Is your web site hosting cost effective?

Written by Paras Shah

Choosingrepparttar right web hosting company is an important aspect in cutting your web hosting costs down. The web hosting industry, boosting several thousand web hosts, is still young and growing at a remarkable pace; hence findingrepparttar 147091 right host is not only difficult, but very time consuming; fortunately though it is worthrepparttar 147092 time and effort. There are a few things to keep in mind when exploring; when deciding to form a partnership withrepparttar 147093 host. Below are just a few things to consider, which directly attribute to final cost.

Bandwidth Figure out approximately how much bandwidth (data transfer) your web site requires. As above, ensure you get more bandwidth than your site uses. For example, if your website uses 8GB bandwidth per month, then choose a plan, which offers at least 8 or 10GB bandwidth per month. This again will prevent 'spikes' of over usage, leading to higher extra costs. As a reference, an average web site should pay no more than $3 per GB for bandwidth usage.

Disk Space Knowing how much web space your web site needs and compensating for a bit extra, for growth. For example, if your web site needs 200 MB of disk space, look forrepparttar 147094 plan which offers at least 250 to 300 MB of web space; this will prevent a large unexpected bill atrepparttar 147095 end ofrepparttar 147096 month when high priced costs, charged by most web hosts for extra disk space usage, are added on to your bill. As a rule of thumb, an average web site should cost you no more than $1 per 10 MB

Add On Askrepparttar 147097 web host if they have "Add-ons" facilities for purchasing projected extra disk space or bandwidth. But, be careful, if your web site needs only 2 GB extra bandwidth, you may have to buy an extra package in blocks of 5GB bandwidth; in this case, look forrepparttar 147098 host which will allow you to purchase extra disk space and bandwidth allowance as per your needs, this is crucial to cost savings

Caution: Ensure that you knowrepparttar 147099 over-usage allowance rules; you need to know what happens if your web site uses more disk space or bandwidth than you have been allocated. The web host who informs you of possible over-usage well in advance, allowing you to take measures to reduce or budget for extra usage, is 'worth their weight in gold'.

No. of Web Sites If you have more than one web site, sign up an account with a web host who provides multiple domains hosted on one account; this will work out a lot cheaper than an account per website.

Six Ways To Create Income With Your Web Site

Written by Dr. Roger Boatwright

1. Sell advertising space on your web site. You could sell banner or classified ads. If you want to make more money, sell sponser ads that get top placement orrepparttar best exposure.

2. If you have enough web space, you could rent other people web pages. You could also give them away for free and make money by including your banner ad onrepparttar 146921 web pages.

3. Charge people a fee to access part of your web site. People will pay you money for your web site content if it's valuable to them. The content can be ebooks, reports, software, etc.

4. Sell your own products or services. They should be related to your target audience. You want to be able to take credit cards on your site and deliver your product to them as fast as possible.

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