If you have a website, you probably know how tough it is to find an affordable and reliable hosting plan. If you don’t have a website but are planning to, well, be warned.
One thing that can help in this decision is a web host rating website. It will allow you to compare different hosting plans side by side, including the features and prices offered by each. Good comparison sites will also have independent reviews written by the users, and this feedback can be very useful when choosing between a handful of companies that seem to offer similar plans.
Finally, here are some quick tips that might help you in the research process:
- Give preference to Linux based hosting plans, as they are more reliable and have more features.
- Don’t go with the cheapest plans. You will always get what you pay for.
- File a customer support ticket to test how fast they will answer it. Responsive customer support is a must.
- Don’t get seduced by huge disk space or bandwidth offers. It is very likely that your new site won’t consume even 10% of that.
Originally posted on September 28, 2009 @ 5:11 pm