What to look for in a good web hosting company?

You will be surprised to know that there are .1 million web-hosting companies in the world. And approx. 1000 companies are there in USA itself.

No doubt fierce competition has made this market highly competitive but simultaneously created a noise and confusion. Browse the webmaster forums and you will find millions of people who are urging for the tips of good and reliable web hosting solutions.

In this roundup let me point out some most important features which are worth considering before selecting a good web-host.

Web Host Control Panel Features

 24/7 Technical Support

Downtimes for websites are common because of multiple reasons and at that time you will need someone who can help you with technical recommendations and support. To meet such customer requirements great web host have 24/7 toll-free numbers along-with instant chat messaging systems.

Before you finally make any decision check these live supporting system at your trial period. And make sure that they are just not mentioned for the sake of sales support but also living their values in customer tech support.

Apart from these researches, go through their support manuals and make sure that they have embedded customer support forums.

Price

Whether you have small or big brand, price is the most influencing and deciding factors for most of the medium and small scale businesses. Initial and first signup discounts have made the price competitive. However this should not be the only deciding factor; especially when your online revenue is the main source of your income. Some of the brands which have very strong online presence and excellent customer support are-

1. Hostgator
2.DreamHost

Email Account

Email accounts at your domain helps you to make your communication highly professionals and boosts your overall open-rates & responses. Packages of best web hosting companies comes with unlimited mailbox creation. For example; Hostgator comes with the unlimited email account creation but on the other hand for Godaddy’s managed wordpress hosting solution you will have to pay extra for your email accounts. So choose and investigate wisely before making any host selection.

One Click CMS Install

Handy package installer comes with most of the good web hosts and automatically reduces the time of CMS uploading. This is specially useful when you are developing your website from the scratch and you can install any of these applications with a click-

Softaculous Apps Installer

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • AbanteCart
  • OpenCart
  • PrestaShop
  • Drupal
  • PhpBB
  • SMF
  • Magento
  • WHMCS
  • MyBB
  • Dolphin
  • Moodle

One thought on “What to look for in a good web hosting company?

  1. K Bharath

    we need to take care a lot while choosing the web hosting company for hosting our sites or blogs, sites or blog should not face frequent downtime from which we loose traffic and earnings both.

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