How To Start Own Hosting Company ?
Are you looking to start your own hosting business? Then it can be quite expensive if you are not aware about the market and services. To start a hosting company you need server space and if you go for leasing a dedicated server can cost well over $200/month. In addition with the base server cost there are some addition costing you have to pay for management, software licenses and bandwidth. These days Reseller hosting provides a simple option for those who don’t wish to incur the monthly cost of a dedicated server and want to start smaller.
Concept of Reseller hosting
It is a solution in which you can sell out the hosting services to other people after adding your margin. The hosting companies sell space with management and control panels. Customers perceive absolutely no difference between a company using a reseller web hosting account and a host which leases their own server(s).
The Advantages of Reseller Hosting
The advantages of reseller hosting are numerous. While buying a hosting packages check all the solution and additional services the company is providing, and check whether the plans are looking good or not.
Being a reseller is completely anonymous and your customers won’t know that you are reselling our hosting. Using WebHostManager(WHM) (to create and manage your own accounts) and cPanel (complete control panel for your end users), will minimize your work and keep you away from the command line.
The Downside of Reseller Hosting.
As you know it has different advantages rather than this it has the disadvantages also. If you are using hosting account than you won’t be able to access the server or remote access of the server. In hosting services you are not free to install any application according to your requirement, so once your client ask to install any custom application in their hosting account than it won’t be possible if your concerned hosting company don’t allow to install. So in this case you have to purchase a dedicated server hosting solution.
What to Look for in a Reseller
Reseller hosting account should be flexible and open to create unlimited Email ID, databases and sub domains, so at the time of purchase a perfect hosting plans please see whether your hosting provider are giving you so much freedom or not.
Before purchasing a hosting services please check the service level agreement and server up time guarantee. For making good profit in your business select the plan which is value for money and pricing should be competitive with good and best application support.
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