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Do's And Don'ts In Choosing A Web Hosting Company For Your Online Business



The Internet continues to lure many aspiring entrepreneurs to fulfill their dream of finally having a business of their own. Gone are the days when you need to have a large capital just for you to jumpstart a business. Now, a computer and a reliable internet connection are all you need to begin transacting with your customers.

First things first, the heart and soul of an online business is your website. You have to have a convenient and user-friendly website so that leads would be convinced to buy your products, and loyal customers would go on and make repeat purchases. Your website could make, or break your online business.

For this reason, it is very important to find a reliable webhosting company that could accommodate all your online business's hosting needs. Here are the do's and the don'ts when choosing a web hosting service:

Do's

1. Consider and decide on your requirements for web hosting

The two most important factors that you need to consider are bandwidth and storage capacity. You should know first-hand if several transactions are to be held simultaneously on the website once it goes live, or if you'll be storing a lot of files and data on the site's repository.

If this is the case, then you must go for a web hosting service that can give you a plan that covers a large bandwidth and a large storage. If not, then it is just a waste of money to get a large-scale hosting plan. If you're not sure yet what to put on your site, get the least expensive plan first, evaluate the service for a month, and make some changes afterwards.

2. Do a research on the webhosting company

There are a lot of web hosting companies that you can search for online, but make sure that you do a thorough research on some of them before reaching a decision. Make a comparative study on some of these hosting companies and choose the one which could provide you with the features and services that you need for your website.

3. Check for customer service and support

When you're starting out with your online business, there will really be times when you'll need a lot of help. It is therefore necessary for you to choose a webhosting service that exemplifies good customer service and support. Contact the potential company and ask them about their services. Their promptness on their answers can already give you an idea if you can count on their technical support and expertise in days to come.

Don'ts:

1. Do not choose free webhosting

Don't be deceived by free webhosting companies because everything that is free certainly has several drawbacks. Free webhosting gets their revenue by placing advertisements on sites. Your credibility as a site owner will be put on the line if customers see these unnecessary ads being displayed on the screen. If you're really serious about your online business, choose a professional web hosting provider that would give you a reliable domain host.

2. Don't accept special offers that you are not familiar of

Some web hosting companies offer some software programs like PHP and MySQL to be incorporated in your site. If your online business would not really make use of these, then it's better to just decline these offers.


By your GoodBuddy Richard La Compte
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