Uptime
Uptime is the percentage of time that the hosting server has been
working and available.
99% at least but your look...
Disk Space
Disk Space is the amount of space that you are allocated for your
website.
If your on a host now look at what y...
Bandwidth
Bandwidth is the amount of data that your host will let you and your
visitors upload and download in a given mon...
EMAIL
POP vs. IMAP
How many accounts can you have if you need to create more accounts?
Accessibility
Can you access the server to do what you want?
Shared accounts don’t allow root access in most cases, so if ...
Customer Service
This will make a break your experience with a web hosting service.
Security
Rise in DDOS (Denial of Service) Attacks
WordPress hacking
Malware
Multiple Domains and
Subdomains
Some allow unlimited others charge you after a set amount.
Your going to need to know this...
FTP Access
FileZilla is my preferred tool
FTP is the best and easiest way to transfer a lot of files to your web host
Site Backup
Horror stories
Store off the server if possible
Web hosting services offer it or get a plugin
PRICE
Shared packages are cheaper
Virtual Private Servers
Dedicated Servers
UPTIME
DISK SPACE
BANDWIDTH
EMAIL
ACCESSIBILITY
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
SECURITY
MULTIPLE DOMAINS AND SUBDOMAINS
FTP ACCESS
SITE ...
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Unless you’re a seasoned veteran in the online marketing space you know that you’re going to have to set up your own website in order to brand your business. The problem comes when it’s time to choose a good hosting service. With so many options available to you today you’re really going to have to do your homework. Or you could very well find yourself searching for a new provider not very far down the road. Which is something you would really love to avoid, because moving a site is anything but easy. But there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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  1. 1. 10 Crucial Factors To Consider Before Picking A Web Host Presented By Clint Butler Workwithclintbutler.com
  2. 2. Uptime Uptime is the percentage of time that the hosting server has been working and available. 99% at least but your looking for 99.9%
  3. 3. Disk Space Disk Space is the amount of space that you are allocated for your website. If your on a host now look at what you have and add at least 20% to that number to be on the safe side. More if you know your growing big.
  4. 4. Bandwidth Bandwidth is the amount of data that your host will let you and your visitors upload and download in a given month. Unlimited doesn’t always mean unlimited How much are you going to pay if you go over?
  5. 5. EMAIL POP vs. IMAP How many accounts can you have if you need to create more accounts?
  6. 6. Accessibility Can you access the server to do what you want? Shared accounts don’t allow root access in most cases, so if you’re a developer this is important to know. Both for yourself or your offering a service.
  7. 7. Customer Service This will make a break your experience with a web hosting service.
  8. 8. Security Rise in DDOS (Denial of Service) Attacks WordPress hacking Malware
  9. 9. Multiple Domains and Subdomains Some allow unlimited others charge you after a set amount. Your going to need to know this if your business is in different markets 1 site for each market
  10. 10. FTP Access FileZilla is my preferred tool FTP is the best and easiest way to transfer a lot of files to your web host
  11. 11. Site Backup Horror stories Store off the server if possible Web hosting services offer it or get a plugin
  12. 12. PRICE Shared packages are cheaper Virtual Private Servers Dedicated Servers
  13. 13. UPTIME DISK SPACE BANDWIDTH EMAIL ACCESSIBILITY CUSTOMER SUPPORT SECURITY MULTIPLE DOMAINS AND SUBDOMAINS FTP ACCESS SITE BACK PRICE

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