with them from time to time. You will have to deal with security threats, downtime and fixing program errors.

Starting your own hosting services is going to be challenging and frustrating. One option to think about is reseller hosting plans. There are several good web hosting companies out there that offer reseller hosting, but atrepparttar 146196 same time allowing you to get paid, but without you having to spend your time maintaining servers. You may want to start out this way to get a customer base going.

You can rent, lease or buy your servers, If you decide to buyrepparttar 146197 servers, get them custom made to your exact needs, if you haverepparttar 146198 money, if you can't try to get a server that best fits into your plans. You'll need a place to keeprepparttar 146199 servers. You can find local building to do this or you could keep them at home. If you keep it at home, you'll need to make sure everything is just right for them.

Now, which operating system (Windows, Unix, etc.), control panel (Cpanel, Plesk, etc.), security are you going to choose. Each of these should be researched with care, check to see if they fit your needs or not. Also you must consider that some programming languages can only run on certain operating systems, most web site owners want programming languages such as PHP or PERL.

10 High Powered Ways To Increase Your Traffic

Written by Dr. Roger Boatwright

1. Trade links with other web sites. They should be related torepparttar subject of your web site. Instead of trading links, you could also trade banner ads, half page ads, classified ads, etc.

2. Start an e-zine for your web site. When people read each issue they'll be reminded to revisit your web site. They'll see your product ad more than just once which will increase your orders.

3. Form an online community. It could be an online message board, e-mail discussion list or chat room. When people get involved in your community they will regularly return to communicate with others.

4. Write articles and submit them to e-zines, web sites and magazines that accept article submissions. Include your business information and web address atrepparttar 146189 end ofrepparttar 146190 article.

5. Give away an electronic freebie with your ad on it. Allow your visitors to also giverepparttar 146191 freebie away. This'll increase your ad exposure and attract people to your web site atrepparttar 146192 same time.

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