Why one-man-basement-operations will not do for your hosting service.

Written by Luis Perez

A proliferation of hosting setups run by kids out of their dorms or by hobbyists from their basements, as cash cow part-time operations, have hadrepparttar effect givingrepparttar 134309 hosting industry a bad name mainly because ofrepparttar 134310 poor service that has been on offer.

Nightmare stories abound from web site owners who maderepparttar 134311 mistake of casually signing off their e-commerce operations torepparttar 134312 mercies of poor hosting services. Stillrepparttar 134313 proliferation of hosting services has hadrepparttar 134314 good effect of dramatically bringing down prices.

Still,repparttar 134315 obvious disadvantage of low prices onrepparttar 134316 other hand has been that it has kept away many real professional companies from enteringrepparttar 134317 industry. This has meant that services from many companies have remained poor and below acceptable standards.

In some cases this has cost some e-commerce entrepreneurs dearly in terms of lost revenues. For example how do you recover traffic that you spent dearly to generate only to have them miss your site simply becauserepparttar 134318 site was down for one reason or another? Or even worse, because it took too long to load and they clicked on to somewhere else?

How to succeed as a web host reseller

Written by Luis Peres

Web hosting services are in very high demand and therefore any re-seller who knows what they are doing can make a bundle quickly without too much trouble.

However, just like in any other business, one needs to be cautious and to be very much aware of exactly what they are doing.

The first and most important thing you need to do is find a reliable web hosting service. And that host also needs to have a good reseller program. There are not too many around that have this ideal combination but they are there, if you know where to look.

A reliable web host will mean thatrepparttar clients you sign up will not run into problems and in case they do,repparttar 134308 host must be able to provide proper customer service and respond quickly to any technical problems. This is very important because your reseller business will grow much faster if your current customers are able to refer others. Or if you can refer prospective customers to a portfolio of satisfied current clients.

You will be able to earn more with hosts that already have reseller programs as they will already have good packages on offer that you need to pay very little for and yet have high revenue potential with. Some reseller programs are specifically designed so that resellers are able to enterrepparttar 134309 web hosting business with very low overheads.

These days we have hosting services that have flexible plans. This will enable you to sign on a higher volume of customers and should also give you a more reliable and steady stream of income. In one popular program I knowrepparttar 134310 reseller pays only $ 29.95 per Month for 2 GB space/10 GB Bandwidth. Ifrepparttar 134311 reseller has 100 accounts hosted @ $ 6.00/month. He has to bill his customers every month and will get paid a total of $ 600 income ($ 570.95 Profit)

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