What are the most important thing to look for when searching for a web hosting site?

What are the most important thing to look for when searching for a web hosting site?

I am currently looking into setting up a website. There are various website providers that I am looking into. What's important? GoogleWords? SEO? ROI analysis? What is a good website host?

6 Answers

  • 8 years ago
    Best Answer

    For your first website any cheap shared hosting would do.

    A lot more important is to build your website, add some great content and attract a lot of visitors.

    Google Adwords and Facebook ads can help (and you get some free ad credits from a lot of web hosts, which you can use to promote your website) with that but you have to use a lot of other ways to promote your website.

    For hosting I recommend one of these: http://www.webhostinglist.org

    iPage is currently on sale for just $3.50/month!

    The full price for one year of hosting is $42/year.

    Their hosting plan includes:

    - Free domain name (.com, .net, .org)

    - Unlimited storage and bandwidth

    - Unlimited email addresses per domain name

    - One Click installs of Wordpress, Forums, Galleries, Shopping carts

    - Free ad credits for Google, Yahoo! and Facebook

  • Jake
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Basic hosting accounts serve for the most part of making your data accessible on the internet, hosts have little direct connection to GoogleWords? SEO? ROI analysis.

    The up time spec, hopefully near 99.9% of the time is a good gauge of their overall reliability, if they are telling the truth. Most basic shared hosting accounts $5/mo or more offer unlimited space/bandwidth and sites. Searching for opinions on forums might be more meaningful that host comparison sites, which most of the time receive a commission for delivering customers, coincidentally some of the most popular hosts offer the largest commissions.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Check out http://www.thehosthunter.com

    It's a free site showing all the major Web Hosting Companies.

    It allows you to simultaneously compare Hosting options by price,

    bandwidth, disk space, databases, programming, eMail features,

    shopping cart features, etc.


  • .
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Uptime, support is important. Going with a big hosting is important: what you don't want to do is go with a reseller, because you'll basically get ripped off, and the majority of resellers don't have a clue.

    You also want to make sure you get all the bells and whistles - even if you don't need them. If a host doesn't offer you mysql and multiple email addresses, look elsewhere. Take a look at hostgator.com and see what they offer - even for the smallest plan. You get it all. That's what you want.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Personally speaking, these features are important:

    Fast page loading speed


    Unlimited hosting space&file transfer

    Good script features

    Good technical support&service

    There are many host available on the net, among them, I recommend Hostgator, it's a top host with good reputation.

    Use coupon GOODLUCK25 can save 25% any plan any term.

    Goodluck with your site.

    Source(s): www.hostgator.com
  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Google adwords I think. They are the most relevant for me.

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